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Technician - Shop

companySummit Fire & Security
locationTampa, FL, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Are you interested in working for the nation’s leading fire protection company and beginning a rewarding and satisfying career that helps save the lives of thousands each year? Do you want to be a part of a growing and expanding team of industry experts? If so, exploring career opportunities with Summit Fire & Security may be right for you!


The purpose of the Shop Technician position is to receive materials, store materials, pick items and move as well as transport items outside of the warehouse.


  • Perform hydrostatic test or 6-year internal inspections on fire extinguishers.
  • Assist with walk- in customers fire extinguisher.
  • Occasionally deliver fire extinguishers and cabinets to customers.
  • Help keep shop and extinguisher holding areas clean.
  • Frequently moves fire extinguishers, fire sprinkler pipes and other mechanical devised.
  • Identifies and inspects received inventory.
  • Verify labels.
  • Driving company vehicles, as assigned.
  • Transportation of items in and out of trucks.
  • Cleaning of workstation and surrounding areas in warehouse/ shop.
  • Assist with Inventory audits.
  • Transport items via Truck travel time and location may vary, upon request.
  • Other duties as assigned.


The qualifications listed below are representative of the elements required to perform the job successfully, however in some cases, an equivalent combination of Education, Training, Certifications and Experience may meet the job qualifications.

Education, Training, Certifications:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent required.

Experience, Knowledge, Skill Requirements:

  • 1 year Fire Life Safety Industry experience specifically within the Shop area, preferred.
  • 1 years of professional computer skills, preferred.
  • Inventory control experience, preferred.
  • Forklift certification, license, or experience (as required), required.
  • Must be able to comply with SFS’s Drug and Alcohol policy and Background screening requirements, which may also include customer specific requirements based on contractual agreement.
  • Efficient time management skills developed organizational skills and ability to prioritize initiatives and business goals.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills.
  • Collaborator and ability to work with all levels of employees.
  • Strong diligence and accuracy

Communication Skills:

  • Must have the ability to effectively read, write and communicate in English with employees and customers.

Systems and Software Skills:

  • Familiarity with analytical use of business intelligence systems, Sage 300 CRE, or similar, preferred
  • Experience with SalesForce preferred.

Other Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record required.
  • Must be able to comply with SFS’s Drug and Alcohol policy and Background screening requirements, which may also include customer specific requirements based on contractual agreement.
  • Must be able to travel 90% of the time, locally.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform Essential Job Duties.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to bend, ascend and descend step stools, ladders and stairs, kneel, lift <50lbs, reach above and below shoulders, stand and walk for extended periods of time. Employee is required to see in color, close and far distances, peripheral, depth, and adjust focus. Employee will occasional be required to balance, crouch, drive, kneel, lift >50lbs, sit, stoop, twist, and work at heights.

Work Environment:

Employees will regularly be required to work outside, and be exposed to hot/cold temperatures, dust, fumes, chemicals, electrical hazards and noise. Employee will occasionally be required to work indoors in an office setting, work alone and with others. Employee must consistently wear all appropriate personal protective equipment, as required by company safety policies while visiting locations.

Summit Fire & Security, a subsidiary of SFP Holding, Inc. (Summit Companies), is a full-service provider for fire detection, suppression, and security with a full suite of capabilities that includes design, installation, testing, inspections, and maintenance. We serve customer across many verticals on a local, regional, and national scale. We’re proud of our well-deserved reputation for quality work that’s completed by our talented and experienced installation workforce. Summit Fire & Security is a dynamic organization with endless growth opportunities spanning over 70 locations in more than 20 states.

Our company is consistently recognized for service excellence in the fire protection industry. Summit Fire & Security supports trade skills and workforce development by hosting Recognized Apprenticeships and on-the-job training (OJT) programs for new career-seekers. Many members of our leadership chair NFPA code compliance committees, serve on regional safety boards, and support technical education in local schools.Summit Fire & Security supports employees in their professional development by offering continued development, training, and education by encouraging NICET and other career-advancing certifications. We continually strive to be the Employer of Choice for highly motivated team members who want to succeed in a high-growth environment. We encourage initiative, independence, diversity, and personal career growth.

Demonstrating the combination of experience, knowledge, and customer service is the key to our performance and helps us achieve our goal of providing the highest quality fire protection services possible to protect lives and property.


Summit Fire & Security offers extensive training opportunities, career advancement, competitive pay, bonus opportunities, along with an industry leading and affordable benefits package for eligible employees. Our benefits package includes:

  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insuranc
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