Careers at Guardian Fire Protection

Guardian Fire Protection Services, LLC., is a leader in the industry for providing fire protection services to the Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC area for over 30 years. Guardian is based in Rockville, MD and has an excellent team of nearly 100 employees that are responsible for the design, installation and inspection of fire alarms, sprinkler systems, kitchen fire suppression systems, fire extinguishers and kitchen hood/duct systems. Guardian has an extensive customer base with over 10,000 fire systems that we perform recurring inspection and repair services throughout the region. The company is continually growing through its internal sales and marketing activities, strong reputation and business acquisitions.

Available Positions

Kitchen Fire Suppression System Technician

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Job Duties

  • Inspecting and repairing pre-engineered restaurant fire suppression systems manufactured by ANSUL, Pyro Chem, RangeGuard, Kidde and Piranha.
  • Thorough understanding of NFPA, manufacturer and local fire codes for restaurant fire suppression systems.
  • Performing on-site emergency troubleshooting of fire suppression systems.
  • Identifying NFPA code and non-conformance issues.
  • Maintain proper documentation for all work performed.

Qualifications

  • Two or more years experience inspecting restaurant fire suppression systems
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • A current and valid driver’s license with 3 or less points
  • Must have knowledge and understanding of all NFPA codes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and be customer oriented
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs., work overhead, and work varied hours including on call
  • Must be able to work occasional nights, early morning and weekend shift when needed

Benefits

  • 401K with a company match
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Company paid Short and long term disability
  • Company paid Life insurance
  • Pre-tax accounts for health and dependent care
  • Aflac
  • Vacation and Personaltime
  • Paid holidays
  • Free Parking
  • Tuition reimbursement

To Apply
To apply click the button below and email the form to jobs@guardianfireprotection.com.
(Please change the Subject of the email to “Exp Kitchen”)

If you would prefer to print the application please mail to:
7668 Standish Place, Rockville, MD 20855

Please send resume, including salary history and salary requirements in Word Format along with completed application.

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Fire Alarm Technician

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About the Opportunity

Guardian Fire Protection Services, LLC. is currently seeking experienced Fire Alarm Technician with a minimum of 5 years experience and has a NICET 1, preferable a NICET II certificate. This position requires the ability to service, inspect and repair Fire Alarm systems for established customers on a scheduled basis.

Job duties

  • Testing and Inspecting fire alarm systems in commercial buildings
  • Responding to service requests, diagnose system malfunctions of fire alarms and adjust, repair or replace equipment as needed to bring into compliance
  • Fire Alarm System testing and inspection per NICET and local code standards
  • Preparing accurate and timely service tickets and reports

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a NICET 1, preferable a NICET II certification
  • Minimum of 5 years hands on experience
  • Experience performing special hazard suppression system inspection and repair is preferred (FM200 and Halon)
  • Functional knowledge to test and service the following fire alarms brands: Simplex, Notifier and Fire-Lite
  • Valid Drivers License with 3 or less points
  • Ability to be available on-call when scheduled
  • Must be knowledgeable of hand tools such as pipe wrenches, channel locks, drills, etc.
  • Has excellent attendance and can handle responsibility
  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience

Benefits

  • 401K with a company match
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Company paid Short and long term disability
  • Company paid Life insurance
  • Pre-tax accounts for health and dependent care
  • Aflac
  • Vacation and Personaltime
  • Paid holidays
  • Free Parking
  • Tuition reimbursement

To Apply
To apply click the button below and email the form to jobs@guardianfireprotection.com.
(Please change the Subject of the email to “Alarm Technician”)

If you would prefer to print the application please mail to:
7668 Standish Place, Rockville, MD 20855

Please send resume, including salary history and salary requirements in Word Format along with completed application.

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Route Schedule / Coordinator

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Job Duties

****Dispatching or experience making a high volume of phone calls is REQUIRED****

This position is high energy, high pressure with high expectations all day everyday.

 

  • Continually call our large customer base to schedule appointments for inspection and repairs.
  • Develop daily routes by geographic area for 6 to 8 technicians that meet revenue expectations
  • Follow up with customers to obtain approval for repair contracts
  • Obtain information from customers for necessary inspections and repairs
  • Data entry of customer information
  • Answer customer calls to schedule inspections, repairs and emergency services.
  • Other duties may include but not limited to filing, faxing, copying etc.

