Sprinkler Fitter Apprentice

General Summary

Responsible for assisting Journeyman Sprinkler Fitters with the installing and servicing of piping systems, in commercial and industrial buildings.

Principal Responsibility 

  • General Housekeeping.
  • Loading, unloading, distributing and stockpiling material and equipment.
  • Loading and unloading tools.
  • Cleaning, pick-up, and tool repair.
  • Cutting, patching and grouting concrete, wood or masonry holes.
  • Coring.
  • Setting up and tearing down of minor scaffolds.
  • Manual labor necessary for rigging, hoisting, lifting and positioning of heavy equipment.
  • Paint, stencil and tape equipment, piping, and valves.
  • Normal unskilled labor related to piping and plumbing including fire watch.
  • Performs additional assignments as directed..

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum of one-year production experience preferred.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with basic math skills.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Good driving record.

Scope Data (budget accountability, operating revenues, organizational unit responsibility, number of employees supervised, other pertinent numeric data):

  • Works and interacts in team environment with 10-15 personnel.

Description of physical working environment:

  • Physically demanding position. Majority of work requires continuous standing and walking in shop.  Requires lifting materials up to 75 pounds on a regular basis and frequent twisting, bending and turning.
  • Works on field construction sites in various weather conditions.
  • Ability to climb up and down ladders and steps on site is required.