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.

Shop Leader


American Fire Protection Group, Inc.


Nashville, TN


The Shop Leader is responsible for maintaining organization in the receiving and staging areas. The Shop Leader will receive incoming stock orders, pull counter invoices and write tickets and inventory and stage all materials appropriately. You will work closely with Project Engineers, Construction Leader, and operations to ensure accurate and timely support to the TEAM. You will maintain up to date inventory totals in Microsoft Dynamics AX and supply accurate accounts to the Division Leader.


  • Ensures Accountability: Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.
  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
  • Action Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm


  • Operate a forklift as well as other tools, equipment and machinery according to prescribed safety procedures (Forklift qualified or willing to undergo qualification)
  • Technologically inclined
  • Strategic thinker
  • Coordinate with the purchaser to ensure that on-hand stock is based on current jobs and forecasts based on backlog
  • Coordinate with project leaders, field leaders, and foremen when material is staged for job sites
  • Follow up with drivers to ensure that deliveries are complete and successful
  • Assist drivers with material pickup and delivery when necessary (shop truck, no CDL required)
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel with the ability to type
  • Possess valid Driver’s License


  • Organize and dispense material for delivery
  • Maintain accountability and records in Microsoft Dynamics AX
  • Receive material and distribute to jobs or trucks
  • Organize and maintain inventory
  • Maintain a clean shop and ensure that special tools and shop equipment are operable
  • Schedule rentals as needed
  • Select, repair and organize tools as needed
  • Prioritize and process purchase orders
  • Maintain accurate information for payroll reporting (Times cards, Absenteeism, Tardiness)


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

Pay Range:

Pay depends on your level of experience and education.

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