The Lead Sprinkler Installation Technician is responsible for installation of fire sprinkler/standpipe systems and related equipment. On the job and classroom training programs provided for all levels to develop and promote field service technicians into licensed professionals.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Pull and stage work
  • Accurately read and follow blueprints
  • Accurately identify pipe and build pipe manifolds’, thread pipe, install pipe, add sprinkler heads.
  • Keep informed of new products and developments. Attend in-house training sessions and manufactures’’ training assigned and/or required
  • Have basic knowledge of building construction
  • Be knowledgeable with NFPA 25 and NFPA 13 code
  • Operate 300 machines and to thread and groove pipe as well as proper head spacing
  • Accurately complete and return all field paperwork on time, including calling in times worked daily
  • Capable for troubleshooting, identifying, and repairing systems as required to meet state and local codes
  • Responsibility to be available for off-hour emergency service calls and the on-call schedule assigned.
  • Report all accidents, mishaps and/or customer complaints immediately
  • Keep company issued vehicle clean, neat, and organized. Return unused parts and equipment to the warehouse/shed upon completion job
  • Work cooperatively with other departments within the company and with fellow coworkers
  • Interface with customers to explain work to be performed, answer their questions and address their concerns in a knowledgeable and respectful manner
  • Provide accurate and complete information on reports and quotes
  • Manage time including time on the job as well as time on the road to job sites

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Demonstrate integrity, honesty
  • Mechanical skills and aptitude
  • Proficient in basic computer skills
  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal). Able to interact with all levels being served
  • Represent the company in a professional, credible manner in speech, written communications and appearance
  • Able to adapt behavior to different people and situations. Be flexible by adjusting interpersonal approaches appropriate to the manager/employee


  • Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Required: Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record
  • Required: 3-5 years related experience
  • Preferred: Sprinkler Apprenticeship program graduate,
  • Preferred: Advanced Technical School Training
  • Preferred Certification: NICET Level 2

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

  • Regular and Timely Attendance
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time (up to 4 hours) without a break
  • Position requires bending, twisting, stooping, climbing
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds occasionally
  • Position requires pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds frequently and 40 pounds occasionally
  • May be exposed to temperature changes, heights, small spaces including confined spaces
  • Ability to distinguish colors and use hands for repetitive fine manipulation frequently
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus
  • Must pass initial and random substance abuse tests