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Since 1982 Kazal Fire Protection, Inc. has been a successful and proven leader in Southern Arizona's rapidly growing fire sprinkler protection industry.  With its extensive industry experience, detailed and solid business planning, unparalleled vision and outstanding leadership and management, KFP continues to be #1 when it comes to delivering quality and excellence to its customers.

Kazal Fire Protection is an Equal Opportunity and an Affirmative Action employer. KFP will afford equal opportunity and equal consideration in personnel matters to all people, regardless of age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetic information, disability, or any other non-job related characteristic. Such action shall include hiring, access to benefits, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, lay-off and termination.

Kazal Fire Protection is an Affirmative Action employer.

Kazal Fire Protection offers career opportunities that provide challenge, responsibility, and potential for advancement.  We provide competitive salaries, stable positions, state-of-the-art equipment, and comprehensive employee benefit packages to each of our team members.

If you want to work for a progressive company and be part of a professional team, please apply by emailing resume to ckirch@kazalfire.com

View our current openings below.

 
Contract Administrator
Job Purpose/Summary:

Provides complete administrative support for the President and new construction department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Handle all incoming calls for the new construction department.
Process contracts from General Contractors to including obtaining general liability and workman’s comp insurance certificates, preliminary lien notices, bonds and any other contract requirements.
Read/understand contracts and ability to clarify any contract questions and facilitate any contract negotiations for discrepancies.
Handle all new project creation and set up within electronic files, accounting software and hard files and maintenance of all ongoing documents and through completion.
Request and input budget and schedule of values for all projects.
Billing of all contracted new construction projects and work orders using American Contractor and preparation of required documentation, including pay applications, lien waivers, etc. for signature.
Follow up on all monthly billings to ensure contractor has all required documentation including requesting waivers from accounts payable for vendors to ensure timely payment from contractor.
Complete all pre-qualification requests for contractors and/or bids.
Administering subcontracts to our subcontractors.
Creation, processing, sending and updating status on pending contract change orders.
Call-in of inspections with the correct AHJ per specific project permit requirements.
Maintain current job list to include all current projects and billing percentages.
Maintain and update Master Schedule with all new projects and current weekly hours.
Cover call out book for other departments during breaks or absences.
Pick up and/or drop off of plans, permits, checks, etc. when necessary.
Prepare required documents including agendas, reports, forms, etc. for meetings.
Responsible for estimating email to include processing of bid invitations by sending TI invites to service department administrator, gathering required project information on new construction projects and meeting with estimator to review.
Manage bid schedule for new construction estimates including creation and organization of estimating files and downloading of all RFP documents.
Track and schedule appointments in several calendars.
Answer calls that come into office and transferring to correct contact.
Any other administrative tasks as assigned.
Qualifications:
High School Diploma/GED required, degree preferred.
Minimum two years of construction industry administration experience required; experience working directly for an executive preferred.
Must possess a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
Proficiency with general computer functions and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Ability to learn proprietary and internet-based project managing programs quickly.
Must be detail-oriented, punctual, organized and able to multi-task in fast-paced environment.
Able to communicate and perform as a team player.
Ability to work well with others in different departments.
Must keep professional demeanor when dealing with difficult situations.
Required to read, write, understand and communicate well in the English language.
At least 18 years of age and able to legally work in the US.
Must be able to pass drug screen.
Valid driver’s license and clean driving record preferred.
Must have clean driving record, valid Driver’s License, be at least 21 years of age and be insurable under Kazal automobile policy if driving company vehicle.
Must have reliable transportation and maintain acceptable personal automobile insurance coverage if position requires driving a personal vehicle to conduct Kazal business.
Department Notes:
This is a new construction department position that will work under the guidance of the Director of Finance and Administration and President and also require the applicant to be a reliable and valuable resource to others in the new construction department and the company.
 
