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Sprinkler Fitter


Job Summary

Johnson Controls
Knoxville, TN
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Sprinkler Fitter

About the Job

- Perform new installations, retrofit and repair of wet, dry,
pre-action and deluge fire sprinkler systems. 

- Maintain a clean and safe work area. Pick up and properly
dispose of all debris associated with work.

 - Maintain proper
documentation for all work performed

- Follow verbal and written instructions, read and understand
construction blueprints, diagrams and specifications used in installation

- Properly secure all SimplexGrinnell tools and equipment at
the end of each work period

- Extensive travel throughout MN required

- Complete and submit time reports and safety documents as

 - May be required to
work alternate shifts or weekends to meet customer service/installation

- Perform other duties as directed

What we look for


- A high school diploma or G.E.D.

- Completion of a nationally recognized Apprentice

- Minimum 5 years documented experience in installation and
service of fire sprinkler systems 

- Possess a valid driver’s license and driving record that
meets company requirements.

- Experience training and mentoring apprentices

- Capable of performing physical labor to include carrying
and moving equipment weighing up to 70 lbs.

- Able to work in unusual and sometimes difficult positions
such as climbing ladders, scaffolding and high lift equipment up to 60 feet,
working within ducts, crawl spaces, above ceilings, etc. 

- Read and understand construction blueprints, diagrams, and
specifications used in installation activities

- Ability to work flexible hours. Typical work week is 4-10
hour days

- Ability to adhere to, implement, and follow safety
guidelines and procedures at all times

- Excellent communication skills, using tact and diplomacy
when dealing with customers and team members

- Strong organizational skills, positive attitude, and an
ability to learn quickly

- Ability to operate fleet vehicle in a safe manner at all

- Ability to communicate and provide excellent customer



-  GA fire sprinkler license 

- Able to obtain and retain GA license within six months
of hire    


Who we are

Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and
affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified
individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For
more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a
disability and you require an accommodation during the application process,
please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou     


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