Midwest Fire Protection Office

Careers at VFP Fire Systems

Sales and Estimator

Location: Troy, MI

Protecting lives and property since 1924, VFPG and its subsidiaries specializes in Life Safety Systems. Our values are simple: integrity, quality, safety, professionalism, commitment.

What we offer:

  • Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays

Sales and Estimator

This individual will cultivate new business relationships, maintain existing accounts, and ensure the fulfillment of established sales goals through estimating and bidding fire protection projects.  Embrace a consultative selling technique that includes the ability to analyze client needs, communicate appropriate solutions, and facilitate sales to closure.


Job Qualifications

  • Experience in commercial, residential and industrial areas of fire protection industry is preferred.
  • Proven strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-starter with ability to use independent judgment.
  • Understanding of fire protection systems and components 
  • Understanding of materials used in fire protection construction. 
  • Willing to coordinate with other departments in the company, with owners and general contractors.
  • Willing to pass a post-offer drug test, background and reference check.



Job Responsibilities

  • Review construction project plans, requirements, drawings, and specifications
  • Prepare cost estimates and determine project constructability.
  • Secure plans and designs for developing pricing and proposals, acquire subcontract pricing, and comply with codes and permits.
  • Maintain contact with subcontractors of various trades and work to expand list of qualified subcontractors.
  • Establish contact with prospects and potential buyers by scheduling sales calls, following up on leads, and utilizing outlined marketing strategies.
  • Develop ongoing positive relationships with customers to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Define customer needs and develop a sales strategy to gain customer understanding of company offerings.
  • Close sufficient sales to meet sales plan objectives.
  • Develop and maintain an active proposal backlog.
  • Maintain historical record of all sales and bidding documents/stats.
  • Provide input to improve company-wide business processes and systems.
  • Submit all required sales reports, data, expenses, and correspondence in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Conduct coordination with other departments to ensure proper handover of job information.
  • Conduct Project Manager functions as required and designated.
  • Complete additional projects as developed and assigned by your supervisor or management. 


APi Group provides competitive compensation and benefits that support the total well-being of you and your family, as well as providing formal learning and development opportunities to continue building great leaders.

Pay Range:

Pay depends on your level of experience and education.


Lisa Cain

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Phone: 651-558-3300 | Toll-free: 800-229-6263 | Fax: 651-558-3310
VFP Fire Systems, Inc. : 301 York Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota 55130
OK company license # 815