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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. 


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

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


Shantel Cooper
(505) 327-0474

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

Sam Hoffman
(505) 884-2447

Valley Fire Protection
145 Mountain Place NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114

Benjamin Dominguez
(505) 898-1647

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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