CAREERS

Having been in business for over 40 years, we know that it’s our people that have earned us our reputation as the premier fire protection and sprinkler system contractor in central North Carolina.

Our team members come to work every day committed to protecting lives and property by maintaining the highest standards of quality, acting with integrity, and always having a professional and positive attitude. We believe that we have the very best team in the industry, and it’s no accident.

We know that great people can be hard to find. We seek them out and strive to provide an environment that nurtures growth and values each team member as an individual. In fact, many of our team members have been with us for decades, having built not only their careers but their lives and families during their time at AFP.

 

TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS OFFERED

  • AFSA Training Program
  • NICET Training, Seminars & Testing Certifications
  • Certified Hands-on Training/Seminars for Service, Inspections and Fire Pumps

BENEFITS

We are proud to offer a competitive salary & excellent benefits package to our full-time team members, including:

  • Medical (AFP pays 100% of the employee’s premium)
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Contributory Group Term Life and AD&D
  • Voluntary Life
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Accident Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • 401K and Roth IRA
  • Bonus/Profit Sharing Plans
  • Corporate Chaplains of America services available for employee and immediate family

Please note that Associated Fire Protection, Inc. is a drug-free workplace.

Open Positions at AFP

Fire Sprinkler System Designer – Full-time

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Fire Sprinkler System Designer position.

Responsibilities:

In this role, you will be responsible for planning and designing fire sprinkler systems for commercial and residential buildings in accordance with NFPA standards as well as all applicable fire safety guidelines, building codes, and manufacturer instructions.

In addition, you will prepare and coordinate accurate materials lists to be used for each job and will conduct field reviews and surveys to confirm the quality and accuracy of the completed installation in accordance with your designs.

Recommended experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have good computer skills, good communication skills and good math skills
  • Autocad experience or completion of related coursework
  • Technical degree or diploma related to architecture, engineering or related course work is preferred but not required
  • Fire sprinkler design experience is preferred but not required

Required license or certification:

  • Valid Drivers License

 

Fire Sprinkler Foreman – Full-time

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Fire Sprinkler Foreman.

Responsibilities:

In this role, you will be responsible for providing leadership, management, and guidance to crew members and sub-contractors on site. You will make sure that the team has the resources and guidance necessary in order to ensure jobs meet or exceed client expectations and are completed on-schedule while also meeting profitability goals. You will need to be able to leverage your expertise in Fire Sprinkler System design and installation to recommend and communicate changes to designs in order to fit specific site requirements.

Recommended experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; College-level or Trade School courses in construction management preferred.
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience as a crew member at a Fire Protection Sprinkler company or related operation.
  • 2+ years of experience at the foreman level preferred.

Required license or certification:

  • Valid Drivers License

 

Fire Sprinkler Pipe Fitter – Full-time

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Fire Sprinkler Fitter Position.

Responsibilities:

A Fire Sprinkler Fitter is responsible for assisting the Fire Sprinkler Foreman with tasks including loading and unloading materials, threading/grooving pipe, and installation of sprinkler pipe and fire sprinkler systems in all types of residential and commercial buildings.

Prior Fire Sprinkler experience is recommended but not required for this position.

Recommended experience:

  • 1 year of pipe fitting experience.

Required license or certification:

  • Valid Drivers License

 

Fire Sprinkler Shop Fabrication – Full time

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Fire Sprinkler Shop Fabrication Technician.

Responsibilities:

This position will be responsible for assisting the Fire Sprinkler Shop Fabrication Foreman with the daily operations of our Fabrication Warehouse. Daily duties will consist of fabrication of fire sprinkler systems, material/equipment handling and delivery of fire sprinkler system materials to the construction site. There is room for potential growth with this system which includes but is not limited to future welding training and certification.

Recommended experience:

  • Previous construction experience, machine shop experience or other related trades is a plus but not required.

Required license or certification:

  • Valid Drivers License with good driving record