Supervisor, Fire Protection Alarm Systems

Massachusetts, United States
05 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
05 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

SUPERVISOR, FIRE PROTECTION ALARM SYSTEMSFacilities-Repair and Maintenance, to provide leadership and supervision to the fire protection team responsible for the maintenance,  repair, inspections, and testing of the fire protection and life safety systems across campus in accordance with NFPA, Massachusetts, and other local codes and standards.  Will plan and schedule preventive maintenance and daily work assignments for team members; maintain appropriate documentation to satisfy NFPA regulatory and insurance requirements; provide QA/QC to ensure the highest quality of work; coordinate and provide training for changes and additions to NFPA, state, and local codes; coordinate and support fire protection shutdowns; participate in the design review process for new projects and assist with the commissioning of all new installations; provide oversight of outside contractors; act as project manager for small construction projects and as liaison with Cambridge Fire Department; and assist with campus emergency responses as needed.  

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: high school diploma or its equivalent; at least five years’ experience in a supervisory role and with installing and maintaining fire protection and life safety alarm systems; Massachusetts’ master electrical license; familiarity with sprinkler systems, fire pumps, and fire extinguishers in accordance with NFPA, Massachusetts, and other local codes and standards; proficiency with job planning and execution   for managing work order backlogs and making sound judgments when prioritizing daily work; strong organizational, interpersonal, and written and oral communication skills; strong computer skills and experience working with word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications; valid driver’s license; and ability to maneuver in and around mechanical rooms and on rooftops.  

PREFERRED associate’s degree in fire science and familiarity with SAP work order and planning modules. Job #18987-9

Must be available to respond to off-hour campus emergencies and to work any shift deemed appropriate due to operational needs.

MIT will conduct a background check (including checking criminal records) for finalists.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.

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