Union Fire Sprinkler Fitters install all types of fire protection systems, including the layout and installation of underground fire mains. A Sprinkler Fitter is able to read blueprints and layout and install hangers and overhead piping in all types of buildings and all types of construction; including high-rises, warehouses, aircraft hangers, hotels, motels, and homes
|Starting wage||Apprentice $15.39 hour/Journeyman $34.19|
|Benefits for Apprentices||Medical, dental, vision care|
(for worker and dependants), pension after 12 months
|Education prerequisites||High School Graduate, GED or equivalent|
A copy of Military Discharge Form (DD_214)
|Physical requirements||Must be physically fi t.|
|Additional requirements||Must pass a drug test|
Must have a valid drivers license
Must have reliable transportation
Must be physically able to perform
the work of the trade
|Written or oral entry exams||Oral interview|
|Subjects studied by Apprentices||Related Training Program, consisting of 19 courses|
(213 lessons) a minimum of 12 lessons per quarter.
History of Fire Sprinklers
Valves and Application
Safety & OSHA
Contact: Local 669/Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee 7050 Oakland Mills Rd #100, Columbia, MD 21046.
Applications: Applications for Apprenticeship can be obtained by writing to the address above.
How do new apprentices get their first job? Applicants are placed on a list. When new apprentices are needed, applicants are taken from the top of the list.
Additional information: Local 669/Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee.