Fire Sprinkler Service Technician
The Fire Sprinkler Service Technician is responsible for servicing, repairing, replacing and installing fire sprinkler system and backflow components in accordance with all state and local standards, codes and regulations. The Service Technician must be able to work independently and be able to effectively communicate with contractors, customers and internal company staff.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Will inspect, test and perform on-site troubleshooting and repair of all types of fire sprinkler systems
- Frequent use of power and hand tools including Ridgid 300 pipe machine for grooving and threading pipe
- Ability to work independently, schedule jobs and provide cost estimates for customers when required
- Maintain equipment, supplies and company vehicle (if supplied) in good working order
- Willing to work overtime or non-standard hours as required by project
- Performs additional duties as needed
Qualifications and Education Requirements
Minimum 4 years of fire sprinkler and backflow repair experience preferred
Working knowledge of fire sprinkler system and backflow testing and inspection required
CPVC Certification is preferred
Possess valid Florida Driver’s License with a clean DMV record in accordance with company policy
Basic computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel (Google Docs and Sheets)
Excellent customer service and written and verbal communication skills
PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Constant standing up to 8 to 12 hours a day
- Frequent walking throughout warehouses, condos, personal homes, new construction sites, and uneven
grass and dirt terrain.
- Frequently moves plumbing components to next location usually from truck to warehouse, warehouse to truck, then truck to jobsite.
- Frequent reaching/pushing/pulling away from body
- Frequent carrying up to 100 lbs.
- Occasional lifting up to 160 lbs.
- Occasional carrying up to 150 lbs. up and down stairs.
- Frequent overhead reaching
- Frequent repetitive hand/foot/head/neck movements required
- Usual industrial environment with frequent sitting, walking, and standing, and occasional climbing, stooping, kneeling, twisting, crouching, and balancing.
- Oral and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication as well as communication through automated devices such as the telephone.