Fire Technician

Posted 17 June 2024
Salary$45 - $60 p/h + Super + Vehicle or $18K Vehicle al
DisciplineFM & Building Services

Job description

Seeking an experienced Fire Technician based in Darwin to work in a Permanent Full-time role with multi-site responsibility

About the role
  • Based with a large organisation with great potential for career progression in the future
  • Permanent Full-time Position - Monday till Friday 7:30am till 4pm (Early on a Friday - 2:30pm)
  • Supporting a large contract in the resource sector, along with some smaller contracts and remote sites
  • The role covers the entire Northern Territory, they also provide a “Bush Service” – where they run contracts in Regional NT from the Northern QLD border, Katherine, right down past Alice Springs – it’s a road trip of testing fire systems and checking fire extinguishers
Key Duties
  • Inspect, test, maintain, service and install all Wet Fire Systems and Fire Fighting Equipment to AS1851-2012 and/or OEM
  • Conduct routine inspection and serving of Portable Fire Systems and equipment
  • Installation of Portable Fire Systems and equipment
  • Assist in preparation of customer quotations and identifying remedial work
  • Liaise directly with client regarding service work
  • Conduct facility maintenance
  • Commit to workplace safety and good work practice
About you
  • 2-5 years’ experience within the Fire Industry
  • 1-3 years’ experience in testing and service
  • Cert 3 in Electrotechnology
  • FPAS Accreditation (Desirable)
  • White Card (General Construction Induction Card)
  • Ability to carry out inspection on fire equipment to AS 1851
  • Basic knowledge of AS1851, AS1668, AS1670, AS2220, ASS009 and AS3000
  • Ability to program would be optimal, as there is currently a large gap in that skill set within the team, also happy with a decent tester who is able to test panels
  • Current Drivers License
  • Must be happy to travel
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to build and maintain strong client relationships
  • Must be able to secure a Police Clearance
  • Must be able to pass a standard pre-employment medical and pass drug and alcohol screening