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Fire Alarm Technician

Company: TechFlow, Inc
Location: Camp Pendleton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

TechFlow requires a Fire Alarm Technician to install, test, maintain and repair fire safety and security systems, such as fire alarms and suppression systems, that ensure occupants' safety of both residential and commercial facilities. The Fire Alarm Technician will install and update fire alarm systems in commercial and residential buildings. This individual will perform inspections, test alarms, and troubleshoot or document any issues. This individual will also respond to emergency service calls and ensure the systems are functioning properly.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Install or upgrade fire alarms in commercial and/or residential buildings
  • Test and repair alarm systems already in place
  • Perform inspections to ensure alarms are installed according to code
  • Complete detailed inspection reports, documenting any issues
  • Respond to emergency service calls
  • Provide preliminary cost estimates for materials and services.
  • Maintain current license and identification card to meet governmental regulations.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work.


  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective technical troubleshooting, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Present professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Understand and adhere to policies and procedures as set by DSC-EMI.
  • Promote and maintain a positive image of DSC-EMI to our customers, vendors, employees, and the community.
  • Continuously strive to accomplish individual and DSC-EMI goals.
  • Polite, professional, and courteous to others. Demonstrate a cooperative and positive attitude.
  • Inform the Project Manager of all pertinent problems, irregularities, and other important information within the area of responsibility.
  • Adhere to safety policies and procedures to include proper use of personal protective equipment.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information related to DSC-EMI, our customers, vendors, and employees.
  • Be adaptable and flexible in work situations. Establish priorities to ensure the completion of tasks in a timely manner.

Communication Skills

  • Ability to use correct English grammar, spelling, and sentence structure in written and verbal communications. Additional qualifications in this area are:
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations to customers and coworkers.

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Mental Demands

  • The mental characteristics necessary to competently perform this job include the need to be resourceful and use problem-solving, the ability to be alert and precise in a distracting (loud, busy) environment.

Physical Demands

  • Requires lifting and moving as much as 50 pounds with assistance as needed.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, talk, hear, stand, twist, stoop, reach, squat, and walk. Performing duties may require prolonged periods of sitting, bending, squatting, standing, twisting, or stooping. May also be required to climb ladders and enter confined spaces.
  • Electricians may spend long hours outside and in awkward positions which can cause physical discomfort and strain. They may stand for long periods and frequently work on ladders and scaffolds. Electricians risk injury from electrical shock falls, and cuts; to avoid injuries, they must follow strict safety procedures.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • 3-5 years. Experience must include an industrial or commercial facilities maintenance environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable state and federal laws and building codes and regulations pertaining to the trade.
  • Proficiency in the use of test equipment such as multi-meters and digital analyzers
  • Knowledgeable about all fire safety codes and regulations,
  • Must be able to read and understand installation manuals as appropriate to trade.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent amounts of technical training and experience.
  • Working knowledge of NFPA standards (including 70 and 72)

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Valid driver’s license is required.
  • NICET certification required



TechFlow, Inc is 100% employee owned. Come make a difference in a job that contributes to your future and help us build an agile workplace!

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Wellness Resources

Keywords: TechFlow, Inc, Chula Vista , Fire Alarm Technician, Other , Camp Pendleton, California

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