Fire Alarm Technician

May 2, 2024 by
Fire Alarm Technician
Tyler Fannie

ABC Fire Extinguisher Inc. is seeking a qualified individual to assist our needs in the fire alarm field. Prior experience with electrical or fire safety devices is desired, but ABC will provide thorough training to ensure future success in the position. 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 providing on-site service to our customers around the greater Pittsburgh area. It will be expected to complete assigned routes in our fully equipped vehicle compiled of inspecting, testing, repairing, and maintaining fire alarm systems to our established customer base; Assess and ensure fire safety codes are satisfied and propose remedies if not; Assistance on fire alarm installation projects.

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

- Review new project information with lead technician

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

- Mechanical aptitude and experience using hand/power tools

- 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 

Additional Qualifications

- Prior fire alarm system experience

- Understanding of fundamental laws of electricity

- Ability to work flexible hours 

- Pertinent certifications would include: NICET, OSHA, BICSI, ICC, Electrician License

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

- Basic understanding of design such as blueprints and wiring schematics 

- 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 Pay

- Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance

- Paid Time Off

- Eight Holidays Off Paid

- Retirement Plan with Company Match

- Company Provided Cell Phone

- Company Provided Work Vehicle

- Fitness Center – with Free Weights and Cardio Equipment


- Hourly rate

- Bonus pay available

Send us your resume