Ahern Fire Protection is seeking qualified applicants for the Local #669 Sprinkler Fitter Apprenticeship program throughout the Illinois and Iowa area. This is a 5-year apprenticeship program working side-by-side with a journeymen sprinkler fitter installing automatic fire protection systems. Apprentices are required to join Local #669 and complete on the job training and a 5-year correspondence course towards becoming a journeyman sprinkler fitter.
Qualified candidates must be at least 18 years old, have a High School Diploma or equivalent, provide a copy of military discharge forms (if applicable), have a clean driving record to operate company vehicles, be able to travel for the position in and outside of Illinois and Iowa, and pass appropriate drug screen and physical (the job entails a great deal of lifting and climbing). Successful candidates must be self-starters, have a strong mechanical background, have a good working and learning attitude, and be able to work in a fast paced construction environment (both in and outdoors).
Screening Requirements: Drug screen, physical, background check, and reference checks.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer