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Service Technician

Job description

Service Technician 
Our client, an internationally recognised leader in Fire Protection Systems, is recruiting for a Service Technician to join their small works team.

Based in Mullingar Co. Westmeath, the service technician will attend sites all over Ireland, UK, Europe and other worldwide destinations. Therefore, it is required that the technicians stay away on average 10-12 nights per month. It is also required that the technician attend base before going to site and so must be within a commutable distance. This job is an immediate start with full training. 6 months' probation is company policy.

Ideal Candidate:
This role is perfect for a person requiring a challenge and who is willing to learn. The successful candidate will work on electrical control systems and mechanical piping systems. Experience in both would be a distinct advantage. The successful candidate will be servicing diesel engine driven fire pumps and experience servicing engines would be a distinct advantage. The ideal candidate will have experience filling out accurate paperwork/reports, be highly motivated and demonstrate a defined sense of urgency. The ideal candidate will be methodical in all areas of their work, have some computer/tablet skills and have experience in dealing with customers. A full driver’s licence is required. Fluency in English is essential for this role. Company vehicle, mobile phone and iPad provided. All our vehicles are GPS tracked.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance and inspection of pump units and alarm valve arrangements on site based on company’s standard operating procedures and in-house training.

  • Fault finding and installation of control wiring systems and panels for the above.

  • Stripping and overhauling of pumps and alarm valves.

  • Fault finding and installation of pumps, engines, and motors.

  • Filling out of report for each visit to site on iPad.

  • Compiling detailed work orders for items requiring repair on site.

  • Installation fitting and manufacturing of small piping systems

Hours: Minimum working week is 42.5 hours including travel time allowance
Site and travel allowance is paid.