Oversee and manage the sprinkler service and inspections operations for the Charlotte branch. Responsible for field personnel, equipment, and vehicles. Reports directly to the Director of Operations.
Sprinkler Foremen, Inspectors, Journeymen, Fitters, and Apprentice report directly to the Sprinkler Service
Primary Job Duties:
• Manage service projects and personnel and plan and schedule sprinkler service and inspection work.
• Organize methods for providing service and inspections, build work plans, and execute quality work.
• Review drawings, conduct field surveys with designers, interpret Code requirements as needed for
sprinkler work in the field, and identify issues that need further discussion or modification.
• Recruit, hire, train, lead, manage, direct, develop, and motivate individuals and the team. Maximize
productivity of field personnel and manage staff performance and conflicts with successful outcomes.
• Ensure that technical and safety training is held on a regular basis. Establish needs, schedule, and
criteria for training classes. Conduct training as necessary. Actively champion and support the
• Coordinate sub-pay for field personnel.
• Coordinate work with material suppliers, subcontractors, and other trades.
• Visit job sites to measure production, quality, and safety.
• Monitor job costs and labor hours. Provide input on labor for job bids.
• Ensure timely invoicing and collections for services rendered.
• Ensure proper reporting on project progression. Attend job meetings and provide status updates on the
job, issues encountered, manpower, labor consumption, and percent complete vs. schedule.
• Provide timely and accurate entries into operating systems. Receive materials in SL.
• Provide senior level technical assistance as needed.
• Must obtain and retain state specific inspection license(s).
• May be called upon to work in the field and at remote locations at times, or to perform other job duties.
• Provide recommendations to senior management regarding necessary equipment, personnel changes,
vehicle changes, and strategic direction.
• High school diploma or GED
• Minimum five (5) years of experience of fire sprinkler experience, with experience as an inspector
• NICET II or higher in Fire Sprinkler Inspection
• Working knowledge of NFPA 13 and NFPA 25
• Minimum three (3) years of proven experience in effective leadership of individuals or teams
• Proven dedication to safety compliance and safe work practices
• Ability to test and qualify for Sprinkler Qualifier (RME) and state Sprinkler Inspector License
• Ability to read complex prints and plans
• Skilled operation of sprinkler trade equipment including, but not limited to, impact wrenches, band saws,
measuring devices, fitting take-outs, manual lifting devices, grooving machines, threading machines, and
powered industrial lifting devices