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KOST FIRE AND SAFETY an industry leader serving Southern Alberta and Alberta’s Gas & Oil Industry for over 65 years is currently hiring a Fire Extinguisher Technician for its location in Medicine Hat.

Main scope of work includes and not limited to:

  • Inspect, repair, and test fire extinguishers and fire suppression systems using hand tools, hydrostatic test equipment, and monitoring devices
  • Dismantle and examine extinguisher parts, extinguishing agents, and expelling means. Replace worn or damaged parts
  • Hydro-test Low & high-pressure cylinders
  • Clean and recharge extinguishers with approved materials
  • Assist in fire safety inspection
  • Working conditions may include restricted movement, dusty conditions (protection gears provided), lifting or carrying of heavy objects
  • Meet, Greet, and assist customers with their inquiries on fire and safety equipment, services and sales

Minimum Requirements:

  • Hold a valid driver’s license with a current, clean drivers abstract.
  • Able to travel and overnight if required.
  • Skills in inspection, repair, maintenance and testing fire safety equipment.
  • Knowledge of safety equipment and products
  • Ability to work with small tools and ability to lift 55lbs
  • Ability to work independently
  • Competent computer skills
  • Sales, retails, and customer service experience is an asset
  • Kitchen fire suppression, fire Sprinkler, fire alarm, or smoke detectors experience is an asset
  • Fire extinguisher maintenance and high-pressure hydro testing experience is an asset.
  • 1-year industry experience is an asset

Candidates with appropriate certification and experience are preferred. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. Kost Fire Safety offers a competitive wage, incentive, and benefit package. Also offers relocation to out of town certified candidates.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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