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Fire Extinguisher Technician


Company: Desert Fire Protection Department: Operations
Location: Reno, NV Hiring Manager: Leonard A Kanatsky
Closing Date: 01/31/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Responsible for making our #1 critical success factor, safety first, a priority in all tasks and activities performed by self and all others involved.. Responsible for performing visual inspections of fire extinguishers to ensure they meet specified standards.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Inspect extinguishers to ensure they meet all safety standards within the jurisdiction of the state. Ensure tag is not expired and unit is in proper working order (pins have been not been pulled, no physical damage exists, no repair or replacement needed).
2. Schedule service of units needing repair with service technicians.
3. This position is required to drive.
4. Perform additional duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Educational and experience requirements include: A general working knowledge of standards associated with fire extinguishing systems, or the ability to learn through on-the-job training. Able to recognize deficiencies associated with fire extinguishing systems and schedule service to bring them up to standards. Must have safe driving record and a valid driver’s license according to legal requirements.

KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Competent computer skills in the use of technology, including IPAD. Strong customer relations skills. Ability to work independently. A valid driver’s license and vehicle capable of transporting extinguishers.
Additional Information
Background check, credit check, MVR and drug screen may be required (will vary by position). Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans. EEO/AAP
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