AECOM Alarm Technician in Kennedy Space Center, Florida

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149536BR

Position Title Alarm Technician

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Florida

City Kennedy Space Center

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM’s Global Support Services (GSS) organization resides within AECOM’s Government business line and is comprised of three divisions — International Development, Operations and Mission Support, and Global Programs. GSS has the international presence, personnel networks and procurement infrastructure to deliver support for any mission, anywhere. We optimize the reliability, availability and sustainability of equipment, logistics systems and facilities for clients around the world. GSS supports the U.S. Government, non-U.S. Governments and industry clients with worldwide program management, planning, design, operations and maintenance, logistics, aviation services, security, international development, environmental and civil engineering and mission and intelligence support.

Job Summary

Independently perform installation, maintenance, modification, trouble-shooting, repair adjustment, calibration, verification, certification, test and operation of electronic/electrical equipment and devices comprising the KSC protective alarm (fire, security, oxygen deficiency, etc) and traffic control systems to meet system requirements. Perform any work assigned to the employees in the classification. Perform work in other classifications when incidental but necessary to accomplish work assignment.

Performs duties in compliance with Federal, State, local, NASA and Air Force laws and regulations and requirements and KSC/CCAFS energy management conservation regulations, collective bargaining agreements, security, safety, hurricane and other specialized programs or contractual requirements relating to the business of the section, working within the limits of established policy.


  1. Work from verbal information, schematics, blueprints, wiring diagrams, documents, vendor manuals and applicable national, state and municipal specification and codes.

  2. Use electrical, electronic and mechanic test equipment, instruments, standards, measuring devices and shop tools such as meters, scopes, generators, counters, resistance soldering units, probes, etc.

  3. Ensure systems operate properly after performing repairs for maintenance.

  4. Respond to call-ins when off duty to perform emergency service.

  5. Activate/deactivate systems in support of STS operations, OMI’s and utility outages.

  6. Interface with other contractor technicians, engineers, coordinators, safety personnel, security personnel, and occupants of all KSC facilities.

  7. Implement and maintain logs, charts, graphs and records, as required.

  8. Maintain licenses, permits, etc., required for performance of assigned tasks.

  9. Must be able to acquire and maintain security clearance, area permit(s), andcertifications as applies to classification.

  10. Must possess a valid Florida Driver’s License.Performs other related and/or associated duties as required.

This classification may include managing hazardous materials or other environmental responsibilities.

Minimum Requirements

High school diploma with specialized military/commercial electronic industry training from a vocational, military,community college or accredited institution. Five years experience in maintenance/installation/repair of firedetection/suppression systems, electronic security systems, CCTU, and traffic controllers.

Must be able to lift 30pounds, climb ladders, and work at heights.

Preferred Qualifications

Journeyman’s license preferred.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.