Job Opportunity: Positions at Oliver Fire Protection & Security

03/13/2018 - Posted in GBCA News laurentosti Comments (0)

Oliver Fire Protection & Security is hiring!

Oliver Fire Protection and Security is a successful, diversified, family owned business serving the fire protection community since 1957. Oliver Fire Protection & Security has a well distinguished history of a fire protection within the Philadelphia region. Our core values respect our employees’ worth and contributions, emphasize teamwork and offer opportunities for personal and professional growth.


Position: Executive Assistant/Corporate Marketing

Candidate Requirements:

  • Minimum two years of experience assisting C-level executive
  • College degree preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (outlook, word, excel and power-point)
  • Strong in organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work for President’s daily executive work
  • Office services: phone, printing vendors, etc.
  • Sales reports
  • Customer engagement activities
  • Professionalize print ads for customer events, manage outside design firm
  • Digital media content creation and update, weekly posts
  • Manage SEO vendor
  • Special projects

For more information and to apply, contact Bonnie Mecaughey at


Position: Sprinkler Design Technician Trainee

We are currently seeking self-motivated, energetic, organized, individuals who have the maturity and desire to learn and prosper in a lifelong career as a fire sprinkler technician.  He/she must be hard working and professional with excellent verbal and written communication skills.  We work in a strong customer-oriented environment so prioritization skills and initiative are a must.  He/she must also possess the ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

Job Description:

Paid hands on design training for 2 to 3 weeks per month over an approximate 4 month period, in a controlled classroom environment with an instructor.  All remaining time individual is applying what was learned in training working as design apprentice with a senior designer.

The following will be covered in training and will become full time responsibilities:

  • Review construction contract documents and coordinate with sub‐contractors and General Contractor/owner to gather the required information to design the project’s sprinkler system through use of analytical thinking and problem solving, determine construction feasibility and systems possibilities
  • Create detailed drawings through extensive use of AutoCAD, HydraCAD, Revit and Navisworks software programs
  • Create stock list for all material utilizing Hydralist software that is required for each project(s)
  • Perform hydraulic calculations utilizing Hydracalc software when required for projects
  • Develop initial schedules for preliminary project work
  • Maintain design records for future use
  • Develop positive and ongoing relationships with customers to ensure company is meeting customers’ expectations
  • Coordinate and communicate with other departments within office to ensure proper handover of job information
  • Perform Project Manager/assistant Project Manager functions, as required for small and/or large projects
  • Complete other assigned responsibilities as directed by immediate supervisor or other Oliver management personnel

Job Qualifications:

  • Construction Management, Engineering or applicable degree from a technical school or college is preferred
  • AutoCAD experience preferred but not required
  • Proven ability and track record of performing work in a timely manner and meeting deadlines
  • Must be detail‐oriented
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to coordinate and work well with others
  • Good math skills including, but not limited to, architectural units, fractions, geometry, and basic trigonometry


To apply, contact and send your resume to Scott Chambers at


Position: Inspection Scheduler - Inspections Department

Primary Objectives of Position:

  • Daily scheduling inspectors for fire sprinkler and alarms.
  • Backfill unplanned vacancies of shifts or cancellations to ensure inspectors schedules are full.
  • Providing excellent customer service to large client base.
  • Convey effectively via email and phone to customers and coworkers.
  • Problem solve daily challenges quickly and effectively.
  • Order required equipment delivery and returns for field personnel.
  • Assist with the upkeep of the Oliver fleet.
  • Job will also require cross training with the other administrative responsibilities within the inspections department.

Education and Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required: Associates or Bachelors’ degree preferred
  • 2 years of customer service or scheduling experience preferred
  • Proficient skill with MS Office software
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent phone and email skills
  • Excellent verbal communication


Oliver Fire Protection offers a competitive compensation package including; Salary, Comprehensive Benefits Package including; Medical, Dental, Life, LTD, Profit sharing program.

For more information and to apply, contact Matt Haines at