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Fire Alarm & Suppression Technician Level III

CertaSite | Dayton OH 45414 USA | Full Time | Posted: 06/11/2024

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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.

Up to a $10,000 sign on bonus available


We are looking for a life safety technician III fire alarm & suppression who has a passion for the customer and life safety. The perfect candidate has experience in the fire protection industry and can successfully perform inspection,installation, testing, service, and repairs of fire alarm systems and engineered and pre-engineered suppression systems for compliance with applicable life-safety and fire-safety requirements as mandated by standards and codes, manufacturers 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 service manager.


  • Perform installation, inspection and testing of all types of fire alarm and engineered and pre-engineered suppression systems at the required frequencies in accordance with the requirements and instructions contained in the applicable NFPA codes and standards (NFPA 12, 72, 2001, 850, 17, 17A, etc.)

  • Perform programming, testing, final inspections, as-built drawings and customer training for installations.Troubleshoot and perform service and repair of fire alarm and engineered and pre-engineered suppression systems

  • 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 vehicle in clean and orderly fashion. Keep vehicle stocked with parts, equipment, and supplies, necessary to perform the job

  • Maintain equipment and tools necessary to safely perform job

  • Evaluate customer site for additional equipment and services that customer may require?

  • Work in compliance with the Company's safety program

  • Perform on-site and/or off-site (phone) emergency troubleshooting of fire alarm and suppression systems

  • Discuss deficiencies noted with customer, explaining the problem and its resolution

  • There may be situations which require work on nights, weekends, and/or holidays.For some locations, these demands will be more frequent or required than others. Discuss this with your Manager

  • Must be comfortable with heights, working on ladders or lifts, or in confined space


  • A minimum of 5 years of fire detection and signaling systems experience, which MUST include:

  • At least 33 months of fire alarm systems experience, including installation, maintenance, inspection, testing, commissioning, technical system estimating and sales, plan preparation, code compliance review, project management, and/or technical business management.

  • The three additional years from Level II must include field experience, team leadership, and at least one year in a fire alarm systems technical management role

  • The 5 years MAY include up to 3 months of related experience

  • 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

  • Legible handwriting required

  • Knowledge and understanding of low voltage and wiring. Ability to read and interpret blueprints and wiring diagrams

  • Must currently have a valid U.S. driver's license


  • 5 10 years of experience with fire alarm and suppression systems

  • NICET III Certification in Fire Alarm Systems

  • State license in the relevant state in which youre applying

  • Experience with electrical wiring and circuitry, desired

  • Acute attention to detail

  • Strong mechanical and technical aptitude

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented?

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal 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, cabling, 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status. Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

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Location Dayton, OH, 45414, United States
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