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Fire Sprinkler Inspections Technician - all levels

Location: 

Phoenix, AZ, US

Requisition ID: 98474 

A subsidiary of Kiewit Corporation, Aero Automatic Sprinkler Company is one of the Southwest’s largest and most-respected fire protection contractors. With its roots in Phoenix, AZ, Aero also operates through branch offices in California and Colorado. Aero offers complete services for all construction market types and any size project as well as complete testing and maintenance services.

Position Summary

Performs inspections of fire protection systems in accordance with national and local code requirements. The systems include, but are not limited to, fire sprinkler systems, fire alarm and detection, fire extinguishers, and backflow prevention devices.

Experience Level

Entry, mid-level, foreman

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

•    Inspections of wet pipe fire sprinkler systems.
•    Inspections of "special" fire sprinkler systems such as pre-action, dry pipe, and foam. This will include "trip" testing and re-setting of special system valves and associated devices.
•    Inspections and testing of fire pumps including annual full-flow functional testing.
•    Inspections and testing of fire alarm and detection systems.
•    Inspections and testing of fire extinguishers.
•    Completion of the NFPA report forms associated with the various systems being inspected using a handheld PC device.

Qualifications

•    High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) required
•    NICET Certification in Fire Alarm Systems required
•    Experience in Fire Protection/Life Safety industry
•    Experience with fire detection systems including VESDA, FM200 and other gas extinguishing systems
•    Knowledge of functions associated with testing of fire alarms, access control, and security systems.
•    Complete knowledge of low voltage wiring, especially troubleshooting. 
High level of knowledge & application of National Fire Alarm Code
•    Thoroughly capable of reading, interpreting, and applying system design plans, as well as building construction drawings and documents

Opportunities for entry-level candidates to learn on the job.

Requirements

•    Able to meet all physical requirements. 
•    Must have all required tools 
•    Must have the ability to work on ladders and lift equipment
•    Must be able to distinguish primary colors
•    Expected to climb and work at heights and in confined spaces (may exceed 200 ft) 
• Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions 
•    Able to work overtime, nights, and weekends as required by the workload 
•    Observe and comply with all safety and project rules. Performs other duties as required.
•    Ability to understand, follow and transmit written and oral instructions and communicate effectively with management/supervision 
•    Must have and maintain a valid Driver's License and clean Department of Motor Vehicles report

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Few contractors can do what Aero does, the way Aero does it. We only hire the best — and our family mentality will drive you to continue to be the best

At Aero Automatic Sprinkler Company, you'll learn and grow in all aspects of the fire protection business. If you want a career that can take you places, look no further.


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix