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Kitchen Hood Suppression Inspector/Service Technician

Location: College Station, TX

American Fire Protection Group, Inc. is looking for an experienced Kitchen Hood Suppression Inspector / Service Technician. The best candidate will be outgoing; highly self-motivated, and must be able to problem solve. They will have strong communication skills and a professional image. This person must be able to handle all aspects of an inspection from sales to the actual inspections. This is a ground floor opportunity within the company and could lead to a larger role in the future as we develop the market. Current FEL-K required.


  • Industry Knowledge:
    • Solid knowledge of NFPA 10, 17, 17A, 96, UL300, Factory Mutual and applicable codes.
    • Must understand the basics of inspections and life safety codes.
    • Site verification of kitchen hood installations.
    • Analysis of blue prints.
    • Coordination with other disciplines, engineers, general contractors, and end users.
    • Computer literate for reports, deficiencies and possible bids.
    • Interactions with Client, Field Personnel and Fire Marshals.
    • Understanding of expenses and schedule.
    • Minimum 3-5 years of service or install experience preferred.
    • Building reports experience a plus.
  • Education:
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Manufactures certificates -- required.
    • NICET II -- preferred.
    • Field installation experiences a plus.
  • Must have a current FEL-K Texas state license.
  • Must be able to pass a background check and gain security clearance for special projects.
  • Willing to pass a post-offer drug test and background check.
  • Must have a clean MVR and be willing to travel within the State of Texas.


  • Performance of semi-annual or annual inspections and preventative maintenance services on various extinguisher or kitchen hood suppression systems
  • Repair, replace, fill and tag all fire extinguishers
  • Service and repair deficiencies found during the inspection process.
  • Complete electronic and/or hand-written inspection reports Document time worked as well as all paperwork relating to assigned tasks in a timely manner
  • Assist the scheduling and completion of assigned duties
  • Ability to work independently and use provided personal protective equipment
  • Read and understand construction documents including plans, specifications, contracts, purchase orders, and agreements.
  • Provide guidance and direction to crews in meeting the budgets and schedule dates of each project.
  • Ensure job quality and customer satisfaction is maintained in every stage of the project.
  • Interact with upper management and other trades, customers, and vendors/suppliers to build lasting relationships.
  • Manage labor and materials to ensure the assigned tasks meet or beat budgets.
  • Inform Leadership of all issues affecting production, materials, schedule, costs, and relationships.
  • Serve as trainer and coach for crew members.
  • Focus on safety and safety practices first and foremost at all task inceptions, including Daily Huddles, Tool Box Talks, etc.
  • Attend all jobsite and office meetings related to assigned projects as needed and required, ensuring all necessary documentation is completed as required by GC/Owner.
  • Interpret company policies for workers and enforce safety regulations.
  • Plan and adjust work schedules to make the most efficient use of assigned manpower and other resources. 
  • Maintain solid working knowledge of applicable NFPA and Life Safety codes.
  • Honor all schedules and internal and external customer commitments.
  • Order materials, determine availability, coordinate deliveries, and manage jobsite materials.
  • Assess need for equipment and maintain responsibility for all pieces while in your possession.
  • Maintain all maintenance and upkeep of company provided vehicles, returning proper documentation as required in a timely manner.
  • Maintain professional appearance at all times, ensuring uniforms are in good condition.
  • Complete all required, mandatory, and recommended training.


Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, 401K.

Pay Range:

Pay depends on your level of experience and education.

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