Alarm System Auditor II

Underwriters Laboratories Inc. - Richmond, BC (30+ days ago)

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At UL, we know why we come to work.:
Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change.

Satisfying? Yes.

Exciting? Absolutely!

In this role, you will conduct listing and annual field inspections for various burglar and fire alarm system installations by thoroughly examining and evaluating equipment, and preparing inspection reports. Review inspection results and corrective action measures for compliance with UL Listing requirements. Conduct revisits when initial annual inspection reveals need for facility modifications and/or corrective actions. Establish new Listings for burglar and fire alarm systems. Conduct Listing and annual inspections of central station monitoring facilities. Maintain and apply working knowledge of latest alarm equipment technology.

As our global footprint continues to grow, we are looking for an Alarm Auditor with a focus on safety & security to join our team in Vancouver.

What youâll learn & achieve::
You will manage new projects
You will be supported with a strong team of technicians
You will be able to network and collaborate with peers
You are free to add new ideas and processes to the mix

What makes you a great fit::
Conduct all burglar and fire alarm system field inspections and service tests to determine that assigned alarm installation companies are providing Certificates and service in compliance with UL and other applicable requirements. Transfers inspection results to appropriate UL forms and prepares detailed inspection reports.
Conduct annual field inspections of all burglar and fire alarm systems to verify that performance of the system, arrangement of monitoring devices, continuity of circuits, wiring of control units, and other security elements are consistent with the types of systems listed on the Certificates. Prepares reports of findings and effectively follow-up to verify that deficiencies are resolved.
Maintain and apply knowledge of all applicable burglar and fire alarm equipment and installation standards, the Canadian Electrical Code, National Building and Fire Codes, applicable building codes, latest alarm equipment technology, alarm technology practices and UL policies and procedures.
Conduct Listing inspections for all burglar and fire alarm systems, by examining and evaluating equipment to verify that components are compatible with each other and the system meets applicable standards. Prepare procedure reports, correspondence and associated materials related to new work, revisits, and Listing inspections.
Communicate with customers to schedule appointments, discuss UL requirements for Listing compliance, explain results of field inspections, and resolve adverse field report findings. Provides information to Authorities Having Jurisdiction and other external bodies as required. May assist in educating the public in areas of burglar and fire alarm safety.
Conduct annual central station monitoring inspections by examining and evaluating facilities to verify that the equipment, standby power, installation techniques, service, and building are in compliance with UL standards. Conduct detailed listing inspections.
Read and interpret equipment installation literature, wiring diagrams and building blueprints to verify that alarm system equipment and operations room security meet UL requirements for installation, operation and maintenance.
Develop and manage a work schedule from an annual assignment of tasks. This includes scheduling appointments with customers, reviewing files for a profile of past performance, selecting certificates to be analyzed, and arranging travel schedules and hotel accommodations.
Conduct building consultations by reviewing building plans/blueprints and performing site inspections to evaluate suitability of construction materials, electrical systems, utilities, security, signal processing and administrative systems.
Analyze previous years’ inspection reports to verify and check inspection results.
Perform other duties as directed.

What youâll experience working at UL::
Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.

Learn More::
University or College Graduate in: Electronics, Electrical, Computer or System related fields.
Eight years of technical experience in Integrated Security Systems, Burglar Alarms and Fire Alarms or Related Industry.
CFAA Fire Alarm Technician License and or ASTTBC certification or equivalent is considered an asset.
50% Mobility (Ability to travel up to 50% of the time). Assignments will be located in Greater Vancouver and different areas of British Columbia and Alberta. Willing to use own vehicle for such business travel.
Detailed knowledge of the technical vocabulary and concepts common to the fire and burglar alarm industry.
Working knowledge of applicable testing apparatus and techniques common to the fire and burglar alarm industry.
Can demonstrate ability to prepare thorough procedure reports and any associated materials related to listing inspections.
Ability to identify and manage priorities as demonstrated by efficiently establishing, tracking, and meeting schedules for multiple projects while maintaining project quality.
Dedicated to customer’s needs, flexibility, cooperative.
Confident, calm and decisive personality.
Wants to work for a global market leader in the certification industry, with recognized expertise in the testing, inspecting and certifying solutions.
Comfortable communicating to the team fresh out-of-the-box ideas from an outside-in perspective.

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our ever day. This is our normal.

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Job ID: 2020 – 17460

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