Sprinkler Apprentices are responsible for assisting foreman and fitters in the installation of fire protection systems. Sprinkler Apprentices are also enrolled and making progress in the AFSA’s Apprenticeship
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Distribute the piping and accessories from the truck to the designated material lay down area.
- Maintain and organize lay down areas.
- Clean-up job site.
- Clean-up tools.
- Understand FLSA’s Safety program, SDS book, Hazardous Communication Program, policies and procedures. Toolbox talks are mandatory reading within the first week of employment. Helpers must know where all related safety documentation is at all times on each project.
- Sprinkler apprentices are expected to continually make progress in their fire protection education with tools provided by FLSA.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma or GED preferred but not required; or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and write.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently be required lift loads up to 50-pounds and occasionally lift or assist with lifting loads/weight in excess of 50-pounds; use hands and fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Frequent use of ladders or scaffolds with likely use of personal fall arrest systems is required. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to Foreman.
Fire & Life Safety America (FLSA) is a premier life safety contractor with offices along the east coast and in Texas. FLSA encourages initiative, independence, diversity and personal career growth with sensitivity towards quality of life issues. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including competitive salary, medical and dental coverage, vacation, life insurance, short and long term disability insurance; flexible spending plan, 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan.
FLSA participates in EVerify & promotes a drug-free workplace. FLSA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.