Service Technician - Vehicle Fire Suppression
Levitt-Safety Ltd
Sudbury, ON, CA
1d ago

Type : Full-time Description :

Safety Matters It's All that We Do!

Join a team that is truly committed to creating safe and healthy workplaces! We partner with leading-edge customers across every industry to provide the highest level of expertise, products and services to help them solve their fire, safety and environmental challenges.

With 85 years of experience, we are proud to be the leading specialty supplier of safety equipment in Canada. We have 17 locations from coast to coast and 10,000 customers who count on our products, services and training solutions to get their workers home safe at the end of each day.

As a company, we are committed to fostering a culture of growth and learning through our continuous internal and vendor-

provided training, development plans, certifications and interdepartmental growth opportunities. Our values are rooted in respect for people, outstanding service, continual improvement and a commitment to safety that is second to none.

We are proud to have been recognized as one of Canada's Best Managed companies in 2018 and are committed to building and driving a culture that makes Levitt-

Safety a great place to work!

A career with Levitt-Safety provides you with the opportunity to :

  • Work with people who are truly passionate about health and safety.
  • Learn, grow and develop in a lifelong career.
  • Have a voice in driving continuous improvement for our customers and company.
  • Partner with leaders in health and safety industry.
  • Be a part of a total customer service experience which drives our high degree of customer loyalty.
  • Be rewarded through RRSP matching plans, profit-sharing, discounted fitness membership, and comprehensive benefits programs.
  • And, have FUN doing what you do best!
  • SUMMARY

    If you share a passion for safety and are looking to start a career with a company that invests in their employees by providing growth opportunities through structured training and development, we are interested in talking to you!

    Levitt-Safety is currently recruiting a Vehicle Fire Suppression Technician Trainee to provide the highest level of quality service to our customers and become skilled in the repair and maintenance of Vehicle Fire Suppression Systems, and other fire protection services.

    This position will be based out of the Sudbury location but will also involve remote service at additional customer locations including underground mine sites for extended periods of time.

    As a fully trained VFSS technician you must be able to work independently with minimal supervision. We are willing to train the right candidate who is willing to grow and pursue a career in fire and life protection services.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Train as a mobile service technician to provide VFSS Scheduled maintenance, inspection, repairs & installs (A101 & Kidde) to new and existing customers.
  • Cross train in the maintenance and service of Fire Extinguishers & other Fire & Life Safety Services Equipment including Stored Pressure & Cartridge Operated Fire Extinguishers (Portable & Wheeled) as required.
  • Provide in shop support as required
  • Hydro testing of Fire Extinguishers.
  • Work with the locally assigned Service Coordinator to schedule service work and maintain the ordering of parts.
  • Maintain service vehicle inventory and all required tools
  • Complete all applicable H&S Paperwork associated with company H & S policies and ISO procedures. Be an ongoing contributor to the development of JHA’s (Job Hazard Assessments) and Safe Work Practices relevant to the position
  • Accurate and timely completion of service paperwork to facilitate prompt billing, certification(s) of equipment, expenses & other required paperwork.
  • Perform after hours and on call duties as required.
  • Other Duties as assigned.
  • QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of grade 12 or equivalent
  • Mechanical Aptitude with Basic Electrical Knowledge
  • Prior experience providing on site mobile customer service is an asset
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Comfortable using technology such as iPads, cell phones and laptops
  • Must be able to work out of town as required for extended and overnight stays
  • Valid driver’s license with clean drivers abstract
  • Must successfully pass Pre-Employment and periodic Drug & Alcohol Testing
  • Physical requirements include :

  • Working in restricted work spaces and from ladders and walkways on large equipment and working on equipment in underground mines as required.
  • Good hand / eye coordination & manual dexterity
  • Prolonged sitting in vehicles, and driving times.
  • Lift and carry up to 50lbs unassisted.
  • Extensive walking will be required at times, in addition to working in areas of extreme heat and cold.
  • The incumbent will regularly work in dusty, dirty environments as well as hot and cold temperatures.
  • There will also be excessive noise from heavy machinery on some sites.
  • How to Apply

    Levitt-Safety is committed to the principle of employment equity in the workplace and ensures that our practices of hiring are based on qualifications and ability.

    We invite all applicants, including persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and Indigenous Peoples to apply for our career opportunities.

    If you require any accommodation in the application process, please contact us with the Need Help button in the application.

    We will review applications as they are received and look forward to hearing from you.

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