SSI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Whether you’re seeking a new career in an exciting, challenging and growing field, or you have experience in the fire suppression, alarm, or sprinkler industries, we are interested in hearing from you now! Apply today online at humanresources@SuppressionSystems.com or call us at 610-709-5000 for more information.

“Great Knowledge, Great Service… It’s That Simple!”

We currently have openings for three positions:  “Electronic System Sales Representative”, “Fire Sprinkler Service Technician” and “Fire Service Technician“.  Please see the descriptions for each of these below.  Thank you for your interest in working at SSI.


“Electronic System Sales Representative”

The Suppression System Incorporated, SSI, Electronic System Sales Representative is responsible for generating sales of custom fire protection solutions, which includes building fire alarm, mass notification systems,   bi-directional amplifier (BDA) systems, specialty detection, and central station monitoring systems. Assumes responsibility for improving sales within territory by developing relationships with end users, electrical contractors and property management companies. This is a perfect opportunity for a motivated and driven individual with low voltage system experience and has an interest in making a successful career in sales.

Position Summary:

  • Generate new business and nurture existing customer relationships.
  • Establish contact with prospects and potential buyers by cold calling, scheduling sales calls, following up on internal leads, and execute outlined marketing strategies.
  • Develop sales plan, monitor forecasts, plan and schedule sales calls, conduct prospect analysis, and track customer orders.
  • Review construction project plans, requirements, drawings, and specifications.
  • Prepare cost estimates for fire alarm systems, bi-directional amplification systems, specialty detection systems, as well as other low voltage type systems.
  • Write proposals, issue quotations and follow-up on offers in a timely manner by phone or personal visit.
  • Work with customers to define their needs and develop value-engineering solutions to solve them.
  • Submit all required sales reports, data, expenses, and correspondence in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Prepare sales presentations to support products and distribution at potential clients.
  • Maintain an understanding of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Underwriters Laboratories (UL), Factory Mutual (FM), and local Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) codes and requirements as they apply to fire protection and life safety.
  • Develop project specifications to aid consulting engineers. Consult with engineering firms in an effort to promote usage of products in upcoming projects.
  • Conduct coordination with Design and Operations Department to ensure proper hand-off of job information.
  • Develop and maintain an active proposal backlog that supports the established sales plan.

Critical Skills:

  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Well-developed active listening, critical thinking and deductive reasoning skills.
  • Advanced written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal communication skills.

 Job Qualifications:

  • Experience in fire alarm sales, service, design, and/or project management.
  • High School diploma or GED, College Degree a plus.
  • Experience in other low voltage systems a plus (CCTV, Nurse Call, Access Control, etc.).
  • Knowledge of NFPA 70 and 72.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook).
  • Pass a pre-employment drug test, as well as background and reference checks.

SSI offers a generous compensation package and benefit package including:

  • Full medical
  • Dental and vision
  • Company 401k retirement plan
  • Paid Training
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vehicle Allowance
  • And so much more!

Do you have the skills we are looking for? APPLY NOW by sending your resume to: humanresources@SuppressionSystems.com  

“Great Knowledge, Great Service… It’s That Simple!”


“Fire Sprinkler Service Technician ”

The Suppression System Incorporated, SSI, Field Service Technician will inspect, test and repair various Sprinkler Systems and equipment. In addition to Sprinkler systems candidate will be required to inspect, test and repair various Fire Suppression equipment. Training / cross-training of various suppression systems will be provided. The ideal candidate is a detailed, analytical problem-solver who is motivated, hardworking and has a high aptitude for critical thinking tasks.

Position Summary

  • Performs routine technical inspections and diagnose system problems in pipe systems, pipe supports, sprinklers, backflow devices and water-based fire protection equipment per NFPA guidelines
  • Provide complete and accurate Inspection Reports for each piece of equipment serviced, with condition of equipment and any recommendations for repairs required
  • Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on a variety of sprinkler & fire suppression systems
  • Working knowledge of wet, dry, pre-action deluge, water mist, foam, and glycol systems
  • Provide Leads for service or new construction
  • Cover a 24/7 on-call week that is rotated among all service technicians throughout the year
  • Maintain a professional appearance, attitude and relationship with customers and employees at all times.
  • Keep assigned company vehicle clean and well maintained

Required:

High School Diploma or a General Educational Development Diploma (GED).

Two years of technical training performing fire sprinkler inspection, testing and maintenance. Excellent communication skills needed to accurately describe problems and communicate with customers.  Ability to lift up to 100 pounds. Ability to pass required pre-employment drug-screening, background check and satisfactory driving history.

Preferred:   Associates degree in a related technical field or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and previous Fire Sprinkler Protection experience highly preferred. Working knowledge of Fire Suppression systems a plus.

SSI offers a generous compensation package and benefit package including:
• Full medical
• Dental and vision
• Company 401k retirement plan
• Paid Training
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Company vehicle
• Paid port to port
• And so much more!

Do you have the skills we are looking for? APPLY NOW by sending your resume to: humanresources@SuppressionSystems.com  

“Great Knowledge, Great Service… It’s That Simple!”


“Fire Service Technician”

The Suppression System Incorporated, SSI, Field Service Technician will inspect, test and repair various Fire Suppression Systems and equipment.  The ideal candidate is a detailed, analytical problem-solver who is motivated, hardworking and has a high aptitude for critical thinking tasks.

Position Summary

  • Performs routine technical inspections and diagnose system problems
  • Provide complete and accurate Inspection Reports for each piece of equipment serviced, with condition of equipment and any recommendations for repairs required
  • Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on a variety of fire suppression systems
  • Program Fire Alarm and Fire Suppression Control Panels
  • Provide Leads for service or new construction
  • Cover a 24/7 on-call week that is rotated among all service technicians throughout the year
  • Maintain a professional appearance, attitude and relationship with customers and employees at all times.
  • Keep assigned company vehicle clean and well maintained

Required

  • High School Diploma or a General Educational Development Diploma (GED).
  • Two years of technical training, preferably in fire protection.
  • Excellent communication skills needed to accurately describe problems and communicate with customers.
  • Ability to lift up to 100 pounds.
  • Ability to pass required pre-employment drug-screening, background check and satisfactory driving history.

Preferred

  • Associates degree in a related technical field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and previous Fire Protection experience highly preferred.

SSI offers a generous compensation package and benefit package including:
• Full medical
• Dental and vision
• Company 401k retirement plan
• Paid Training
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Company vehicle
• Paid port to port
• And so much more!

Do you have the skills we are looking for? APPLY NOW by sending your resume to: humanresources@SuppressionSystems.com  

“Great Knowledge, Great Service… It’s That Simple!”