Associates Degree in related field. Three years of experience as a fire alarm technician, sprinkler technician, or a related field. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs electronic and systems maintenance required to operate, service, and maintain all related equipment in fire alarm and sprinkler systems.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Performs monthly, bi-annual, and annual National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) code inspections, maintains inspection and certification records, troubleshoots problems, and performs daily maintenance on all fire alarm and sprinkler systems. Troubleshoots and repairs all fire alarm panels, pull stations, smoke and heat detectors, pumps, valves, piping, and other associated equipment. Establishes inspection criteria to meet all state and federal fire codes. Conducts tests and training on all fire related systems, maintains records, and acts as liaison with the University's Safety Officer and the State Fire Marshall's Office. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 26545
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For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," echoes across SHSU's eight colleges and beyond campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to student and to regional, state, national and international constituencies. SHSU offers over 90 bachelor degree programs, over 55 masters and 11 doctoral programs, including the nation’s first PhD in Forensic Science, SHSU offers an exceptional college experience. SHSU is classified as a "Doctoral Research University" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. The Chronicle of Higher Education named Sam Houston State University among the nation's best universities to work for in nine consecutive years "Great Colleges to Work For" survey results.SHSU is a university that thinks big but feels small. With a student population of over 21,500 students, SHSU prides itself with creating a close community. Located in the "piney wood" region of East Texas, Huntsvi...lle is less than an hour's drive north of Houston, which enables the university community to maintain a small town atmosphere with easy access to the nation's fourth largest metropolitan area. Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. A member of The Texas State University System