Fire Protection Sprinkler Helper - $250 sign-on bonus for qualified individuals

Richmond, VA posted on January 16

Atlantic Constructors is seeking dynamic, motivated, career minded individuals to join our expanding team! Atlantic Constructors has been recognized as an industry leader in the Mid-Atlantic Region for over 50 years.

Job Title: Fire Protection Sprinkler Helper 

Reports to: Fire Protection Foreman


The Fire Protection Sprinkler Helper will assist the Sprinkler Fitter with the assembly and installation of fire protection sprinkler systems, installing sprinkler pipe, inspections, deficiencies, and repairs on various job sites. 

Essential Functions:

  • Inspects, repairs, tests, adjusts and removes sprinkler systems
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job
  • Selects specified type and size of pipe
  • Cuts, threads and hangs pipe
  • Assists in the installation of valves, couplings and other fittings
  • Assists in the lifting, positioning and securing of materials and work pieces during installation
  • Follows proper construction practices and company policy
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibility: No


  • Minimum of 6 months construction or customer service experience; or equivalent combination of vocational training and experience
  • Knowledge of basic tools and materials
  • Understands and practices the proper use of power and hand tools
  • Possesses basic math and computation skills
  • Must be able to multi-task, work with minimal supervision, follow written and oral instructions, show attention to detail, and demonstrate problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to pass post-offer pre-employment drug screen, and may be required to satisfactorily complete additional background checks as required (i.e. DMV, criminal history)
  • Must adhere to all company policy and procedures
  • Must be available to work assigned schedules and extended hours as needed including day, evening, weekend, and holiday hours

The work environment and physical demands required would be representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, and may include, but are not limited to the following:

Work Environment:

  • May work in varying temperatures; both inside and outside, including inclement weather, heat, humidity, cold, and dampness
  • May work in areas with exposure to moderate/high noise levels
  • May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles including dust
  • May be required to work in confined spaces or from high heights

Physical Demands:

  • This role routinely uses construction equipment such as heavy machinery, hand and power tools
  • While performing duties of the job the employee may work aloft, climb, bend, pull, reach overhead, stand/walk for long periods of time and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms
  • Must be able to correctly identify all colors of a color-coded cable/wires and see close vision, distance vision, depth perception, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus


  • May require travel (typically not overnight)


  • Sprinkler experience in a construction industry
  • Ridgid 300 power machine (cutting and threading pipe) experience
  • Prior military experience 
  • HS diploma or GED equivalent


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