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Job: Fire Alarm Technician, Summit Fire & Protection, Iowa City, IA

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General Information


Job title:
Fire Alarm Technician
Job location:
Iowa City, IA  52240 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
11/30/2019
Job type:
Full-Time
Compensation:
Job Category:
Technician

Job Description


Summit Companies is a premier firm in the Fire Protection and Fire Life Safety industry with offices throughout the Midwest. We are currently seeking a Fire Alarm Technician to join our team in our Iowa City, IA office, with focus on fire detection & alarm service and inspections.

The successful candidate will be dependable and capable of inspecting, servicing, and maintaining various types of fire detection, fire alarm, and other similar low voltage systems. Related experience is required.

Responsibilities and Duties

Perform installations, inspections and service on a variety of fire protection equipment including: fire detection, fire alarm, clean agent systems, CO2 suppression systems, etc. Experience with clean agent and other suppression systems is preferred, but not required.
Seek out additional sales and service opportunities within existing customer locations, and advise the customer of compliance needs.
Develop long term relationships with customers and maintain customer retention


Job requirements:

Mechanical ability and basic hand tool knowledge.
Low voltage experience
Ability to lift 75 lbs+, safely use of ladders, work overhead and work in tight spaces.
Work efficiently with minimal supervision
Organizational skills are essential for success
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to learn quickly is a must.
High school degree or equivalent
Nicet 1/2 or a Michigan FAST license
We expect our service technicians to be self-driven. Although the position allows for some flexibility in scheduling customer visits, we expect a 40 hour minimum work week.

A valid driver's license with a good record is required. Applicant must pass a pre-employment drug test and physical.

Summit Companies is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
(Job number: 3830830)
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