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Evergreen Fire and Security Fire Alarm Journeyman in JBLM, Washington


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Fire Alarm Technician in JBLM, Washington

This position is located at Joint Base Lewis McChord and will work under the supervision of the Project Manager. Candidates must meet all requirements in order to be considered for the position. We are seeking a candidate who has the ability to identify and document deficiencies found during inspections; who can install, repair, program, and troubleshoot fire alarm systems from multiple manufacturers; and who is able to communicate effectively and professionally with employees, managers, and customers both written and verbally.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct confidence testing and inspection of fire alarm systems for customers;

  • Accurately complete system testing, inspection, correction, and work order reports

  • Troubleshoot, service, program and maintain fire alarm systems for customers;

  • Properly test all equipment after installation or repair to ensure each system performs as designed;

  • Install conduit, pull cable, and do rough-in and trim work when needed;

  • Train the customer on usage of all applicable products installed or upgraded;

  • Maintain company vehicle and uniform at or above standard;

  • Ensure compliance with all state and federal regulations;

  • Follow OSHA safety standards;

  • Ensure the job site is always left clean;

  • Maintain confidentiality at all times;

  • Join the weekly rotation for taking after-hour customer service calls;

  • Provide your own hand tools and multi-tester


  • NICET II Fire Alarm certification or ESA equivalent

  • Washington State EL-06 Journeyman License

  • Valid enhanced driver's license with excellent driving record

  • Must successfully pass a drug test and complete an employment background check

  • Must be a United States citizen


  • 4 years’ experience in fire alarm system installation, inspections, maintenance, and repairs

  • Experience with and an ability to troubleshoot fire alarm troubles, and trace and repair ground faults

  • Knowledgeable on NFPA 72 and NEC 70 regulations and codes

  • Capable of carrying and moving equipment or tools weighing up to 70 pounds

  • Ability to work in unusual and sometimes difficult positions such as climbing ladders, scaffolding and high lift equipment, utility vaults (confined spaces), above ceilings, etc.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule

  • Ability to adhere to, implement, and follow safety guidelines and procedures at all times

    Preferred Skills or certifications:

  • Manufacturer Certifications for Fire Alarm Systems (Gamewell, Edwards, Silent Knight, etc)

  • Experience with Security Systems, Access Control Systems, CCTV Systems and manufacturer certifications in any of these areas.

  • Experience or familiarity with water-based fire sprinkler systems

    Core Values and Character:

  • Strong Integrity – always honest

  • Customer Service Focused – ability to work well with customers

  • Possess Sound Judgement – solid decision making skills

  • Employees Always - team player, willing to share knowledge and experience

  • Resourcefulness – ability to take the initiative and get the job done

  • Communicate professionally with peers, customers, and managers

  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times

    The Benefits:

  • Competitive pay

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Paid holidays

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans

  • 401(k) plan

  • Up to 4% match available

  • 100% vested from day one

  • Healthcare flexible spending accounts

  • Dependent care flexible spending accounts

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Company sponsored group term life insurance

  • Corporate perks program

  • Opportunities to participate in voluntary benefits such as pet insurance, voluntary life insurance, disability insurance, long term care, hospital indemnity insurance, critical illness insurance, legal services, identity theft protection, and accident insurance

    Evergreen Fire & Security is unique in that there will be opportunities to work on government and military projects in addition to our commercial projects allowing you to gain additional experience in the installation, repair, testing and maintenance of fire alarm systems. We provide the opportunity for technicians to receive training and certifications on systems for personal and professional growth, and we offer our employees competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package that includes: healthcare, dental, and life insurance, 401k Plan with employer match, paid vacation and holidays, and more. Check us out on Facebook, LinkedIn, or at

    Evergreen Fire & Security is a federal government contractor with sensitive access requirements. As our employee, you must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information. Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job listing, our positions require U.S. citizenship due to the level of access to sensitive information and/or restricted facilities.

    No applicant for employment is denied equal opportunity because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs.

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