Oversees the fire & life safety annual contracts including monitored fire alarm systems, suppression systems, wet and dry sprinkler systems, fire pumps and emergency generators in all Shelby County Schools (SCS) and facilities. The maintenance of these systems is required by law, insurance companies and other agencies before the facilities are allowed open for operation. Coordinates all emergency calls 24/7/365. Ensures that annual testing and remediation of deficiencies, maintenance and repairs are carried out on a daily basis to safeguard the Life Safety needs of SCS and to properly manage the liability associated with these systems.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Technology or a closely related field plus a minimum of two (2) years of experience in fire & life safety systems, or
An Associate’s Degree in Engineering Technology or a closely related field plus a minimum of four (4) years of experience in fire & life safety systems, or
Graduation from High School or GED plus a minimum of six (6) years of experience in fire & life safety systems or any equivalent combination of education, training, and/or directly relevant experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position for a total of six (6) years.
National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) for the inspection and testing of Fire Alarm Systems Level I is required. NICET Level II is preferred. Ten (10) or more years of experience preferred.
Degree Equivalency Formula:
Associate degree = 2 years of college plus required years of experience. Note: 2 associate degrees do NOT equal a bachelor’s degree.
Bachelor’s Degree = 4 years plus required years of experience.
Physical Demands: Requires mostly sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, operating a 1000-pound forklift on a regular basis; crawling. climbing, crouching, kneeling, stooping, reaching overhead, balancing and grasping and working from ladders or heights from a bucket truck occasionally and some dexterity in operating office equipment; must be able to use hands and fingers to operate hand tools, works in all weather conditions and around noise, vibrations, and various voltages.
Unavoidable Hazards: The position is exposed to normal installer/repair person environmental hazards.
Sensory (ADA) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE
SCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. SCS provides reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.