Fire Alarm Mechanic {MEFALMMCH}

Company Name:
Chugach Alaska Corporation
">Fire Alarm Mechanic MEFALMMCH
Job Code :MD0100116
Job Type :Regular Full Time
Subsidiary/Site :Chugach Federal Solutions, Inc. Ft. Meade Installation Logistics Support
Location :Ft Meade MD US 20755
Career Level :Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education :High School or equivalent
Job Description :
Who we are and what we do...
Corporation and Subsidiaries
Our Mission is to set the standard for first-class business
in the global market. We offer an exciting work environment, competitive compensation and excellent benefits.
Chugachis a unique organization, capable of meeting the needs of government and private industries through a long-range program of business planning, training, and sound business practices. Chugach also provides complete project services to our clients, including design and construction of commercial and government facilities.
The Chugach family of companies consists of several subsidiaries and joint ventures that offer our clients professional assistance which combines high-quality base operations and maintenance services with state-of-the-art management services. Chugach's success is based on an integrated management strategy, fostered by the vision of the Board and fueled by the commitment of our exceptionally skilled employees - who remain diligently focused on customer satisfaction.
EEO/AA Employer. Native Preference Applies Pursuant PL93-638
Under direction of the Facility
, the Fire Alarm System Mechanic facilitates the
and maintenance of all fire alarm systems. The incumbent will provide the daily maintenance operations and activities for all assigned facilities. The incumbent receives and evaluates work orders and requests, investigates requests or problems where appropriate and completes the necessary repairs.
Performs the Fire Alarm duties necessary to maintain all buildings and structures in good repair independently.
Works with other Mechanics to share specialized skills and experience related to fire systems maintenance and repair.
Performs installations, inspections, periodic tests, maintenance, and repairs installed fire alarm detection and suppression systems in accordance with manufacturer specifications and National Fire Protection Association standards.
Inspects fire alarm equipment visually and replaces defective components.
Tests initiating and signal circuits, detectors, and system transmitter and makes needed repairs.
Checks pressure gauges on suppression system storage containers and recharges or replaces containers.
Individual must be able to interpret wiring diagrams in order to locate failures.
Work involves planning and layout of work from blueprints, drawings, models, and verbal and written instructions.
Uses a variety of hand tools, portable power tools, and standard measuring instruments.
Plan, organize work, and meet all deadlines. Able to do a variety of tasks in any single day.
Coordinates with other trade and warehouse personnel in the identification of proper and correct materials, parts assemblies, and requirements for a variety of requisitions necessary for the job/task.
Ability to submit outage request as required.
Ability to respond emergency site maintenance as required.
Able to inspect and diagnose problems to determine corrective repairs.
Perform on call and preventive maintenance duties as necessary.
Help perform periodic stock inventories and prepare material requisitions for replacement items as required.
May occasionally be required to operate Government or Chugach-owned motor
and/or other equipment.
Will be required to perform various lower classified duties such as (but not limited to) file maintenance, workspace cleanup, maintain warehouse space and telephone answering as required.
Supports and assists other department staff and trade groups in daily operations as needed or directed.
Adheres to the established CFS safety and personnel policies and standard operating procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Accountable for:
Timely and cost effective performance of duties.
Harmoniously working with other CFS employees and customers.
Working with the Facility Supervisor to outline work to be done, after which incumbent is expected to work independently. Guidelines include those established by the Facility Supervisor and Operations Management, manufacturer handbooks, the National, State and Local Electric Code, and engineering handbooks appropriate to the trade.
Job Requirements :
High school graduate or equivalent GED.
Six (6) years of experience in the fire alarm maintenance field
NICET II or Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) Certification.
Demonstrated ability to install, troubleshoot and repair various fire alarm systems, controls and equipment including addressable fire alarm and suppression systems with minimal supervision.
Working knowledge of solid-state and conventional control circuitry.
Familiarity with basic mathematical functions is required.
Extensive knowledge of hand and power tools.
Extensive knowledge of applicable codes and standards.
Medically and physically able to wear a respirator.
Ability to deal with a variety of people in a professional, courteous manner in diversified situations.
Mature judgment and ability to work with minimal supervision.
U.S. Citizenship.
Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) level clearance.
Ability to pass pre-employment background and post-offer drug screen.
Valid state driver's license.
Ability to lift 50 pounds and team lift 75 pounds.
Seven (7) years of experience in the fire alarm maintenance field
Experience using Microsoft Office Suite.
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Preference shall be given to eligible and qualified Alaska Native/American Indian applicants pursuant to PL 93-638 Indian Self-Determination Act. Chugach makes every effort to identify, hire, train, and promote shareholders. Chugach is an equal opportunity employerAA/M/F/D/V. The company shall not discriminate against any
or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law
# of Openings :1
Closing Date :4/1/14
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Chugach Alaska Corporation, its subsidiaries, and joint ventures will provide equal employment opportunities to all persons and prohibits employment decisions on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, political affiliation, protected veterans status, or sexual orientation. All selection, hiring, and promotion decisions will be based on valid job related requirements consistent with performance of the essential functions of the
. This policy is in keeping with
Order 11246, as amended, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1988, the Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Assistance Acts, as amended, and other applicable federal and state laws.
Chugach Alaska Corporation, its subsidiaries and joint ventures offer preference to Chugach Alaska Corporation shareholders, descendants and other Native Americans pursuant to Public Law 100-241.
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