Electrical/Electronics and Mechanical Engineering:
Fire Protection Inspection and Testing of Water-Based Systems
Mechanical - Fire Protection, Mechanical Engineering
4 Year Degree
Los Alamos National Laboratory is a seeking an experienced Fire Protection Maintenance Lead to join the Central Execution maintenance group. Reporting to the Maintenance Manager for MSS-CE, the selected candidate will provide technical guidance and expertise regarding fire alarm, suppression and special hazard system installation, maintenance and repairs.
As the maintenance lead, you will work directly with fire protection crews to ensure fire protection systems across the laboratory are maintained in accordance with applicable codes, standards, laboratory policies and manufacturer recommendations. You will be responsible for generating, revising, reviewing and implementing institutional Preventive Maintenance Instructions (PMIs) and maintaining the fire protection impairment database and generating reports. You will also coordinate critical spare inventory with warehouse personnel, support Replacement-in-Kind project execution and provide technical field direction for complex repairs in systems across the laboratory which may include subcontract support resources.
Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
NICET Certifications, or equivalent, in Inspection of Testing of Water-Based Systems and Fire Alarm Systems
In-depth knowledge of fire-protection-specific NFPA Codes and Standards, including but not limited to NFPA 10, 25, 72, 2001, etc.
Extensive knowledge of DOE/government and industry regulations affecting maintenance and site services
Demonstrated experience in fire protection maintenance, inspection and testing, including fire alarm, fire suppression, special hazard and life safety equipment
Demonstrated experience researching, analyzing and resolving problems, both independently and as a team member, with regards to issues affecting facility fire protection systems and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel by building trust, gaining consensus and resolving conflicts
Experience establishing, maintaining and coordinating a Fire Protection Maintenance program and the ability to successfully plan, organize, lead and monitor team efforts to completion
Strong written and verbal communication skills, including demonstrated experience in technical writing, preparing technical reports and documents and developing and giving verbal presentations to small groups
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