Fire Systems Technical Assistant
Fidelity Services Group
Midrand, Gauteng
Posted 18 November 2019

Job Details

Job Description

Overall purpose of the job: The purpose of the Fire Systems Technical Assistant is to assist the Fire Systems Technician with installations and services of Fire Detection and Suppression solutions and the Service and Maintenance thereof. The incumbent’s experience to include, but not limited to, Fire Detection, Gas Suppression and Servicing & Maintenance, or knowledge thereof will be advantageous. The Assistant will receive on the job training and learning opportunities for their advancement and growth.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure neat, correct and timeous installation of fire systems. Installations to be in line with business and industry standards and meet accreditation requirements like FDIA
  • Work within the framework of hours quoted per job
  • Be able to identify all fire systems faults and recommend repairs/service required
  • Ability to read drawings, and apply compliant solutions
  • Understand and manage own deliverables, scope and good time management
  • Work and adhere to detailed commissioning plans which identifies the activities needed to successfully install/service, commission and handover sites,
  • Be able to manage an assistant where required.
  • Adherence to project and EHS plans;
  • Keep forms and records to document daily project activities;
  • Ensure quality of work on site to ensure that it meets the project standards and specifications;
  • Check stock before deployment to site and when on site in order to ensure everything required is available. This includes managing any vehicles stock that may be issued.
  • Ensure any deviations in required materials is timeously reported to the project manager to allow time for ordering
  • Maintaining a good customer relationship with all Commercial Clients whilst on site.
  • Overtime work required from time to time



Minimum qualifications and experience:

  • At least 5 (five) year’s experience in a similar systems service and installation role within Fire Industry.
  • Working knowledge and application of applicable SANS legislation, or some knowledge of this code with the ability to do the qualifying tests
  • SAQCC registered with minimum of L2 certification
  • Experience of carrying out fire risk assessments, audit and due diligence inspections of existing buildings
  • Computer Literate (MS Office)
  • Reliable transport
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Valid passport
  • Willing to travel within the borders of South Africa as well as Sub-Saharan Africa and Abroad when required


Skills and Attributes:

  • Customer focused
  • Confidence
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Drive for results / consistent deliverer
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Business acumen / strategic vision
  • Agility
  • Accountability
  • Collaborative
  • Resilience
  • Work under pressure in a fast moving growth environment
  • Action Oriented
  • Priority setting
  • Approachability
  • Functional / Technical Skills
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Informing
  • Planning