Fire Extinguisher Fitter

Recruiter
Ceema Technology Ltd
Location
London Stansted Airport
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Fire Extinguisher Fitter to join a market leading company based in Stansted on a permanent basis. They will be charged with the testing, repairing and overhauling of fire extinguisher within the FX department.

The successful candidate will:

*Undertake hydrostatic testing of cylinders. (up to 3000 PSI)
*Inspect / test components, assemble (including welding), leak check cylinders prior to charging and then fill them with serviceable Halon.
*Disassemble fire extinguisher bottles (including safe retrieval of dirty halon), while replacing standard spares as part of the overhaul process.
*Re-assemble the fire extinguisher components and charge fire extinguishers with clean serviceable halon.
*Inspect individual parts and replace defective items, while carrying out thorough cleaning of components.
*Carry out hydrostatic testing of cylinders in accordance with Department of Transport requirements.

The Fire Extinguisher Fitter will possess training in charging and overhaul of cylinders, fire extinguishers, oxygen or halon and have a working knowledge of interpreting and following in detail compliance manuals. They will have previous experience of working with compressed gas systems, charging cylinders and overhauling components, as well as experience working with Halon systems.
The candidate will be able to work under pressure, to tight deadlines and multi task whilst maintaining a high degree of quality, workmanship and compliance with health and safety regulations.