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Impact Fire Fire Sprinkler Inspector (Up to a $3,000 Sign-On-Bonus Based on Experience!!!) in Springfield, Massachusetts

Fire Sprinkler Inspector (Up to a $3,000 Sign-On-Bonus Based on Experience!!!)

Massachusetts, USA ● Springfield, MA, USA

Req #548

Friday, May 13, 2022

Established in 2009, Impact Fire Services was the vision of a group of experienced industry professionals that wanted to build a best-in-class fire protection and life safety company. Through superior customer service and technical expertise, we have developed long-standing relationships with the leading businesses in our markets. We are a full-service fire protection company, providing installation, maintenance, inspection, monitoring, and retrofit of fire safety systems. Come join a dynamic team of fire protection professionals, many of whom carry NICET and manufacturer certifications in leading brands. Impact Fire has deep experience supporting many industries including retail, healthcare, education and restaurants. Today, we operate over 30+ district offices and employ over 1,100 employees across multiple states throughout the USA.

At Impact Fire Services you can learn a trade with multiple career paths in fire and life safety while benefiting from an employee focused company culture that allows you to gain mentorship and training provided by leading experts at one of the fastest growing companies in the industry. Whether you have transferable skills, prior industry experience, or are looking to start your journey, our apprenticeship programs will give you the support and knowledge you need to go further in your career.

Why work with us?

At Impact Fire, we are a group of hardworking, dedicated fire protection professionals committed to protecting lives and property from fire. Our cohesive team spirit and customer service-oriented culture are expressed in all that we do. We operate with the belief that every team member plays a critical role in our success. We operate in 30+ district office locations across the United States, supporting industries ranging from retail and healthcare to education and restaurants.

Benefits of joining Impact Fire Services

When you join Impact Fire you will receive:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Career Advancement Opportunities

  • Competitive benefits, including healthcare, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off and holidays

  • Company paid short and long-term disability

  • Immediately vested in our 401(k) company match

  • Exceptional guidance and support from our managers

  • Collaborative culture & environment

  • Robust training opportunities with company reimbursement upon achieving required licensing

  • Apprenticeship programs for fire sprinkler, fire alarm and inspection positions

  • Opportunity to work alongside some of the best talent in the fire protection industry

Responsible for inspection, service and repair of Wet, Dry, Pre-action, Deluge and Foam systems; Testing, rebuilding and/or replacing Backflow Preventers. Responsible for identifying trouble areas and performing service in an efficient and professional manner to ensure that sprinkler systems are operating properly. We seek a self-motivated, customer service-oriented lead technician. The ideal candidate will be organized, professional, and a good communicator. This important position will establish a rapport and build positive relationships with our customers.

Responsibilities include:

Sprinkler and Backflow Systems Installation, Repair, & Service:

  • Perform fire sprinkler inspections and services per NFPA and engineering guidelines.

  • Inspect and service wet, dry, pre-action, deluge and foam systems as needed.

  • Repair and/or replace all sprinkler systems components.

  • Repair, replace and rebuild backflow preventers 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.

  • Report Deficiencies to Department Manager.

Job, Inventory, and Vehicle Preparation Duties :

  • 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.

  • Collaborate with general contractors as necessary.

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

Essential Functions

  • Perform disassembly, inspection and repair of sprinkler and backflow valves (once receiving license).

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Massachusetts Journeyman License

  • 3-year AFSA Apprentices with current MA-SA card.

  • Minimum of 2-3 years field experience in Fire Sprinkler Inspections and service.

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

  • Ability to adhere to, implement, and follow safety guidelines and procedures at all times.

  • Possess a valid driver’s license and driving record that meets company requirements.

  • Capable of passing a pre-employment background, MVR and drug test.

  • Fire and /or Life Safety Systems experience

  • 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.

  • Strong working knowledge of NFPA codes.

  • 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.

  • 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 feet.

  • Must be able, on a regular basis, work comfortably at a height of greater than 26 feet. (common elevation of systems is 26 feet and higher.)

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • NICET Certification in Inspection & Testing of Water-Based Systems and/or Water-Based Systems Layout, preferred.

We look forward to talking with you about career opportunities with Impact Fire Services. For consideration, please apply on-line.

Employment with an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) including disability/veterans.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly

  • Massachusetts, USA

  • Springfield, MA, USA

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