Performs skilled journeyman level electrical work for the maintenance, repair, alteration and construction of institution fire alarm, fire suppression, and fire control systems. Diagnoses, tests, repairs and installs fire alarm, fire suppression, and fire control systems, and other miscellaneous electrical devices, systems and related equipment. Operates all types of electrical test equipment used by the electrical trade. Inspects fire alarm, fire suppression, and fire control systems in order to verify system performance and to detect faulty components or parts, and performs corrective maintenance. Installs electrical system components as assigned (e.g. panels, audible/visual alarms, pull stations, detectors, etc.) for the purpose of providing enhanced and/or upgraded system capabilities. Establishes security/fire alarm service by installing security/fire alarm systems and equipment; Rewires or modifies alarm electrical systems, repairs and replaces printed circuit boards. Programs and calibrates equipment. Uploads electronic database to/from fire alarm panels. Performs preventative maintenance to fire alarm apparatuses, systems, and related equipment. Performs all duties of an Electrician, and performs related duties as required. Responsible for responding to overtime work on recall during off hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays, which may include scheduled campus events, and unscheduled and emergency recall situations.
High school diploma or GED (Trade school preferred); Rhode Island Journeyman Electrician's license; Two years' related work experience; A valid license is required at time of hire for the operation of any vehicle required for this position; Must possess his/her own hand tools. Demonstrable knowledge and skill regarding operating equipment used in the repair and maintenance of electrical, fire and security systems; low voltage cabling; adhering to safety practices; and handling hazardous materials; the methods, techniques, materials, tools used in installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems/subsystems; troubleshooting/maintaining alarm, mechanical, electrical, environmental systems/subsystems; electrical theory and the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the electrical trade for the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical apparatuses, equipment and systems; applicable state and federal codes and regulations pertaining to the electrical trade; the ability to read, interpret and work from blueprints, plans, drawings and specifications, and to make rough sketches; the ability to provide instruction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants; customer service skills.
Final candidate is required to successfully complete a criminal and MVR background check and physical.
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Electrician - Fire Alarm Specialist
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Internal Number: REQ151152
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Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Engineering, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA.