Fire Security Services 2016 Ltd

  • Posted: 04 May 2021
  • Location: New Plymouth
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Classification: Trades & services
Experienced Alarm Technicians, have you considered living and working in the Taranaki region?

With Mt Taranaki on your doorstep and Ruapehu a two hour or so drive away, you could fit in a quick mountain hike after work in summer, or an evening ski.

Big Marlin fishing, water sports, and beaches make it a great place for recreation.

With house prices lower than Auckland making grate value for money housing, great schooling it is an ideal region to bring up the family, lots of free activities for the kids and parks a plenty. The Taranaki Base Hospital provides services to cover those medical needs a family have.

Fire Security Services (FSS) is shaking up the industry! We are a privately-owned business and a market leader for fire protection and building compliance services across New Zealand. The fire protection industry may not sound the most glamorous of industries, but it’s a great industry to work in. When what you do is all about life safety, you get to work with a passionate bunch of people, and it is our people, that make FSS a great place to come to work. We have our customer’s and each other’s back, we keep it simple and we own it - period.

On the back of customers loving what we stand for and our burning desire (excuse the pun) to transform the industry we have a vacancy for a Multi Disciplined Technician who can assist with our Fire Equipment inspections and assisting with annual surveys.

The Role

The Multi Disciplined Technician will be delivering Customer Service, all day, every day. This will mainly be by visiting customer sites to check and complete remedial work on Hand Held Fire Fighting Equipment, that is the extinguishers, hose reels, and fire blankets you see in many commercial buildings, and surveying Fire Alarm Systems for compliance with NZ/AS Standards. At FSS that service will need to be above average in the eyes of our customers.

It is not just about your technical skills; it is how you deliver them. One of our technicians is retiring and we are looking for a replacement. The ability to be friendly and interact with our customers, and deliver service with a smile on your dial is a key requirement.

This role is designed for someone who has five years in the Fire Protection Industry. You would need to be familiar with NZS4503 & NZS4512. You will need to be a self starter and can organise your own workload. The role involves being out and about travelling from site to site each day. The role includes On Call duties.

Our Taranaki team have a motto of working hard and playing hard.

We offer you:

Wage in line with experience.
Vehicle to and from work.
Rostered On Call duties.
NZQA Training
You will hold:

A clean, full NZ driver licence
2+ years’ experience in the NZ fire protection industry
Be familiar with NZS4503, NZS4512 and the Building Code
Great customer service skills
Great communication skills
Clean Criminal history record
Ideally you will be based in the greater New Plymouth area
You will be required to undergo pre-employment drug testing.

If you are interested in this role, do not delay, apply now through the Seek portal.