Sprinkler Installation Technicians - Akron, OH

Koorsen Fire & Security Wadsworth , OH 44282

Posted 2 weeks ago

Becoming the leader in the fire and security industry takes talentyours. We are looking for Sprinkler Technicians in the Akron, OH area to join our best of the best team as we drive the industry forward and pursue excellence in everything we do. If you're up to the challenge, we want to talk to you.

At Koorsen, we don't provide jobs, we provide careers. A career at Koorsen includes competitive pay, a great health package, an annual bonus program, life insurance, continuous learning offerings, matching 401k, paid holidays, generous PTO, tuition reimbursement, career growth opportunities, and much more.

Whether you are taking your first step or your next step, you'll find that a career at Koorsen Fire & Security is a rewarding, exciting, empowering, friendly, and inspiring time. While the Koorsen Fire & Security family has grown by leaps and bounds from its humble beginnings in 1946, it is still very much a family. Join the family today and help us continue to grow stronger and better every day.

Summary:
Primarily responsible for inspection, installation, and repair Wet, Dry, Pre-action, Deluge and Foam systems.

Test rebuild and or replace Backflow Preventors. Responsible for identifying trouble areas and performing service in an efficient and professional manner to ensure that sprinkler systems are operating properly.

Primary Functions:

Sprinkler and Backflow Systems Installation, Repair, & Service: 50%

Prepare jobsite, performing visual inspection of system, disabling horn & strobes, and alerting alarm company and fire department

Install/hang sprinkler systems and their components per NFPA and engineering guidelines

Install or replace wet, dry, pre-action, deluge and foam systems as needed.

Repair and/or replace all sprinkler systems components.

Repair, replace and rebuild backflow preventors as necessary

Verify proper communication with monitoring station when working on a monitored system after repair

Perform system tests to verify alarm & sprinkler systems are working properly upon completion of repair

Complete installation paperwork in a timely manner and turn completed paperwork into branch management.

Report Deficiencies to Territory Account Manager

Sprinkler and Backflow Systems Inspection: 40%

Survey and prepare customer site for testing of sprinkler system notifying alarm company & fire department

Perform visual inspection of sprinkler and fire suppression systems from the ground level checking the necessary components from ground level.

Perform inspection of wet, dry, pre-action deluge and foam systems.

Perform testing of the sprinkler system's components as necessary per KFS inspection report.

Trip, observe, and reset Dry Valves

Read gauges and record information, noting deficiencies and ensuring pressures are within acceptable levels

Perform water flow testing

Exercise, turn, and lubricate sprinkler system valves

Run main drain tests on all risers

Test RP, DC, & RVB Backflow system functions and note deficiencies

Verify proper communication with monitoring station when working on a monitored system

Perform system tests to verify alarm & sprinkler systems are working properly

Complete inspection reports and turn into branch management.

Discuss deficiencies noted with customer, explaining the problem and its resolution

Job, Inventory, and Vehicle Preparation Duties: 10%

Prepare sprinkler pipe, using threader when needed, and stock truck with inventory required to perform the job

Work efficiently and utilize resources to complete jobs in a timely manner

Perform basic vehicle maintenance, and keep work truck clean and organized

Manage inventory and tools for each job to assure proper parts and tools are on hand

Work with general contractors when necessary to finish a job

Manage the installation jobsite in an efficient and safe manner keeping it clean, organized, & professional

Complete NFPA certification and life safety testing, maintaining current knowledge of NFPA code

GENERAL: Always

May require performance of On Call duties as required including responding within (2) hours and resolving weekend trouble calls.

Follow All Koorsen Policies & Procedures

Be on time, ready to work when scheduled, & complete all duties assigned my management in a timely manner

Provide strong customer service, interacting with customers in person and via phone to help resolve and answer any problems that they may be having.

