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DATE ADDED: Sat 22/09/2018

Fire Sprinkler Technician

San Jose, USA


Job Description


JOB TITLE: Fire Sprinkler Specialist (Full Time)

LOCATION: San Jose/ South Bay

DEPARTMENT: Projects and Service

REPORTS TO: Director of Projects and Service



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Reporting to the Regional Service Manager, the Fire Sprinkler Specialist is responsible for performing under some supervision, routine testing, maintenance, installation and repair of Fire Sprinkler Systems, including ability to test Annual, 5-year, repairs and troubleshooting. Fire Sprinkler Specialist will need to have the ability to use general hand tools and some power tools, the ability to read blue prints, operate small lifts and basic electrical knowledge is a plus. This position will also require the preparation of time reports and service tickets in an accurate and timely manner.


  • Must understand basic electrical theory, job site safety, and industry standard sprinkler fitter install techniques.
  • ‪Must be able to read blue prints and schematic drawings.
  • ‪Ability to operate power tools.
  • ‪Self-motivated and a professional attitude.
  • ‪Excellent communication and listening skills.
  • ‪Excellent teambuilding, customer service, and interpersonal skills.
  • ‪Must possess good decision making skills, be very organized and detail-oriented.
  • ‪Ability to use discretion and problem analysis.
  • ‪Ability to work effectively with others.
  • ‪Ability to work as part of a dynamic team and be flexible.
  • ‪Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • ‪Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • ‪Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • ‪Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • ‪ ‪Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • ‪Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • ‪Ability to drive a motor vehicle while seated for periods of up to 2 or more hours.
  • ‪‪Ability to bend and work in tight spaces.
  • ‪Ability to crawling under structures or in attics.
  • ‪Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment, delays or unexpected events; manage competing demands; change approach or method to best fit the situation.
  • ‪Ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
  • ‪Ability to maintain composure, keep emotions in check and avoid aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.


  • At least 2 years of Fire Sprinkler Installation experience is required
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills is required
  • Must demonstrate the ability to read and interpret blueprints and diagrams with assistance.
  • Must possess physical capability to transport required tools and equipment to location where work is being done under various site conditions.
  • Prompt, consistent, regular attendance.
  • Clean driving record with valid driver’s license
  • Clean background check
  • Great work ethic
  • Professional appearance

COMPETENCIES: Skilled and self-motivated individual, team-oriented and can work well alone or together with others.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Requires constant (67%-100%) bending; reaching; stooping; pushing; pulling; grasping; standing; reaching; climbing tall heights; twisting; and lifting/carrying equipment, and tools (up to 100 lbs. unassisted). Requires occasional (0-33%) sitting and driving. Must possess stamina to perform physical labor for extended periods of time while enduring dirt, dust, smoke, fumes, and loud noises outdoors in all temperatures, in and around electrical and natural elements. Requires constant mental alertness, corrected vision, and hearing to normal range. Requires ability to communicate clearly. Requires ability to drive a vehicle. Must possess excellent hand-eye and gross motor coordination, plus manual dexterity. Must be able to wear/utilize required safety equipment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places.‪The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock. ‪The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.‪

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS: Should have a clean driving record, and pass a background check and drug testing.

OTHER DUTIES: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


  • Employee Group Medical Insurance Coverage 100% paid by the Company (Choose between EPO and PPO Nationwide Network)
  • Employee Group Dental (DHMO) Insurance Coverage 100% paid by the Company (upgrade to PPO available for minimal cost)
  • Employee Vision and Chiropractic embedded in the medical plan paid by the Company
  • Employee Life Insurance/AD&D paid by the Company
  • Employee Short Term Disability paid by the Company (for employees outside California)
  • Employee Long Term Disability paid by the Company
  • Additional Optional Vision Coverage
  • 2 Weeks Accrued Paid Vacation
  • 3 Days Paid Sick Leave
  • 1 Day Paid Personal Holiday
  • 8 Paid Major Holidays
  • The Best 401(k) Plan in the industry!!!
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Team Building and Team Appreciation Events
  • And much more!!!

Commercial Fire Protection, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V)


Company Description
Commercial Fire Protection is a full service fire protection provider throughout the West Coast. We strive to provide the total customer experience for a fire protection service provider. We have been in business for 15 years and continue to grow and move towards expanding this company into a nationwide corporation. We utilize the latest in cutting edge technology while developing our own process and apps to increase the customer experience. We are looking for motivated individual who can help to improve our customer experience as well as set new industry standards in performance and process improvement. We are always excited to bring new individuals on board!

Role: Fire Sprinkler Technician
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Location: San Jose,

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