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DynCorp International LLC. Fire Alarm Technician/ Site Manager in OCONAL DHAFRA AIR BASE, United Arab Emirates

Job Summary

The Fire Alarm Technician/Site Manager shall manage, maintain and adhere to technical orders and good commercial practices for all fire and electronic controls maintenance actions throughout the base.

Principal Accountabilities

(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract)

  • Make periodic inspections to see that all equipment and controls are operating properly and are in good condition

  • Inspect, test, and maintain fire detection and alarm systems

  • Interprets instrument and meter readings; wiring diagrams, schematics, drawings and technical publications

  • Expertise with the use of applicable test equipment

  • Knowledge of safety rules and practices; environmental policies; principles of management

  • Operation and repair of on-site fire alarm and control systems

  • Submit timely reports

  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Must be registered, licensed, or certified by a state or local authority

  • Must be qualified by an organization listed by a nationally recognized testing laboratory for the servicing of fire alarm systems

  • Must have fluency in reading, writing, and speaking, and understanding English

  • Knowledge of document and report writing

  • Knowledge of principles of electronics and electricity; types, capacity, and purpose of low voltage circuits, circuit breakers, switches, fuses, regulators, relays, instruments, and meters associated with the skills and ability to inspect, test, and maintain fire detection and alarm systems; interpreting instrument and meter readings; wiring diagrams, schematics, drawings and technical publications; use and purpose of applicable test equipment; principles of management; and operation and repair of on-site fire alarm and control systems

  • Knowledge of safe work practices and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Knowledge of lockout and tag out procedures

  • Ability to use a computer and related software

Experience & Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience related to the requirements and qualifications necessary to manage and perform the task.

  • NFPA or equivalent certification

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable

  • Able to lift at least 30 to 50 pounds

  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions

  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions


  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally

Job: *Facilities / Maintenance / Repair

Title: Fire Alarm Technician/ Site Manager


Requisition ID: 1900604

DynCorp International is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. DynCorp International provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals in accordance with applicable federal law. The company will provide reasonable accommodation for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the company’s operations. Applicants who need a reasonable accommodation during the employment application process should contact 817-224-7459. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation should call this number.

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