ORR Corporation Field Service Apprentice in Louisville, Kentucky

Field Service Apprentice


Louisville, KY

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Field Service Technician – Apprentice

ORR Corporation formed from the trunk of Clark Orr Sr.’s car when he began selling safety equipment almost 70 years ago. The company has since expanded, now encompassing ORR Safety, ORR Protection and Inspection Logic. We support 500 employees across 28 locations nationwide but we still maintain the principles of safety, family and integrity, we were built on.

At ORR, we’re dedicated to providing protection for people, property and the environment. Read more about our company culture https://www.orrcorp.com/about-us.


As a Field Service Technician, you are the front line and back bone of ORR Protection. You will work with some of the largest and most successful companies in the world and will receive top notch training on industry-leading fire alarm systems and fire suppression equipment.

Our apprentice technicians participate in a formalized training program that includes both hands-on training and in the field experience. We start by bringing them onsite for a two-week training at our corporate office in Louisville, KY. After that they are partnered with a Mentor Technician to gain experience in the field with periodic online training courses along the way.

To be considered for the program please apply below. Our next class will begin in January 2018. We will contact applicants in locations with open positions this fall.


  • All team members must embody the company mission to provide protection for people, property, and the environment in all aspects of their job.

  • Perform routine inspection and testing tasks according to OPS work instructions. Typical inspection and testing tasks include:

  • Test and clean smoke detectors

  • Test manual pull stations and other initiating devices

  • Test other system inputs and outputs

  • Test and verify audio visual components

  • Inspect and measure weight of agent storage containers

  • Record inspection and test results in the company’s electronic inspection program.

  • Assist in installation and commissioning tasks with supervision.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Associate degree or certification in low-voltage electricity or related field, preferred.

  • Military fire protection experience, preferred.


  • Basic computer literacy.

  • Basic mechanical and electrical ability.

  • Verbal and written communication skills.

  • Organized and detail-orientated.

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills.

  • Self-directed with the ability to work autonomously.

  • Demonstrated customer service mindset.


  • This is a remote position that would be deployed from the associate’s home to local job sites for installs, service, or repairs.

  • Company vehicle, tools, technology, and equipment provided.

  • Occasional on-call days and/or overtime required for unscheduled service needs.

  • Job duties require the ability to lift up to 75 lbs. and crawl into tight or awkward places.

  • Overnight travel required up to 25% of the time.

  • Apprentice technicians will work under the supervision of an experienced technician.

  • All associates are required to pass a drug screen, background check and motor vehicle report.


  • Working for a company where the associates are viewed as the company’s greatest asset.

  • Being part of something you can be proud of – making a difference in the health and wellness of people and our planet.

  • A growing company with a first class reputation in our respective industries.

  • A culture that is fun, family oriented and entrepreneurial.

  • A company that offers a focus on work life balance and encouragement to make a big impact.

  • A caring group of associates with a commitment to make the communities we work in better for all.

  • Excellent benefits including 401(K), health, life, dental, tuition reimbursement and numerous perks such as training and development

As an affirmative action equal opportunity employer, ORR Corporation does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition), gender, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, disability, genetic information, medical condition (including cancer or a record or a history of cancer, and genetic characteristics), marital status, or on any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable federal, state, or local law.