Alarm System Auditor II

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Alarm System Auditor - Alberta

Exciting opportunity with our Engineering team! Utilize your Auditing skills to help fulfill UL’s Safety Mission!

UL is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety solutions from the public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in areas such as sustainability, renewable energy, mobile payment security and nanotechnology. Dedicated to promoting safe living and working environments, UL helps safeguard people, products and places in important ways, facilitates trade and provides peace of mind.


About the Position


Conducts Listing and annual field inspections for all burglar and fire alarm system installations by examining and evaluating equipment, and preparing inspection reports. Reviews inspection results and corrective action measures for compliance with UL Listing requirements. Conducts revisits when initial annual inspection reveals need for facility modifications and/or corrective actions. Establishes new Listings for burglar and fire alarm systems. Conducts Listing and annual inspections of central station monitoring facilities. Maintains and applies working knowledge of latest alarm equipment technology.


What You Will Do

  • Conducts 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.
  • Conducts 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 report of findings and follows up to verify that deficiencies are resolved.
  • Maintains and applies current 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.
  • Conducts 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. Prepares procedure reports, correspondence and associated materials related to new work, revisits, and Listing inspections.
  • Communicates 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.
  • Conducts 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. Conducts Listing inspections.
  • Reads and interprets 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.
  • Develops and manages a work schedule from an annual assignment of work. 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.
  • Conducts 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.
  • Analyzes previous years inspection reports to verify and check inspection results.
  • Performs other duties as directed.




If you have the below, we would like to hear from you

  • Some University education in applied science or a related discipline.
  • CFAA or electrical with fire alarm experience.
  • Eight years directly related industry experience.
  • Detailed knowledge of the technical vocabulary common to the fire and burglar alarm industry.
  • Working knowledge of applicable testing apparatus and techniques common to the fire and burglar alarm industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare procedure reports and associated materials related to Listing inspections.
  • Ability to identify and manage priorities as demonstrated by the ability to establish, track, and meet schedules for multiple projects while maintaining project quality.
  • Strong customer focus, flexibility.
  • 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.

Join our Auditing Team and make a difference! 

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Job ID: 2018 - 8256

Underwriters Laboratories of Canada supports the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Human Rights Code in our recruitment process. Any assessment and selection materials or processes used during the recruitment process will be available in an accessible format to applicants with disabilities, upon request. If contacted for an interview, please advise Human Resources if you require disability-related accommodation.


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