ABC Nationals Competitor Profile – Tyler Hester

Getting to Know Our Finalists!

Tyler Hester is one of THREE sprinkler construction employees that will be representing Piper Fire at the upcoming Associated Builder’s and Contractor’s National Craft Championship in Orlando, Florida beginning Thursday, March 16th, 2023! He will be competing against others in the Fire Sprinkler category, with hopes of winning another gold for Piper Fire. Tyler will have to pass an online exam worth 25% of his overall competition score along with a practical performance test of building a riser assembly. As we count down the months until the NCC takes place, join us in learning more about Tyler and his position here at Piper Fire! 

Tyler Hester

Title, age and years at Piper Fire:
Fitter, 23 years old, 5 years

What do you like most about your job?
It’s rewarding. There is a special sense of pride in helping put together these sprinkler systems. It feels good knowing these will potentially save lives if needed.

What has been your favorite job so far?
Marina Point. It was a huge job, I learned so much from this project but most importantly the people I got to work with made it my favorite.


Thoughts on placing for the National Craft Championship?
I was nervous going into it. The test was difficult. However, once I started, I was very confident in myself.

How do you think you will do at the NCC?
I think I’m gonna kill it. But we’ll see, I’m definitely looking forward to it.


Fun Facts About Tyler

Favorite food:

Favorite sports team:
Soccer is my favorite sport, favorite team is Real Madrid.

Favorite Hobbies?
Love going to the gym.