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Austin-North, TX - Fire Technicians

PBFS Austin is hiring technicians. Any industry experience is a plus, but candidates with at least some technical experience can be trained. The following will give a candidate a significant advantage:

  • State licenses in Fire Alarm, Fire Sprinkler, Portables, and/or Kitchen Systems, especially for the state of Texas
  • NICET certification in relevant fields
  • Industry experience, especially with fire alarm and/or fire sprinkler

Qualified candidates can email their resumes to careers@pyebarkerfire.com. Please note in the subject and body of your email the job for which you are applying.


Austin, TX - Fire Sprinkler Repair Technician

PBFS Austin has openings for two fire sprinkler repair technicians.

Specific Job Description: Applicants must be knowledgeable and experienced in the installation, service, modification, and repair of:

  • Wet fire sprinkler systems including the associated pipe, fittings, valves, and sprinkler heads
  • Dry fire sprinkler systems including the associated pipe, fittings, valves, and sprinkler heads
  • OS&Y valves including the installation of a repacking kit
  • Metal and plastic (such as PVC and CPVC) pipe
  • Air compressors and associated controls
  • Fire pumps and associated controls
  • Anti-freeze loops
  • Pre-action systems
Must be able to read fire sprinkler installation plans.  Any license from the State of Texas Fire Marshal is a plus.

General Requirements:

  • Must be able to regularly work extended business hours or hours outside of normal business hours, such as late at night, early in the morning, and weekends.
  • Must be able to regularly accept and work emergency service and repair calls from the dispatcher outside of normal business hours including late at night, early in the morning, and weekends.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision in a variety of facilities including large, multi-level facilities.
 

Qualified candidates can email their resumes to careers@pyebarkerfire.com. Please note in the subject and body of your email the job for which you are applying.


Austin, TX - Fire Alarm Repair Technician

PBFS Austin has multiple openings for fire alarm repair technicians.

Specific Job Requirements:

  • Must have a current Fire Alarm (FAL) license from the State of Texas Fire Marshal. Any other license from the State of Texas Fire Marshal is a plus.
  • Prefer background / experience as an electrician.
  • Significant knowledge and experience independently troubleshooting and repairing fire alarm system faults such as ground faults, underground fire alarm wiring, open notification appliance circuits (NAC), invalid reply, and short circuits on the signaling line circuit (SLC) loop.
  • Significant knowledge and experience independently troubleshooting, repairing, and installing a variety of fire alarm panels and devices from manufacturers such as Silent Knight, Firelite, ADEMCO, Potter, FCI, EST, Vigilant, Secutron, and Mircom.
  • Significant knowledge and experience independently programming a variety of fire alarm panels from manufacturers such as Silent Knight, Firelite, ADEMCO, Potter, FCI, EST, Vigilant, Secutron, and Mircom.
  • Significant knowledge and experience independently troubleshooting, repairing, and installing wireless devices including wireless dialers.
General Requirements:
  • Must be able to regularly work extended business hours or hours outside of normal business hours, such as late at night, early in the morning, and weekends.
  • Must be able to regularly accept and work emergency service and repair calls from the dispatcher outside of normal business hours including late at night, early in the morning, and weekends.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision in a variety of facilities including large, multi-level facilities.

Qualified candidates can email their resumes to careers@pyebarkerfire.com. Please note in the subject and body of your email the job for which you are applying.


