Fire Systems Technician in Moscow at PAE

Date Posted: 8/1/2020

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Job Description

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Fire Systems Technician

PAE is seeking a fire systems technician to support the American Embassy in Moscow, Russia. The selected candidate will ensure proper fire and smoke detection, monitoring, and suppression system operation by inspecting, testing, programming, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing networked, addressable digital, electronic, and analog fire detection and suppression systems. The duties and responsibilities listed below are not necessarily mutually exclusive.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•Perform troubleshooting, repairs, modifications, calibrations, and preventive maintenance on a wide variety of digital and analog fire protection detection systems, pneumatic, mechanical, auxiliary equipment, microprocessors and programmable equipment, and other related fire protection systems and devices

•Perform troubleshooting, repairs, modifications, calibrations, installations, and preventive maintenance on fire suppression systems, electrical and diesel fire water pumps, and related control systems

•Preform maintenance on fire extinguishers and related fire safety equipment

•Conduct fire safety inspections to ensure compliance with applicable codes

•Maintains detailed records, and produces periodic inspection and work reports as required

•Perform technical review on construction and renovation projects that involve modification to fire detection or suppression systems, and provide as-built drawings as required

•Maintain adequate stock of spare parts for fire detection and suppression systems. Initiate orders of parts as required ensuring continued operation of critical fire detection and suppression systems

•Provide informal training to maintenance, and security personnel on the daily function and operation of fire detection systems

•Supports other trades as directed


•Skills and knowledge normally associated with completion of a formal on-the-job training program in a related skilled building trade and/or at least two years of experience as a Building Systems Technician or related skilled trade

•A skill set commensurate with journeyman level work is required

•NICET certification in Fire Protection Engineering Technology/Fire Alarm Systems or ability to obtain within 6 months

•Knowledge of building systems, life safety and NFPA fire codes

•Candidates must have a working knowledge of computer and microcomputer hardware and software used in fire alarm systems and should have experience with addressable fire alarm hardware and software
•Must be 21 years of age; completed secondary school or obtained a GED. A valid driver’s license is required
•Top Secret clearance are required.

PAE is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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