VFS is the driver of innovation in our industry. Our customer centric philosophy puts the needs of our clients at the forefront of every job. We recognize that our success is based on the relationships we have formed with our Team members and Clients over the years. We endeavor to show our appreciation every day through outstanding customer service.
The Fire Sprinkler Trainee Apprentice will be responsible for learning the trade, pass the able test, join the apprentice program, attend apprentice classes and actively participating in the program, gain experience in reading plans and specifications aiding in the accuracy of installations.
- Increase Knowledge of NFPA 13
- Increase Knowledge of State and Local Codes
- Apprenticeship Program
The initial focus of the position will be to achieve goals by following SOP’s and assist with completing projects on time, with budget guidelines as directed and with the guidelines of NFPA.
The overall goal is to establish the company as an industry leader, achieving goals, customer satisfaction, meeting budgets, and completing projects on-time.
Goals for the first year:
- Pass the Able Test.
- Enroll in the Apprenticeship program.
- Demonstrate knowledge of NFPA 13.
- Continue to demonstrate greater mastery of the skills & knowledge described above.
- Complete all jobs correctly within the allotted time, as directed.
Written Communication: Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet specific needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback. Puts success of team above own interests; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional situations.
Interpersonal Skills: Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Ethics: Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and upholds organizational values.
Dependability: Punctual to work and meetings. Follows instructions and responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments and exhibits good follow-up skills; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, and to reach and lift with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, ascend and descend stairs and ladders, walk for distances on job sites.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Day time and/or nighttime work as customer requires.
Travel and/or Driving Requirements: Travel to and from job sites
Local | Orange, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside Counties, San Diego
Outside of California | None at this time.
Work Authorization | Security Clearance (if applicable)
E-Verify | Equal Opportunity Employer
Authorized to work in the United States
Pass a complete Background Check
Education Level: [Required] High School Diploma or GED
Experience with Hand Tools, drills, Sawzall, able to climb ladders. Lift certifications a plus