 
Fire Sprinkler Inspector
Job Purpose/Summary:

To conduct inspections of fire sprinkler systems and related equipment. Recognize deficiencies and identify corrective actions necessary to make system compliant with applicable codes, standards, laws and regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide proposals for inspections and/or testing based on customer request/site visit.
Track and maintain individual schedule and inspection/testing dates.
Perform inspections and/or testing of automatic sprinkler systems (wet, dry, pre-action, deluge, etc.), fire pumps and perform hydrant flow tests.
Use of ladder and/or lift to complete inspections and testing.
Perform testing/inspection/service of fire extinguishers.
Document deficiencies found during inspection/testing, prepare deficiency proposal and follow up on status of deficiency correction.
Perform minor deficiency repairs in the field (i.e. adding an escutcheon, installing a calc plate, replacing a sign, etc.) for fire sprinkler systems and related equipment.
Attend meetings with the contractor/property manager/owner or other parties for communication, coordination, scheduling, conflict resolution or other purposes.
Compose emails to include technical writing, complete deficiency reports and present information/respond to questions from managers, customers, authorities having jurisdiction and incoming inquiries.
Any other inspection tasks as assigned.
Qualifications:
Minimum two (2) year experience inspecting, testing and/or repairing of fire sprinkler systems.
Strong working knowledge of all NFPA and local applicable codes required.
Currently possess/retain or obtain NICET Level 1 Certification within one year of hire.
Currently possess/retain or obtain Backflow Certification within one year of hire.
Certified to perform testing/inspection/service of fire extinguishers required.
Proficient in the use of computers and tablets, Microsoft office - both in the office and in the field.
Required to read, write, understand and communicate well in the English language clearly.
Ability to maintain professional demeanor while performing inspections/testing in occupied places of business and when dealing with difficult situations.
Excellent time management, organization and customer service skills required.
Must adhere to all safety requirements.
High School Diploma/GED required.
Must be detail-oriented, punctual, organized and able to multi-task in fast-paced environment.
Ability to work well with others in different departments.
At least 18 years of age and able to legally work in the US.
Must be able to pass drug screen.
Valid driver’s license and clean driving record preferred.
Must have clean driving record, valid Driver’s License, be at least 21 years of age and be insurable under Kazal automobile policy if driving company vehicle.
Must have reliable transportation and maintain acceptable personal automobile insurance coverage if position requires driving a personal vehicle to conduct Kazal business.
 
 
Fire Protection Designer
Job Description:

Immediate opening is available in our Design Department for a full-time position. This is a design department position that will design under the guidance of the design manager and also require the applicant to be a reliable and valuable resource to other designers and the company. Kazal Fire Protection, Inc., highly supports growth from within. Out Design Department collectively has over 40 years experience in fire protection design in Southern Arizona, including projects in California, New Mexico, Nevada, and Oklahoma. Our design department follows strict policies and standards that are reflected in our plans and shop drawings. Kazal Fire Protection, Inc., is nationally renowned for the product which our design department develops and we strive to maintain a high level of professionalism in everything we do.

This position requires that the applicant have as a minimum the following qualifications:
Proficiency with AutoCAD/AutoCAD MEP, or Revit/Revit MEP, Navisworks, or AutoSprink.
Proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Office products.
Strong mathematical skills including logarithmic plotting of water supply data, use of the Pythagorean Theorem, and manipulation of algebraic equations to solve for friction losses in piping, sprinkler discharge, or other variables.
Ability to work under tight deadlines and maintain individual schedule and completion dates.
Ability to read and understand local, government, insurance, fire and building codes and standards, Contact Documents, plans, specifications, and technical business documents.
Technical writing skills including letter and email writing, project requests for information, and other written communications.
Ability to conduct site surveys, using a ladder and/or lift, inspect sprinkler system installations, witness system testing on working jobsites.
Minimum three (3) years of experience required and ability to pursue/maintain NICET certification, NICET Level I, II, III, or IV in Water-based systems layout or PE Certification preferred.
Experience on large scale projects such as high rise buildings, hospitals, aircraft hangars and/or warehouses preferred.
BIM modeling, working in 3D environments, coordinating with 3D models produced by other trades or software and the ability to clash and resolve preferred.
Experience with AFFF, High Expansion foam systems, fire pumps, both electric and diesel engine drives, pre-action and dry systems, ESFR, storage and rack systems, paint booths, standpipe systems, seismic bracing and seismic bracing calculations preferred.
Working knowledge of NFPA 13, NFPA 20, NFPA 14, UFC 3-600-01, ETL 02-15, IFC, IBC, and various other NFPA, building, municipal, and military codes preferred.
Use of hydraulic calculation software, such as HASS, HydraCAD, SprinkCAD, or AutoSprink preferred.
Must have clean driving record and valid Driver’s License.
Must pass a drug screen.
 
