Fidelity | 1475 Fire – Technician (KZN)

Fidelity | 1475 Fire – Technician (KZN)

Fidelity Services Group
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Closing Date 31 October 2023

Job Description

The overall purpose of the job: The purpose of the Fire Service Technician is to install and service Fire Equipment (Extinguishers, hose reels etc) in accordance with SANS 1475.

The incumbent’s
experience to include working in small, medium and large install and service jobs as well as a good
understanding of SANS 1475 requirements

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Ensure neat, correct and timeous installation of fire equipment. Installations to be in line with
business and industry standards and meet accreditation i.e. SANS 1475
• Work within the framework of hours quoted per job
• Ensure that any changes required on site to install instructions due to changes on sites are
timeously reported to the sales person responsible for the quote
• Be able to identify all product faults and recommend repairs/service required
• Ability to read drawings, and apply compliant solutions
• Understand and manage own deliverables, scope and good time management
• Work effectively with sales, commissioning engineers and Project Manager
• Work and adhere to detailed commissioning plans which identifies the activities needed to
successfully install/service, commission and handover sites,
• Proper control over all documents and records of all tests on site to include in handover
documents as proof of functional testing. Timeous handing in of all completed job cards.
• Be able to manage an assistant where required.
• Adherence to project and EHS plans;
• Keep forms and records to document daily project activities;
• Monitor the progress, and communicate daily to site client and Fidelity Fire Solutions Project
Manager and make adjustments as agreed with Project Manager to ensure the successful
completion or projects;
• Ensure quality of work on site to ensure that it meets the project standards and
• Check stock before deployment to site and when on site in order to ensure everything
required is available. This includes managing any vehicles stock that may be issued.
• Ensure any deviations in required materials is timeously reported to the project manager to
allow time for ordering
• Maintaining a good customer relationship with all Commercial Clients whilst on site.
• Overtime work required from time to time
Minimum qualifications and experience:
• At least 5 (five) year’s experience in a similar 1475 service and installation role within Fire
• Working knowledge and application of applicable SANS legislation.
• SAQCC registered
• Experience of carrying out fire risk assessments, audit and due diligence inspections of
existing buildings
• Computer Literate (MS Office)
• Reliable transport
• Valid driver’s licence
• Valid passport
• Willing to travel within the borders of South Africa as well as Sub-Saharan Africa and Abroad
when required
Skills and Attributes:
• Customer focused
• Confidence
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Drive for results / consistent deliverer
• Entrepreneurial
• Business acumen / strategic vision
• Agility
• Accountability
• Collaborative
• Resilience
• Work under pressure in a fast moving growth environment
• Action Oriented
• Priority setting
• Approachability
• Functional / Technical Skills
• Integrity and Trust
• Informing
• Planning

Please note that this position will be recruited in line with the business’ Employment Equity

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