Sprinkler fitter

Fire-Tech Sprinklers Ltd. based in Richmond, BC is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Sprinkler fitter who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Full time job.

Employer Name: Fire-Tech Sprinklers Ltd.
Position: Sprinkler fitter
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $34.40 to $41.60 hourly for 40 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Richmond, BC

Job Description

  • The candidate will be required to connect piping systems to water mains, supply tanks, pumps, compressors, and control equipment.
  • The candidate will be required to install clamps, brackets, and hangers to support the piping system, sprinkler system, and fire protection equipment using hand and power tools.
  • The candidate will be required to select, measure, cut, ream, and thread pipe, install sprinkler heads, and mount prepared pipe in supports.
  • The candidate will be required to install valves, alarms, and associated equipment.
  • The candidate will be required to test the system for leaks using air or liquid pressure equipment.
  • The candidate will be expected to service and repair sprinkler systems.
  • The candidate will be required to schedule materials, tools, and personnel.
  • The candidate must be able to read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings, and specifications.
  • The candidate will be required to train apprentices.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 2 to 3 years of experience in a related industry.
  • The candidate must have 4th Period Apprenticeship, 1st Period Apprenticeship, 2nd Period Apprenticeship, 3rd Period Apprenticeship, and Sprinkler System Installer Trade Certification.
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.
  • The candidate should be accurate.
  • The candidate must be able to supervise 1 to 2 people.

Work Setting

  • The candidate will be required to work in Residential and Commercial settings.

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should have clean driving record with no at-fault accidents or traffic citations.

Own Tools/Equipment

  • The candidate must have their own tools, safety equipment/gear, steel-toed safety boots, hard hat, and safety glasses/goggles.

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate must be able to work in wet/damp conditions.
  • The candidate must be able to work at heights.
  • The work site environment is noisy, and the candidate must be able to work with complete concentration even in such conditions.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate should be required to handle heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand eye coordination.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in standing position for extended periods.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in bending, crouching and kneeling positions.

Work Location Information

  • The candidate will be required to work in various locations.
  • The selected candidate’s relocation expenses will not be covered by the employer.

Steamfitter and Pipefitter Specific Skills

  • The candidate will be required to measure, cut, thread, and bend pipes to the required shape and size.
  • The candidate will be required to cut pipe openings in walls, floors, and ceilings using hand or power tools or machines.
  • The candidate will be required to choose the type and size of pipe needed.
  • The candidate will be required to weld, braze, cement, solder, and thread joints to join pipes and fabricate sections of piping systems.
  • The candidate will be required to test the system for leaks using testing equipment.
  • The candidate will be required to remove and replace worn components as well as reactivate the system.
  • The candidate will be required to install supports, valves, piping, and control systems.
  • The candidate will be responsible for cleaning and maintaining pipe units and fittings, as well as flushing the system.

Benefits

  • Health, long-term and financial benefits will be provided to the selected candidate.
  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidate will receive Health care plan, Disability benefits, Dental plan and Vision care benefits.
  • Under Long Term Benefits, the selected candidate will receive Group insurance benefits, Life insurance and Other benefits.
  • Under financial benefits, the selected candidate will receive Bonus.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]

By phone

604-244-7426 Between 09:00 AM and 05:00 PM

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