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Fire Sprinkler Installer Foreman - Travel Crew

Field Operations
EB00070218197 Requisition #

Job Description:

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 117,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms.

Sprinkler Foreman Grinnell Fire Protection Solutions

About the role:

Fire Sprinkler Installation Foremen are responsible for the installation, service, and repair of fire protection systems including: wet, dry, pre-action, deluge, and foam suppression systems; as well as fire pumps and backflow devices.  Must adhere to all company safety policies and procedures and maintain proper documentation for all work performed. Anticipates problems and recognizes when to deviate from standard practices. Brings all changes, discrepancies, and coordination problems that may impair installation activities to the immediate attention of the construction manager responsible for the location where your project is located.  May work alternative shifts or weekends to meet customer and/or job requirements. Emphasis is on manual skills, ability to lead others and critical jobsite decision making skills.  

This particular foreman role is known as a traveling foreman which will require travel up to 8 hours away from your primary residence or work location. We are considering our Travel Foremen the best of the best in the sprinkler installation role.  The intent is to keep crews in close enough proximity to their residence to travel home for the weekends depending on the project requirements; however due to potential project needs this may not always be achievable.


Who we’re looking for:

  • At least 5 years documented experience in installation and service of fire sprinkler systems or equivalent mechanical background.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Capable of performing physical labor to include carrying and moving equipment and tools weighing up to 70 lbs.
  • Able to work in unusual and sometimes difficult positions such as climbing ladders, scaffolding and high lift equipment up to 60 feet, working within ducts, crawl spaces, above ceilings, etc. 
  • Must be able to read and understand construction blueprints, diagrams, and specifications used in installation activities.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • Ability to research code requirements.
  • Ability to proctor, coach and teach an apprentice working thru the AFSA apprenticeship program to Grinnell standards

Rewards and benefits:

We’ll expect a lot from you, but we’ll also make sure we recognize and reward your contribution. And we’ll always do everything we can to help you achieve a healthy work-life balance. Wherever you join us, you’ll find we have a range of benefits and rewards designed to help you be at your best both in work and out of it. This position will have full connectivity of computer and/or I-Pad, I-Phone, Mobile WI-FI for connectivity anywhere you may be and a corporate travel card for expenses on the road. An extended cab installation truck with and full set of all tools necessary to perform the work at the highest efficiency along with the best in the industry support team.

Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/careers.

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