Qualifications

****MUST have experience in a fast paced out bound call center, telemarketing and or dispatching.****

  • Superior Customer Service is required.
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills. Prioritizes and performs a variety of concurrent tasks.
  • Takes initiative, pursues opportunities, and tackles goals.
  • Has excellent attendance and can handle responsibility.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience.

Benefits

  • 401K with a company match
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Company paid Short and long term disability
  • Company paid Life insurance
  • Pre-tax accounts for health and dependent care
  • Aflac
  • Vacation and Personaltime
  • Paid holidays
  • Free Parking
  • Tuition reimbursement

To Apply
To apply click the button below and email the form to jobs@guardianfireprotection.com.
(Please change the Subject of the email to “Rout Scheduler / Coordinator”)

If you would prefer to print the application please mail to:
7668 Standish Place, Rockville, MD 20855

Please send resume, including salary history and salary requirements in Word Format along with completed application.

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Kitchen Fire Suppression System Technician / Installer

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About the Opportunity

We are looking for hard working and hands-on individuals that want to learn a new trade in the fire protection industry. The fire protection industry is always in high demand and can be a long term career that can provide income in excess of $60,000+ per year in salary and potential bonuses with training, certification and years of quality hard work.
This is a great opportunity to join our team and earn while you learn to become a licensed, certified Kitchen Fire Suppression Technician. This position will be trained on how to inspect, repair and possibly install fire suppression systems in restaurants. Once training has been completed, a take home vehicle will be provided as we service customers throughout the state.

Qualifications

  • **Must have work history and experience with hand tools such as pipe wrenches, channel locks, drills, etc**
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have a valid drivers license with 3 or less points
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends for emergency services.
  • Must be willing to learn and study about the different kitchen fire systems, fire extinguishers and other fire equipment in order to pass tests and get certified.
  • Must take initiative, pursue opportunities, and tackle goals.
  • Must have an excellent attendance and can handle responsibility.
  • Must be able to communicate well with customers and explain the work being done and any repairs that are necessary.
  • Must be able to write well and be very detailed in your write up on service work.
  • Must be well organized and be able to keep track of service tickets and process all required documents for each service performed.

Benefits

  • 401K with a company match
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Company paid Short and long term disability
  • Company paid Life insurance
  • Pre-tax accounts for health and dependent care
  • Aflac
  • Vacation and Personal time
  • Paid holidays

To Apply

Please send resume in Microsoft Word format along with salary history and salary requirement to jobs@guardianfireprotection.com. Please reference “Kit Trainee” in the subject field.

*Guardian Fire Protection Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation, driving record validation and Pre-employment drug screening required. No phone calls please.

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Fire Sprinkler Technician

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About the Opportunity

This position requires the ability to service, repair and replace Fire Sprinkler products and inspect Fire Sprinkler systems for established customers on a scheduled basis. Job duties include, but are not limited to, servicing, inspecting, and testing Fire Sprinkler systems to the prescribed standards, performing on-site emergency troubleshooting, and repairs of our customers Fire Sprinkler Systems, identifying code and non-conformance issues, and preparing accurate and timely service tickets and reports.

Inspection & Service

  • Will require carrying and climbing 6, 8, 10, or 12 ft ladders daily and occasionally needing to carry and climb extension ladders that are 24ft in length and weigh up to 75 lbs
  • The ability to climb and remove ladders from racks on the top of trucks and vans
  • Having the ability to take apart Dry Pipe Valves to reset the clapper with parts weighing in excess of 50 lbs
  • Need to use hand tools to tighten leaking parts or loosen bolts and nuts that may have not been removed for a lengthy time and are very tight
  • Reaching overhead and above drop ceilings to perform testing and operate control valve handles and tamper switches on valve ranging from 1 inch up to 10 inch OS+Y valves
  • Be able to turn the handles on large OS+Y valves that could be as large as 10 inch in pipe diameter
  • Need to have basic understanding of the safe use of hand tools required for the job
  • Be able to work at heights using lifts and ladders that could exceed 40 feet
  • Extended periods of walking and sitting to perform the inspections is required
  • Able to communicate clearly verbally as well as on paper

