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Fire Sprinkler Technician

Company: SJS Executives LLC
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

SJS Executives, LLC (SJS), also doing business as SJS Industrial, is currently seeking a reliable, experienced, Fire Sprinkler Technician to work full time for SJS at Naval Station Norfolk to help support operations at a US Navy facility. SJS is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) with 250 employees coast to coast and a headquarters in Virginia Beach, Virginia; it specializes in professional services to support federal and military organizations. Hourly pay range for this position $20.00-$24.77. There is also an additional $4.22 hourly rate for health and welfare. The total hourly compensation will be $24.22-$28.99The Fire Sprinkler Technician should possess these key qualifications to be eligible for this position: National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) Level II Certification, Inspection and Testing of water-based systems. (preferred)Valid Virginia driver's licenseThis person will enjoy collaborating with a team and know how to conduct themselves with decorum, as they will be working on a property owned by the United States federal government and interacting with federal government employees and service members. Responsibilities will include:Services sprinkler systems, which include electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and/or electronic units and devices that detect, indicate, or regulate pressure, temperature and similar values and relationships.Performs pretests to determine the extent and location of malfunctioning equipment, energizes system, components, and conducts operational checks, including test of input and output from or to related system components. Checks mechanical parts for damage, proper operation, and wear.Repairs or replaces faulty parts and adjusts all moving parts and controlling devices within the simulated system.Occasionally assist engineering personnel in resolving issues and problems regarding the installation, modification, and maintenance of fire sprinkler systems. Checks for and repairs leaks in water and air lines, checks water flow rate, resets trip valves, checks water flow alarms, packs, lubricates, and replaces gate and globe valves, renews valve gaskets and seats, and replace defective gauges. Plugs and/or jumps out station fire alarm boxes wired into Fire Alarm Headquarters and checks for proper operation while tests are being made.When working on dry pipe systems (Closed Heads), uses stop-clock to test the time it takes for water to reach the inspectors test valve and then uses the stop clock to test the water flow rate. Checks water flow alarms. Checks and adjusts quick-tripping exhauster and globe valves.When working on wet pipe systems (Closed Heads) checks and cleans retarding chamber. Checks, adjusts and rests releasing mechanisms. Renews valve gaskets and seats. Makes repairs by replacing pipe, valves, fittings, sprinkler heads, electrical devices, etc., on faulty or damaged sprinkler systems. Works in an advisory capacity to provide adequate sprinkler protection in buildings undergoing structural changes.Performs other duties as assigned.Qualifications:Must have Valid Driver's license. Preferred to have the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) Level II Certification, Inspection and Testing of water-based systems. Must be able to successfully pass a drug test and a thorough background check for access onto a military installation; please note the background check for this position extends past 7 years, in conformance with federal law and US Department of Justice guidelines for work on a military installation. SJS Executives, LLC (SJS), also doing business as SJS Industrial, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy status and/or gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service or other non-merit factors. PI186815862

Keywords: SJS Executives LLC, Norfolk , Fire Sprinkler Technician, Professions , Norfolk, Virginia

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