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 Helper

Company:

American Fire Protection Group, Inc.

Location:

Nashville, TN

Description:

Fire Alarm Helpers install fire alarm systems in new and existing buildings in all types of construction, using conduit, hangers, wires, alarm devices, and panels. They layout, assemble, install, and maintain low voltage systems and related equipment for fire alarm systems.  

Requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Physically capable of performing the essential functions of being a fire alarm helper including:  handling material potentially in excess of 80 lb; 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 
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Excellent near vision- ability so see details at close range
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.  Read and write English
  • Well-developed active listening, critical thinking, and deductive reasoning skills
  • Dependability- must be reliable, responsible and committed to fulfilling assigned duties
  • Independence- individuals must be self-starters and have the ability to work with little or no supervision
  • Have a dependable means of transportation to get to and from jobsites and other places of work

Responsibilities:

  • Install and service alarm panels, audible/visual alarms, pull stations, and detectors for fire alarm systems.
  • Understand the relationship between Volts, Amps, Current and Resistance as well as AC and DC Current.
  • Use a digital multi-meter as a tool for trouble shooting ground faults, shorts, and open circuits on fire alarm systems.
  • Install and service communicators for monitoring systems.
  • Inspect, service, and maintain fire extinguishers.
  • Learn and assist in special hazard applications for inspections and service, such as but not limited to: clean agent, Vortex, AFFF, and CO2 systems.
  • Fabricating, assembling, installing, and maintaining conduit, junction boxes, terminals and equipment for fire alarm systems.
  • Cut, ream, and bend conduit to specifications, using tools such as saws, levels, reamers, and benders.
  • Assemble and secure EMT and flexible conduits, fittings, and related equipment, according to specifications, with EMT and squeeze connectors.
  • Strip, pull, and terminate wire to fire alarm devices using crimps, solder, shrink tubing, tape, wire nuts, and terminal blocks.
  • Attach conduits to walls, structures and fixtures using brackets, clamps, tools or anchors.
  • Inspect, examine, and test installed systems, using fire alarm testing equipment, load testing, visual and audible observation, or other methods.
  • Program single line circuit, modules, sensors, and input/output devices for fire alarm panels.
  • Measure and mark conduits for cutting and bending.
  • Lay out full scale drawings of fire alarm systems, supports, and related equipment, following blueprints.
  • Plan fire alarm system layout, installation, or repair according to specifications.

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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