PT Fire Equipment Technician

PT Fire Equipment Technician

Employer

Johnston Community College
245 College Road
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: 919-934-3051

Job Location

Main Campus, 245 College Rd. Smithfield, NC 27577

Salary/Grade

$15.00

Benefits

None

Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Closes: Friday, May 31, 2019

Target Start Date

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Expected Work Hours

Varies

Employment Type

Part Time

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Preferred Qualifications

Education Minimum:  High School Diploma or Equivalent.

Experience Minimum:  Three to five years of progressively responsible volunteer or career fire service experience

Position Description

Summary

Maintains equipment as needed, constructs and maintains fire training props under the supervision of the Director of Fire Programs by performing the following duties.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Performs inventory and inspection of all equipment used for fire and rescue training both periodically and after each use.
  • Establishes and maintains records on the use, care, and maintenance of firefighting equipment in accordance with national standards and generally accepted industry practices.
  • Establishes and maintains records on the use, care, and maintenance of technical rescue equipment including but not limited to: rope, struts, chains, hydraulic and pneumatic rescue equipment, hoses, gauges, and pressurized air cylinders equipment in accordance with national standards and generally accepted industry practices.
  • Performs routine maintenance and inspections on the fire truck to ensure safe and proper working condition, and compliance with national standards and applicable motor vehicle laws.
  • Maintains and inspects Self Contained Breathing Apparatus, cylinders, and refilling station in accordance with NFPA standards and OSHA regulations.
  • Maintains and repairs equipment as needed; makes recommendations regarding equipment servicing, and new equipment needs to the Director of Fire Programs.
  • Ascertains the technical requirements for all fire and rescue training classes from the Director of Fire and Rescue Training and makes sure these needs are met.
  • Assists with construction, design, and maintenance of training props as needed at the direction of the Director of Fire Programs.
  • Interpretation and application of NFPA standards and OSHA regulations
  • Maintains a safe working and learning environment, reports all deficiencies to the Director of Fire Programs.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities                                                    

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Language Skills                                                

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 
  • Ability to write simple correspondence. 
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills                                                     

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability                                             

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Minimum: North Carolina Firefighter, Technical Rescuer, Emergency Vehicle Driver, Fire Instructor I certifications.
  • North Carolina Driver / Operator Pumps, and Qualified Fire Instructor II preferred

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear and is frequently required to stand and use hands and fingers. The employee is required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 30 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places and risk of electrical shock and crush injuries. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.

How to Apply

Please apply directly to our website at: http://www.johnstoncc.edu/employment/index.aspx

Job Post Contact

Human Resources

919-209-2536