International Fire Protection (IFP) is an Alabama-based fire suppression company. We have charted our history and legacy in building a safer environment for our customers and communities. Therefore, LIFE SAFETY IS OUR BUSINESS, as such, we promise to provide the best life safety service to our customers through quality, integrity, honesty, and customer satisfaction.

What we offer

  • BCBS
  • Flex Spending Accounts (health and dependent)
  • 401(k)
  • ESOP
  • Vacation
  • Personal Time
  • EAP
  • Supplemental Insurance (life, disability, accidental, critical)


Fire Alarm Technician

Energetic, self starter technician needed for growing Fire Alarm division.  Successful candidate should be looking for a long term employment relationship.  Likes working with others and being part of a team.  Has a good work ethic and strives for top performance.  Candidate must be able to perform test and inspection, and basic repair and maintenance on major makes and models of fire alarm systems with minimal supervision.  The candidate will be responsible for work at the job(s), and will report to the Alarm Manager.  Daily travel is required.  This position would be for the Chattanooga, TN area.

Looking for:

  • Previous experience in fire alarm inspection, installation and/or service
  • Previous experience in Special Hazard inspection, installation and/or service
  • Ability to read blueprints and printed job specifications
  • Submit monthly activity and result reports to Alarm Manager
  • Complete and follow up on assigned work and take ownership of assigned projects

Must Have:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of NFPA, NEC, and local applicable codes
  • Valid driver's license with clean driving record
  • Ability to pass drug test/background check
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs or more/work on lifts/ladders over 2 feet above ground
  • Ability to work flexible hours and on-call rotation

Job Qualifications:

  • NICET II certification or the ability to become NICET II certified within 18 months
  • At least 3 years of related work experience required, five or more preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills, professional appearance, work ethic
  • Computer skills
  • Highly organized with focus on goals
  • Able to work independently
  • Have some certification in manufacturer training
  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to work afterhours if needed



Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.