$22.96-$39.51 Hourly / $47,756.80-$82,180.80 Yearly
Salary Grade: 920
This is a lead position affording guidance to other positions assisting with the fire safety systems. This lead position will review work load, assign work, and coach employees with specialized instructions and practices for job accomplishments. Lead personnel may also contribute to other employee's performance evaluations, assist with the hiring process and providing input to supervisory staff.
Manages portfolio of the City's fire protection systems.
Verifies and certifies all required information relating to fire suppression systems in accordance with all City Fire Inspection criteria, including testing, preventive maintenance and corrective actions.
Plans and schedules maintenance and testing on systems related to fire suppression, fire and notification systems and all ancillary devices. Coordinates and oversees work of contracted vendors performing testing and maintenance activities.
Implements all preplanned impairment programs such as annual testing.
Issues notifications ensure fire watch if required, create or obtain all required reporting for submission to Tucson Fire Department, per International Fire Code (NFC) 2012 and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 72.
Conducts announced and unannounced visits and inspections on all matters relating to fire systems.
Implements the Fire Watch Safety program for out of service fire monitoring and/or suppression assets, this includes ensuring coordination of fire watch personnel in accordance with code.
Participates in all new City facility construction, remodel or building renewal to ensure compliance and standards for Fire Safety systems.
Responds to systems "out of service" alarms, investigates root cause and applies corrective actions to clear alarms. Files and reports these incidents to the Tucson Fire Department.
Maintains accurate accountability on all notifications, alarms, testing and issues involving all fire protection systems across the City of Tucson asset list.
Applies "tag out" as required. Issues work order, notifies Departments, TFD and manages of return-to-service activities after proof of repair and impairment is cleared. Posts tags at each Fire department connections, system control valves, fire alarm control units, fire alarm annunciators and command centers, indicating which system or parts have been removed from service.
Restores fire systems to service. Verifies that inspections and tests have been conducted to ensure affected systems are operational. Removes impairment tag-out tag. Files final report with Tucson Fire Department.
Ensure all required State and local documentation is properly filed and recorded in accordance with all requisite references, state and local code enforcement requirements as so dictated.
Minimum Education Level & Type: Associate's Degree
Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 4 years maintaining, testing and inspecting fire alarm systems (components and panels) and fire protection and suppression systems (wet or dry) and or maintaining/repairing electrical and mechanical building systems.
Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License
National Institute for Certification Engineering Technologies (NICET) Level I & Level II
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Occupational Group Code: 02
Occupation Group Description: General Administration
EEO Job Category Code: H
EEO Job Category Description: Service Maintenance
Organizational Level: First Level Employee
Bargaining Unit: CWA
The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.
Driving Level: Primary
License Type: Valid and Unrestricted D - Driver
CDL Endorsements: None
Safety Sensitive: No