Suppression Technician

Location Gloucestershire
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££21000 - £23000 per annum
Contact name: Conor Winchle

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Job ref: SHSTECH_1685703451
Published: about 1 year ago

Suppression Technician

- Blockley

- Full time, Permanent

- Salary up to £23,000 per annum

The purpose of role is To perform testing, inspection, and reporting on the performance of automatic fire sprinkler heads and pipes.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Primary role is to undertake assigned tasks in the support of Sprinkler Head Testing within the Fire Testing and Experimental Unit.
  • Prepare samples ready for testing.
  • Delicate handling of customer samples.
  • Photographing and inspecting samples supplied, taking accurate detailed notes to be used in reports written after all testing.
  • Carryout function tests of sprinkler heads using defined procedures.
  • Carry out setup and delivery of BS8458 standard test.
  • Fire building, lighting, observing, documenting, and extinguishing during standards tests.
  • Ensure Health and Safety guidelines/procedures are followed.
  • To be aware of and abide by the rules and codes of the company and department particularly in relation to Health & Safety and Fire procedures.

What you will need:

  • Strong technical aptitude, literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Ability to work individually or as part of a team.
  • Good level of self -motivation
  • High attention to detail
  • Understanding of scientific and/or engineering principles
  • Hands on / technically minded.
  • Ability to work to deadlines.
  • Good time management
  • Customer focused.
  • Ability to communicate with internal and external customers.

Competent in:

  • Data analysis
  • Drafting technical reports
  • Consistent approach to work
  • Maintaining high standards of work

If you believe you are suitable for this position, please apply now!