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Fire Protection Engineer - Southfield, MI

Company: Guardian Alarm
Location: southfield
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Fire Protection Engineer oversees all functions of the fire alarm systems process. These professionals work with different departments to see projects through. Fire Protection Engineers will maintain responsibilities as Technician of Record within jurisdictions where permits are applied for.

Why work at Guardian - Employee Rewards:

* Competitive compensation package with monthly and annual bonus potential * Coverage rich benefits packages available for you and your family * Retirement plan with 100% company match * 8 Company paid holidays in addition to paid vacation/sick time off * Specialized, paid training when you start AND ongoing - Guardian invests in You! * Monthly employee appreciation and recognition events * Annual employee appreciation outings * Employee referral bonuses - get paid to bring more people like you to work for or become a customer of Guardian! * Free home alarm program for employees

Essential Functions:

* Perform walk-through with the Installation Supervisor and/or Installer at the start of new projects whenever required by Department Manager * Research building codes that apply to the Alarm Security industry * Research new products that pertain to the fire alarm industry * Work with Field Service Training Manager to coordinate the proper training of personnel in Service and Installation Departments * Resolve customer concerns in regards to fire code applications * Shall carry COR licensing as back up for acting COR to mitigate departure liabilities * Shall actively be responsible for code compliance of installation of fire alarm system wiring and equipment * Notify AHJ of the system out of compliance (out of service, in the test for 8 hours or more, out of agreement/contract) * Audit Acceptance process and provide corrective feedback to department manager for actions to be taken * Assist supervisors with auditing fire system installations and provide feedback on-site and/or digital media * Provide feedback on annual inspections per the systems process * Help achieve the Company goals with respect to required dollar amounts of installation and annual revenue * Execute and monitor timely, correct, and complete resolutions in the area of customer, Company, and employee contact, in whatever context or combination * Provide and maintain any/all licenses, permits, or technical qualifications that are or may be required by any governmental agency as part of that which is necessary to fulfill the duties of this position * Help meet and exceed the various productivity and budgetary goals of the Department * Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills & Abilities:

* Extensive knowledge of security and fire alarm systems * Extensive knowledge of electrical and fire codes * Background in protective signal wiring, servicing, and central operations * Knowledge of installation techniques and product restrictions also necessary * Strong understanding of central operations from a system standpoint

* Thorough understanding of equipment, tools, policies, procedures, and strategies used in fire engineering

* Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with internal and external customers

* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

* Strong supervisory and leadership skills

* Ability to read blueprints and building plans

* Ability to remain calm and exercise good judgment

* Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

Experience Required:

* At least seven years of related experience required * State and Local Fire Licenses required * Minimum of NICET Level III certification * Background in protective signal wiring, servicing, and central operations * Knowledge of installation techniques and product restrictions also necessary * Strong understanding of central operations from a system standpoint

Education Required:

* Computer and automation systems education required * Hardware and software utilization and implementation * State and Local Fire Licenses * Minimum of NICET Level III certification

Keywords: Guardian Alarm, Southfield , Fire Protection Engineer - Southfield, MI, Other , southfield, Michigan

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