Updated: May 25, 2023
Department: Environmental Health & Safety
Job Opening ID: 53889
Reports To: Fire & Security Systems Supervisor
Working Title: Fire Safety Systems Technician
Department: Environmental Health & Safety
Bargaining Unit: K9
Payroll Job Code: 009445
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: T-F/ M-TH 5am-3pm
Employee Class: Career
The Division of Finance and Administration (DFA) provides services and support to over 50,000 students, faculty, and staff with the mission of advancing UCI’s brilliant future and the vision of becoming world-class campus partners. DFA serves the university as planning partners, problem solvers, and solution providers—striving to make it as easy as possible for people to get the services they need, when they need them. Environmental Health & Safety strives to provide reliable, innovative and proactive services to the campus community. EH&S and the campus community work together. Our goal is to integrate safety into the culture of our community while supporting academic and research excellence. The result is a safe and healthy environment with appropriate compliance, protection of assets and efficient execution of business processes.
Under the direction and leadership of the Fire & Security Systems Supervisor, incumbent is responsible for maintenance, repair, alteration, inspection, and testing of large institutional fire alarm systems.
In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our compensation practices
$43.58 - $43.58 (Hourly Rate)
Valid California driver’s license required for daily operation of departmental cars/light trucks. Must participate in DMV Pull Notice Program.
Must pass fire prevention coursework & certifications as prescribed.
Willing to be on-call after hours, weekends, and holidays on a rotational basis Possesses a working knowledge of National Fire Protection Codes Possesses a working knowledge of large institutional fire alarm systems Ability to read and interpret fire alarm drawings, schematics, and product cutsheets Ability to follow and give written and verbal instructions Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel Strong follow through & attention to detail skills Respond to periodic assignments and emergency callbacks outside of normal working hours Function as support in emergency situations which may involve exposure to fire and/ or natural disaster scenes.
Completion of a journeyman apprenticeship program trade school or equivalent NICET Certification Knowledge of construction methods, materials, and assemblies. Working knowledge of modern fire prevention and protection principles, practice and standards. Knowledge and skill in the application and interpretation of applicable state and federal
Special Conditions Required:
Will be asked to work outside normal business hours on occasion in support of construction activities, testing schedules, special events (Concerts, sporting events, lectures), etc. Responds to emergencies at any time as required by the University Police, Campus Departments, or the EH&S-ERT and takes appropriate action.
Conditions of Employment:
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
Background Check and Live Scan
Legal Right to work in the United States
Smoking and Tobacco Policy
Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [email protected]