Master Gas Fitter

at Hearth & Home Technologies
Location Saint Paul, Minnesota
Date Posted August 4, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


Fireside Hearth & Home, a division of Hearth & Home Technologies (an HNI Corporation operating company), is the leading manufacturer and distributor of hearth products (fireplaces, stoves, inserts and related finishing products) in North America. We are the Hearth Experts: As the world s largest hearth company, we are committed to leading the way with innovative products and services that enhance the home. We have the Strongest Brands: Heatilator, Heat & Glo, Quadra-Fire and Harman are the leading brands in the industry. We have the Best Distribution Network.

We are currently seeking a Master Gas Fitter reporting to our Roseville, MN branch and working in surrounding areas. Must have a Master Gas License and/or Master Gas Plumbing License and/or Master Gas Pipefitter License

This position will provide master gas fitting expertise and training to the Fireside Twin City Field Operations group to optimize efficient installations and timeliness to meet local and state code requirements for Fireside.

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Master Gas Fitting Expertise
    • This is a key role for Fireside that requires 5 to 10 years of experience and expertise in having and utilizing a Master Gas License, Master Gas Plumbing License and/or Master Gas Pipefitter License in the field with inspectors and the trade
  • Interpersonal Relationships
    • Local Building Inspectors - building strong relationships across various cities in the market, teaching them about hearth category and complexities, understanding manuals and understanding how to influence inspectors
    • Fireside Branch and Field Operations Manager - ability to educate to create and ensure proper processes and resources for this area of expertise
    • Fireside Installers - training on gas fitting installs in terms of tools, methods, materials, processes
    • Fireside Service Techs - training on gas fitting and connections in terms of tools, methods, materials, processes
  • Training
    • Continuing education - must maintain all local license requirements which requires 16-24 hours per year via accredited course through State of Minnesota and/or local cities
    • Internal staff - will also be training other Fireside installers to help them become Master Gas Fitter Journeyman and Master Gas Fitter in terms of technical know-how and assistance
  • Reporting / Tracking
    • Installation Inspections - date, time, name of inspector, name of customer and other details (every job)
    • Field 2 Base - software and flow process
  • Process
    • Fireside Signature Install Process
  • Safety
    • Fireside Safety Process and Requirements
  • Computer / Technology
    • Software knowledge in P21, F2B and other Fireside systems as needed
  • Other activities as assigned

  • Physical / Technical
  • Must be physically capable of accessing construction sites and homes under construction including but not limited to climbing ladders, lifting and carrying tools and materials, and walking over difficult terrain
  • Must possess ability to read tape measure and use required tools
  • Must be able to present technical material effectively in front of a group
  • Must have the ability to read and understand residential and commercial blueprints
    • Should have extensive knowledge of hearth products including limitations, installation requirements, FHH policies and local building codes for both new construction and existing homes.

Education & Experience

  • Education / Licenses
    • Trade / Technical Degree - specifically in either Plumbing, Pipefitting or Sheetmetal
    • Master Gas License and/or Master Gas Plumbing License and/or Master Gas Pipefitter License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Internal Fireside candidates are highly preferred for immediate impact
  • Someone who holds all three Master Gas Licenses:
  • Master Gas License
  • Master Gas Plumbing License
  • Master Gas Pipefitter License
  • Working knowledge of using mobile devices in the field (phones, iPads, etc)

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