Fire Systems Apprentice

May 2, 2024 by
Fire Systems Apprentice
Tyler Fannie

Full Job Description

Apprentice is responsible for assisting the lead technician in various job duties such as: electrical installation; pipe fabricating and fitting; fire system installations; servicing/testing/inspecting of fire systems and other life safety devices including fire alarm and fire suppression protection systems.

Duties and Responsibilities: This list is not intended to be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all requirements assigned to this job. ABC Fire reserves the right to change or assign other duties to this position. When need arises, all personnel may perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities. 

- Maintain a safe and clean jobsite environment

- Review new project information with lead technician

- Work in compliance with various codes such as NFPA72, NFPA17, and NEC

- Mechanical aptitude and experience using hand/power tools

- Pull wire in areas such as drop ceilings, walls, through conduit, etc.

- Bend, cut, and install conduit per NEC code

- Obtain and remain current in certifications and accolades

Additional Qualifications

- Prior fire alarm or fire suppression system experience a plus

- Understanding of fundamental laws of electricity

- Ability to work flexible hours (sometimes weekends or overnights) 

- Pertinent certifications would include: NICET, OSHA, BICSI, ICC, Electrician License

- High school diploma or equivalent – relevant trade school a plus

- Basic understanding of design such as blueprints and wiring schematics 

- Must be able to work in a team setting

- Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record

- Ability to pass a drug screening

Other Requirements

- Ability to lift 75+ pounds

- Work in jobsite settings at customer facilities

- Climbing and working on ladders or at heights achieved in a lift

- Positive attitude and desire to learn 

- Personal protective equipment provided by employer except for safety shoes

Benefits Offered

- Competitive Pay

- Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance

- Paid Time Off

- Eight Holidays Off Paid

- Retirement Plan with Company Match

- Company Provided Cell Phone

- Fitness Center – with Free Weights and Cardio Equipment


- Hourly rate

- Bonus pay available

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