SimplexGrinnell Job Listings

From the SimplexGrinnell website: SimplexGrinnell, a $2 billion business unit of Tyco International, is a market leader in fire and safety products and monitoring services. With a network of more than 11,500 technicians, installers and other professionals, the company provides installation, maintenance and monitoring of a range of integrated fire detection and alarm products to the commercial market space. The company also provides other life safety and property protection products such as sprinklers, extinguishers, suppressers, nurse call systems, school sound products and alarms. The business has operations covering the United States and Canada.

Currently, SimplexGrinnell is currently recruiting for the following position:

Suppression Technician

Location: Norfolk, VA 23502
Status: Full Time, Employee
Reference ID: 1000430-295
Job Category: Building Construction/Skilled Trades
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
Occupations: General/Other: Construction/Skilled Trades

Job Description:


· Preparation and installation of fire suppression hood systems

· Layout and threading of pipe

· Meet customers’ expectations while performing quality installations

· May be required to lift and/or carry equipment and tools weighing over 40 pounds

· Working environment may involve climbing ladders with equipment

· Capable of working in cramped workspaces such as crawl spaces, above ceilings, etc.

· Must be able to obtain/maintain certifications from all suppression manufactures (i.e. Ansul, PyroChem, Amerex etc.)

· Perform routine inspections, testing and installation of fire extinguishers, emergency lights, kitchen hood suppression systems and Special Hazard systems (ie. FM200, Inergen, CO2 etc.)

· Must be willing/able to work alternate shifts, overtime and be on call to respond to emergency situations if req'd


· High School Diploma (or equivalent) with 3-5 years related work experience

· Mechanical and Electrical aptitude with good written and verbal communication skills

· Must be able to handle tools and/or equipment weighing over 40 lbs when necessary

· A basic understanding of Codes as they apply to Life Safety Systems.

· Valid driver’s license with good driving record

· Basic Computer knowledge (windows based operating system)

Only applicants that possess the minimum qualifications will be considered. Candidates must successfully complete an employment background investigation and drug screening. SimplexGrinnell offers excellent compensation and benefits program, including educational assistance, employee stock plan and matching 401(k) plan. For more information on SimplexGrinnell, please review our home page at:

Address: 3750 Progress Road
Attn: Warren Gay
Norfolk,VA 23502-1908
Fax: 757-853-6704
Email: Apply by Email

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