Job Vacancy – Extinguisher Maintenance Technician @SYFR

1 Mar
Post Title: Extinguisher Maintenance Technician
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Grade 3 (£16,481 – £17,547)
Hours: Full Time – 37 Hours per week. 0800 hours to 1600 hours (Mon – Fri)
Work Pattern: Fixed Hours
Location: Rotherham Workshops, Fitzwilliam Road, Eastwood, Rotherham, S65 1ST

 An opportunity has arisen for an Extinguisher Maintenance Technician to join our Technical Services team.

Reporting into the Technical Services Manager, you will be responsible for undertaking periodic scheduled and ad hoc inspection, maintenance and replacement of fire extinguishers and hoses sited in Local Authority and some private premises.

The role will involve the maintenance and testing of fire fighting equipment, i.e. fire extinguishers, hoses, fire blankets and any other fire fighting medium as may be included in the contract. You will also provide fire safety advice to clients and the community when requested, to include the selection, location and provision of fire fighting equipment where appropriate.

You must hold a full current driving license as the role will involve travelling to various sites across South Yorkshire. You will also need to demonstrate previous experience in basic administration and ordering and maintaining stock levels and have a general understanding of Health & Safety in the Workplace.

The possession of a BAFE qualification (British Approvals for Fire Equipment) or equivalent is desirable as is experience of checking and testing Fire Extinguishers.

For more information about the role please contact Andrew Strelczenie on 07785 576318.

A job description, person specification and application form for the role can be obtained via the careers section on our website at or if you require a hard copy you can contact our Recruitment Team at or on 0114 253 2811. 

Closing date for applications is 16:00 hours on Friday 10th March 2017. 

Interviews will be held week commencing 27th March 2017.


Applications from job share candidates will be considered and all applications will be given equal consideration.


Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre employment screening i.e. asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.


If you require any of our recruitment documents in larger print please contact our recruitment team as above.


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