Viveiros, Chauvin and Champignie of NSG Life Safety earn NICET certification

February 14, 2020 - Rhode Island
Shown (from left) are: Chris Viveiros, Kyle Chauvin, and Torrey Champignie.

East Providence, RI NSG Life Safety recognized the achievement of NICET (National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies) certification for three employees.

After a training syllabus and on-the-job training, NSG’s engineering staff members have earned their NICET Certification in Fire Alarm Engineering Technologies.

NSG Life Safety’s president, Dan Chauvin said, “For two consecutive years, NSG has been honored as North America’s largest Autocall dealer. This achievement is a direct result of the efforts and commitment of our engineering group. The future of NSG and the fire alarm industry as a whole, is reliant on the cultivation of young talent to replace an aging group life safety professionals.  Our team represents the next wave of building systems experts.”

Systems engineer, Chris Viveiros has earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Rhode Island in Mechanical Engineering.

Sales engineer, Kyle Chauvin earned a bachelor’s degree from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy in International Business.

Project engineer, Torrey Champignie earned a bachelor’s degree from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy in Facilities Engineering.

Established in 1961, NICET is a non-profit organization providing recognition and certification for engineering technicians and technologists in the U.S.

All NICET programs are designed by industry experts to ensure that companies in engineering and technology fields have a qualified workforce. As a result, the institute greatly invests in its members by promoting their continuing professional development through job placement services that connect employers with highly qualified technicians and technologists.

For technicians, the program requires a written and multiple-choice test and documentation including a work history, recommendations, and usually a supervisor to verify your proficiency for certain skills.

For technologists, the certification requires a 4-year degree in a field related to engineering technology, and at the advanced level, a work history including references.

For a company, NICET certifications mean that any potential candidate with a NICET certification has been evaluated by an objective third party including committees of experts, and is guaranteed to have the qualifications necessary to fulfill your needs. This means that their quality of work—and ultimately the quality of the products and services that they perform—will be of the highest standards.

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