Fire Suppression Technician / Bethlehem Division 170

The Fire Suppression Technician is responsible for installing fire alarm and fire suppression systems per NFPA guidelines.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Run stainless steel cable and pull wire
  • Install and bend conduit
  • Install, program and test fire alarm panels
  • Cut, thread,groove pipe
  • Read, research and identify project needs prior to job start
  • Read and interpret vendor manuals, blueprints and work orders to perform required installations
  • Knowledge of low voltage and the ability to troubleshoot and solve electrical problems
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools in performing installations
  • Trouble-shoot and repair faulty installations
  • Responsible for maintaining all documentation and reports associated with daily work
  • Evaluate customer sites for additional equipment and services.
  • Complete and accurately record required information onto field reports.
  • 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
  • Secure pipes to structure with brackets,clamps and hangers

Essential Functions:

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • A minimum of 1-year of experience in a mechanical/electrical role.
  • Strong preference for candidates with at mechanical/electrical skills and the ability to use hand tools, read and interpret blueprints and trouble-shoot and repair faulty installations.


As the Authority in Fire Prevention, Kistler O’Brien Fire Protection understands the importance of a job well done and recognizes that without dedicated employees, our customers would experience devastating consequences. We know our work matters, and we are searching for individuals who want to be part of something bigger. We want individuals who take pride in their work, can leave the work day feeling a sense of accomplishment, and appreciate being part of the KOB Team. We are a forward-thinking, family-friendly company willing to train on the job and promote from within. Your future is what you make it here – there really is no limit and every employee has a voice to be heard.

That’s why we understand the critical role that employee benefits play in the job market, specifically, your decision-making process. Here at Kistler O’Brien Fire Protection, you are offered a comprehensive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision, with paid time off, sick days and paid holidays. You can also plan for your future with life insurance, disability and a company-matched 401K Plan.

Job Type: Full-time



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