The Washington University School of Medicine Operations & Facilities Management Department provides a range of services for the medical campus in a customer-focused, efficient, and sustainable manner.
Operations & Facilities Management maintains 61 university buildings and provides operational, planning, and construction services to over 8.3 million gross square feet of space. We will open three new facilities between 2023 and 2025 with over 1.5M BGSF. In addition, the School of Medicine continues expanding its reach on and off campus in teaching, clinical care, and research. Our team plays a vital and important role in delivering care, research, and services.
The position is Fire Alarm Technician II for Washington University School of Medicine. The position provides expertise in all areas of Fire Protection maintenance, installations, repairs, and troubleshooting and will be dedicated to learning the Fire Protection Systems on campus.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Knowledge of different Fire Control Systems (Johnson Controls, Siemens, Notifier, etc.).
Draining and Filling Wet Sprinkler Systems.
Fire Pump Testing (Knowledge of how to perform testing).
Knowledge of testing Fire Protection Systems (Requirements and how to perform testing).
Knowledge of Fire Protection Codes.
Prioritizes work and makes initial assessments of conditions and service needs.
Plans and completes the repairs on sprinkler and fire protection systems and controls for short-range projects.
Estimates labor time, requisitions materials needed, and requests other maintenance staff assistance for long-range projects.
Monitors outside service schedules and equipment installation by outside contractors.
Monitors service schedules/coordinates any interruptions in service (utility outages).
Interfaces with customers to schedule/coordinate any interruptions in service (utility outages).
Follows through on work in progress to verify proper facility conditions are restored.
Performs a variety of tasks involving fire protection systems.
Keeps Building Services supervisors aware of facility conditions, problems, and needs.
Maintains effective communication with other Facility Maintenance Coordinators and other maintenance staff.
Must be able to lift and carry tools and material weighing more than 50 pounds and carry items weighing 200 pounds with assistance.
Climb, balance, stoop, kneel, and crouch to gain access to pipes, wiring, and equipment.
Handles a variety of hand and power tools.
Technical Background (Fire Control Systems or Electronics).
Ability to diagnose/resolve varied maintenance problems involving Sprinkle and Fire Protection Control systems.
Resolves maintenance problems promptly to avoid disruption/delay in the work environment to staff or the public.
Near-visual acuity is needed to read equipment diagrams and inspect parts.
Depth perception, field of vision, and color vision needed to fit and install parts.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification.
Minimum of two years of experience in carpentry, plumbing and/or energy management.
Must obtain and maintain a Missouri Class E or Illinois Class D Driverâ™s license within 30 days of hire.
$20.76 - $32.21 / HourlyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
If you are unable to use our online application system and would like an accommodation, please emailÂ CandidateQuestions@wustl.eduÂ or call the dedicated accommodation inquiry number at 314-935-1149 and leave a voicemail with the nature of your request.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.
Want to Live Near Your Work and/or improve your commute? Take advantage of our free Metro transit U-Pass for eligible employees. We also offer a forgivable home loan of up to $12,500 for closing costs and a down payment for homes in eligible neighborhoods.
WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.
Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!
We offer 4 weeks of caregiver leave to bond with your new child. Family care resources are also available for your continued childcare needs. Need adult care? Weâ™ve got you covered.
WashU covers the cost of tuition for you and your family, including dependent undergraduate-level college tuition up to 100% at WashU and 40% elsewhere after seven years with us.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the Universityâ™s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.