Fire Sprinkler Fitter

S.A. Comunale Barberton , OH 44203

Posted 2 days ago

General Info

Job Type: Full-Time

Minimum Years of Experience Required: 3+ Years

Must be Authorized to Work in the US

Company Info

S.A. Comunale has been a local industry leader for end-to-end fire protection and HVAC services for nearly 100 years.

We offer our clients significant financial strength, unmatched bonding capability, an award-winning safety program, and large-scale purchasing power.

With 12 locations and over 900 employees, including 400 skilled tradesmen throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Michigan and West Virginia, S.A. Comunale can work in virtually every market sector and facility type.

Job Title:

Fire Sprinkler Fitter

  • This is a union position.

Job Description:

Immediate opportunity for an experienced Fire Sprinkler Fitter who is willing to travel or work locally. Can be located anywhere in the United States.

  • 3+ years of experience as a Fire Sprinkler Fitter REQUIRED

Essential Duties:

Including the following, other duties may be assigned;

  • Overhead pipe installation, including: steel overhead sprinkler piping, wet, dry, pre-action and deluge, standpipe and hose systems.

  • Install residential systems, including: CPVC residential pipe and copper residential pipe installation.

  • Install and service underground pipe including: private service fire mains, hydrants, pits and underground control valves.

  • Install and service valves, devices and trim for system risers, alarm valves, dry pipe valves, pre action and deluge valves, backflow prevention devices, sprinkler system alarms.

  • Fabricating, assembling, installing and maintaining piping, fixtures and equipment for gas, steam, hot water, fire sprinkler system or oil heating, cooling, lubricating and industrial processing systems.

  • Inspects installation of equipment such as lockers, heating and air conditioning units and lavatory facilities to ensure standard requirements.

  • Performs National Fire Protection Association Inspections.

  • Cut, thread, and hammer pipe to specifications, using tools such as saws, cutting torches, and pipe threaders and benders.

  • Assemble and secure pipes, tubes, fittings, and related equipment, according to specifications, by welding, brazing, cementing, soldering, and threading joints.

  • Attach pipes to walls, structures and fixtures, such as radiators or tanks, using brackets, clamps, tools or welding equipment.

  • Inspect, examine, and test installed systems and pipe lines, using pressure gauge, hydrostatic testing, observation, or other methods.

  • Measure and mark pipes for cutting and threading.

  • Lay out full scale drawings of pipe systems, supports, and related equipment, following blueprints.

  • Plan pipe system layout, installation, or repair according to specifications.

  • Select pipe sizes and types and related materials, such as supports, hangers, and hydraulic cylinders, according to specifications.

  • Cut and bore holes in structures, such as bulkheads, decks, walls, and mains, prior to pipe installation, using hand and power tools.

  • Modify, clean, and maintain pipe systems, units, fittings, and related machines and equipment, following specifications and using hand and power tools.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must have at least three years of fire sprinkler installation experience along with the following;

  • Must be physically able to perform trade work

  • 3+ years of experience as a Sprinkler Fitter REQUIRED

  • Valid driver's license or reliable transportation required

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • Read and install according to blueprints required

  • Backflow certification is a plus

  • Ability to use ladders and lift platforms at heights ranging from 8 - 40 feet and in some cases up to 100 feet.

  • Traveling is required to various job sites

  • Building and Construction- Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads. Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  • Designs- Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

  • Engineering and Technology- Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.

  • Public Safety and Security- Knowledge of relevant equipment, high pressure safety, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions, including OSHA regulations, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations and Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.

  • Installation- Installing equipment, machines, wiring, rigging or programs to meet specifications.

  • Critical Thinking- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Mathematics- Using mathematics, including measuring, counting, basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, calculate ratios, percentages, and dimensions with and without the aid of a calculator.

  • Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment- Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles.

  • Time Management- Managing one's own time and the time of others.

  • Analyzing Data or Information- Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.

  • Deductive Reasoning- The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

  • Dependability- Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.

  • Independence- Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.

  • Inspection- inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects. The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.

EOE M/F/Disability/Veterans

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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