Fire Service Technician

  • Employer: Vancouver Fire & Radius Security
  • Location: Richmond, BC
  • Job Type: Full
  • Job Status: Permanent Time
  • Category: Fire Service
  • Sub Category: N/A
  • Job ID: 130
  • Posting Date: May 18, 2021
  • Posting Expiry: Dec 10, 2022
  • Contact Name: Angie Santamaria
  • Contact Email: asantamaria@vanfire.com
  • Contact Phone: 604-207-1854
  • Contact Fax: N/A

Job Details

Introduction

THE OPPORTUNITY

Vancouver Fire is looking to hire an Experienced Fire Protection Technicians to add to our growing team! Our ideal candidate will have the following ASTT certifications: EX, EL, FA & WA (Backflow and Special Suppression would be a BIG asset!)

The right candidate for this position wants more than just a job; you want a career and a company you can grow with. If you’re interested in gaining additional certifications, we will sponsor all of your courses at BCIT and pay for your Registered Fire Protection Technician Certification with ASTTBC. We seek in return an excellent work ethic, great attitude, incredible customer service, and a person who knows their way around tools. All successful candidates must be mechanically inclined.

WHO ARE WE?

We are B.C.’s largest and oldest fire protection, fire safety and commercial security company. Whether you need a fire extinguisher inspection for your office or a fire safety plan for your manufacturing plants, you can trust us for all your fire protection needs. Since 1948, we’ve been protecting people and property from Whistler to Tsawwassen, from Vancouver to Hope. Our goal is to be B.C.’s most trusted fire safety and security provider, protecting what matters most to our customers and delivering unmatched service with passion each and every day.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER FIRE & RADIUS SECURITY

  • Competitive compensation
  • Full on-the-job training provided
  • 100% company-paid education at BCIT and ASTTBC Certification
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including extended medical (with vision care), dental, life insurance, AD&D, travel insurance, EAP (counselling) coverage after 3 months
  • Group RRSP, with an employer matching program
  • Monthly opportunity for company-wide bonus
  • Friendly and upbeat work environment
  • Community involvement, fundraising, and volunteer opportunities

Job Description

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the complete and accurate inspection, testing and repair of various fire protection services & equipment on-site at customer locations
  • Perform basic services: fire extinguishers, fire alarms, emergency lights and sprinkler systems, adhering to the ASTTBC regulations, BC Fire Code and Municipality guidelines
  • Fulfill on-call repairs as required
  • Complete and submit all required paperwork or electronic submissions daily

Requirements

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR?

  • Knowledgeable Fire Technicians with ASTT Stamps (at a minimum: EX, EL, FA & WA)
  • Proven electrical and/or mechanical aptitude & ability is an absolute requirement.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License: excellent driving record & clean driver’s abstract required.
  • Willingness to take classes at BCIT for training.
  • Comfortable working with computer as we are moving to a paperless system.

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build quality relationships to provide courteous customer service
  • Proven team player and a 'can-do' positive attitude
  • Adaptable, adjust to multiple demands, and be able to handle shifting priorities
  • Shows resilience in the face of constraints

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