Sprinkler Technician – Foreman

Location US-AL-Birmingham
Job ID
5185
# Positions
1
Category
Other - Fire Protection

OVERVIEW

CHA Consulting Inc., is currently seeking Sprinkler Technician – Foreman to join our American Fire Team in Birmingham, AL.

 

CHA offers highly specialized fire protection engineering services and cutting-edge solutions to the most challenging fire protection projects. Our knowledgeable staff manages complex industrial, commercial and design/build fire protection projects, including sprinkler systems, fire pumps, ground storage tanks, underground piping, and special hazards.

 

American Fire, A CHA Company, has a large presence in the design/build market, striving to provide customers with the most cost-effective and code-compliant fire protection systems possible. Our international division has provided fire protection services in more than 80 countries giving our team the knowledge and skills required to handle the unique challenges involved with overseas construction.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Sprinkler Technician – Foreman are responsible for the complete installation of fire sprinkler systems in commercial and industrial buildings according to standards. The successful candidate will assemble and install a variety of metal pipes, tubes, and fittings, including iron, steel, copper; install and maintain hydraulic and pneumatic components of machines and equipment such as pumps and tanks.  The Sprinkler Technician – Foreman manages an on-site work crew of varying size, depending on the project; and performs final inspections with local, state and county AHJ’s.

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE

  • High School Diploma or equivalent work experience is required
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • OSHA 30 Training required or must obtain within 30 days of employment (AFP will pay for training).

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of 5 years’ industry experience required
  • Ability to read blueprints and redline fab drawings
  • Ability to perform work in unusual and sometimes difficult positions such as working within ducts, crawl spaces, climbing a ladder, outside in the heat or cold, on lift equipment, or dirty environments.
  • Ability to work at heights in a man lift and lift 50+ pounds above head
  • Must be team oriented with the ability to lead.
  • Strong working knowledge of wet and dry fire sprinklers systems
  • Must have excellent communication skills and positive customer service attitude
  • Sales aptitude a plus
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
  • Must be willing to travel

CULTURE/EEO STATEMENT

CHA takes pride in recruiting, developing and retaining highly talented individuals. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package and a variety of opportunities for our employees’ professional growth and development.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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