Fire Suppression Systems Technician

Fire Defense Equip.
Royal Oak, MI
Oct 12, 2017
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Job Description

FIRE DEFENSE EQUIPMENT Co., Inc. - A Michigan based, family owned business since 1949.

Fire Suppression Systems Technician: (Full-time employment opportunities & internships)

Description / Summary of duties: Seeking candidates who are trained or interested in becoming trained technicians to inspect and maintain automated fire protection systems including suppression, fire alarm, sprinkler, and explosion protection. Additional responsibilities may include inspecting/servicing emergency lighting modules and portable fire extinguishers. Work involves functional testing, weighing, and filling out detailed documentation/forms for record keeping. Candidates must have an aptitude for comprehending basic computer menus and possess general knowledge of electrical, plumbing, and mechanical work. Typical Work Day: A typical day will involve traveling to single or multiple customer locations. While at each location, the technician will perform inspections of equipment in accordance with National Fire Protection Association requirements & local standards. Another typical day may involve participating in the fabrication of a customized control panel at one of our facilities for a customer-specific application. Periodic travel throughout the U.S. and an occasional trip to Canada & Mexico may occur.
Work environments: Work environments include commercial, industrial, institutional, and government facilities. These would include but not be limited to data processing centers, heat treating facilities, pharmaceutical manufacturing, automotive painting & assembly, food processing/packaging, hospitals, general office spaces, and all types of medical care facilities. Equipment Locations: Equipment is located on ceilings, above ceilings, under raised floors and adjacent to various types of processing or manufacturing equipment. An individual will generally be on his/her feet a good part of each day and will occasionally work from ladders, scaffolds and some hard to reach areas. Safety procedures must always be followed. Each employee will successfully complete comprehensive safety training.

Individuals in this Job Role will:
• Be reliable, conscientious, courteous, and detailed oriented

• Demonstrate and/or develop an ability to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, schematics, and job specifications.

• Demonstrate and/or develop an ability to understand and utilize software and electrical technologies.

• Be proficient in Microsoft programs, including Word and Excel

• Either have a valid Michigan Fire Alarm Specialty Technician's license and/or NICET Level II certification, or Fire Defense Equipment Co., will enroll them in the State approved apprenticeship program.

• Perform self-study to obtain technical proficiency and grow a career in the fire protection industry.

• Be willing to work overtime

• Have a valid driver's license; 'C'-CDL with Hazmat endorsement is preferred.

• Have a reasonably clean drivers record and no felony convictions.

• Undergo drug testing as part of the employment process.

Interested applicants, please contact:

Paul Rossi | Business Operations Manager

Fire Defense Equipment Co., Inc.

4350 Delemere Blvd.

Royal Oak, MI 48073

(248) 549-8113 (x-331)

Company Description
Fire Defense Equipment Co., Inc. is 68+ year company based out of Royal Oak, Michigan. We are actively conducting a talent search for potential candidates to fill open Fire Suppression Systems Field "Technician" positions within our company.

As a simple parallel to the attached document, our technical job roles can best be described as; combining industrial electrician with mechanic responsibilities, requiring an aptitude and knowledge of basic electricity, pneumatics and computers. Work would be similar to that of a combined electrician, plumber and mechanic, while possessing a good understanding of computers and related menu logic. These open positions are for full time employment. Individuals that qualify for these job roles utilize company provided vehicles, laptops, iphones, work equipment and related supplemental training is also available. Company sponsored 401k, Health, Dental and Group Life programs are also available to qualified employees.

If your interest, education and prior work experience provide an alignment with this critical job role, I would like to schedule an initial telephone interview with you. Additionally, if you have an interest in this type of work but have limited work experience in these areas, please do not hesitate to follow-up with me as we may also consider individuals that have transferable skills for these positions.

Royal Oak, MI


Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:07:13 PDT