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sprinkler system installer apprentice


Source: Job Bank

Location

Vancouver, BC
V5X1Y2

Salary

$36.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Tasks

  • Schedule materials, tools and personnel
  • Prepare tenders and quotations
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Connect piping systems to water mains, supply tanks, pumps, compressors and control equipment
  • Install clamps, brackets and hangers to support piping system and sprinkler and fire protection equipment, using hand and power tools
  • Installs valves, alarms and associated equipment
  • Join pipes and piping sections using soldering and welding equipment
  • Select, measure, cut, ream and thread pipe, install sprinkler heads and mount prepared pipe in supports
  • Service and repair sprinkler system
  • Supervise other workers
  • Test system for leaks using air or liquid pressure equipment
  • Clean and maintain pipe units and fittings and flush system
  • Cut openings for pipe in walls, floors and ceilings using hand or power tools or machines
  • Install supports, valves, piping and control systems
  • Measure, cut, thread and bend pipes to required shape and size
  • Remove and replace worn components and reactivate system
  • Select type and size of pipe required
  • Test system for leaks using testing equipment
  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 to 40 hours per week

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