Alarm Service Technician

The Alarm Service Technician is responsible for installing, servicing and repairing fire alarm and fire suppression systems per NFPA guidelines.

Reports to:

Engineered Systems Inspection/Maintenance Division 120 Manager(s)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform preventative maintenance and inspection on fire alarm and fire suppression systems.
  • Complete inspection reports and notifies appropriate customer/AHJ (Authority Having Jurisdiction) about unsatisfactory conditions
  • Knowledge of low voltage and the ability to troubleshoot and solve electrical Problems.
  • Test, repair or replace worn or defective parts that are associated with fire alarm and fire suppression systems
  • Test, repair or replace cylinders as necessary due to discharges, hydrotesting or periodic maintenance
  • Evaluate customers site for additional equipment and services that customer may require or that Kistler O’Brien Fire Protection may provide
  • Work in compliance with the company’s safety manual with safety of self and others in mind at all times
  • Maintain company vehicles and appropriate inventory levels for jobs

The above duties are not to be considered a complete list of duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED). 

  • One to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of hand tools, including electric and battery powered equipment.
  • Comfortable with heights and working on ladders or lifts.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces.
  • Ability to read and comprehend appropriate NFPA standards.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends, holidays, overtime and an on-call rotation.

2210 City Line Road

Bethlehem, PA 18017

MON - FRI: 7:30AM - 4:30PM


101 Blair Avenue


MON - FRI: 7:30AM - 4:30PM


210 Carter Drive, Unit 5A

west chester, pa 19382

MON - FRI: 7:30AM - 4:30PM

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