• Fire Alarm System Mechanic Jobs in Kuwait City

  • Vectrus
  • Kuwait City

Job Description:

Fire Alarm System Mechanic ( PEN001727 )



Responsible for installation, operation, maintenance and repair of all fire alarms systems to include fire detection, fire alarm systems and water-based protection systems per applicable NFPA standards in support of base operations The qualified candidate shall report to the OM&R Lead and work with a team of operations maintenance and repair technicians and support personnel


Complete effective and efficient inspection, testing, operation, installation, maintenance, repair, programming and upkeep of fire alarm and control systems following the NFPA-70 National Electrical Code

Shall inspect, test and maintain fire suppression systems to include kitchen ventilation hoods and related suppression systems

Shall be proficient in the principles of electronics and electricity; types, capacity, and purpose of low voltage circuits, circuit breakers, switches, fuses, regulators, relays, instruments, and meters

Shall have the skills and ability to inspect, test, and maintain fire detection and alarm systems; interpret instrument and meter readings, wiring diagrams, schematics, drawings and technical publications, use applicable test equipment, safety rules and practices, environmental policies, and operation and repair of on-site fire alarm and control systems

Shall document inspection results and recommendations for replacement plan to ensure full operational capability, implement a preventative maintenance plan and maintain records to include an inventory to track fire alarm systems and door releases

Shall respond to emergency services requests to repair installed fire detection, alarm or protection system IAW the PWS

Shall maintain system database in Excel of all installed fire detection and alarm systems

Shall request parts through government established processes, receive parts and install in a timely fashion to ensure no delays in service

Responsible for following a comprehensive quality and safety program in compliance with Vectrus, OSHA and United States Air Force (USAF) requirements
Responsible for following a comprehensive, flexible, and properly documented training program
Responsible for maintaining a safe, clean, sanitary, healthy, presentable, professional atmosphere, free of dust, clutter and trash in all working facilities and areas
Responsible for proper utilization and safeguarding of all government and contractor provided property (eg, to include government facilities, equipment and tools)
Responsible for precise execution of company time reporting procedures and accurate completion of timesheet
Performs other duties as assigned


Circuits, breakers, switches, fuses, regulators, relays and meters Standard office equipment (Computer, phone, scanner), automated management systems and tools associated with repair and maintenance work May be exposed to potentially hazardous conditions that require wear of hard hats, gloves, steel toed boots, hearing protection, safety glasses and other personal protection equipment (PPE); may be required to push, pull and lift heavy equipment Use of portable or vehicle equipped radios to maintain contact and accountability of work activities


Work will be outdoors and indoors Exposure to heat, cold, dust, noise, chemicals may occur Overtime and shift work may be required depending on contractual needs Employee must comply with all Federal, State and Local regulations and published Company work rules as well as written instructions Task specific work environment training will be provided as required Must be prepared to function in a wartime environment to support U S interests 100 PERCENT Overseas Assignment


Physical requirements include lifting up to 35lb, team lifting up to 50lbs, climbing, extended sitting, or standing, stooping, stretching, and bending Occasional climbing and working in high places may be required



Education/Certifications One year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required

Must be a NFPA or equivalent certified professional

Must be an OEM certified professional

Must be a Certified Sprinkler ITM Specialist for Facility Managers and Certified Fire Alarm ITM Specialist for Facility Managers

High school diploma or equivalent

Must have a current, valid U S Passport and Drivers License (able to drive manual transmission)

Must have and maintain a valid U S SECRET Security Clearance prior to deployment

Must be able to pass a flight line access test and obtain flight line access badge

Must be able to pass employment and deployment qualification requirements that include psychological, medical, dental, drug

testing and background checks

Candidates must successfully complete both online and hands-on CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear) defense

training Training includes the successful fit testing of DOD provided protective gear


Shall have five years of experience in the ITM of fire alarm systems

Shall be proficient in the Unified Facilities Criteria and National Fire Alarm Code


Must be proficient with Microsoft programs such as Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point

Fluent in English with good verbal, reading, and writing skills

Ability to troubleshoot and solve technical problems

Able and willing to work periods of long hours to meet mission requirements

Military experience in a contingency environment and knowledge and experience working with government contracts preferred

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Software
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 08th Apr 2020

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Company Profile:




Company Turnover
1 100 Crores

Company Size
1 10 Employees

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