Austin, TX - Kitchen Hood Suppression Installation Technician

PBFS Austin has an immediate opening for a Kitchen Hood Suppression Installation Technician. Specific Job Requirements:

  • Must have a current Portable Fire Extinguishers (FEL-B) and Kitchen Cooking Systems (FEL-K) license from the State of Texas Fire Marshal. Any other license from the State of Texas Fire Marshal is a plus.
  • Able to independently complete the inspection of 5 to 7 Ansul, Amerex, Badger, Kidde, and/or Buckeye kitchen cooking systems (“hood”) per 8-hour workday according to manufacturer specifications and per all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Able to independently complete the installation of an Ansul R-102 or Amerex KP 3-gallon kitchen hood system in less than 8 hours according to manufacturer specifications and per all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Able to independently complete the installation of an Ansul R-102 or Amerex KP 6-gallon kitchen hood system in less than 16 hours according to manufacturer specifications and per all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Able to independently repair Ansul, Amerex, Badger, Kidde, and/or Buckeye kitchen hoods according to manufacturer specifications and per all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Able to provide Company with current kitchen cooking system training certifications from Ansul and Amerex.
  • Able to independently inspect fire extinguishers in large, multi-level facilities.
  General Job Requirements:
  • Must be able to regularly work extended business hours or hours outside of normal business hours, such as late at night, early in the morning, and weekends.
  • Must be able to regularly accept and work emergency service and repair calls from the dispatcher outside of normal business hours including late at night, early in the morning, and weekends.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision in a variety of facilities including large, multi-level facilities.

Qualified candidates can email their resumes to careers@pyebarkerfire.com. Please note in the subject and body of your email the job for which you are applying.


Austin, TX - Administrative Assistant

PBFS Austin is hiring a full-time office administrator to assist with clerical and customer service tasks.  The branch is very busy and prioritizes quick response times for all customers.

Requirements/Responsibilities include:

  • Ability to multi-task and properly prioritize many tasks at once
  • Ability to speak clearly and professionally with customers over the phone and in person.
  • Must have strong organizational skills
  • Ability to perform data entry and retrieval accurately
  • Will be performing general clerical duties
  • Will be assisting with collections both over the phone and through email
Previous clerical experience is required.Preference will be given to candidates with prior administrative experience in a similar field/industry.

Qualified candidates can email their resumes to careers@pyebarkerfire.com. Please note in the subject and body of your email the job for which you are applying.


Houston, TX - Kitchen Suppression Helper

PBFS Houston is seeking an apprentice to join their kitchen suppression installers. No experience is required but candidates will need to be located in the area. Other requirements include:

  • Mechanically inclined
  • Can use basic hand tools and power tools
  • Desire to learn a new trade
  • Has dependable transportation

Qualified candidates can email their resumes to careers@pyebarkerfire.com. Please note in the subject and body of your email the job for which you are applying.


Houston, TX - Pre-engineered Technician

PBFS Houston has an immediate opening for an experienced pre-engineered technician.

Specific Job Requirements:

  • Must have a current Portable Fire Extinguishers (FEL-B) and Kitchen Cooking Systems (FEL-K) license from the State of Texas Fire Marshal. Any other license from the State of Texas Fire Marshal is a plus.
  • Able to independently complete the inspection of 5 to 7 Ansul, Amerex, Badger, Kidde, and/or Buckeye kitchen cooking systems (“hood”) per 8-hour workday according to manufacturer specifications and per all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Able to independently complete the installation of an Ansul R-102 or Amerex KP 3-gallon kitchen hood system in less than 8 hours according to manufacturer specifications and per all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Able to independently complete the installation of an Ansul R-102 or Amerex KP 6-gallon kitchen hood system in less than 16 hours according to manufacturer specifications and per all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Able to independently repair Ansul, Amerex, Badger, Kidde, and/or Buckeye kitchen hoods according to manufacturer specifications and per all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Able to provide Company with current kitchen cooking system training certifications from Ansul and Amerex.
  • Able to independently inspect fire extinguishers in large, multi-level facilities.
General Job Requirements:
  • Must be able to regularly work extended business hours or hours outside of normal business hours, such as late at night, early in the morning, and weekends.
  • Must be able to regularly accept and work emergency service and repair calls from the dispatcher outside of normal business hours including late at night, early in the morning, and weekends.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision in a variety of facilities including large, multi-level facilities.

Qualified candidates can email their resumes to careers@pyebarkerfire.com. Please note in the subject and body of your email the job for which you are applying.

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