Fire Extinguisher Technician

  • Employer: Vancouver Fire & Radius Security
  • Location: Richmond, BC
  • Job Type: Full
  • Job Status: Permanent Time
  • Category: Vancouver Fire
  • Sub Category: N/A
  • Job ID: 181
  • Posting Date: Mar 3, 2023
  • Posting Expiry: N/A
  • Contact Name: Stephanie Lowe
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 6046440870
  • Contact Fax: N/A

Job Details


Why Does our Team LOVE working for us?

  • Job stability! Our company was deemed an essential service and we were lucky to continue to serve our communities during the pandemic. Our company is continuing to grow year over year, and we have exciting expansion plans for the future!
  • Extended health and dental benefits
  • Monthly profit sharing bonus program
  • Charitable donation matching
  • Gym membership discount for our staff and their spouses
  • We have an in-house mechanic, so you can have your car serviced while you work (he offers preferred rates)
  • Fun-loving team environment with various company events (virtual gaming, spirit weeks, community involvement/volunteer activities, etc.)
  • Ability to make an impact – we welcome your ideas and love when our team members get to see their initiatives come to fruition!
  • Learning and development opportunities to grow within the business.
  • You have a voice. We empower our people to bring forward suggestions to improves processes.
  • Central location located right next to the river, with a lovely walking path available on lunch breaks. Minutes drive away from Queensborough shopping center.
  • We have a strong brand reputation, and people are proud to work for a place that is a staple in our communities.

Job Description

Under the direction of the Shop Lead, the Fire Extinguisher Technician will be responsible to learn & carry out the following:

  • Hydrostatic testing/drying of low-pressure cylinders (up to 700 psi)
  • Hydrostatic testing/drying of high-pressure cylinders (10,000 psi)
  • Maintenance of hydro test devices, clean agent & CO2 pumps
  • Refurbishing, hydro testing/drying, filling of Dry Chemical, CO2, clean agent extinguishers
  • Dispose of extinguishers as required
  • Documentation of all extinguishers & hoses coming in/out for servicing
  • Shipping & receiving of hoses to be tested/finished to/from vendor
  • Serve customers at the counter
  • Receive/process payment from customers
  • Forklift moves
  • Facility Maintenance as required
  • All other shop duties as required


  • Good mechanical ability
  • Physically fit
  • Repeatedly able to lift 50 lbs
  • Squatting, bending, standing, twisting on a daily basis
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license
  • Good communication skills, both verbal, written, emails
  • Fluent in English
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Forklift certification an asset
  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma.
  • Computer skills and familiarity with commonly used office programs.
  • Experience with use of hand tools
  • Good record keeping

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