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MD Anderson Cancer Center Fire Sprinkler Technician in Houston, Texas

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2019 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

The primary purpose of the Fire Sprinkler Technician position is to provide journey level work associated with hydraulic fire protection systems, and components.

Key Functions

  1. Performs highly skilled journey level work in the designing, installation, maintenance, and operation of hydraulic fire protection equipment, systems, and components.

  2. Performs both routine and preventive maintenance on those systems to include fire sprinkler wet systems, fire sprinkler dry systems, fire sprinkler pre action systems, fire pumps, pressure reducing valves and fire alarm systems.

  3. Performs code mandated commissioning and recurring maintenance testing of fire and life safety systems.

  4. Serves on-call team and on-call back up for fire alarm and automatic sprinkler issues. Will be available to return to duty outside their regularly scheduled work hours, due to sudden demands on staffing or unexpected increases in activity, including emergencies.

  5. Other duties as assigned.

The employee may be expected to be part of an on-call group and when assigned this responsibility will be compensated for that time. When on-call , the employee must be available and be able to respond in accordance to policy. Periods of alert when Emergency Conditions may be expected are not considered on-call.

Education Required:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred: Specific training courses in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards.

Experience Required:

Five years journeyman level experience in the mechanical trade, to include three years experience with fire alarm or sprinkler systems.

Preferred: Five years experience with sprinkler systems.

Licensure/Certification Required:

Class A, B or C valid Texas driver's license depending on the type and weight of vehicle to be operated and number of passengers to be carried and eligible to drive State and institutional vehicles.

Preferred:

  • National Institute of Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) Certifications

  • Sprinkler System General license (RME-G) by the Texas State Fire Marshal's Office

  • Sprinkler System General Inspector (RME-GI) by the Texas State Fire Marshal's Office

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 137617

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 38,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 47,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 57,000

  • Science Jobs: No

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