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Fire Sprinkler Technician

Job in Kuwait
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Company: Vectrus
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-12-01
Job specializations:
  • Skilled Labor/Trades
    Electrician, Installation Technician, Field Technician
  • Construction
    Construction Labor
Job Description & How to Apply Below



Performs routine and emergency maintenance on the fire sprinkler systems and equipment, components, and subsystems in the ASG-KU area of operations. Performs inspection, testing, troubleshooting and repairs of fire sprinkler water-basedsystems; 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.


  • 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


    Vehicle, special equipment, standard industry tools and work materials.


    Work is generally conducted in an shop environment. However, duties may involve traveling in the out of doors to other locations with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions, specifically desert heat. . Must comply with OSHA, EPA, Fire and Safety Regulations and published company work rules.


    Employees usually carry only up to 50lbs of materials, items include but are not limited to tool bags, ladders and associated fire alarm parts, devices and panels.Climbing on ladders and using tools of the trade are common place.



  • Qualificationshave to meet the criteria as outlined in UFC 3-601-02.Recognized journeyman or craftsman-levelqualification, program for fire sprinkler systems.Examples include, but are not limited to,certification in Water based sprinkler (NICET level II) formalized labororganization-based journeyman training, or valid current sprinkler license fromany state, documented work experience with a fire sprinkler inspection andservicing company, or factory training. (FM Global)

  • Minimumtwo years documented experience as a Fire Suppression/Sprinkler SystemTechnician. Examples include: previous job descriptions, DD214 and Military/CivilianPerformance reports, job experience letter on company or corporate letterheadfrom previous employer(s).

  • Musthave education and knowledge of fire suppression/sprinkler systems, the abilityto perform hydraulic calculations, is preferred. .

  • Mustpossess a current stateside driver’s license unless otherwise stipulated.

  • Experience :

    Documentedtwo years’ experience in maintenance, repair, installation, and inspection andtesting of UL/FM listed fire suppressions/sprinkler systems and supportingcomponents.

    LanguageProficiency: Should have sufficient knowledge of English to understandinstructions and accomplish work documents and reports.

    Skills :

    Test & Inspections, Maintenance& Repairs, Installation of pipe and valves, Use of threading machine andhand tools. Knowledge of NFPA 13, 20,22 and 25. Able to read andinterpret blue prints.


    Primary Location



    :Technical Specialty/Skilled TradeClearance Level required at Start Date:Secret


    :Yes, 5 % of the Time

    Work Status

    :Full-timeWe are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.
    Position Requirements
    Less than 1 Year work experience
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