Sprinkler Fitter Journeyman



Sprinkler Fitter Journeyman

Job Description

A Sprinkler Fitter is responsible for daily work at sites in and around Ohio, including own travel arrangements and on-time start of work. Work includes installation and repair of fire protection and fire sprinkler systems. Applicant should be able to read and understand blueprints, communicate effectively with all other persons on the job-site, including our sub-contractors, and represent TP Mechanical Contractors in a professional manner. Applicant should also be able to accept direction and/or lead and delegate the work if necessary.

Responsibilities for the position also include:

  • Manage materials to ensure timely completion of the work scheduled. Ensures material consumption does not exceed estimates.
  • As an on-site representative of TP Mechanical Contractors, develops relationships of trust that build lasting confidence in TP Mechanical Contractors to perform on future jobs, with repeat business being a significant part of the company business base. Ensures the needs of general contractors, owners and other customers as well as entrusted employees are met.
  • Participates in the project management process by assisting project manager with problems or questions regarding assigned projects in an accurate and timely manner.  Builds trust and cooperation.  Keeps the project manager aware of all issues affecting production, schedule, cost and relationships.
  • Serves as a coach by monitoring lower echelon mechanic and helper production and quality workmanship.  Continually provides training in areas needing improvements to ensure quality, production and safety.  Focuses on safety and safety practices first and foremost at all task inceptions.  Coaches personnel to focus on job-site training.
  • Attends, if needed, all job site and office meetings related to assigned projects.  Is well prepared to handle issues that may come up.  Fills out all forms, revisions, requests for tools/equipment/material that are required for each project.
  • Attends meetings to insure quality on issues and concerns.  Strengthens skills to encourage improvement in other fitters. Emphasizes commitment to continually improve company procedures and processes by the use and development of measurements, analysis and subsequent changes to procedures in the best interests of the company.
  • Reads blueprints and interprets specifications.  Plans work to make the most efficient use of assigned manpower and other resources. Work performance is completed timely.  Inspects work in progress and completed work to ensure conformance to contract and specification. Performs field fabrication of piping mains and standpipes and sets up the specific task or job schedule. Makes adjustments to work sequences to meet construction schedules, using his knowledge of equipment and lower level personnel capacities.  Corrects punch-list items and makes distribution as required.

Job Snapshot

Employee Type:

Cincinnati, OH
Columbus, OH
Dayton, OH

Not Specified

Date Posted:

Job Requirements

Experience/Qualifications Required:

  • Journeyman License
  • 2 year commercial experience with sprinkler piping mains and standpipes

  • Operate power machines such as core drill, groove, pipe cutter and pipe threader

  • Stable work history

 Job Skills:

  • Ability to read blueprints

  • Knowledge of general piping installation

  • Ability to fabricate offsets

  • Working knowledge of all hand and power tools

  • Able to do basic take offs

  • Able to install equipment

  • Works within precise limits or standards of accuracy and productivity


  • High School or GED Equivalent

Physical Requirements:

  • Eyesight correctable to 20/50
  • Able to work long hours on feet

  • Able to lift and climb ladders and scaffolds

  • Able to perform shift work

  • Must be able to lift objects weighing up to 60lbs

  • Must be able to work outdoors in various weather conditions

Special Requirements:

  • Valid Drivers License
  • State Sprinkler Certification License

For these desirable skills, TP Mechanical Contractors will offer a competitive salary along with a full benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, short term disability, long term disability, 401k with company match, paid vacations and holidays. This is an exceptional opportunity to make a real impact with a strong and growing organization that has been in business for over 60 years!

Interested candidates should submit their resume to or fax to (513) 851-0612 Attn: HR/Sprinkler Fitter.

TP Mechanical Contractors is an Equal Opportunity Employer.