Essential Functions:

Install/hang sprinkler pipe, elbows, and couplings per NFPA and engineering guidelines

Perform disassembly, repair, and installation of sprinkler and backflow valves (once receiving liscense)

Verify proper communication with monitoring station when working on a monitored system after repair

Perform system tests to verify alarm & sprinkler systems are working properly upon completion of repair

Perform visual inspection of sprinkler and fire suppression systems checking the systems components from ground level.

Perform inspection of wet, dry, pre-action, deluge and foam systems.

Exercise, turn, and lubricate sprinkler system valves

Read gauges and record information, noting deficiencies and ensuring pressures are within acceptable levels

Run main drain tests on all risers

Perform testing of control valve function

Trip, observe, and reset Dry Valves

Test RP, DC, & RVB Backflow system functions and note deficiencies

Perform water flow testing on sprinkler system

Prepare sprinkler pipe, using threader when needed, and stock truck with inventory required to perform the job

Complete NFPA certification and life safety testing, maintaining current knowledge of NFPA code


Knowledge, Education, Licensing, and Experience

Requirements:

Required:

High School Diploma or equivalent is required

Vocational and/or Technical School: Electrical Systems Technology diploma/degree + 1 year experience OR
1-3 years field experience in Sprinkler and Backflow systems service is required

Must have or be able & willing to attain state Sprinkler and/or Backflow License

Active Driver License, in good standing required

Must meet safe driving policy criteria to be an active company vehicle driver

Preferred:
3-5 years of proven success in performance of Sprinkler inspection, installation, and service is highly preferred

NICET Certification, Sprinkler is preferred

Skill and Ability Requirements:

Customer oriented interpersonal skills

Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills

Must possess strong organizational skills

Must be able to exercise effective time management skills (prioritize, work on a time line)

Must have a strong mechanical aptitude

Must be able to visually inspect and service sprinkler and backflow systems

Must be able to recognize alarm sights and sounds

Must be able to understand and interpret industry codes and standards.

May (often will) require ability to effectively use a Sprinkler Pipe Threader

Must be able to effectively use backflow tester, pipe wrench, various lifts and common pipe fitting tools.

Must be able to safely and effectively use general hand tools and power tools

Must be capable of using various Arial lifts and boom trucks.

Physical Requirements & Exposures:

Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 75 pounds

Must be able to push and pull greater than 75 pounds as needed

Must be able to safely use and climb a ladder and reach a height of at least 24 ft

Must be able, on a regular basis, work comfortably at a height of greater than 26 ft. (common elevation of systems are 26'-0 and higher.)

NOTICE TO APPLICANTS:

Please review the following to ensure that you are aware of key information for all applicants. If you have questions, please contact us at hiring@koorsen.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Koorsen Fire & Security, Inc. considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, or any other legally protected status.

Family Medical Leave Act: Koorsen Fire & Security, Inc. meets all regulations for complying with the Family Medical Leave Act. E-Verify and Workers Rights:

Koorsen Fire & Security Inc. participates in E-Verify to confirm work authorization. The E-Verify and workers' rights notice are available in English and Spanish. Accommodation Requests:

If you are an applicant with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please contact us at hiring@koorsen.com. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. Privacy Agreement:

Please be aware of the following when answering conviction-related questions: Applicants should not disclose convictions that have been expunged, sealed, or statutorily eradicated; Misdemeanor convictions for which probation has been successfully completed or discharged and the case has been judicially dismissed; or Any referrals to a diversion program.

HIRING PROCESS (in addition to an interview):
1.New hires must complete the I-9 Verification form with 3 days of hire. This form is required by the U.S. Department of Justice and Immigration and Immigration and Naturalization Services and is used to verify your identity and right to work in the United States. In addition, we verify employment eligibility via E-Verify.
2.Background checks with criminal courts, state and county repositories of criminal records, the Department of Motor Vehicles, are required of all Positions.
3.Tests for Evidence of Substance Abuse by way of urinalysis test is required if this application results in an offer of employment.



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Sprinkler Installation Technicians - Akron, OH

Koorsen Fire & Security