Position Description

Fire Technician Level II
Location Springfield, VA
Job Code 1021
# of Openings 1
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Orion Management is looking for a Fire Technician that can perform semi-complex work within technical or paraprofessional area.  The ideal candidates can effectively identify problems as they occur and take appropriate steps to solve them in situations where the problem is not difficult or complex.   As a Fire Technician, you will be responsible for, but not limited to overseeing and performing the following functions:


Job Responsibilities:


  • Repair and maintain Fire Alarm systems including installation and maintenance of commercial, government, and private industry sites. 
  • Respond to service calls on integrated Fire Alarm & Mass Notification systems.
  • Ensures Fire Alarm & Mass Notification installations are completed correctly and in a timely manner.
  • Provides technical support to sales and customers as needed.
  • Troubleshoot system operation while ensuring a timely delivery.
  • Assesses and reacts to new developments or unexpected problems in the field with as little production loss as possible.
  • Accurately analyzes problems or anticipates problem areas.
  • Maintains flow of field documentation to include change orders, head-end configuration, system drawings and diagrams, shop drawings, and as-built information.
  • Assists and advises on the preparation of "Operation and Maintenance" manuals as necessary.
  • Assumes full control of testing procedures during and at completion of system installation.
  • Programs systems with a test configuration and initiates a working test regardless of system communication design.
  • Maintains technical and quality bridge between internal departments and contract client.
  • Notifies management of possible cost savings or cost incurred in a timely manner.
  • Maintains safety and HAZCOM program while in the field.
  • Adheres to company rules and regulations as set forth in the company handbook or other official source.
  • Responds to service calls as required during normal business hours and on weekends and after hours as scheduled.


Basic Requirements:


  • Demonstrates comprehensive working knowledge of basic electronic system design and repair.
  • Familiarity with a variety of infrastructure support systems, including surface mounts using one and two hole straps, and hanging cable racks using Unit-strut, all-thread, dropped/insert in anchors) on a variety of wall and ceiling surface types.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of applicable government standards and guidelines for Fire Alarm & Mass Notification systems, anti-terrorism/force protection, and / or facilities Fire Alarm & Mass Notification design.
  • Must be US citizen and will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


Other Requirements:


  • Manufacturer’s technician certification or training in any of the following systems is preferred: EST, Notifire, Simplex, to include Panel programming and equipment wiring and terminations.
  • 2-6 years of functional experience or NICET Level 2 or 1 Certification
  • Education: Associate's degree or 1-2 years of vocational technical training preferred. HS diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must be very professional and possess excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team of technicians in the installation of Government Fire Alarm systems, to include start up, installation, testing and signoff.
  • Ability to travel on short and long term out of town assignments


Pay Range:  Pay based on your level of experience and past performance
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flex Spending, Retirement (401K)


Orion is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer :.

It is the policy of Orion Management LLC to provide equal opportunity for all qualified persons and not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status, and citizenship status.  This policy applies to recruitment and placement, promotion, training, transfer, retention, rate of pay and all other details and conditions of employment.


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