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"Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installer"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Install, program, maintain, and repair security and fire alarm wiring and equipment. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installer"

1) Demonstrate systems for customers, and explain details such as the causes and consequences of false alarms.

2) Keep informed of new products and developments.

 

3) Order replacement parts.

4) Prepare documents such as invoices and warranties.

5) Provide customers with cost estimates for equipment installation.

 

6) Adjust sensitivity of units based on room structures and manufacturers' recommendations, using programming keypads.

7) Consult with clients to assess risks and to determine security requirements.

8) Drill holes for wiring in wall studs, joists, ceilings, and floors.

9) Examine systems to locate problems such as loose connections or broken insulation.

10) Feed cables through access holes, roof spaces, and cavity walls to reach fixture outlets; then position and terminate cables, wires and strapping.

11) Inspect installation sites and study work orders, building plans, and installation manuals in order to determine materials requirements and installation procedures.

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12) Install, maintain, or repair security systems, alarm devices, and related equipment, following blueprints of electrical layouts and building plans.

13) Mount and fasten control panels, door and window contacts, sensors, and video cameras, and attach electrical and telephone wiring in order to connect components.

14) Mount raceways and conduits, and fasten wires to wood framing, using staplers.

 

15) Test and repair circuits and sensors, following wiring and system specifications.

16) Test backup batteries, keypad programming, sirens, and all security features in order to ensure proper functioning, and to diagnose malfunctions.

Job Description for "Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installer" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installer"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  49-2098.00


 

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