Careers at American Fire Protection Group

American Fire Protection Group believes in the importance of Apprenticeship Training as illustrated in this video produced by the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA). AFPG actively participates in the invaluable programs offered through the AFSA.

Our Mission at American Fire Protection Group is to be the leading solutions provider within the fire protection industry always bringing our finest effort, exceptional ideas and incomparable character to every project. Paramount to AFPG’s successful pursuit of this mission is the hiring of quality people whose values align with ours. Our values are strong and they produce exceptional results.

What are those values?

At AFPG we are committed to each individual’s success. We know our team members and we care about them, and it shows. Like our parent company, the APi Group, we are committed to helping each person grow through training, leadership development and advancement. We have well-defined career paths and training opportunities that help support the growth and skill sets needed to progress on those paths.

We augment training by paying for and encouraging participation in job-related conferences, seminars and workshops. We also offer a tuition reimbursement program, along with a highly competitive benefits package that includes a 401K with matching and an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Program).

If you’re interested in joining our highly-respected team of professionals, start the application process today by submitting an online application via the Apply Now link for one of our open positions.

American Fire Protection Group, and its divisions, believes in Equal Opportunity for all and is committed to ensuring all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, have an opportunity to apply for those positions that they are interested in and qualify for without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.

Fire Alarm and Special Hazards Technician

Company:

American Fire Protection Group, Inc.

Location:

North Little Rock, AR

Description:

Install, inspect and repair fire alarm and special hazards systems in new and existing buildings in all types of construction, using conduit, hangers, wires, alarm devices, panels, piping, tanks and other devices. The Technician must be able to perform test and inspection, and basic repair and maintenance on major makes and models of fire alarm and special hazard systems with minimal supervision. 

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED required, College Degree a Plus
  • Fire Alarm Installation, Inspection, and Repair Experience
  • Special Hazards Installation, Inspection, and Repair Experience
  • NICET Certification II or above a plus. The ability to become NICET Certified required. Design Experience a plus
  • Manufacturer Trainings on applicable types of fire alarm and special hazard systems (Fike, Ansul, Gamewell-FCI, etc.)
  • Ability to obtain or current possession of Arkansas Alarm and Suppression Licenses required. 
  • Physically capable of performing the essential functions of being a fire alarm technician including:  handling material potentially in excess of 80lb; working with tools off scaffolds, ladders, and aerial lifts at heights potentially in excess of 100 ft; working in confined spaces; and working in adverse weather conditions
  • Strong values and a dedication to working with honesty and integrity at all times
  • Commitment to excellence and driven to team success 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.  Ability to use and learn computer software and devices
  • Well-developed active listening, critical thinking, and deductive reasoning skills
  • Have a valid driver’s license and an acceptable DMV record

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively plan the day-to-day activities of the assembly, installation, and repair of fire alarm and special hazard systems.
  • Read and understand construction documents including plans, specifications, contracts, purchase orders, and agreements.
  • Provide guidance and direction to crews in meeting the budgets and schedule dates of each project.
  • Ensure job quality and customer satisfaction is maintained in every stage of the project.
  • Interact with upper management and other trades, customers, and vendors/suppliers to build lasting relationships.
  • Manage labor and materials to ensure the assigned tasks meet or beat budgets.
  • Inform Leadership of all issues affecting production, materials, schedule, costs, and relationships.
  • Serve as trainer and coach for crew members.
  • Focus on safety and safety practices first and foremost at all task inceptions, including Daily Huddles, Tool Box Talks, etc.
  • Attend all jobsite and office meetings related to assigned projects as needed and required, ensuring all necessary documentation is completed as required by GC/Owner.
  • Interpret company policies for workers and enforce safety regulations.
  • Plan and adjust work schedules to make the most efficient use of assigned manpower and other resources.
  • Maintain solid working knowledge of applicable NFPA and Life Safety codes.
  • Honor all schedules and internal and external customer commitments.
  • Order materials, determine availability, coordinate deliveries, and manage jobsite materials.
  • Assess need for equipment and maintain responsibility for all pieces while in your possession.
  • Maintain all maintenance and upkeep of company provided vehicles, returning proper documentation as required.
  • Maintain professional appearance at all times, ensuring uniforms are in good condition.
  • Complete all required, mandatory, and recommended training. 

Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, 401K, ESOP.

Pay Range:

Pay depends on your level of experience and education.

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