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Job: Sprinkler Apprentice, Fire & Life Safety America, Richmond, VA


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Job title: Sprinkler Apprentice
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Job location: Richmond, VA  23173 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 09/12/2017
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation:
Job Category:Journeyman - Sprinkler
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Job Description


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Position: Sprinkler Apprentice
Job Description # JD31

SUMMARY:
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 Program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1. Distribute the piping and accessories from the truck to the designated material lay down area.

2. Keeping each lay down area organized and stocked with each item required.

3. Clean-up job site.

4. Clean-up tools.

5. Understand FLSA?s Safety program, MSDS 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.

6. Sprinkler helpers are expected to be making progress in their fire protection education with tools provided by FLSA.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 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 the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High School diploma, GED, secondary education or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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 is regularly required to lift; use hands to finger, 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.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read and write.

LICENSES:

A valid drivers license is required.

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.

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