The security and fire alarm installer is responsible for general installation and maintenance of security and fire alarm systems. Their main objective is to install, program, and repair security and fire alarm systems. The security and fire alarm installer is also responsible for troubleshooting any wiring or equipment issues that may interfere with the safe and effective operation of the security and fire alarms. Additionally, they are responsible for ensuring that all alarms, wiring, and equipment meets any relevant safety codes and standards. Safety and fire alarm installers work in a large variety of fields including industrial, medical, finance, business, automotive, retail, and others; these installers also complete installations in residential areas.
Security or Fire Alarm Systems Installer Tasks
Test backup batteries, keypad programming, sirens, and all security features in order to ensure proper functioning, and to diagnose malfunctions.
Install, maintain, or repair security systems, alarm devices, and related equipment.
Examine systems to locate problems such as loose connections or broken insulation.
Demonstrate systems for customers, and explain details such as the causes and consequences of false alarms.