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Vectrus Fire Sprinkler Technician in Marshall Islands


This position is physically located in the Marshall Islands in support of LOGCAP

Under the supervision of the Fire Alarm Lead, p erforms routine and emergency maintenance on the fire sprinkler systems and equipment, components, and subsystems in the area of operations. Performs inspection, testing, troubleshooting and repairs of fire sprinkler water-based systems; to include but not limited to fire pumps, jockey pumps, and associated equipment. Performs duties in secure, critical, and sensitive designated areas under control of the U.S. Army in accordance with contract requirements. Ensures requirements for inspection, testing and maintenance are accomplished IAW with UFC 3-601-02 and NFPA 25.


This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.

  • Accomplishes the preventive maintenance and repairs of water-based sprinkler and suppression systems and other equipment that is a component part of the overall fire protection system.

  • Performs inspection, testing and maintenance of fire protection systems IAW UFC 3-601-02 using NFPA 25 as guidelines.

  • Shall be capable of performing, Main drain tests, 5-year internals, Pitot gauge testing, Hydrostatic testing, Backflow prevention and should have experience in all other required maintenance tasking per applicable standards.

  • Utilizes various hand tools, shop tools, and equipment in accomplishing repairs and maintenance of these systems and components.

  • Troubleshoots repairs or replaces defective components of the water-based sprinkler system, Fire Pumps, Standpipe, Water storage tanks, pump controllers, water flow and tamper devices.

  • Requests and maintains accountability for parts, tools, equipment and materials required for work performance and work assignments.

  • May be required to conduct both routine and emergency services after normal work hours.

  • Performs the majority of work in the sensitive and secure areas of military installations and facilities in accordance with the established security procedures of the U.S. Army and contract requirements.

  • Responsible for safe operation, cleanliness and operator maintenance of assigned vehicle.

  • Prepares and completes requires work order documents.

  • Complies with safety/environmental standards and safe work practices.

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Education/Certifications:

  • Three (3) years related experience may be substituted for three (3) years of education, if degree is required.

  • Must have a valid National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) certification.

  • Minimum two (2) years documented experience as a Fire Suppression/Sprinkler System Technician. Examples include: previous job descriptions, DD214 and Military/Civilian Performance reports, job experience letter on company or corporate letterhead from previous employer(s).

  • Must have education and knowledge of fire suppression/sprinkler systems, the ability to perform hydraulic calculations, is preferred.

  • Experience:

  • Documented two years of experience in maintenance, repair, installation, and inspection and testing of UL/FM listed fire suppressions/sprinkler systems and supporting components.

  • Language Proficiency: Should have sufficient knowledge of English to understand instructions and accomplish work documents and reports.

  • Skills:

  • Test & Inspections, Maintenance & Repairs, Installation of pipe and valves

  • Use of threading machine and hand tools

  • Knowledge of NFPA 13, 20,22 and 25

  • Able to read and interpret blueprints

  • Working Conditions:

  • Includes some industrial production environment conditions as well.

  • Physical Requirements:

    • Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Work may require heavy lifting, stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, prolonged sitting, and working with or in areas where a potential could exist for exposure to physical, chemical, or biological agents.

  • Employee use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is required for some situations. PPE includes, but is not limited to, head, foot, torso, respiratory, vision, and hearing protective devices.

  • Must comply with all Fire and Safety Regulations and post policies.

    We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.