Western States Fire Protection (WSFP) and its subsidiaries are more than a company.  We are a family of unique individuals committed to our purpose, our values, and each other.  And we believe in making our own luck, creating our own opportunities.  WSFP accomplishes this by constantly innovating, finding ways to create new value and seizing new opportunities.

Protecting lives and property since 1985, WSFP and its subsidiaries specializes in Life Safety Systems. Our values are simple: integrity, quality, safety, professionalism, commitment.

What we offer:

  • Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Flex Spending (FSA) (Cafeteria Plan)
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Employee Stock Plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays

Alarm & Detection Technician

The function of this position is to provide reliable, high quality customer support through on-site inspecting, installing, repairing and/or replacing fire alarm equipment as well as conducting preventive maintenance services pertaining to many different manufacturer’s equipment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Tests all equipment after installation or repairs made to ensure performance of system
  • Work in compliance with the Company’s safety manual with safety of self and others in mind at all times
  • Use company software to input testing results. All work completed on iPads; some minimal technology skills needed
  • Analysis and troubleshooting of fire alarm systems including Ground-Faults, Shorts, Wire Integrity, Termination, Panel, Fuses, Battery Testing and much more
  • Program dialers for monitoring. Phone line traditional and cell phone monitoring skills needed
  • Complete basic repairs and installations including moves, adds, relocates for all types of systems and devices
  • Complete final reports, deficiency reports and possible bids via a computer and/or tablet
  • Interact with clients, field personnel and fire marshals
  • Analysis of blueprints
  • Coordination with other disciplines, engineers, general contractors and end users
  • Daily communications with Project Manager and/or Schedule Coordinator on inspection or project delays, requirements and general status of jobs
  • Responsible for training apprentices on Company procedures, systems inspection and installation techniques
  • All work is performed to NFPA and Company standards with quality inspection and installation techniques practiced
  • Works with Project Manager, Schedule Coordinator and Office Administrative Staff to ensure complete closeout and turnover of jobs to the client (Ensure that work is completed so it can be billed in full)

Job Qualifications

  • Knowledge of NFPA codes is required
  • NICET I Certification within 1 year of employment
  • NICET II Certification within 1 year after NICET I is achieved
  • Nevada Fire Alarm License required
  • High School Diploma/ GED required 
  • Fire Alarm Service Experience required 
  • Manufactures certifications are preferred but not required (EST, Gamewell, FCI, Notifier, Honeywell, Simplex, Siemens)
  • Field installation experience is a plus
  • Solid knowledge of NFPA 72, Factory Mutual and applicable codes is preferred
  • Possess an understanding of expenses and scheduling
  • OSHA 30 is a plus
  • Ability to pass a post-offer drug test, background and reference check

All qualified applicants with Western States Fire Protection Company will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran.

 

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We are an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

All qualified applicants with Western States Fire Protection and its subsidiaries will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran.

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