Amerex -Fire Test Technician

Synapse Wireless

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Trussville, AL

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:


Work under the direction of a Design Engineer and perform fire testing of Amerex products in compliance with the appropriate test specification. Insure the equipment to be tested is properly prepared for the test in accordance with the directions of the Design Engineer. Perform all the duties deemed necessary in the cleaning, restoring and maintaining the laboratory building and equipment.



Perform fire testing of Amerex fire equipment in compliance with the appropriate specification.

Conduct small scale fire testing for research and development.

Assist in or perform fabrication of special fire test equipment or components as directed by the product design engineer.

Train and direct any temporary personal assigned to aid in testing.

Insure a clean and safe environment for work and testing.

Record fire test results in an orderly manner when directed by the Design Engineer.

Must be able to work with other departments to accomplish work goals in a timely manner.

Make recommendations of improvements for all areas of responsibility when noticed.

Follow all company policies with special regard to safety, quality control, regulatory, and materials handling.

Fill out all company, departmental, and Quality paperwork as required.


High School Diploma or GED.

Certified Fire Fighter Required.Must be a “self-starter”, mature and able to work with little or no supervision. Mechanically inclined with a working knowledge of machinery and hand tools.

Hot Work/welding experieince preferred.General knowledge of basic electrical circuits and standard laboratory techniques in the use of graduated cylinders and weight scales is a plus. Able to stand for extended periods of time while wearing fire-fighting gear.

Ability to work in dusty environment containing fire-fighting substances such as dry chemical, wet chemical, smoke or excessive heat. The environment produced by fire test consist of: grease, grease laden vapors, dust, smoke, soot, heat and cold conditions during the performance of work may not be any different than those found outside. In general the working conditions are dirty and at time somewhat dangerous.Ability to work various hours/shift as needed for testing.Ability to lift 50 lbs. when required. Regularly required to stand, climb, walk and reach with hands and arms. Wear required safety equipment including respirator or breathing apparatusComply with all company policies and procedures