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For over 100 years the name Viking has represented global leadership in fire protection. We lead the industry in quality and innovation because fire protection is all we do, and our single focus is to support and enhance the efforts of independent fire sprinkler contractors. We believe that protecting people and property from fire transcends the bottom line, and we never stop asking "what do our customers need to be successful?" Today, The Viking Group provides independent fire sprinkler contractors with integrated solutions for any fire protection challenge.

Job Description

As a Fire Alarm Inspector, you will inspect fire alarm systems, while also coordinating with Service Technicians, to ensure the safety of clients. What makes someone successful in this role:

  • Constant pursuit of excellence on behalf of our customers, meeting and exceeding their expectations, creating a simple, worry-free, and effortless experience.
  • A relentless pursuit of knowledge about emerging technologies in the life safety industry, including updated policies and regulations in your market.
  • Regularly participating in the Learning and Development opportunities available through VFPG and API Group.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Be effective in time scheduling
  • Obtain tools and equipment for projects as required
  • Coordinate with Service Technicians as required to schedule inspections in the most efficient way possible
  • Perform report follow-up once inspection has concluded
  • Keep current with new technology, state, and local codes
  • Perform other duties as assigned and as the business needs adjust

Minimum Years of Experience


Salary or Hourly Rate

High school diploma or equivalent. Ability to work independently and with proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite. 2+ years documented experience with fire alarm system inspections. Possess a valid driver’s license and driving record that meets Company requirements. Knowledge of test equipment, multi-meter, digital analyzer, and commissioning devices. Experience installing, inspecting, and repairing fire alarm systems. Experience reading and interpreting blueprints, submittals, and operational/product manuals. Ability to work flexible hours including weekends to meet customer requirements. Ability to adhere to, implement, and always follow safety guidelines and procedures. Retaining any licenses that are required by national, state, and local codes. Knowledge of applicable NFPA standards. NICET II certification preferred. FAL license. Backflow Certification. Additional certifications related to fire safety are a plus – FEL-A, FEL-B, FEL-K. Knowledge of manufacturer’s equipment. Physical demands include: the employee is regularly required to talk or hear for up to 8 hours in any shift; the employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk for up to 8 hours in any shift; the employee will use hands to finger, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms and have constant use of overall vision (or with the use of adaptive equipment/technology) for up to 8 hours in any shift; the employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds; the employee must occasionally crawl, squat, climb, kneel, or bend throughout shift.


Viking Fire Protection Group is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

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For over 100 years the name Viking has represented global leadership in fire protection. We lead the industry in quality and innovation because fire protection is all we do.

301 York Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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