Experienced Kitchen Fire Suppression Technician

Guardian Fire Protection Services, LLC Derwood, MD, USA

About the Company

Guardian Fire Protection Services, LLC., has been an industry leader for fire protection services in the Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC area for over 40 years. We are based in Rockville, MD and have an excellent team of 85 employees who are responsible for the design, installation, and inspection of fire alarms, sprinkler systems, kitchen fire suppression systems, fire extinguishers, and kitchen hood/duct systems. We have an extensive customer base with over 10,000 fire systems that we perform recurring inspection and repair services throughout the region. Our company is continually growing through its internal sales and marketing activities, strong reputation, and business acquisitions.

About the Opportunity

Guardian is seeking a Kitchen Fire Suppression Technician This position requires the ability to service, inspect and repair kitchen suppression systems for established commercial customers on a scheduled basis and must be available for on call rotation.

Salary - $25.00 based on experience

Potential Quarterly Bonuses

All hours worked between 6 pm and 5 am, paid at the time and half rate for every day of the week

Paid 4 hour minimum at the time and half rate for emergency service calls

Paid 4 hour minimum at the double time rate for emergency services calls on recognized holidays, in addition to 8 hours of holiday pay at the regular rate

Job Duties

  • Inspecting and repairing pre-engineered restaurant fire suppression systems manufactured by ANSUL, Pyro Chem, Range Guard 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.
  • Perform fire marshal tests and inspections.
  • Available for on-call rotation


  • A current and valid driver's license with 3 or less points is required.
  • Three years of licensed driving experience is required.
  • Two or more years' experience inspecting restaurant fire suppression systems.
  • Must have knowledge and understanding of all NFPA codes.
  • Willing to work varied hours, nights, early morning and weekend shift when needed.
  • Must have excellent attendance and can handle responsibility.
  • Must be comfortable working on ladders 6 to 12ft and on lifts.
  • Ability to lift up to 70lbs, to work overhead and in unusual or small spaces such as attics and crawl spaces
  • Skills to communicate well with customers and explain the work being done and any repairs that are necessary.
  • Skills 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.


  • 401K with a company match
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company paid Short Term Disability
  • Company paid Long Term Disability
  • Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
  • Pre-tax accounts for health and dependent care
  • Aflac
  • Vacation and Personal time
  • Paid holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation. We are a Drug-free work environment. Pre-employment drug screening required. No phone calls please.

Guardian Fire Protection Services is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.