Electrical/Electronics and Mechanical Engineering:
Fire Protection Inspection and Testing of Water-Based Systems
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.
The American Fire Sprinkler Association 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.
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 the technical content of recorded webinars
Conferences with supervisors and/or students if a lesson is failed
Vetting of contracted instructors and their submitted materials
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
Providing verbal and written informal interpretation for AFSA members
Writing articles, developing position statements
Participating in NFPA technical committees,
Heavy focus on improving standards by submitting changes
The 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 Lay-out
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% of domestic travel
Benefits: Paid employee medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K options, holidays, vacation, and sick time.
The American Fire Sprinkler Association, (AFSA) is a non-profit, international association representing the fire sprinkler industry, dedicated to the educational advancement of its members and promotion of the use of automatic fire sprinkler systems. Headquartered in Dallas, AFSA was organized in 1981 to provide the merit shop fire sprinkler contractor with training, consulting, communication, representation and many more services, all of which have expanded over its existence. Membership is open to contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, designers and Authorities Having Jurisdiction. Currently, AFSA represents companies and individuals in the United States and throughout the world.