Repair

  • Be able to remove a Ridgid Power Machine from a vehicle and set it up in an area that will allow for safe operation
  • Use all necessary power tools for repairing pipe such as the Ridgid 300 power threader, groovers for the power machine as well as in air groovers, various sizes of hammer drills for drilling holes in cinder block and brick
  • Able to use pipe wrenches in sizes from 10 inch up to 36 inch for working on large diameter pipe
  • Able to carry pipe the is used for the jobs which typically is not larger than schedule 10, 4 inch which is 59 lbs per a 10 foot 6 inch piece of pipe
  • Need to be able to carry ladders to and from the vehicle to the work are which can be a good distance away and up stairs
  • Ladders range from 4 foot step ladders to 24 foot extension ladders and everything in between
  • Be able to use the different types of pipe joining methods from threading to grooving and also solder joint

Benefits

  • Quarterly Bonus Potential
  • 401K with a company match
  • Medical and Dental insurance
  • Company paid Short and Long Term Disability
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Pre-tax accounts for health and dependent care
  • Aflac
  • Vacation and Personal time
  • Paid holidays

To Apply

  • Please submit your resume in Word format or complete the online application, include your salary history and salary requirements.
  • Submit by Email to jobs@guardianfireprotection.com. Please reference “Experienced Tech” in the subject field.
  • Submit by Fax to 301-330-8988 attention Human Resources. Please reference “Experienced Tech.

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Experienced Fire Extinguisher Technician

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Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Perform inspections, maintenance and installation on fire extinguishers and emergency lighting for established customers on a scheduled basis
  • Complete all inspection and service paperwork accurately and in a timely manner
  • Must be able to communicate well with customers and explain the work being done and any repairs that are necessary.
  • Maintain van stock quantities of equipment and keep it in a neat and orderly manner and adhere to all safety rules and regulations.

Qualifications

  • Prior experience performing fire extinguisher inspection and maintenance
  • Able to consistently meet quality of work and daily revenue goals
  • Have a driver’s license with 3 or less points
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Be knowledgeable of hand tools such as channel locks, drills, etc
  • Take initiative, pursue opportunities, and tackle goals.
  • Have excellent attendance and can handle responsibility.

Benefits

  • Quarterly bonus potential
  • 401K with a company match
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Company paid Short and long term disability
  • Company paid Life insurance
  • Pre-tax accounts for health and dependent care
  • Aflac
  • Vacation and Personal time
  • Paid holidays

To Apply

Please submit your resume in Word format or complete the online application, include your salary history and salary requirements.

Submit by Fax to 301-330-8988 or email jobs@GuardianFireProtection.com, attention Human Resources. Please reference “Experienced Tech.”

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*Guardian Fire Protection Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation**, driving record validation** and Pre-employment drug screening** required. No phone calls please.

Trainee: Kitchen Fire Suppression Technician (Training Provided!)

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About the Opportunity

We are looking for hard working and hands-on individuals that want to learn a new trade in the fire protection industry. The fire protection industry is always in high demand and can be a long term career that can provide income in excess of $60,000+ per year in salary and potential bonuses with training, certification and years of quality hard work.

This is a great opportunity to join our team and earn while you learn to become a licensed, certified Kitchen Fire Suppression Technician. This position will be trained on how to inspect, repair and possibly install fire suppression systems in restaurants. Once training has been completed, a take home vehicle will be provided as we service customers throughout the state.

Qualifications

  • **Must have work history and experience with hand tools such as pipe wrenches, channel locks, drills, etc**
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have a valid drivers license with 3 or less points
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends for emergency services.
  • Must be willing to learn and study about the different kitchen fire systems, fire extinguishers and other fire equipment in order to pass tests and get certified.
  • Must take initiative, pursue opportunities, and tackle goals.
  • Must have an excellent attendance and can handle responsibility.
  • Must be able to communicate well with customers and explain the work being done and any repairs that are necessary.
  • Must be able to write well and be very detailed in your write up on service work.
  • Must be well organized and be able to keep track of service tickets and process all required documents for each service performed.

Job Duties (After Training)

  • Inspecting and repairing pre-engineered restaurant fire suppression systems manufactured by ANSUL, Pyro Chem, RangeGuard, Kidde and Piranha.
  • Thorough understanding of NFPA, manufacturer and local fire codes for restaurant fire suppression systems.
  • Performing on-site emergency troubleshooting of fire suppression systems.
  • Identifying NFPA code and non-conformance issues.
  • Maintain proper documentation for all work performed.

