Open Positions in Our Sprinkler Department:

Journeyman Sprinkler Fitters - Milwaukee Area
Best Defense Fire Protection is seeking candidates for the position of licensed Journeyman Sprinkler Fitter for our New Berlin Milwaukee area office. With our growth we are adding an additional fitter. Best Defense has been in business for 22 years with three offices in Wisconsin and has been named by INC Magazine as the 20th fastest growing privately owned business in Wisconsin for 2015. Come join our growing team!
Qualified applicant will install NFPA 13 and NFPA 13R sprinkler systems throughout Milwaukee metro area.
Benefits include:

  • Competitive wage
  • Paid employee health insurance
  • Vacation
  • SIMPLE retirement plan
  • Available dental
  • Company van

Applicants must hold either a current or an easily renewed Journeyman’s Sprinkler Fitter license
Job Type: Full-time

Required experience: Licensed Journeyman Sprinkler Fitter

forward resume to or call Carter at 608-438-6734

Fire Sprinkler Designer

About the Job
Best Defense Fire Protection is seeking an additional sprinkler designer for employment in either our three design departments - Waunakee, New Berlin, or Appleton offices. We will consider highly experienced as well as individuals with strong CAD experience for this position. The Fire Sprinkler Designer will provide sprinkler system designs both for submittal as well as for bidding purposes.
Duties shall include:

  • Design of NFPA 13, 13R, and 13D sprinkler systems
  • Designs for estimating department
  • Coordination with fabricators and fitters


  • Minimum two years fire sprinkler design experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural, and mechanical drawings and specifications.
  • Experience with AutoSPRINK or sprinkCAD
  • Strong CAD skills and experience.
  • Strong NFPA 13 standard knowledge.
  • A commitment to life-time learning of the relevant ICC and NFPA codes and standards – we are seeking a career minded individual with potential to grow as our business is quickly growing.
  • Pride in excellence and attention to detail – this is a life safety industry.
  • Strong organizational skills along with the ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
  • The ability and drive to grow within a quickly growing organization.
  • Dependability, honesty, strong character, good sense of humor and a drive to always do the job right.

Best Defense is already in our 6th consecutive record sales year and has been named to the INC 5000 list of fasted growing companies for the 2nd consecutive year!  Adding an additional qualified designer will assist us in growing even further. Come join a growing team!

Best Defense offers competitive salary, excellent paid employee health insurance, available dental, health savings account, paid vacation, and SIMPLE retirement plans as well as a small-business, team work environment. Relocation package available for experienced candidates.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • NFPA 13: 2 year minimum
  • Sprinkler system design - 2 year minimum