Fire Sprinkler Technician

Posted : 7 months ago

Under the supervision of Fire Sprinkler Technician Lead, performs routine and emergency maintenance on the fire sprinkler systems and equipment, components, and subsystems in the area of operations. Performs inspection, testing, troubleshooting and repairs of fire sprinkler water-based systems; to include but not limited to fire pumps, jockey pumps, and associated equipment. Performs duties in secure, critical, and sensitive designated areas under control of the U.S. Army in accordance with contract requirements. Ensures requirements for inspection, testing and maintenance are accomplished IAW with UFC 3-601-02 and NFPA 25.


This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.

  • Accomplish the maintenance and repairs of water-based sprinkler/suppression systems and other equipment that is a component part of the overall fire protection system.
  • Performs inspection, testing and maintenance of fire protection systems IAW UFC 3-601-02 using NFPA 25 as guidelines.
  • Shall be capable of performing, Main drain tests, 5-year internals, Pitot gauge testing, Hydrostatic testing, Backflow prevention and should have experience in all other required maintenance tasking per applicable standards.
  • Utilizes various hand tools, shop tools, and equipment in accomplishing repairs and maintenance of these systems and components.
  • Troubleshoots repairs or replaces defective components of the water-based sprinkler system, Fire Pumps, Standpipe, Water storage tanks, pump controllers, water flow and tamper devices.
  • Requests and maintains accountability for parts, tools, equipment and materials required for work performance and work assignments.
  • May be required to conduct both routine and emergency services after normal work periods.
  • Performs the majority of work in the sensitive and secure areas of military installations and facilities in accordance with the established security procedures of the U.S. Army and contract requirements.
  • Responsible for safe operation, cleanliness and operator maintenance of assigned vehicle.
  • Prepares and completes requires work documents.
  • Complies with safety/environmental standards and safe work practices.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Education/Certifications:
    • Three (3) years related experience may be substituted for three (3) years of education, if degree is required.
    • Minimum two years documented experience as a Fire Suppression/Sprinkler System Technician. Examples include: previous job descriptions, DD214 and Military/Civilian Performance reports, job experience letter on company or corporate letterhead from previous employer(s).
    • Must have education and knowledge of fire suppression/sprinkler systems, the ability to perform hydraulic calculations, is preferred.
    • A valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain a U. S. Government Motor Vehicle Operator’s License and host nation Driver’s License, is required.
  • Experience:
    • Documented two years’ experience in maintenance, repair, installation, and inspection and testing of UL/FM listed fire suppressions/sprinkler systems and supporting components.
    • Language Proficiency: Should have sufficient knowledge of English to understand instructions and accomplish work documents and reports.
  • Skills:
    • Test & Inspections, Maintenance & Repairs, Installation of pipe and valves
    • Use of threading machine and hand tools
    • Knowledge of NFPA 13, 20,22 and 25
    • Able to read and interpret blueprints
  • Working Conditions:
    • Must be capable of working in an extreme weather conditions with temperatures exceeding 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
    • Indoor and/or outdoor environment with very adverse and harsh conditions (i.e., hot, dry, duty, desert environment with average temperatures of 30 degrees in the winter and 130 degrees in the summer months).
    • Includes some industrial production environment conditions as well.
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
    • Work may require heavy lifting, stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, prolonged sitting, and working with or in areas where a potential could exist for exposure to physical, chemical, or biological agents.
    • Employee use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is required for some situations. PPE includes, but is not limited to, head, foot, torso, respiratory, vision, and hearing protective devices.
    • Must comply with all Fire and Safety Regulations and post policies.

Contractor Overview

About Vectrus Vectrus is a leading provider of global service solutions in the areas of Information Technology and Network Communication services, and Facility and Logistics services. Since 1945, we've succeeded by tackling some of the world's most difficult challenges. Our management team averages 28 years of experience in the military and industry, and our globally diverse workforce, including more than 35% of our employees reporting a military background, provide us with highly resourceful and experienced problem solvers. We currently operate in 18 countries across four continents, in both stable and unstable environments, employing approximately 5,000+ people and managing more than 7,250 subcontractor personnel. Vectrus brings together the best people and performance needed to get the job done. We are "true to your mission." Vision Our vision articulates what we can be at our very best. Vision: Be an innovator and global leader in the convergence of our clients’ physical and digital infrastructure and supply chains. Mission Our mission is our reason for being-what we get up and come to work every day to do. It is the driving purpose that sustains us as we tackle the toughest jobs, the harshest environments, and the most complex, vital situations. Mission: Deliver and operate scalable, integrated, and client-centric Facilities, Logistics, and targeted IT capabilities and solutions.

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