- Education/Experience – Possess a high school diploma (or GED) and technical education related to the inspection, troubleshooting, and repairs of Life Safety Systems. Must possess 3 or more years of full-time work experience in the testing, inspection, maintenance and repairs of Life Safety Systems.
- Specific Knowledge – Possess excellent and broad-based working knowledge of fire codes such as NFPA 80, 70,72,13,20 and 25, along with the International Fire Code NJ Addition.
- Knowledge of Job Function - thorough knowledge of methods associated with inspection, testing, maintenance, repair, and operation of all systems noted above; thorough knowledge of safety regulations and safe work practices.
- Communication Skills - ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to a diverse audience, and possess a knowledge of appropriate escalation protocols and political acumen; understanding of modern customer service theories, practices and methods, and how to apply them.
- Computer Skills Must be familiar with the use of a computerized maintenance-management software program.
- After-Hour Emergency Response – Must be able to respond to after normal business hour emergencies and incidents as needed, and on short notice.
- Essential Personnel – must be able to function in an essential personnel role, which may include an extended on-campus presence, as defined in the University’s (Core Essential Policy).
- Valid driver’s license required.
- Possess NICET Fire Alarm or Sprinkler Testing & Inspections Level 1 or higher certification.
- Hold a current New Jersey certification as licensed Fire Alarm System or Fire Suppression Mechanic.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- stand or walk for 2 - 4 hours at one time for 8 hours per day;
- sit for less than 2 hours during an 8 hour day;
- operates motor vehicles or heavy equipment (e.g., forklift, high reach, cherry picker) occasionally (less than 33% of the workday)
- lift or carry up to 35 pounds frequently (34 – 66% of the workday) and 75 pounds occasionally (less than 33% of the workday);
- lift up to 75 pounds to waist height and up to 35 pounds in a range of motions from floor to overhead:
- frequently use hands for simple grasping, fine manipulation, pushing or pulling (34 – 66% of the workday);
- occasionally squat, kneel, bend, lie down, crawl, knee stand, push or pull with forces up to 75 pounds (less than 33% of the work day);
- frequently climb stairs or ladders, reach overhead, push or pull with forces up to 35 pounds; (34 – 66% of the work day);
- work outdoors in a variety of temperatures and environmental conditions;
- possess ability to work at heights, full range of body motions and physical agility, and ability to maintain balance.
- Will be required to work on and around live electrical equipment, AC and DC. Will also be required to work around rotating machinery and other mechanical systems.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW