Pye-Barker Fire & Safety

Sprinkler Service Apprentice

Job Description

Posted on: 
April 24, 2024

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This position is responsible for assisting in the proper installation, operation, and maintenance of fire sprinkler systems. Responsibilities include inspecting, testing and performing system checks. This position will assist in identifying system deficiencies and preparing accurate and timely inspection reports.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Excellent pay
  • Medical, dental, vision
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Company paid short term disability
  • 401K with employer match
  • Paid vacation and company holidays
  • Company vehicle (if job applicable)


  • Install or upgrade sprinkler systems in commercial and residential buildings
  • Test and repair sprinkler systems already in place
  • Perform inspections to ensure sprinklers are installed according to code
  • Complete detailed inspection reports, documenting any issues
  • Report results of work completed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Protect and maintain company equipment.
  • Work in a safe manner as outlined by company safety procedures including driver safety and personal protective equipment.
  • Interact with customers in a mature and professional manner
  • Install or upgrade fire sprinklers in commercial and residential buildings
  • Test and repair alarm systems already in place
  • Perform inspections to ensure alarms are installed according to code
  • Respond to emergency service calls
  • Maintain a clean and safe workspace
  • Perform other duties assigned by management.

Other Duties:

  • Adheres to the Code of Conduct, Confidentiality Agreement, and Company Safety Policy.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Troubleshooting skills.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and be able to work in a team environment as well as work independently.
  • Must have reliable transportation to/from the office or job site.
  • Must be flexible with scheduling requirements that occasionally will require evening, weekend and/or out-of-town assignments.
  • Requires the ability to recognize and report deviations through inspection programs.
  • Requires the ability to interpret, apply, and explain applicable laws, codes, and regulations.
  • Requires the ability to maintain accurate records and reports.
  • Requires the ability to understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Requires the ability to use or repair small/light equipment, such as power tools, ladders, medium equipment and machinery

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands or arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and is occasionally required to lift and/or move heavy objects.
  • The work also requires the following physical abilities in order to perform the essential job functions: balancing, climbing, grasping, hearing, mental acuity, pulling, pushing, repetitive motion, speaking, talking, and visual acuity.

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