Fire Systems Technician

ABC Fire Extinguisher Inc. is seeking a motivated individual to assist our needs in the fire alarm and fire suppression field. Prior experience with fire protection systems is required. For over 60 years, our family-owned business has been a fire safety industry leader in the western PA region due to our exceptional employees and loyal customers. We look forward to welcoming you to our team!  

Full Job Description 

Technician is responsible for assisting in various job duties such as: electrical installation, servicing/testing/inspecting of fire protection systems and other life safety devices including: 

  • Fire Suppression Systems 

  • Fire Alarm Systems 

  • Security Systems 

  • CCTV 

  • Access Control 

  • Fire Suppression Systems 

  • Kitchen Appliance Shutdown

Duties and Responsibilities

This list is not intended to be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all requirements assigned to this job. ABC Fire reserves the right to change or assign other duties to this position. When need arises, all personnel may perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities.  

  • Maintain a safe and clean jobsite environment 

  • Install and program control panels and all other equipment for fire protection systems 

  • Understanding of building plans and electrical layouts 

  • Work in compliance with various codes such as NFPA72, NFPA17, and NEC 

  • Inspect and test systems to ensure all components are performing properly and comply with safety requirements and manufacturer's specifications 

  • Pull wire in areas such as drop ceilings, walls, thru conduit, etc. 

  • Bend, cut, and install conduit per NEC code 

  • Obtain and remain current in certifications and accolades such as NICET 

Additional Qualifications 

  • Prior fire alarm or fire suppression system experience 

  • Understanding of fundamental laws of electricity 

  • Ability to work flexible hours  

  • High school diploma or equivalent – relevant trade school a plus 

  • Must be able to work in a team setting 

  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record 

  • Ability to pass a drug screening 

Other Requirements 

  • Ability to lift 75+ pounds 

  • Work in jobsite settings at customer facilities 

  • Climbing and working on ladders or at heights achieved in a lift 

  • Positive attitude and desire to learn  

  • Personal protective equipment provided by employer except for safety shoes 

Benefits Offered 

  • Competitive Salary 

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance 

  • Paid Time Off 

  • Seven Holidays Off Paid 

  • Retirement Plan with Company Match 

  • Company Provided Cell Phone 

  • Fitness Center – with Free Weights and Cardio Equipment 


  • Hourly rate 

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