SUMMIT COMPANIES Fire Alarm Technician in DES MOINES, Iowa

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 Des Moines, 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 DutiesPerform 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 retentionQualifications and SkillsMechanical ability and basic hand tool knowledge.Low voltage experienceAbility to lift 75 lbs+, safely use of ladders, work overhead and work in tight spaces.Work efficiently with minimal supervisionOrganizational skills are essential for successExcellent written and verbal communication skillsAbility to learn quickly is a must.High school degree or equivalentHave the ability to obtain necessary licenses and certificationsWe 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 Equal Opportunity Employer.