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Level I Licensed Fire Alarm Installer

San Antonio, TX 78233

Posted: 06/24/2024 Employment Type: FullTime Job Number: 138515 Pay Rate: $19-$22 DOE

Job Description

Are you a licensed fire alarm installer looking to advance your career? TradeSTAR is seeking a dedicated Level I Fire Alarm Installer for a contract-to-hire position with one of our esteemed clients in San Antonio. This role focuses on commercial fire alarm installations, offering a path to grow within a reputable company.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Installation and Maintenance: Install and maintain commercial fire alarm systems, ensuring they comply with local and national safety standards.
  • Troubleshooting: Diagnose and repair issues with fire alarm systems, ensuring optimal performance and safety.
  • System Testing: Conduct regular testing of fire alarm systems, including smoke detectors, panels, and alarm devices to ensure they are fully operational.
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate records of installations, inspections, and repairs, ensuring all documentation meets regulatory requirements.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with project managers, electricians, and other team members to ensure seamless integration of fire alarm systems into commercial projects.


  • License: Valid State of Texas Fire Alarm license.
  • Experience: Proven experience with commercial fire alarm systems, including knowledge of NFPA codes and standards.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in reading blueprints and schematics, understanding of various fire alarm components and their functions.
  • Attention to Detail: Strong focus on accuracy and safety, with the ability to identify and address potential issues proactively.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to explain technical information clearly.

About the Client:

Our client is a prominent provider of fire alarm, sprinkler, and extinguisher services with over 35 years of industry experience. Specializing in commercial fire safety systems, they are known for their commitment to quality service and innovative solutions.

Why Join Us?

  • Competitive Compensation: Attractive pay rates with potential for overtime.
  • Career Growth: Opportunities for professional development and advancement within a supportive team environment.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Access to health insurance, matching 401K, and other employee benefits.
  • Training: Ongoing on the job training and certification opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge.

How to Apply:

For immediate consideration, send your resume to or call us at 210-930-7827. Visit us at 12770 Cimarron Path, Suite 116, San Antonio, TX 78249, Monday through Friday between 8 AM and 5 PM.

Join TradeSTAR and take the next step in your fire alarm installation career!

Background Profile for Level I Fire Alarm Installer:

  • Cable Pulling: Experience pulling cable in J-hooks, bridle rings, and conduit.
  • Device Termination: Familiarity with basic device terminations, such as horn/strobes, pull devices, and smoke detectors.
  • Troubleshooting: Basic troubleshooting and service capabilities.
  • Test Equipment: Understanding of Volt-Ohm meter operation, assisting in basic testing and troubleshooting.
  • NFPA Standards: Knowledge of basic NFPA standards, including understanding the role of the "authority having jurisdiction" and the concepts of "approved" and "listed" in the context of fire alarm systems.
  • Wiring Requirements: Knowledge of wiring requirements and protection for fire alarm systems, including selecting appropriate outlet and junction boxes, cable, and conduit.



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TradeSTAR - San Antonio Cable Team
San Antonio Cable Team

Team TradeSTAR San Antonio serves as your career agent, with a mentality that we are successful when you are successful. Our goal is to match your individual personality and skills to help you develop a career in the industry and keep you working to meet your personal and professional objectives.

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