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Emergency Vehicle Technician - Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Trucks

Full time at a Laimoon Verified Company in UAE
Posted on May 3, 2023

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OverviewThe Emergency Vehicle Technician will be based at Erbil Airbase in Kurdistan, Iraq. This position will be responsible for providing preventative maintenance and mechanical repair work related to the maintenance and repair of specialized fire vehicles (Oshkosh and Pierce) and related mechanical equipment and will report to the Vehicle Maintenance lead. The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.ResponsibilitiesPerforms routine servicing and preventive maintenance on Oshkosh ARFF and Pierce Pumpers and Tankers to keep fire apparatus, vehicles, and equipment, and tools in operable condition, including pumping fuel into vehicles, checking fluid levels and replacing fluids, draining/replacing oil, changing/replacing filters, lubricating mechanical parts, rotating tires, replacing tires/belts/hoses, checking batteries, greasing equipment, flushing radiators, performing tune-ups, replacing parts, washing/cleaning equipment, cleaning shop, or emptying trash containers; properly disposes of petroleum and other regulated waste materials; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment. Visually and manually inspects fire apparatus, vehicles, and equipment to diagnose problems. Inspects, tests, and diagnoses issues involving various systems/components of fire apparatus, vehicles, and equipment. Troubleshoots and repairs electrical, mechanical, hydraulic malfunctions, and air conditioning systems. Requires the ability to operate volt ohmmeter, amp meter, pressure gauges, calibrating tools for engines, brakes, micrometres and dial callipers, grinders, saws, drills, torch, precision gauges, inspection and diagnostic equipment, AC pump/gauges Reads and follows simple to complicated instructions, schematics, and other information contained in repair manuals for the diagnosis and repair of fire apparatus, vehicles, equipment. Reads and understands reference books and complicated procedures and manuals. Coordinates and identify maintenance/repair priorities, taking into consideration factors such as safety and equipment downtime; works to minimize repair and maintenance costs and length of down time; plans and schedules work to ensure equipment is ready for service. Perform rapid response to on-scene incidents performing in-field maintenance as required. Verifies that proper repairs are completed on fire apparatus, vehicles, and equipment. Maintaining log/records of inspection, preventive maintenance work, repair activities, warranty records, and other documentation ensures compliance with recordkeeping requirements of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and other regulatory agencies. Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with repairing, maintaining, testing, or driving fire apparatus, vehicles, and equipment. Responds to emergency breakdowns or makes service calls to off-site locations after hours, weekends and on holidays as needed. Research repair requirements, preventive maintenance standards, and parts requirements for a variety of fire apparatus, vehicles, and equipment. Maintains an awareness of new parts, procedures, trends, and advances in the profession reads professional literature; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. Requirements: Must possess a High School Diploma or GED, supplemented by five (5) years of experience in fire apparatus repair and maintenance work.Hands-on experience working with ARFF, Pumpers and Tankers. EVT certification or ability to pass EVT exams. Experience working overseas. Ability to lift about 50lbs heavy parts and equipment. Basic computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite applications and computerized fleet work order systems. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Ability to become an active and functioning member of a team. Available to perform emergency repair work after hours including nights, weekends, and holidays. Engineering - Mechanical/Automotive/Industrial

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