 
Fitter – Fire Sprinkler
Job Purpose/Summary:
Responsible for and assist in the layout, assembly and installation of fire sprinkler piping and materials to produce a complete, quality system that is accurately finished system per plans, specifications and code requirements.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Determine project requirements including scope, assembly sequences and required methods and materials by reading/understanding blueprints, drawings and written and/or verbal instructions to fit system properly.
Planning of work and leading of apprentices and field helpers.
Knowledge of servicing, installing and repairing all types of fire sprinkler systems to include wet pipe, dry systems, FM200, HEF, fire pumps, etc.
Working knowledge of code requirements (NFPA, City, etc.).
Identify any expected field issues and communicate with in-house departments to mitigate.
Able to identify and select type/size of pipe and related materials and equipment for layout and installation.
Examine work pieces for defects and measure work pieces with straight edge and/or template to ensure conformance with specifications.
Perform cutting, fitting and pipe connecting to fabricate or alter materials onsite if needed.
Utilize a variety of power and hand tools for needed application.
Installation of all materials required for complete system and use of ladder or lift as required.
Install components of machines/equipment for valves, pumps, etc.
Meet schedules and deadlines of projects.
Complete required documentation and reports for each project including, but not limited to, daily time sheets, daily reports, work orders and test certificates.
Adhere to all safety policies/procedures and maintain clean work area at all times.
Any other sprinkler fitter and/or field tasks as assigned.
Qualifications:
Four (4) years of previous fire sprinkler fitter experience required; certification from registered sprinkler fitter apprenticeship training program preferred.
High School Diploma/GED required.
Out of state and overnight travel to jobsites for an extended period of time required when needed.
Working knowledge of OSHA safety standards required.
Must be physically fit to perform the work, able to work on ladders, lifts or elevated surfaces, able to bend/kneel throughout shift and able to lift up to 75 lbs.
Must be detail-oriented, punctual, organized and able to multi-task in fast-paced environment.
Able to communicate and perform independently and as a team player to ensure successful projects.
Ability to work well with others in different departments and different trades on jobsites.
Must keep professional demeanor when dealing with difficult situations.
Required to read, write, understand and communicate well in the English language.
At least 18 years of age and able to legally work in the US.
Must be able to pass a drug screen.
This position requires security clearance to get on job site, therefore it is required that applicants have a clean background.
Must have valid Driver’s License, clean driving record, be at least 21 years of age and be insurable under Kazal automobile policy if driving company vehicle.
Must have reliable transportation and maintain acceptable personal automobile insurance coverage if position requires driving a personal vehicle to conduct Kazal business.
 
 
Full-time Helper
Job Description:

Immediate opening is available in our Field for a full-time Helper. This is a field position that will work under the guidance of our Field Foreman and Fitters. This positon will require that the applicant be reliable and able to perform many tasks individually and as part of a team to help ensure successful projects in the field.

This position requires that the applicant have as a minimum the following qualifications:
Able to assist in a variety of helper functions that are required for our field operation under the direction of the Foreman and/or Fitter.
High energy level and a strong desire to succeed along with good customer service skills.
Organization and attention to detail required.
Able to read and use a tape measure to perform marking and cutting of sprinkler pipe.
Previous experience of threading sprinkler pipe preferred.
Able to perform work on a ladder and/or lift.
Able to perform loading and unloading of raw materials.
Able to maintain tools, including general housekeeping of worksite area.
Able to perform miscellaneous field duties as required.
Must adhere to company safety policies and procedures.
Must maintain a clean and safe work area.
Must be physically fit to perform the work.
Must be able to lift/carry 90 lbs.
Possess ability to work well with others.
Previous construction experience preferred.
Must have clean driving record, valid Driver’s License, be at least 21 years of age and be insurable under Kazal automobile policy if driving company vehicle.
Must maintain acceptable personal automobile insurance coverage if position requires driving a personal vehicle to conduct Kazal business.
Must pass a drug screen.
Many of our projects require security clearance to get on the job site and therefore it is required that applicants have a clean background.
 

 

If you are interested in working for a progressive company and being
part of a professional team, please apply!

 

 

Benefits include:
Medical insurance
Dental insurance
Simple IRA retirement
Full-time hours
Opportunities for NICET and apprenticeship certification
Competitive wages
Challenging work environment
High-demand for skilled workers
 
 
 
   
   

Kazal Fire Protection, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

   

 

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