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Fire Alarm Technician at Trustees of Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:



Department Information

Facility Operations maintains our physical campus to support research, teaching, and learning at Indiana University Bloomington. As a unit of Capital Planning and Facilities , Facility Operations provides wide-ranging services -all with the goal of creating a beautiful, well-functioning campus.

Job Summary

Installs, repairs, and inspects smoke and fire suppressions systems; inspects, tests, and repairs fire alarm wiring, fire alarm panels and peripheral equipment. Identifies hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair. Inspects, repairs or replaces smoke/heat detectors and sprinkler heads; repairs and tests dry/wet systems; tests fire alarm systems using appropriate diagnostic programs and equipment. Performs tests on fire pumps and standpipe systems. Ensures that work is in accordance with relevant codes. Performs other general building maintenance as assigned.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or GED and a certificate in electrical DOL apprenticed trade with five years of verifiable experience OR associate degree in electronics with two years of verifiable experience.

Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.

Ability to successfully complete required training programs. Knowledge of applicable building codes, regulations or ordinances. Ability to learn how to safely use relevant hand and power tools associated with the trade. Ability to read blueprints and schematics. Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner. Ability to use a computer. Ability to use Koorsen diagnostic program and other applicable diagnostic software and equipment.

Working Conditions / Demands

The position requires a considerable amount of physical activity including remaining stationary, mobility between areas and buildings, driving, climbing/ladders, squatting/kneeling, reaching, grasping, fingering, pushing/pulling, twisting/bending, and lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds multiple times per shift.

May be required to acquire and maintain OSHA required certifications. Use of computers, meters, stationary equipment and basic hand tools and specialized equipment required.

Work Location

Bloomington, Indiana

Job Classification

Salary Plan: SM

Salary Grade: 57

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Function: Compliance & Regulatory Affair

Posting Disclaimer

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information .

Campus Safety and Security

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