Fire Protection Superintendent - New Construction in Richmond, VA at Atlantic Constructors, Inc.

Date Posted: 2/18/2021

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Job Description

Atlantic Constructors is seeking dynamic, motivated, career minded individuals to join our expanding team! Atlantic Constructors has been recognized as an industry leader in the Mid-Atlantic Region for over 50 years.

Job Title: Fire Protection Superintendent - (New Construction)

Reports to: Construction Manager


Manages day-to-day operations for the new construction fire protection field trade. Provides guidance, supervision, and direction to fire protection staff consisting of journeymen, mechanics, and apprentices/helpers. Ensures safety, job quality, ACI standards, productivity, and customer satisfaction is maintained at every stage regarding fire protection field staff. Strong relationship building skills with management, staff, customers, and vendors to cultivate a positive work environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee fire protection field manpower to ensure construction efforts on fire protection projects are constructed in accordance with design, budget, and schedule
  • Oversee all day to day fire protection field personnel transferring from jobs to ensure quality, standards, and productivity  
  • Ensures that changes and problems are documented and relayed and serves as a team member and leader
  • Communicates with Construction team regarding open issues and progress during planning phases and build process
  • Focus on quality of output to meet the goals of the vision of the company
  • Establish and maintain standards within the department
  • Oversee and responsible for interviewing, hiring, and training fire protection employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems
  • Ensures that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed and brings problems to supervisor, safety or HR
  • Oversee total fire protection field trade construction effort to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule  
  • Ensures all company, client, and project policies, procedures, standards, etc., are followed by the fire protection field staff
  • Maintain fire protection field personnel log and documentation files
  • Provide direction to planning, scheduling, and engineering functions as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibility: Yes


  • 10 years of commercial fire protection supervision and 10 years of hands on fire protection trade work and/or equivalent combination of vocational training and experience
  • Proficiency in fire protection field supervision
  • High regard for safety standards with organizational skills
  • Extensive knowledge of fire protection system installation
  • Eagerness to take on challenges and work through adversity is necessary
  • Must be able to multi-task, work with minimal supervision, follow written and oral instructions, show attention to detail, and demonstrate problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to pass post-offer pre-employment drug screen, and may be required to satisfactorily complete additional background checks as required (i.e. DMV, criminal history)
  • Must adhere to all company policy and procedures
  • Clean driving record
  • Must be available, and have the means to report to multiple job sites as assigned, to include working varying schedules that may require extended hours (evenings, weekends and holidays) and require client-specific safety standards

The work environment and physical demands required would be representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, and may include, but are not limited to the following:

Work Environment:

  • May work in varying temperatures; both inside and outside, including inclement weather, heat, humidity, cold, and dampness
  • May work in areas with exposure to moderate/high noise levels
  • May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles including dust
  • May be required to work in confined spaces or from high heights

Physical Demands:

  • This role routinely uses construction equipment such as heavy machinery, hand and power tools
  • While performing duties of the job the employee may work aloft, climb, bend, pull, reach overhead, stand/walk for long periods of time and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms
  • Must be able to correctly identify all colors of a color-coded cable/wires and see close vision, distance vision, depth perception, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus


  • May require travel (typically not overnight)


  • OSHA 30 and Frist Aid/ CPR
  • Fire protection Master’s License (DPOR)
  • Prior military experience 
  • HS diploma or GED equivalent


Atlantic Constructors offers competitive benefits, for more information check out our comprehensive list on our website.  

At this time, Atlantic Constructors, Inc. will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization (work visas) for any position.

Atlantic Constructors, Inc. is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or other related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation/gender identity, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you would like an accommodation or any assistance in order to apply for a job, please call 1-877-WRK-4ACI for assistance, or fax your requested accommodation to 804-523-8781. Nothing contained herein is to be construed as an offer of employment or a binding contract of employment for a specific period of time. Employment can be terminated by either the employee or the employer at any time, for any reason, with or without notice.



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