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Fire Alarm Technologist

Sandia National Laboratories

Livermore, CA
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  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics
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Job ID: 658859
Company: Sandia National Laboratories
Location: Livermore, CA
Job Title:Fire Alarm Technologist


Directly supports and / or oversees the installation, testing, maintenance and repair of fire and gas safety systems, such as fire alarms and suppression systems, to ensure all work complies with relevant codes and regulations. Work may include the programming of fire alarm and gas safety system panels, maintenance support, repair and/or replacement of non-functioning fire alarm components, and technical review of fire protection design packages.


+ Four-year technical degree or completion of a California State approved Electrical Apprenticeship Training Program
+ Minimum five years demonstrated journeyman level experience working on all types of commercial and industrial electrical systems.
+ Familiarity / training in the National Electrical Code (NEC) and Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace (NFPA 70E)
+ Fire alarm installation and repair experience
+ Effective skills in recordkeeping, time management, and organization
+ Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
+ Detail oriented problem solver
+ Knowledgeable about fire safety codes and regulations


+ Siemens fire alarm knowledge and experience
+ Additional certifications related to fire safety and / or NICET certification

The Customer Operations Department is responsible for providing Operational, Systems, and Maintenance Engineering solutions and support throughout the CA site with intentional alignment to Mission Areas and Site Planning. The team coordinates planned reliability-based operations, provides maintenance support, and manages all service and utility contracts. The department... also supports the organization with records management and material management.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation?s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
+ Extraordinary co-workers
+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

_World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE)-granted L-level security clearance.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment drug testing, and a pre-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT

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