Fire Suppression Technician, Lakeland FL

Lakeland/Winter Haven, FL





· Ability to use standard hand/battery operated tools.

· Basic computer skills and knowledge of mobile devices and applications.

· Ability to work independently with little to no supervision.

· Ability to communicate effectively in English.

· Ability to provide excellent customer service to colleagues and customers.

· Ability to work flexible hours and on-call, when necessary.

· Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license, with acceptable driving record.

· Must have and maintain an acceptable national criminal background check.

· Must be able to pass a pre-employment urinalysis test, and any further randomly selected tests.

· Experience working mining vehicle fire suppression systems is preferred.

Physical Requirements:

· Ability to sit, stand, kneel, crouch or stoop for prolonged periods.

· Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

· Ability to climb ladders, scaffolding and stairs.

· Ability to move about in areas with limited space and difficult access.

· Ability to safely lift, transport and place objects up to 70 pounds, without assistance.

· Ability to work both indoors and outdoors. 

What we can offer you:

· Medical, Dental and Vision insurance options, with HSA match available.

· 401K Retirement plan.

· Paid Time Off.

· 50K company-paid life insurance.

· Competitive compensation, depending on experience. 

· Be part of a collaborative and high-performing team and organization.

Women and minorities encouraged to apply. State Fire participates in using E-Verify.

About State Fire:

Founded as a modest 3-person operation, State Fire has evolved into a regional powerhouse, extending our services across Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, Oregon, Texas, Colorado, and Wyoming. Our exponential growth is a testament to our commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction.

Here at State Fire, we prioritize your safety, professional development, and fostering an inclusive workplace. In addition to competitive pay structures, we offer health, dental and vision insurance solutions, and generous paid time off benefits.

With a dedicated team of over 150 skilled and licensed managers and technicians, State Fire boasts unrivaled proficiency in safeguarding properties and lives. Join us in our mission to set new standards in fire safety and security solutions.


 State Fire stands as a leading provider in the fire protection industry, delivering top-tier expertise in the installation and servicing of a wide array of critical safety systems. From fire alarms to kitchen fire suppression systems, security solutions, and beyond, our comprehensive offerings ensure the protection of our clients’ assets and personnel.

State Fire is currently looking for a full-time Fire Suppression Technician based in Lakeland/Winter Haven, FL. Experience preferred, but willing to train the ideal candidate. Candidates have backgrounds in electrical, welding, or similar fields, and possess a willingness to learn heavy equipment fire protection systems primarily for the mining industry. 

Your role as a Fire Suppression Technician will include the following responsibilities:

· Dry chemical, clean agent, and special hazard systems.

· Inspection and replacement of fire suppression tanks.

· Inspection and replacement of cartridges.

· Semi-annual inspection and replacement of cartridge seat washers ensuring hoses are secure and in good condition.

· Semi-annual battery replacements in control units and modules.

· Maintaining data log and control unit information.

· Electronic and manual actuator maintenance and testing to ensure proper functionality.

· Check squib dates and replace, when necessary, per manufacturer’s instructions. 

· Regular maintenance of discharge lines, nozzles and detection loops, and replacement of damaged parts when needed.

· Daily communication with site planner and utilization of company time-tracking and field service mobile applications.

· Overnight travel to job sites.