Location: Charleston, SC

Position: Fire Sprinkler Service, Inspection, and Small Contract Sales Representative

For over 30 years, FESS Fire Protection. has provided fire protection installation and service contracts to hospitals, manufacturers, schools, warehouses, commercial, government buildings and many other commercial settings throughout the Carolina’s and Northern Georgia.

Compensation: Depending on Experience – ($60K – $80K)

Health, Dental, 401K Matching, Paid PTO, etc.

Responsible for building and maintaining relationships with end-users, owners, contractors, engineers with the prime objective of negotiating fire sprinkler inspections, daywork, and small contract sales. Must understand the sales cycle, maintain a pipeline, and forecast correctly. This position requires a team player with a positive, professional attitude and demeanor; may include limited project management, as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years fire sprinkler design or field Installation, sales, project management experience; including estimating, material listing and obtaining permits.
  • Must exhibit excellent presentation, verbal and written communications skills
  • Technical knowledge of sprinkler systems with NICET Certification or equivalent experience in the field of Automatic Sprinkler Layout preferred
  • Familiar with reading blueprints, understanding current NFPA standards, and local codes
  • Ability and willingness to work independently and as a team player
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated
  • Ability to multitask, organize work and manage the sales territory
  • Proficient with computer/applications software and internet tools
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record


  • Providing exceptional customer service both internally and externally
  • Developing and executing a sales plan within an assigned territory to exceed sales goals and margins while maintaining a positive ongoing relationship with customers, general contractors, and end-users
  • Read and comprehend plans and specifications.
  • Apply knowledge of NFPA standards to analyze hazards and identify appropriate design approach, and prepare detailed cost estimates.

Job Type: Full-time

PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND IF YOU DO NOT HAVE THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS. Only candidates who possess the above minimum qualifications will be considered.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 – $80,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus Pay

Work Location:

  • One location

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Company Description:

Commercial Services, Inc. — DBA Metrolina Sprinkler Co., Johnson’s Automatic Sprinkler

Sprinkler Branch Locations: Raleigh NC, Charlotte NC, Charleston SC

For over 30 years, Commercial Services, Inc., has provided fire protection installation and service contracts to hospitals, manufacturers, schools, warehouses, commercial, government buildings and many other commercial settings throughout the Carolina’s and Southern Virginia.


$22-30/hr. Depending on Experience, Health, Dental, 401K Matching, Paid PTO, etc.

*Will assist with relocation expenses for the right candidate*

Fire Sprinkler Inspector

Perform assigned tasks on Fire Sprinkler Systems including, but not limited to, the visual inspection and functional testing of fire sprinkler systems, risers, standpipe systems. Maintain complete and accurate documentation of all tests performed. Experience in fire sprinkler inspection and testing is required. Basic knowledge of fire sprinkler system layout requirements is also preferred.

Responsibilities will include providing inspection, testing, and preventive maintenance services for fire sprinkler equipment to comply with NFPA25 Standards as well as national, state and local codes.

*Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience*

  • Minimum 2 years of experience performing fire sprinkler inspection, testing and maintenance services.
  • Must have a working knowledge of sprinkler controls, alarm panels, devices, and critical components.
  • Must have a current license in the State of North Carolina as a Fire Sprinkler Inspection Technician or Inspection Contractor. Preference will be given to NICET Level II or above Certification in Sprinkler Inspection and Testing. Consideration will be given if a candidate is pursuing NICET Level II or above Certification while maintaining an NC Inspections Technician license.
  • Additional requirements:
  • Must have a working knowledge of Wet, Dry, Preaction and Deluge Sprinkler Systems. Knowledge of design and layout requirements for fire sprinkler systems is desirable.
  • Must be able to carry and move equipment and tools weighing up to 50 pounds unassisted.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills.
  • Individual must possess a valid Driver’s license in good standing
  • Individual must be at least 21 years of age
  • Fire pump inspection and testing experience highly desired.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $22.00 to $30.00 /hour

Required experience:

  • Fire Sprinkler Inspections: 2 years