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Suppression Inspection Technician – AZ

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Phoenix Metro - AZ
Job Schedule: 8 Hour Shift On Call Weekends As Needed
Job Experience: Suppression Hoods: 2 Years (Preferred)
Work Location: Arizona

Job Description

The Kitchen Suppression Inspection Technician is primarily responsible for inspecting, servicing, and performing minor repairs on fire suppression systems in restaurant hood and paint booth applications. Inspecting and servicing pre-engineered systems is a high liability for the company. To excel in this position, a desired candidate performs the full job in accordance with the manufacture specifications, local & national fire codes, can work with little supervision, has good communication skills, references the manual when questions arise, and is consistently looking out for the customer’s best interest.

What to Expect

Metro Fire+Security has been serving Arizona since 1972. We are a full-service fire protection company that offers statewide service. We are a family-owned business that prides itself on customer service and integrity. Our staff of friendly and experienced professionals are dedicated to proving quality service.

From initially selling and servicing fire extinguishers, we have transformed ourselves into a full-service fire and life safety corporation. We now specialize in sprinkler system testing, repair and installation, kitchen and restaurant systems, fire alarm design, installation and service, backflow prevention devices, full service alarm monitoring, fire pump repair and installation, and underground hydrant repairs and installation, among the many services we offer.

What You’ll Do

  • Perform routine service, inspection, troubleshooting, and minor repairs on special hazard fire suppression and other related system products (including restaurant kitchen hoods, industrial paint booths, mobile applications, fire extinguishers, emergency & exit lighting)
  • Consult and advise customers regarding potential safety concerns (i.e., system deficiencies, electrical issues, heavy grease in exhaust hood, additional fire extinguishers, etc.)
  • Service, troubleshoot and inspect several different manufacturers’ systems (including ANSUL, Amerex, Buckeye, Pyro-Chem, & Range-Guard)
  • Identify NFPA code and other non-conformance issues and make recommendations for repairs or preventive maintenance
  • Ensure customers are serviced to the highest level of satisfaction through quality service and that the customers’ expectations are satisfied before leaving the job site
  • Review inspection report with customer and provide a detailed explanation of inspection results
  • Use apps to complete & produce reports that are legible, accurate & detailed prior to leaving job site
  • Stay current with code requirements and industry changes
  • Attend and complete all required safety training, company & manufacture certified training courses
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or required

What You’ll Bring

  • Valid driver’s license
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check
  • 2+ years prior relevant work experience (preferred)
  • Able to work flexible hours including on-call rotation, nights, and occasional weekend(s) to meet customer needs
  • Able to carry and move tools and equipment weighing up to 50-75 lbs.
  • Able to walk, stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb ladders multiples times a day
  • Able to work in unusual and sometimes difficult positions – i.e., working around ductwork, crawl spaces, above ceilings, etc.

How You Will Be Successful

  • Ability to travel to multiple job sites each day
  • High precision/detail oriented
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, with little supervision
  • Gain knowledge of fire suppression systems and the tools to service them properly
  • Willing to learn other aspects of the fire protection industry to grow your knowledge & skillset
  • Does not take short-cuts: work effectively and efficiently while performing all aspects of the job
  • CSA Certification (must obtain within first year of hire)
  • Organized, systematic and adherent to deadlines

Special Considerations

  • CSA Certification
  • NICET Certification
  • OSHA Certification
  • Prior fire suppression system manufacturer certifications
  • Specific training in the fire industry
  • Knowledge working with Profit Zoom, Building Reports, and Paylocity
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word)


  • Weekly Pay
  • Company issued vehicle, after initial training period
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) matching
  • Company issued cell phone
  • Company uniforms
  • Steel toe boot allowance
  • 3rd shift hourly bonus

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of people so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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