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Safety Tech III, Fire, Safety & Rescue Equipment

Job ID: 106249
Location: USA Norfolk
Salary: 41,000 - 62,000 per Year
Status: Full Time
JobLevel: Mid Career
Company: Drew Marine
Contact: Patrick Furrow
Address: 100 South jefferson
Whippany, NJ 07981

Job Description
Job Summary:

The FSR Safety Technician III, under minimal supervision, performs inspection and maintenance of all Fire, Safety & Rescue products and is the primary company contact for ships' superintendents, officers & crew during inspections and maintenance service. In addition, the Safety Technician maintains workshop equipment; prepares paperwork for certificates and provides necessary technical assistance and labor to complete projects both in the shop and onboard vessels/rigs.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Perform inspections and provide maintenance on all Fire, Safety and Rescue products for clients, both aboard ships/rigs and in service facilities (fixed and portable Fire systems, Self-contained Breathing Apparatus, Emergency Escape Breathing Devices, associated hoses and pipes), UTI tapes, portable and fixed gas detection instruments
• Conduct surveys as scheduled and upon request
• Identify ships’ needs and requirements based on ship’s classification and flag and applicable manufacturer’s requirements
• Serve as Company’s primary contact for ship’s superintendents, officers and crew during inspections and maintenance service
• Prepares required paperwork for certificates
• Inspect and maintain Company-owned property, such as liquid level indicators, compressor test units, various tools and service safety equipment used in the execution of the position responsibilities
• Use hand and power tools such as pipe threading machine, as required to maintain, service, repair and build various items used in the performance of job responsibilities
• Provide technical assistance and labor assistance as needed to facilitate servicing customer needs on a timely basis
• Other responsibilities, tasks and projects as may be assigned

Required / Desired Knowledge, Experiences and Skills:

• Knowledge of applicable Fire, Safety and Rescue marine rules
• Knowledge of electrical circuits and mechanical piping configurations
• 4 to 5 year’s demonstratable experience working with the following equipment types:
o Portable Fire Extinguishers (Powder, CO2, Foam and Water)
o Fixed installation CO2, Halon, Powder and Foam fire systems
o Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), Emergency Escape Breathing Devices (EEBD)
o Hydraulic Pressue Testing for (CO2, Halon, AIR, N2 and oxygen cylinders)
o Water Hydrants, including applicable hoses, couplings and branch pipes
o Portable gas detection equipment
• Experience performing inspections and providing services to various Fire, Safety and Rescue equipment
• Attention to detail
• A self-starter driven to excellence
• Customer service orientation
• Willing to pitch in and assist in other areas as needed

Physical Requirements:

• Able to work on the customer’s schedule (weekends, etc)Position is subject to the DOT drug screening rules
• Ability to stand for extended periods of time, manuever obstacles typically found on ships / rigs (such as steep stairs, low overhead clearances).
• Able to lift up to 70 pounds.


• High school diploma
• Ability to secure a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) card
• Valid driver’s license

Physical Working Environment:

This position works both within warehouse / service facilities and on board ships/rigs. Therefore, the position is exposed to the sorts of working conditions and weather typically associated with working on board ships and outdoors. The position will require routine travel, primarily by vehicle.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees so classified.

Drew Marine is a recognized leader in providing technical solutions and services to the Global Marine Industry. Drew Marine leads the industry in innovative technology, responsive delivery and cost-effective solutions to unique marine challenges. With over 80 years of business, Drew Marine provides exceptional value, with products and services that help our customers achieve operational efficiency and regulatory compliance when and where needed.
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