fire alarm technician resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dependable Fire Alarm Technician with 2 years of safeguarding lives and structures through meticulous installation and monitoring of safety systems. Versed in all new and emerging networking technologies. Equally comfortable integrating cutting-edge alarm systems or maintaining legacy hardware to promote optimal safety standards. Bilingual individual with background installing and testing alarm systems for both residential and commercial customers. Reliable Fire Alarm Technician knowledgeable in equipment repair, annual servicing and inspections and calibrating systems. Enthusiastic and eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of tasks and training and Motivated to learn, grow and excel in company. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. Reliable employee seeking wearhouse position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment.

  • Installations and Repairs
  • Training Junior Team Members
  • Project Deadlines
  • Creative Solutions
  • Network Infrastructure Support
  • Onsite Visits
  • Installation and Servicing
  • Code Compliance
  • Equipment Programming and Calibrating
  • Effective Customer Communication
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Access Control Systems
  • Equipment Testing
  • Basic Tools
  • Network Configuration
  • Parts Replacement
  • OSHA Standards and Codes
  • Alarm and Fire Detection Systems
Work History
Fire Alarm Technician, 01/2019 to 12/2021
Ark SystemsOcean City, MD,
  • Responded to maintenance calls and troubleshot devices.
  • Performed troubleshooting on fire alarm systems, completing on-site repairs or transporting malfunctioning equipment to off-site lab for repair.
  • Commissioned new fire alarm systems, installing related hardware and software required by facilities.
  • Installed, tested and serviced alarm and associated systems for commercial and residential customers.
  • Communicated effectively with customers, answering questions and concerns regarding systems.
  • Tested all newly installed fire alarms.
  • Read and understood product manuals and blueprints.
  • Installed and tested fire detection and suppression systems.
  • Fully installed fire alarms and various security devices.
  • Demonstrated features and functionality of alarm systems to customers.
  • Integrated equipment installations with on-site network infrastructure, incorporating existing fire and life safety systems.
  • Identified and reported fire code non-conformance issues to senior personnel and safety inspectors.
  • Educated customers on preventive care and regular maintenance to prevent system malfunctions.
  • Administered on-call responses for emergency service assignments, adhering to prescribed response timeframes.
  • Performed annual inspections on fire and security alarm systems under supervision of Fire Protection Plus.
  • Advised customers on system upgrade opportunities, presenting cost and benefit documentation on prospective enhancements.
  • Maintained accurate records of customer service calls and inputted all information into company's database.
  • Authored all reports detailing work order completions, logged malfunctions and other activities.
  • Offered online and voice-based support responses to customers' operational queries, providing remote ticket resolution or dispatching technicians as necessary.
  • Maintained alarm hardware inventory levels, safeguarding component availability for emergency calls.
  • Sustained ongoing expertise in fire and safety regulations, confirming compliance of installed systems.
Residential Roofer, 03/2015 to 12/2018
Hartung GlassTukwila, WA,
  • Safely used all tools and equipment to prevent worksite injuries.
  • Installed, repaired, and replaced single-ply roofing systems.
  • Installed high-quality roofing systems, paying careful attention to hazards and other safety concerns.
  • Precisely cut felt, shingles and strips of flashing to fit angles formed by walls, vents and intersecting roof surfaces.
  • Inspected problem roofs to determine best repair procedures.
  • Removed snow, water and debris from roofs prior to applying roofing materials.
  • Fastened composition shingles and sheets to roof with asphalt, cement and nails.
  • Expanded knowledge of roofing materials, techniques and cost effectiveness.
  • Managed inventory of roofing supplies and materials.
  • Repaired and restored roofing of tile and composition roof and houses and small buildings.
  • Inspected roofs and identified deficiencies for repair cost estimation.
  • Coordinated with other craft employees to maximize project efficiency.
  • Effectively communicated with clients in person and through phone and email.
  • Designated and managed material staging areas.
  • Trained and oversaw individuals in roofing system installations.
  • Conducted regular inspections and troubleshot building roofing systems for commercial and residential customers.
  • Supported construction manager with materials, schedule and cost information.
  • Repaired and replaced antique roofing for 100-year old buildings.
  • Scheduled and attended pre-planning sessions with general contractors.
  • Coordinated safety and construction equipment orders with purchasing manager.
  • Consistently stayed under budget by monitoring job progress and controlling costs.
  • Submitted weekly safety and accident related documents, change orders and delay reports.
  • Provided accurate information to estimators for major change orders.
  • Restored roofing on 100-year-old building, seamlessly integrating modern materials into antique look.
  • Submitted accurate monthly billings based on contract requirements.
Supervisor, 01/2009 to 01/2015
Tpd TrailersCity, STATE,
  • Applied strong leadership talents and problem-solving skills to maintain team efficiency and organize workflows.
  • Handled customer complaints, resolved issues and adjusted policies to meet changing needs.
  • Evaluated employee performance and coached and trained to improve weak areas.
  • Maintained compliance with company policies, objectives and communication goals.
  • Worked with management team to implement proper division of responsibilities.
  • Set overall vision and provided team leadership.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized production areas to avoid violations or unnecessary work delays due to hazards or inefficient layouts.
  • Developed training, task and process guidelines and communicated clear and concise directions to employees.
  • Mentored newly hired employees on operating equipment and safety and developed training manual to use for reference.
  • Created successful work schedules for each team member to maintain deadlines and fully staff shifts.
  • Identified individual employee's unique work styles and adapted management methods.
  • Adjusted job assignments and schedules to keep pace with dynamic business needs, factoring in processes, employee knowledge and customer demands.
  • Utilized standard operating procedures, effective crew resource management, communication and procedures specified in company operation manual.
  • Conducted routine inspections of incoming materials to check quality and compliance with established product specifications.
  • Introduced team contests and goals to enhance productivity and improve employee morale.
  • Repaired equipment to keep jobs moving smoothly, informing maintenance department of major machinery failures.
  • Analyzed equipment breakdowns using various troubleshooting methods.
  • Oversaw and optimized work of craftsmen performing high-quality, precision work.
  • Prepared, calibrated and monitored production machinery to maintain optimal production levels and consistently achieve daily targets.
Server /Cashier, 02/2008 to 12/2008
SUBWAY®RestaurantsCity, STATE,
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with excellent accuracy levels.
  • Worked flexible schedule and extra shifts to meet business needs.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs.
  • Restocked and organized merchandise in front lanes.
  • Answered questions about store policies and addressed customer concerns.
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Collected and authorized payments of guests.
  • Worked closely with shift manager to solve problems and handle customer concerns.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies in daily totals.
  • Replenished sales floor merchandise and organized shelves, racks and bins for optimal appearance.
  • Reconciled cash drawer at start and end of each shift, accounting for errors and resolving discrepancies.
  • Maintained cash drawer of $500 or more per shift.
  • Greeted over 50 patients per day.
  • Completed inventory counts and ordered merchandise.
  • Performed cash, card and check transactions to complete customer purchases.
  • Operated cash register to record transactions accurately and efficiently.
  • Maintained current knowledge of store promotions and highlighted sales to customers.
  • Used POS system to enter orders, process payments and issue receipts.
  • Set up new sales displays about every 3 months.
  • Conducted inventory counts by adding each item in stock and documenting in the system.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 11/2023
Asher College - Sacramento, CA

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  • Asher College

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  • Fire Alarm Technician
  • Residential Roofer
  • Supervisor
  • Server /Cashier


  • High School Diploma

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