O-057 | Journeyman Sprinkler Fitter

O-057 | Journeyman Sprinkler Fitter

18 Nov

18 Nov




The Sprinkler Fitter, under the direction of the Mechanical Director, is primarily responsible for fitting pipes, specifically on sprinkler systems. The incumbent designs and installs sprinkler systems, hose systems, fire mains and underground systems. The Sprinkler Fitter tests and troubleshoots systems for issues or leaks.

Core Competencies

· Analytical Thinking

· Communication

· Critical Thinking

· Decision Making

· Planning and Organizing

· Problem Solving

· Results Orientation

Job Duties

· Design and install overhead sprinkler systems, hose systems, fire mains, underground systems, etc., in accordance with building and fire codes

· Inspect and test installed systems

· Repair any defective, worn or broken system parts

· Select correct pipe size and required materials as per design specifications

· Measure and mark pipes for cutting

· Fit and prepare pipes

· Assemble and secure pipes, tubes, fittings, etc.

· Fabricate and weld pipes and attach to fixtures

· Install clamps, brackets and hangers to support piping and sprinkling systems

· Connect piping systems to water mains, supply tanks, pumps and compressors

· Complete preventive maintenance for sprinkler systems

· Clean, maintain and update current sprinkler systems

· Test and troubleshoot systems for leaks using testing equipment

· Prepare cost estimates for clients

· Other duties as assigned


· Completion of a Sprinkler Fitter Certification/Apprenticeship Program

· 5 years of work experience as a sprinkler fitter

· First Aid Certificate

· CPR Certificate

· Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner

· Effective verbal and listening communication skills

· Time management skills

· Mathematical and analytical skills necessary for pipefitting

· Ability to read building specifications and blueprints

· Ability to work well independently or as a member of a team


· Working with tools, pipes and materials

· Ability to lift and manipulate objects of up to 50 lbs.

· Use of personal protection equipment will be required (e.g., hard-hat, safety boots, etc.)

· Hazards associated with the industry

· Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $35.00-$36.00 per hour

Ability to commute/relocate:

- Vancouver, BC: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)


- Secondary School (preferred)


- Journeyman Sprinkler Fitting: 5 years (preferred)

- Residential Sprinkler Fitting: 5 years (preferred)

- Commercial Sprinkler Fitting: 5 years (preferred)

- Industrial Sprinkler Fitting: 2 years (preferred)


- Class 5 Drivers Licence (preferred)

Willingness to travel:

- 75% (preferred)

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