Fire Safety Systems Supervisor

University Of Arkansas Little Rock , AR 72215

Posted 1 week ago

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Type of Position:

Management, Supervisory

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Institution Name:

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a metropolitan research university that provides an accessible, quality education through flexible learning and unparalleled internship opportunities. At UA Little Rock, we prepare our more than 11,000 students to be innovators and responsible leaders in their fields. Committed to its metropolitan research university mission, UA Little Rock is a driving force in Little Rock's thriving cultural community and a major component of the city and state's growing profile as a regional leader in research, technology transfer, economic development, and job creation.

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Environmental Health & Safety

Summary of Job Duties:

Assist the Director of Environmental Health and Safety and Chemical Hygiene in maintaining campus compliance in fire safety and general safety compliance. This position is governed by government regulations and agency/institution policy.


Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Fire alarm systems maintenance, repair, and inspection.

  • Maintain and inspect fire alarms monitoring components.

  • Fire alarm systems response on and off duty hours.

  • Fire alarm initiation devices inspections, repair and maintenance - smoke/heat detectors, duct detectors, flow/tamper switches, etc.

  • Fire sprinkler and suppression systems maintenance, repair, and inspection.

  • Monthly/weekly fire pump churn tests.

  • Quarterly fire alarm flow device tests.

  • Emergency Response on and off duty hours.

  • Security alarm systems maintenance, repair, and inspection.

  • Maintain and inspect security alarm monitoring systems.

  • Maintain inspection records and regulatory agency documentation as required.

  • Maintain digital inventories of all systems and inspections.

  • Coordinate with vendors and contractors to obtain pricing and schedule repairs.

  • Supervise EHS Technician and monitor duties.

  • Misc trouble calls

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of operation, programming, maintenance, inspections, and repair of fire alarm systems and equipment.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair fire alarm, mechanical or electrical problems.

  • Ability to test and monitor equipment functions.

  • Must have basic computer skills and some experience with MS Word, Excel, and/or Access.

  • Ability to perform routine building, emergency safety, and fire systems inspections.

  • Ability to use, operate, and maintain electrical tools, meters, and machinery.

  • Must be able to follow instructions.

  • Must be able to negotiate various types of terrain (such as slopes, steps, ditches, creek banks, brush and weedy areas, rocky and rough areas or muddy and/or wet areas).

  • Must be able to climb ladders and other access equipment to roofs and other areas to repair, inspect, and maintain building systems.

  • Must be able to load or unload a truck (weights varying at 60 lbs. or more).

  • Must be able to start, hold, use and operate hand tools and power equipment.

Required Education &/or Experience:

  • The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma.

  • NICET Fire Alarm Systems Level II certification.

  • Three years of specialized training in fire alarms systems, electronics or related field with at least two of the years maintaining fire alarms and or sprinkler systems.

Preferred Education &/or Experience:

  • NICET Fire Alarm Systems Level III certification.

  • 4 years experience maintaining fire alarm systems.

  • 1 year supervisory experience.

Additional Information:

Required Documents:

  • Resume

  • References

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Criminal Background Check

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

Constant Physical Activity:

Hearing, Talking

Frequent Physical Activity:

Climbing, Kneeling, Lifting, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Pulling, Pushing, Walking

Occasional Physical Activity:

Crawling, Sitting, Standing

Benefits Eligible:


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