SUMMIT COMPANIES Fire Life Safety Technician in OTTUMWA, Iowa

Summit Companies is a premier firm in the Fire Sprinkler and Fire Life Safety industry with offices throughout the Midwest. At Summit Companies we provide services designed to protect buildings, assets and most important people.We are currently seeking a Fire Life Safety Technician in the Pre Engineer Division join our team at our Ottumwa, IA office. The successful candidate will be performing regular services and installations. The FLS technician is a dependable and a mechanically inclined individual to service systems in the fire protection industry. Fire industry experience not required, but welcomed.Job Responsibilities:Perform inspectionsService customers and provide preventative maintenanceInstallation of fire protection equipment specific to meet fire marshal codes as well to meet business standardsSales on a variety of fire protection equipment including:Wet chemical restaurant systems,Portable fire extinguishersEmergency lighting.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.Ability to lift 75lbs+, safely use ladders, work overhead and work in tight spaces.Work efficiently with minimal supervision.Organizational skills are essential for success.Excellent written and verbal communication skillsAbility to learn quickly is a must.We expect our service technicians to be self-driven, with the ability to schedule and complete the work load provided. Although the position would allow for some flexibility in scheduling customer visits, we expect a 40 hour minimum work week.Summit Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.