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    Fire Sprinkler Fitter

Fire Sprinkler Fitter Apprenticeship Program

Layout, assemble, install, and maintain pipe systems, pipe supports, and related controls and equipment for fire protection systems. 

$37,320

Average Salary in New Mexico based on the Occupational Information Network (O*Net).

Who Can Be a Fire Sprinkler Fitter?

Age and schooling requirements vary, but for most must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED. Must have reliable transportation, driver's license, and be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the apprenticeship program: cut, thread, or hammer pipes to specifications using tools such as saws, cutting torches, pipe threaders, or pipe benders; lay out full-scale drawings of pipe systems, supports, or related equipment according to blueprints; assemble or secure pipes, tubes, fittings, or related equipment according to specifications by welding, brazing, cementing, soldering, or threading joints; measure and mark pipes for cutting or threading; inspect, examine, or test installed systems or pipe lines using pressure gauge, hydrostatic testing, observation, or other methods. Abilities include but are not limited to arm-hand steadiness, control precision, manual dexterity, near vision, and multilimb coordination.

*Individual program requirements may vary such as be able to lift 80 lbs.; possess a social security card or qualify as a citizen or national of the United States; be able to read, write, and follow instructions in English; etc. Contact the program directly to inquire about minimum requirements and the application process.

Program Sponsor

Alliance Fire Protection
315 Wyoming SE
Albuquerque, NM 87123

Ida Peralta
(505) 255-4118
iperalta3333@gmail.com

American Fire Sprinkler Association
145 Mountain Place NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114

Benjamin Dominguez
(505) 898-1647
benjaminvfp@aol.com

Cooper Fire Protection Systems, Inc.
604 W. Piñon St.
Farmington, NM 87401 

Shantel Cooper
(505) 327-0474
shantel@cooperfirepro.com

Kaufman Fire Protection Systems, Inc.
751 Rankin Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107

Nicole Herman de Espinoza
(505) 884-2447
nicole@kaufmanfire.com

Valley Fire Protection
145 Mountain Place NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114

Benjamin Dominguez
(505) 898-1647
benjaminvfp@aol.com

To obtain general information about registered apprenticeship, please fill out the form below and a representative from the State Apprenticeship Office will contact you by email.

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