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Posted June 15, 2020 by Ms. Nicole Duvall

The American Fire Sprinkler Association, (AFSA) is a non-profit, international association representing open shop fire sprinkler contractors, dedicated to the educational advancement of its members and promotion of the use of automatic fire sprinkler systems.  AFSA was organized in 1981 to provide the open shop fire sprinkler contractor with training, consulting, communication, representation and many more services, all of which have expanded over its existence. AFSA supports and influences the sprinkler industry by working on NFPA technical committees, teaching and training to broad audiences, and providing informal interpretations on critical issues.

Job Summary:  We are currently seeking candidates with extensive training experience on sprinkler inspection testing, and maintenance, design, and/or installation.

  • Details:
    Essential Functions
    • Work with the Educational Services and Meetings departments providing all technical aspects to AFSA Inspections, Testing, Maintenance (ITM) Inspector Development Program
      • Primary instructor for live webinars and classes.
    • Providing content for refinements and updates for future seminars on NFPA 25
    • Communication with students or supervisors regarding challenges to test questions
    • Providing additional clarification on technical content of recorded webinars
      • Conferences with supervisors and/or students if a lesson is failed
      • Vetting of contracted instructors and their submitted material

    Secondary responsibilities:

    • Manage technical content of eCampus, AFSA recorded on-line training
      • Expand the program: available lessons, type of interface
      • Update existing lessons
    • AFSA seminars and webinars.
      • Presenting seminars on technical topics,
      • Presenting at AFSA’s Chapters, AFSA Conventions, and NFPA’s Conventions
    • Input on development of new material and review of submitted seminars, webinars, and other projects

    Other responsibilities:

    • Providing verbal and written informal interpretation for AFSA members
    • Writing articles, developing position statements
    • Participating on NFPA technical committees
      • Heavy focus on improving standards by submitting changes

     

     Education and Experience:  Desired candidate will have:

    • Extensive training experience and hold a current a NICET level II certification or higher in Inspection and Testing of Water-Based Systems, or a level III certification or higher in Water-Based System Layout
    • Ten-plus years of sprinkler related experience
    •  Good communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Detailed understanding of the primary NFPA sprinkler standards, with practical experience in the application of these standards

     

    Job Location:  While the office is located in Dallas, consideration will be given to candidates who work remotely as long as access to a major airport is reasonable.

    Travel:  This position will require approximately 25% domestic travel

    Benefits:  Paid employee medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K options, holidays, vacation and sick time.

    To Apply:  Email resume and cover letter to resume@firesprinkler.org