Fire Alarm Technician Trainee


Company Profile:    Patriot Fire Protection is a privately owned fire sprinkler company that designs, fabricates, installs, maintains, and inspects fire protection sprinkler systems in commercial, industrial, and residential buildings, with offices located in Tacoma, Spokane, and Vancouver, Washington. 

Job Title:               Fire Alarm Technician Trainee

Job Summary:       Candidate will inspect, test, troubleshoot, repair, program, and install a wide array of proprietary and non-proprietary electronic fire alarm systems under the direct supervision of a licensed technician.  Candidate will develop the ability to accurately discern and document deficiencies found during an inspection and to communicate with employees, employers, customers, and authorities-having-jurisdiction both written and verbally.


           Proficient with G Suite (Google Drive), Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)

         Capable of performing physical labor to include carrying and moving equipment and tools weighing up to 70 lbs.

         Able to work in unusual and sometimes difficult positions such as climbing ladders, scaffolding and high lift equipment, utility vaults (confined spaces), above ceilings, etc.

         Ability to work a flexible schedule

         Ability to adhere to, implement, and follow safety guidelines and procedures at all times

         Willing to pass a pre­employment drug test, background check, and reference check

         Clean driving record


         Pursuit of Washington State Journeyman License (Low Voltage Specialty Electrician)

         Pursuit of Seattle FA­1 License

         Inspect and test electronic fire alarm systems at customer sites

         Produce system inspection, testing, and correction reports

         Ability to work alongside and support the fire sprinkler mechanical team

         Service, troubleshoot, and install many different brands of electronic fire alarm equipment

         Test all equipment after installation/repair to ensure each system will perform as designed

         Respond to 24/7 customer service calls

         Read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, submittals, and other technical documents

         Develop and maintain customer relationships

Personal attributes:

·         Possesses a positive attitude and actively works to solve problems

·         Takes initiative and can operate with minimal guidance

·         Exercises good judgement and is always honest

·         Operates methodically and is well organized

·         Trains teammates and openly shares knowledge and experience

·         Communicates professionally with peers, customers, and managers

·         Focused on customer service – goes the extra mile to get the job done correctly

·         Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor 

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