Fire Extinguisher / Kitchen Hood Technician

  • Jobot
  • Portland, Oregon
  • Jan 13, 2021
Full time Other

Job Description

Successful, growing Fire Protection company seeks licensed Fire Extinguisher & Kitchen Hood Technicians - Strong Pay & Benefits !$!$!$

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Michael Schluter
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Salary: $50,000 - $85,000

A bit about us:

We are a leading provider of Fire & Life Safety services in the Pacific Northwest. We have been in operation since the early 2000's and are based in Portland, Oregon with a branch office in Bothell, Washington. We provide the Pacific Northwest with "single-point-of-management" compliance services and solutions for all of your fire protection and life safety needs.

We provide a broad range of Fire & Life Safety programs designed to meet the specific needs of the industries we serve. We specialize in providing the following Fire & Life Safety Services:

  • Test & Inspection
  • Service & Repair
  • System Design
  • Monitoring


Why join us?

We offer a generous compensation package including:

  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Company paid Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) with company contribution
  • 401(k) plan with a generous safe harbor company match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and 10 paid holidays per year
  • Flexible, employee friendly policies


Job Details

What you will be doing:

  • Perform service & repairs on kitchen hood systems, suppression gas systems, and portable fire extinguishers
  • Service, troubleshoot and install hood suppression systems from a variety of manufacturers, including Simplex, ANSUL, Pyro-Chem, etc.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, submittals, specifications, schematics and operational product manuals
  • Test and inspect pre-engineered fire suppression systems & portable fire extinguishers, following applicable codes, and based on contract requirements
  • Inspection of fire extinguishers in accordance with NFPA 10 and kitchen extinguishing systems NFPA 17-17A and UL 300
  • Perform on-site emergency troubleshooting and repairs
  • Prepare accurate and timely service tickets and reports
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with customers with a passion for delivering stellar service
  • Consult and advise customers regarding potential safety issues

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to travel to multiple job sites each day
  • High precision and detail-oriented
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Knowledge of fire systems and tools
  • Knowledge of NFPA, manufacture specifications, and local fire codes

Job Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience in hood suppression & fire extinguishers, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Able to work in unusual and sometimes difficult positions - climbing ladders multiple times per day, scaffolding and high lift equipment up to 40 feet, working within ducts, crawl spaces, above ceilings, etc.
  • Carry and move tools and equipment weighing up to 70 pounds
  • NICET Certification preferred, but not required


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