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fire alarm technician resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Reliable Fire Alarm Technician skilled in reading blueprints and instructions to fully understand project scope. Hardworking employee identifies system issues and resolves problems. Smart and determined with highly developed decision-making skills. Performance-driven Fire Alarm Technician determined to provide excellent service and assistance to customers. Enthusiastic worker promoting excellent attendance record and known for effectively demonstrating alarm and closed-circuit TV systems.

Skills
  • Specification and schematics assessments
  • Equipment testing
  • Installation and repairs
  • Field Device Terminations
  • Low-voltage Systems
  • NFPA
  • Operational improvement
  • Project organization
  • Supervision
  • Panel Terminations
  • Numerous types of equipment
  • Fire alarm systems
  • Written and verbal communication
  • OSHA 10
  • System Troubleshooting
  • Customer service
  • Problem resolution
  • Organization
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Communications
  • Security and burglar alarms
Education
Kaiser High School Keyser W.Va., Expected in 04/1981 GED : - GPA :
Work History
Johnson Controls, Inc. - Fire Alarm Technician
West Springfield, MA, 07/2018 - Current
  • Integrated equipment installations with on-site network infrastructure, incorporating existing fire and life safety systems.
  • Advised customers on system upgrade opportunities, presenting cost and benefit documentation on prospective enhancements.
  • Performed troubleshooting on fire alarm systems, completing on-site repairs and troubleshooting of the malfunctioning equipment needing repaired.
  • Identified and reported fire code non-conformance issues to senior personnel and safety inspectors.
  • Installed and tested fire detection systems.
  • Commissioned new fire alarm systems, installing all related hardware and software required by facilities.
  • Tested all newly installed fire alarms.
  • Responded to maintenance calls and troubleshot devices.
  • Fully installed fire alarms and various security devices.
  • Installed, tested and serviced alarm and associated systems for commercial and residential customers.
  • Read and understood product manuals and blueprints.
  • Educated customers on preventive care and regular maintenance to prevent system malfunctions.
  • Assisted with electrical installations, including lighting and smoke detectors.
  • Demonstrated features and functionality of alarm systems to customers.
  • Communicated effectively with customers, answering questions and concerns regarding systems.
Vsc Fire & Security, Inc - Fire Suppression Technician
Salem, VA, 10/2011 - 07/2018
  • Educated customers on preventive care and regular maintenance to prevent system malfunctions.
  • Fully installed fire alarms and various security devices.
  • Read and understood product manuals and blueprints.
  • Responded to maintenance calls and troubleshot devices.
  • Assisted with electrical installations, including lighting and smoke detectors.
  • Demonstrated features and functionality of alarm systems to customers.
  • Maintained accurate records of customer service calls and inputted all information into company's database.
  • Performed annual inspections on fire suppression systems.
  • 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.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
State Of Washington - Electrician Supervisor
Olympia, WA, 01/1995 - 10/2011
  • Identified and implemented strategic plans based on accurate readings of specifications and solid collaboration with project leadership.
  • Reworked positions and workflow based on individual abilities and production targets.
  • Oversaw employee attendance, and ordered new materials for sites.
  • Collaborated with management, technical crew members and fellow supervisors to organize efficient site operations and achieve demanding schedule targets.
  • Developed work schedules for all team members to maximize shift coverage.
  • Asserted control over material usage and contractor man-hours to keep projects in line with budgetary restrictions.
  • Evaluated team member strengths and assigned tasks based upon expertise and background.
  • Evaluated incoming materials for quality and amounts ordered.
  • Analyzed project blueprints and specifications to identify exact number of foreman mechanics apprentices and helpers needed to complete job.
  • Reviewed project details to specify correct materials and equipment for job sites.
  • Interacted with employees to demonstrate high standards and mitigate issues effectively.
  • Handled all issues with relative ease by implementing best practices and applying critical thinking skills to find best solutions.
  • Set and revised production schedules to meet changing demands.
  • Communicated daily with vendors to keep project fully operational.
  • Verified completed projects met approved time, quality and cost estimates.
  • Meticulously tracked all parts and equipment used on each job site.
  • Delegated assignments based on site plans, project needs and knowledge of individual team members.
  • Interviewed, hired and trained new workers.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Kaiser High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Fire Alarm Technician
  • Fire Suppression Technician
  • Electrician Supervisor

Degrees

  • GED

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