Full-Time Fire Suppresion Technician for Watcom County
We are looking for a fire extinguisher and restaurant hood system service technician available for work in Watcom County. This job is very flexible with time of work. We provide vehicle and work. Extra money can be made with sales and service. Very easy job which requires discipline and hard work.
Fire Suppression Technician Level 1 Description
The applicant's chosen will be trained and certified to perform inspections, maintenance, repairs, and installations on Level 1 and Level 2 equipment. Your training will consist of field activities, in-house classroom orientation and self-study programs. You will be introduced to NFPA Standards (National Fire Protection Association) and Manufacturer requirements for service, maintenance and installation of fire protection equipment.
Your training will consist of reading and comprehending NFPA Standards 10, 13, 17, 17A, 96, and 101 and manufacturer service manuals. You will begin your fieldwork immediately under the direct supervision of Certified Technicians. This training will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to prepare you for the Seattle Life and Safety Examination. You must obtain this certification to perform any unsupervised work on Fire and Life Safety Equipment. Your initial field training will start with the portable fire extinguishers (what is considered in the industry as the "first line of defense".) During your first 90 days you will have the opportunity to interact with customers, get an understanding of company policy, work with basic service tools of the industry and it will also provide you with hands on experience with the fire equipment that you will be performing a variety of services on. At some point during this period you will also be introduced to Level 2 equipment.
Once you have demonstrated that you have obtained a thorough knowledge of the equipment that you have been trained on and the regulations that govern our industry you will be scheduled to take the Seattle Certification Test. When you have successfully accomplished this exam and possess a certification card you will then be assigned a fully equipped service vehicle and a territory to begin your fire protection career.
To advance your career will require additional training. This training will consist of attending manufacturer's training programs and enrolling in local technical schools. Advancing past Level 1 and 2 is based on company needs and aptitude of the technician.
- Excellent customer skills
- Working knowledge of standard hand tools
- Good communication and handwriting skills
- Can adapt to a fast pace environment
- Excellent driving record
- Self starter, goal and production orientated
- Can work well with others or individually
- Can follow directions
- Competitive pay
- Monthly production bonuses
- Medical Allowance
- Paid vacations/holidays
- 401K Retirement Plan
Please submit a cover letter, resume and professional references for immediate consideration. This position will be filled as soon as the right employee is found.
E-mail applications to firstname.lastname@example.org, or FAX to 425-397-4085