View Job

Shop Technician

CertaSite | Kalamazoo MI 49007 USA | Full Time | Posted: 03/28/2023

Job Descriptiontop

Who are we?

CertaSite is a fast-growing fire protection and life safety company. Fire and life safety is our passion. Its all we think about. We leverage our hard-earned expertise to give people peace of mind, confidence, and more time to pursue their core businesses. Since 2018, we have grown from four to 18 markets while serving more than 30,000 customers throughout the Midwest.

As we grow and expand into new markets, we are building a team that loves what they do and has fun doing it. If you are looking to be challenged every day, for an opportunity to make a meaningful impact, and to grow with a mission- and people-driven company focused on the customer, we hope you will consider this amazing opportunity.

Our Mission: To provide a meaningful impact to as many lives as possible.

Our Vision: To be the most dependable and simplified life safety solution on the planet.

Our Values:

  • Passionate We are on a relentless pursuit to be great, not just good enough. And we have fun doing it.
  • Impactful Our work makes a real difference in the world. We literally save lives, but thats just the beginning.
  • Innovative We believe there is always a better way. We dont stop until we find it.
  • Genuine We do what we say, and we mean it. We are authentic and dependable.


We are looking for a shop technician to perform shop services for fire extinguishers, pre-engineered and engineered system cylinders, and other compressed gas cylinders for compliance with applicable life-safety and fire-safety requirements, federal, state, and local ordinances, customer requirements, and the expectations and requirements of the company. This is a fast paced and demanding role with high visibility within the company. This role reports to the shop manager.


  • Maintain inventory in the shop and assist with count as needed
  • Perform inventory counts as required
  • Keep shop organized and clean
  • Ensure DOT compliance for hydro systems and other key areas of the business
  • Manage testing records and verify accuracy for DOT inspections
  • Maintain, clean, and organize all shop tools
  • Check specialty tools in and out
  • Building maintenance and cleaning as needed
  • Responsible for maintaining extinguishers and system cylinders in various locations in shop such as: complete work, return bins, swap outs, condemned extinguishers, swap systems cylinders
  • Record and document all inspections, repairs, discrepancies, and recommendations either electronically or manually
  • Maintain a good positive relationship with the customer and pass on information to the appropriate personnel for follow up, quotes, questions, or concerns
  • Maintain equipment and tools necessary to safely perform job
  • Work in compliance with the Company's safety program


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • This is an entry level position
  • Must possess the ability to calculate basic math including fractions, decimals and percentages
  • Must possess the knowledge and ability to understand and operate basic computer functions, operating systems and software applications such as Windows, Word, Apple IOS, Android and Outlook. In addition, required to learn and use industry specific devices and software
  • Must currently have a valid U.S. driver's license


  • 0 2 years of experience as a shop technician in the fire life safety industry
  • NAFED 10 within 90 days of hire
  • Ability to operate a forklift
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Strong mechanical and technical aptitude
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Problem-solving skills


  • Overtime may be required, and the number of hours may vary based on work location
  • May be exposed to all kinds of work environments. Varying work environments from hot to cold temperatures and exposure to dust
  • Occasionally asked to travel overnight to a customer location
  • Must be able to successfully lift up to 50 pounds occasionally
  • Frequent lifting and carrying of toolboxes, equipment, parts, tools, equipment, and/or wiring
  • Frequent ladder climbing and checking, pulling wire, etc.
  • Walking, stooping, bending, crouching, kneeling, and raising hands overhead
  • Driving is required and the amount of time driving may vary
  • Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for this position in accordance with safety standards


  • Work at a mission-driven company, focused on people
  • Comprehensive medical plan options, including dental and vision
  • 401K plan with company match
  • Generous paid time off, paid holidays, and paid parental leave
  • Education reimbursement program
  • Continued growth and expansion into new markets and products and services

This is a unique opportunity to join a great team at a company that is rapidly expanding and evolving, which may also bring significant potential for career growth.

Job Detailstop

Location Kalamazoo, MI, 49007, United States
Categories Manufacturing/Production/Operations

Location Maptop

Contact Informationtop

Contact Name -
How to apply Employer provided a link where your application will be accepted. Click on the link below and follow instructions.
Apply Click Here (apply to job)
Job Code 2360633

Featured Employers all