Benefits

  • After training is complete, a take home company vehicle
  • Potential Quarterly Bonuses
  • 401k with a company match
  • Medical and Dental insurance
  • Company paid Short and Long Term Disability
  • Company paid Life insurance
  • Pre-tax accounts for health and dependent care
  • Aflac
  • Vacation and Personal time
  • Paid holidays

Please send resume in Microsoft Word format along with salary history and salary requirement to jobs@guardianfireprotection.com. Please reference “Kit Trainee” in the subject field.

*Guardian Fire Protection Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation, driving record validation and Pre-employment drug screening required. No phone calls please.

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Trainee: Fire Extinguisher Technician (Training Provided!)

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*** After training has been completed, you will be given an increase in pay rate and compensation will further increase as you continue to excel at the job.

*** Once you are trained and pass qualifications, you will be issued a company vehicle.

*** This is a great opportunity to start a career in a growing field.

Qualifications

  • Must be able and willing to perform fire extinguisher inspections, recharging and obtain a license from Montgomery County (after training)
  • Must have a valid current driver license with 3 or less points
  • Must be an experienced driver and able to safely drive a company van.
  • Must own reliable vehicle to get to work prior to being issued a company vechicle.
  • Highly proactive, chooses to take initiative and ownership of projects.
  • Strong work ethic, uses time productively to accomplish work goals.
  • Has perfect attendance and can be trusted to handle a high level of responsibility.
  • Capable of heavy lifting (up to 50 pounds).
  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience.

Responsibilities

  • Perform inspections, maintenance and installation on fire extinguishers and emergency lighting for established customers on a scheduled basis.
  • Complete all inspection and service paperwork accurately and in a timely manner
  • Must be able to communicate well with customers and explain the work being done and any repairs that are necessary.
  • Maintain van stock quantities of equipment and keep it in a neat and orderly manner and adhere to all safety rules and regulations.

Benefits

  • 401K with a company match
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Company paid Short and long term disability
  • Company paid Life insurance
  • Pre-tax accounts for health and dependent care
  • Aflac
  • Vacation and Personal time
  • Paid holidays

Please email resume along with salary history in word format.

*Guardian Fire Protection LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a **background investigation, **driving record verification and a **Pre-employment drug screening. No phone calls please.

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*** EARN WHILE YOU LEARN A SKILLED TRADE IN FIRE PROTECTION***
*** WE WILL TRAIN YOU ***

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On the job training to learn a skilled trade in the FIRE PROTECTION INDUSTRY that can become a CAREER

Does this describe you?

  • Hard working, self motivated, reliable
  • Doesn’t mind working long hours and getting your hands dirty
  • Hands-on individual who has a history of working with hand tools
  • Willing to study and learn to become a certified technician

We have a great opportunity for you to join our team and earn while you learn!

The fire protection industry is in high demand and it can be a long term career that can provide income in excess of $60,000 per year with training, certification and years of quality hard work.

About the Company

Guardian Fire Protection Services, LLC. is a leader in the industry for providing fire protection services to the Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC area for over 30 years. We are based in Rockville, MD and have an excellent team of nearly 100 employees that are responsible for the design, installation and inspection of fire alarms, sprinkler systems, kitchen fire suppression systems, fire extinguishers and kitchen hood/duct systems.

Required Qualifications

  • Have work history & experience with hand tools such as pipe wrenches, channel locks, drills, etc
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • A current & valid drivers license with 3 or less points
  • Able to work nights and weekends for emergency services.
  • Willing to learn and study about the different fire systems, fire extinguishers and other fire equipment in order to pass tests and get certified.
  • Have excellent attendance and can handle responsibility.
  • Able to communicate well with customers and explain the work being done and any repairs that are necessary.
  • Able to write well and be very detailed in your write up on service work.
  • Well organized and be able to keep track of service tickets and process all required documents for each service performed.

Benefits

  • 401K with a company match
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Company paid Short and long term disability
  • Company paid Life insurance
  • Pre-tax accounts for health and dependent care
  • AFLAC
  • Vacation and Personal time
  • Paid holidays

How to Apply

Please send resume in Microsoft Word format along with salary history and salary requirements to jobs@guardianfireprotection.com. Please reference “Trainee” in the subject field.

*Guardian Fire Protection Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, driving record validation and Pre-employment drug screening required. No phone calls please.

apply here