Fire Sprinkler Technician
Levitt Safety
Edmonton, AB
Safety Matters – It's All that We Do!

Join a team that is truly committed to creating safe and healthy workplaces! We partner with leading-edge customers across every industry to provide the highest level of expertise, products and services to help them solve their fire, safety and environmental challenges. With 85 years of experience, we are proud to be the leading specialty supplier of safety equipment in Canada. We have 17 locations from coast to coast and 10,000 customers who count on our products, services and training solutions to get their workers home safe at the end of each day.

As a company, we are committed to fostering a culture of growth and learning through our continuous internal and vendor-provided training, development plans, certifications and interdepartmental growth opportunities. Our values are rooted in respect for people, outstanding service, continual improvement and a commitment to safety that is second to none. We are proud to have been recognized as one of Canada's Best Managed companies in 2018 and are committed to building and driving a culture that makes Levitt-Safety a great place to work!

A career with Levitt-Safety provides you with the opportunity to:

  • Work with people who are truly passionate about health and safety.
  • Learn, grow and develop in a lifelong career.
  • Have a voice in driving continuous improvement for our customers and company.
  • Partner with leaders in health and safety industry.
  • Be a part of a total customer service experience which drives our high degree of customer loyalty.
  • Be rewarded through RRSP matching plans, profit-sharing, discounted fitness membership, and comprehensive benefits programs.
  • And, have FUN doing what you do best!
SUMMARY

Levitt-Safety in Edmonton is currently recruiting a Fire Sprinkler Service Technician skilled in the service, installation, maintenance, and operation of fire sprinkler systems and components. The incumbent will perform both routine and preventive maintenance on those systems which include fire sprinkler wet systems, fire sprinkler dry systems, fire sprinkler pre-action systems, fire pumps, fire hydrants, backflow preventers and special hazard systems.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct inspections and testing of water based fire protection systems; tests systems using prescribed procedures according to NFPA guidelines.
  • Locate test connections, risers, sprinkler locations, and alarm panels to conduct testing of facility.
  • Performs both routine and preventive maintenance on systems to including fire sprinkler wet systems, fire sprinkler dry systems, fire sprinkler pre-action systems, fire pumps, fire hydrants, backflow preventers and special hazard systems.
  • Review plans and specifications to determine required materials and/or sequence of installations
  • Prepare cost estimates for labor and materials for proposed projects
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, repair, and/or replace: electrical alarm sensors, alarm valves, dry fire sprinkler systems, fire hydrants, backflow preventers, wet and anti-freeze sprinkler systems.
  • Locate, mark, position pipe and pipe connection passage holes for pipes in walls and floors
  • Perform code mandated commissioning and recurring maintenance testing of fire and life safety systems.
  • Maintain records of all inspections, testing, repairs, and system impairments.
  • Serve on after hours call team and on-call back up for fire alarm and automatic sprinkler issues.
  • Participate in the development of JHA’s and Safe Work Practices relevant to the position
  • Other duties as assigned
Physical Requirements include: Climbing, kneeling, standing for extended periods of time on equipment or ladders. Must be able to work at or above shoulder height and have a full range of motion with the ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs unassisted.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Journeyman certification as a Fire Sprinkler Systems Installer
  • 3 to 5 years industry experience
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of the Alberta Fire Codes and Alberta Building Codes as they apply to fire protection and lifesaving equipment
  • Cross connection control certification is ideal
  • Good oral/written communications & Good computer skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Must be available to work on out of town assignments for extended periods as required
How to Apply

Levitt-Safety is committed to the principle of employment equity in the workplace and ensures that our practices of hiring are based on qualifications and ability. We invite all applicants, including persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and Indigenous Peoples to apply for our career opportunities.

If you require any accommodation in the application process, please contact us with the “Need Help” button in the application.

We will review applications as they are received and look forward to hearing from you.