Fire Alarm Technician

Electrical Denver, Colorado Pay Scale: 28.00-39.00 hourly


RK is a multifaceted, industry-leading, specialty contractor headquartered in Denver, CO, with decades of experience working in the construction, manufacturing and building services industries. As a second-generation family-owned enterprise, RK prides itself on developing strong relationships with customers, as true project partners, throughout the Mountain West region. RK brings creativity, performance and optimism to every project. 

RK Electrical provides commercial and industrial electrical construction.
They also offer on-call and planned maintenance electrical service.

The peRKs:

Rk Contributions

  • Four medical plans with HSA and FSA options for you and your family
  • 401(k) plan with company match that is 100% immediately vested
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability plans available after one year
  • Company provided life insurance and AD&D with options for supplemental buy-ups.
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Weekly pay

In-house Programs

  • Career development training for all levels through RK University
  • Wellness coaching offering exercise planning, gym discounts, health screenings, program incentives up to $2,100 a year, and more.
  • Fun company and team building events, and volunteering opportunities

Partnership Programs

  • Confidential counseling for personal issues, financial advice and more
  • Discounts on entertainment including amusement park tickets, restaurant specials and more
  • Additional discounts on products and services for life's necessities such as phone, internet, and work apparel.

What you’ll be working on:

  • Assist in installation or assembly of: CAT3, CAT5e, CAT6, CAT6a, fiber optic, COAX, speaker, control wire systems and fire alarm systems.
  • Assist with the set-up and operation of trade specific equipment and machinery.
  • Clean work area and restock supplies and materials as necessary.
  • Actively participate in company sponsored apprenticeship program.
  • Work as part of a team and use materials safely.
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, clients, and managers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What is expected of a Fire Alarm Technician:

  • Receives direct supervision.
  • Performs technical responsibilities.
  • Contributes to the development and improvement of concepts, techniques and procedures.
  • Coordinates own tasks with a specific range of responsibilities under established procedures.
  • Contributes to a team under general supervision of an experienced professional or manager.
  • Skilled specialist.
  • Role specific skills and experience required.
  • Requires judgment or initiative in resolving issues and making recommendations.

How you make Safety your top priority:

  • Comply with all company policies and procedures.
  • All employees are accountable for safety and health and are empowered to stop work if an unsafe condition is present. Employees should immediately notify their supervisor so that the hazard may be corrected.
  • RK Mechanical employees and subcontractors are required to implement and maintain all safety and health systems practices including the training requirements of RK Mechanical Orientation, shop specific orientation, CPR/First Aid/AED/Bloodborne Pathogens, Hazard Identification and Reporting, and OSHA 10.

Minimum Physical Requirements:

  • Work outside, inside, and in dusty, noisy and hazardous areas.
  • Work in high places, tight places, confined spaces and/or other adverse locations.
  • Climb, balance, squat, kneel and crouch.
  • Work in all types of weather.
  • Must have working knowledge of all trade materials and tools.
  • Ability to lift and carry 51 to 75 lbs. occasionally, and/or 31 to 45 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 16 to 22 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


Denver Business Journal Denver-Area Private Companies: Ranked #21 in 2021, #19 in 2019 and various ranks in previous ten years or more 

Denver Business Journal Denver-Area Private Sector Employers: Ranked #12 in 2022, #25 in 2021, #19 in 2019 

Denver Business Journal Fastest-Growing Denver-Area Private Companies: Ranked #6, 2019 

Denver Business Journal Fast 50 list: Ranked #6 2019 

ABC’s Top 200 Performers: Ranked #31 in 2022, Ranked #22 in 2021, Ranked #16 in 2020, Ranked #18 in 2019 

ABC’s Top 75 Trade Contractors: Ranked #11 in 2022, Ranked #7 in 2021 

ABC’s Top Performers by Market: 

Airport Contractor: Ranked #15 in 2022 

Entertainment Contractor: Ranked #9 in 2022 

High Tech Contractor: Ranked #8 in 2022 

Hospitality Contractor: Ranked #10 in 2022 

Mixed Use Contractor: Ranked #6 in 2022 

Museums, Monuments and Parks Contractor: Ranked #9 in 2022 

Office Contractor: Ranked #20 in 2022 

Wellness Workdays and Harvard Medical School Best Wellness Employer Certification: 2019 Silver 

ColoradoBiz Magazine Top Company 2021 Awards: Winner, Category: Construction + Engineering 

ColoradoBiz Magazine Top Company 2017 Awards: Winner, Category: Construction + Engineering 

ColoradoBiz Magazine Top 50 Family Owned Companies: Ranked #1 since 2011 

ColoradoBiz Magazine Top 200 Private Companies: Ranked #8 in 2021 and 2020, Ranked #10 in 2019, Ranked #11 2018 

ColoradoBiz Magazine Top 250 Private Companies: Every year since 2011  

American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite Award: 2020 (Gold), 2019 (Gold), 2018 (Gold), 2017 (Silver), 2016 (Platinum), 2015 (Gold) 

Colorado Workforce Development Council: Celebration of Excellence in Apprenticeship, 2018 Outstanding Employer 

Business Experiential Learning Commission: 2020 Colorado Apprentice Award, Employer category  

Engineering News Record Specialty Contractor of the Year - Mountain States: 2020 

Health Links Healthy Workplace: Certified leader in 2022 and 2021 


IECRM Annual Summit Awards: 

Member and Industry Partner Collaboration Award Winner, nominated by X3 Tradesmen, 2022 

Safety Excellence Award, nominated by Milwaukee Tools, 2022 

Category: Commercial Projects $500K-$1.5M, Coors Field Stadium Lights Retrofit: 2019 

ABC’s Top 30 Electrical Contractors: Ranked #9 in 2022, Ranked #6, 2021, Ranked #5, 2020 

ABC Excellence In Construction Awards (Regional) 

Pikes Peak National Cemetery, 2020 Award of Merit 


ABC STEP Awards: Diamond level: 2022, 2017, Platinum level: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2016, 2015, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 

ACCA Award Member: Safety Master’s Club 

AGC Safety Utah: Silver Award with 5 stars, 2022 


Denver Business Journal Corporate Foundations: Ranked # 6 in 2021, #7 in 2020, #6 in 2019 

Denver Business Journal Denver Area Corporate Philanthropists: Ranked #22 in 2021, #23 in 2020 

The Civic 50 Colorado: One of the most community-minded companies 2020, 2019 

Carson J Spencer Foundation: 2015 Corporate Shooting Star Award for RK’s suicide prevention efforts 


Hourly Rate: $28.00-$39.00

RK Industries, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law