Fire Alarm & Security Systems Service Technician
Job Details
Fire Fighter Sales and Service Company - Warrendale, PA
Full Time
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Road Warrior
Skilled Labor - Trades
Job Summary

The Fire Alarm Systems Service Technician will be responsible for the installation, repair, inspection, and servicing of fire alarm systems and other life safety devices.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

The following list is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  The employer reserves the right to change or assign other duties to this position.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. 


  • Trouble shoot, repair, and perform tests and inspections on a variety of fire alarm and fire suppression systems
  • Perform required preventative maintenance on a variety of fire alarm systems
  • Work directly with customer to resolve their problems
  • Complete all necessary reports to comply with NFPA reporting and record keeping recommendations
  • Perform 24-hour emergency on-call duties in a rotation with many other techs, once able to work independently
  • Will be required to obtain: NICET certifications, West Virginia Electrical and Ohio Fire Marshal Licenses (Company Funded)
Job Requirements/Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Experience working with fire alarm systems
  • NICET certification -- a plus, but will be required within the first year
  • Proficient at trouble-shooting hardware problems, understanding blueprints and wiring schematics, using multi-meters and other tooling
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be organized and detail-oriented
  • Must be a team player
  • Customer service experience
  • Must be willing and available to work overtime when required
  • Ability to adapt to change with little advance notification
  • Must have a clean driving record and reliable transportation
  •  Ability to pass drug test 

Work Environment/Physical Requirements: 

  • Work offsite at customer facilities – clean/unclean conditions, hot/cold environment 
  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds and maneuver 300-lb cylinders with proper tooling
  • Ability to climb ladders and work from heights in a lift when needed
  • Safety shoes, hard hats and other safety apparel may be required at certain sites
  • Company uniforms provided
  • Some overnight travel may be required

What we offer:

  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits following 30 days of employment
  • Paid PTO during your first year
  • 7 paid holidays
  • 401K plan with company-matched funds
  • Company-logo work attired provided
  • Company-paid life insurance, long term disability insurance
  • Option to purchase supplemental benefits
  • Possibility to get company vehicle when able to work independently
  • Referral program

Fire Fighter Sales and Service Co. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran or military status.