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Fire Protection Technician

Job Category: Fire Protection
Posted on: 01/19/2021 by Value Added Solutions, Inc.
Job reference #: 3142

Carlsbad, NM US-Region IV (West)
Zip/Postal Code: 88220

Compensation Why is Pay Rate not specified?
Unspecified Wage
Unspecified Per Diem

  • Long Term

Expiration Date 04/19/2021

Job description

Knowledge shall include an understanding of fire protection principles, concepts and microcomputer applications; ability to deliver oral presentations to convey technical findings and recommendations; ability to write clear, concise, and organized memos and reports.

Duties may include: provide continuity in experienced expertise personnel to provide guidance and oversight to the current Fire Protection Engineering and support staff, assisting in troubleshooting existing impairments, system tests and walkdown/inspections, development of Fire Protection Engineer/Cognizant System Engineer training/qualification processes and evaluation and improvement of current facility and system conditions. Technician scope may include evaluation of the existing fire protection program elements and implementing procedures including fire protection systems (suppression, detection and water supply), and staff qualification and training for adequacy and recommendations. Evaluation of current test, inspection and maintenance practices including compliance with NFPA codes, DOE requirements and any addition regulatory requirements and development of new or revise procedures, and development of model work orders and practices to expedite repairs and enhance system
operability/availability. Scope will also include assisting in troubleshooting existing impairments, system tests and walk down/inspections.

For persons with disabilities: If you require assistance completing, or are unable to complete the online resume/application process, please contact:

VAS Human Resources @ 803-644-0070
Mon. - Fri. 9am - 4pm

237 High Gate Loop
Aiken, SC 29803

Value Added Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports a drug-free work environment.

Description of ideal candidate

* Greater than 10 years of Department of Energy Fire Protection Program experience and a National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies is required.

* Education requirements: Fire Protection Technology Certificate is required. A Bachelor’s degree in related field with an emphasis in specialty areas is preferred. On a case-by-case basis, the NWP Engineering Manager may accept a Subcontractor based on experience in lieu of the education requirements. Specialty areas include:

* Fire Suppression Systems (suppression, detection, and water supply)

* Evaluation of existing fire protection program elements

* Evaluation of Staff qualification and training for adequacy and recommendations

* Assist with troubleshooting existing impairments

* System tests and walkdown inspections

* Evaluation and improvement of current facility and system conditions

Other requirements

5+ years

Security Clearance



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