Summit Fire & Security

Fire Suppression Technician - Cleveland

Cleveland, OH
Summit Companies has built a portfolio of premier fire protection companies which collectively provi

Job Description

Fire Suppression Technician

Posted: Wednesday, 11/1/2023

Are you interested in working for the nation’s leading fire protection company and beginning a rewarding and satisfying career that helps save the lives of thousands each year? Do you want to be a part of a growing and expanding team of industry experts? If so, exploring career opportunities with Summit Fire & Security may be right for you!

JOB SUMMARY :
The purpose of the Fire Suppression Technician is to provide installation, inspection, service and/or repair of Fire Extinguishers and any Pre-Engineered Suppression Systems and/or Fire Alarm & Security system with minimal supervision.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES :
  • Use required tools and test equipment such as power machines groovers, cutters, band saw, lifts, etc. to repair or replace fire extinguishers, pre-engineered systems, and/or fire alarm & security systems components.
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of NFPA codes, standards, and systems such as all types of fire extinguishers, pre-engineered suppression systems and/or fire alarm & security systems.
  • Troubleshoot and identify defective components of pre-engineered suppression systems.
  • Repair or replace damaged components of pre-engineered suppression systems as well as fire extinguishers and/or fire alarm & security systems.
  • Communicate with internal and external customers in a professional manner.
  • Required to be punctual to required work locations and complete scheduled projects in timely manner.
  • Use Field Service Lightning to track work orders, materials needed, time on job, etc.
  • Complete documentation on work orders.
  • Understand and follow SFS’s Safety program, SDS book, Hazardous communication program, policies and procedures. Participate in weekly Toolbox talks. Employee must always know location all related safety documentation on each project.
  • Ensure company provided vehicle is clean and well maintained as required by company policies.
  • Sprinkler Technicians will be placed in on-call status as required by location to handle emergency service requests.
  • Periodically attend seminars or similar education/training sessions to stay abreast of latest technology, codes, and standards changes.
  • Train service technician trainees in all applicable aspects of this job description. Communicate with internal and external customers in a professional manner.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
The qualifications listed below are representative of the elements required to perform the job successfully, however in some cases, an equivalent combination of Education, Training, Certifications and Experience may meet the job qualifications.
Education, Training, Certifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
  • State or any required certification, preferred.
Experience, Knowledge, Skill Requirements:
  • 2 Fire Life Safety Industry experience specifically within Fire Suppression.
  • 2 years of professional computer skills
Communication Skills:
  • Must have the ability to effectively read, write and communicate in English with employees and customers.

Other Qualifications:
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record required.
  • Must be able to comply with SFS’s Drug and Alcohol policy and Background screening requirements, which may also include customer specific requirements based on contractual agreement.
  • Must be able to travel 90% of the time.
PHYSICAL & WORK ENVIROMENT REQUIREMENTS
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform Essential Job Duties.
Physical Requirements:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to bend, ascend and descend step stools, ladders and stairs, kneel, lift <50lbs, reach above and below shoulders, stand and walk for extended periods of time. Employee is required to see in color, close and far distances, peripheral, depth, and adjust focus. Employee will occasional be required to balance, crouch, drive, kneel, lift >50lbs, sit, stoop, twist, and work at heights.
Work Environment:
Employees will regularly be required to work outside, and be exposed to hot/cold temperatures, dust, fumes, chemicals, electrical hazards and noise. Employee will occasionally be required to work indoors in an office setting, work alone and with others. Employee must consistently wear all appropriate personal protective equipment, as required by company safety policies while visiting locations.


Summit Fire & Security
, a subsidiary of SFP Holding, Inc. (Summit Companies), is a full-service provider for fire detection, suppression, and security with a full suite of capabilities that includes design, installation, testing, inspections, and maintenance. We serve customer across many verticals on a local, regional, and national scale. We’re proud of our well-deserved reputation for quality work that’s completed by our talented and experienced installation workforce. Summit Fire & Security is a dynamic organization with endless growth opportunities spanning over 70 locations in more than 20 states.

Our company is consistently recognized for service excellence in the fire protection industry. Summit Fire & Security supports trade skills and workforce development by hosting Recognized Apprenticeships and on-the-job training (OJT) programs for new career-seekers. Many members of our leadership chair NFPA code compliance committees, serve on regional safety boards, and support technical education in local schools. Summit Fire & Security supports employees in their professional development by offering continued development, training, and education by encouraging NICET and other career-advancing certifications. We continually strive to be the Employer of Choice for highly motivated team members who want to succeed in a high-growth environment. We encourage initiative, independence, diversity, and personal career growth.

Demonstrating the combination of experience, knowledge, and customer service is the key to our performance and helps us achieve our goal of providing the highest quality fire protection services possible to protect lives and property.

Benefits

Summit Fire & Security offers extensive training opportunities, career advancement, competitive pay, bonus opportunities, along with an industry leading and affordable benefits package for eligible employees. Our benefits package includes:

  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with Company Match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Long-Term Disability – Employer Paid
  • Short-Term Disability – Employer Paid
  • Additional Voluntary Ancillary Benefits such as Accident and Hospital Indemnity
  • Life Insurance for Team Members and Dependents
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Program

Our Core Values

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  • We are PASSIONATE about life safety
  • We have INTEGRITY (Do the right thing)
  • We work in PARTNERSHIP with our customers and community
  • We constantly strive for OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE (Do things right)


Summit Fire & Security
participates in E-Verify & in alignment with our commitment to safety, we promote a drug-free workplace. Summit Fire & Security is an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

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Benefits
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with Company Match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Long-Term Disability – Employer Paid
  • Short-Term Disability – Employer Paid
  • Additional Voluntary Ancillary Benefits such as Accident and Hospital Indemnity
  • Life Insurance for Team Members and Dependents
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Program

Summit Fire & Security At A Glance

Summit Companies has built a portfolio of premier fire protection companies which collectively provide our customers with a complete set of services designed to protect buildings, assets and people. Together, our companies are a complete package of solutions for projects big and small — sharing a focus on professionalism, total customer satisfaction and solutions that work. We’ve completed projects ranging from large manufacturing plants to high-tech data storage installations; and from large commercial, public and office buildings to smaller retail and office facilities across the country. We offer, through our subsidiaries, diverse fire protection solutions: from large commercial projects, high-profile public projects and office buildings; to specialized high-tech fire suppression systems; to smaller scale fire protection for offices, commercial projects and residential applications. Any building that requires fire protection planning, design and installation can be handled by Summit.
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