August 2, 2023 by Western Canada Fire Protection

Western Canada Fire Protection is seeking a Shop Technician. Western Canada Fire Protection is a full service provider of inspections, repairs, replacements, and new installations of Life Safety Systems. Providing high quality services to our customers is our number one goal and we are looking for Shop Technician to join our team.

Victoria, BC
Job details
Salary: $22.00 an hour and up
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Schedule: 8 hour shift, Monday to Friday

Full Job Description

The Shop Technician is focused on Fire Extinguisher servicing and repairs and will maintain our service shop at our Victoria location. We are looking for someone who is highly self motivated, very organized and who enjoys working with their hands and tools. Experience in servicing Fire Extinguishers is an asset but is not required, however a good aptitude for working with mechanical equipment is required.

The Shop Technician will be responsible for the following:

  • Inspection, hydrostatic testing and refilling of Dry Chemical extinguishers
  • Disassemble and recycle decommissioned fire extinguishers
  • Refilling of CO2 extinguishers and beverage cylinders
  • Hydrostatic testing of fire hoses
  • Documentation of all extinguishers & hoses coming in/out for servicing
  • Serve customers that drop off extinguishers directly to the shop
  • Receive material orders
  • Occasionally assist Fire Technicians in the field
  • Facility maintenance as required
  • All other shop duties as required

A successful candidate will possess the following:

  • NFPA 10 training certificate, or willing to take the course
  • WHMIS training certificate, or willing to take the course
  • Good record keeping
  • Good mechanical ability and experience with use of hand tools
  • A valid class 5 Canadian drivers license
  • Ability to stand for long periods and repeatedly able to lift 50 lbs
  • Fluent in English
  • Able to work alone with minimal supervision

• Extended Health Care
• Dental care
• Employee assistance program
• Life insurance
• On-site parking

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