Nature and Level of Work
Perform the maintenance, repair and testing of all campus fire
alarm, fire suppression systems and portable fire extinguishers and
to provide knowledge of fire safety regulations to campus building,
remodeling and construction projects.
- Assist with preventative maintenance and repair, of all campus
portable fire extinguishers, fire alarm systems and fire
suppression system components including sprinkler systems, smoke
detectors and fire alarm panels.
- Inspect, test, clean, maintain and keep records in accordance
with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards.
- Assist with troubleshooting fire alarm systems and fire
suppression system malfunctions.
- Determine appropriate repair requirements and perform or
supervise the performance of repairs in accordance with NFPA
- Respond to fires and/or fire alarms on campus. Perform liaison
duties between MU campus personnel and local fire departments.
- Notify campus officials if there is a fire, the extent of the
damage, and if campus departments must take any action following
the extinguishment of the fire.
- Assist with building surveys to assure fire protection
equipment and procedural compliance with NFPA, local and state laws
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Salary Range: $16.68 - $28.05 hourly
Grade: GGS E
University Title: Fire Equipment Technician II
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7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday - Friday
Personnel in the Fire Equipment Technician I development program :
this job is a promotional step from a Fire Equipment Technician I
and requires all of the following:
§ Two years of experience in testing, repair and maintenance of
fire safety systems including knowledge and application of NFPA,
local and state fire safety standards and regulations.
§ The National Institute for Certification in Engineering
Technologies (NICET) Level I or equivalent NFPA
§ A high school diploma or equivalent combination of education and
experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities
can be acquired is required.
§ Possession of a valid motor vehicle driver’s license is
§ Ability on a daily basis to:
o Grasp, lift, carry and set down objects of moderate weight (15-25
Climb and work from ladders, scaffolding and stairs
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University
offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental
and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee
discounts. For additional information on University benefits,
please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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