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Fire Alarm Tech/ Alternate Site Manager in Abu Dhabi at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 4/2/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Summary
The Fire Alarm Technician/Alternate Site Manager shall manage, maintain and adhere to technical orders and good commercial practices for all fire and electronic controls maintenance actions throughout the base.
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract)
  • Make periodic inspections to see that all equipment and controls are operating properly and are in good condition
  • Inspect, test, and maintain fire detection and alarm systems
  • Interprets instrument and meter readings; wiring diagrams, schematics, drawings and technical publications
  • Expertise with the use of applicable test equipment
  • Knowledge of safety rules and practices; environmental policies; principles of management
  • Operation and repair of on-site fire alarm and control systems
  • Submit timely reports
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
  • Must be registered, licensed, or certified by a state or local authority
  • Must be qualified by an organization listed by a nationally recognized testing laboratory for the servicing of fire alarm systems
  • Must have fluency in reading, writing, and speaking, and understanding English
  • Knowledge of document and report writing
  • Knowledge of principles of electronics and electricity; types, capacity, and purpose of low voltage circuits, circuit breakers, switches, fuses, regulators, relays, instruments, and meters associated with the skills and ability to inspect, test, and maintain fire detection and alarm systems; interpreting instrument and meter readings; wiring diagrams, schematics, drawings and technical publications; use and purpose of applicable test equipment; principles of management; and operation and repair of on-site fire alarm and control systems
  • Knowledge of safe work practices and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Knowledge of lockout and tag out procedures
  • Ability to use a computer and related software

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years’ experience related to the requirements and qualifications necessary to manage and perform the task.
  • NFPA or equivalent certification
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Able to lift at least 30 to 50 pounds
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions
Travel
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally