Equipment & Logistics Technician at Fire and Emergency New Zealand, Bay of Plenty
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
The Region Equipment and Logistics Technician is a specialist that services, maintains, tests and certifies Fire and Emergency's equipment and assists the equipment & logistics team support the Region.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand is a Crown Entity established on 1 July 2017 under the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017. The role of our new organisation is to reduce unwanted fires, respond to structural and vegetation fires and other emergencies including motor vehicle crashes, medical emergencies, hazardous substance related incidents, natural disasters and support increased community resilience.
Our vision is to build stronger communities and protect what matters most to the people within them. We are proud to be recognised as New Zealand's most trusted public sector agency. Our values reflect what our people believe is core to who we are and the organisation we aspire to be:
We Do the Right Thing – Kia Tika
We Serve and Support – Manaakitanga
We Are Better Together – Whanaungatanga
We Strive to Improve – Auahatanga
Our employee benefits include matched KiwiSaver employer contributions of up to 6%, life and income protection insurance for eligible employees, and a wellness policy that allows for generous sick leave provisions so you can look after yourself.
About the role:
The equipment assets and other equipment resources are critical components in providing a professional fire and emergency service to New Zealand communities. Fire and Emergency New Zealand has currently 160,000 operational equipment assets worth $41 million in its inventory. These need to be well managed to ensure the safety of personnel, maintain operational capability, maintain readiness, ensure compliance with relevant standards, regulations and legislation and provide balance between performance, cost and risk.
The service technician maintains and tests/certifies equipment and logistics equipment at the Regional Service Centre, at fire station and brigade sites and in the field during events or incidents that require FENZ intervention.
The purpose of the Technician role is to:
- Perform maintenance and repair on regional fire and emergency equipment.
- Plan maintenance, repair and servicing procedures using charts manuals and experience.
- Test and certify equipment functionality and fitness for service to National Equipment Management Policy Standards (NEMPS).
- Perform basic equipment care and maintenance tasks such as oil changes, fluid level checks, and rotation.
- Liaise with equipment suppliers for spare parts.
- Maintain equipment ‘swap out' pools.
- Assist with ELSC warehousing, storage and distribution activity including firefighting chemicals and foam and personal protective equipment (PPE).
- Be a credible source of advice on predictive, preventative and reactive equipment asset management, maintenance testing and general equipment husbandry.
As this is a permanent position the following benefits will apply:
- Matched KiwiSaver contributions up to 6%.
- Wellness Policy – Unlimited personal sick leave (fair use policy applies).
- Additional long service leave provisions from five years.
- Life insurance
To succeed in this role, you will the following essential attributes:
- Be competent in small engine maintenance, repair testing and overhaul
- Understand and use Asset Management Information Systems.
- Have demonstrable skills in planning and organising to manage workload in an environment of competing priorities.
- Sound verbal, written communication and computer skills.
- Have problem solving skills and the ability to resolve engineering, logistical and distribution challenges.
- Be willing and able to travel regionally, and nationally where required.
To succeed in this role, you may have the following desirable attributes:
- Have a New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3) or at least 3 years-experience in mechanical engineering.
- A Valid Class 2 driver's license.
- A valid Forklift licence
- Previous experience or qualification in servicing, maintaining, repairing, storage and distribution of equipment (pumps, small engines, hose, waterway.)
- Experience in handling hazardous chemicals.
- Operational fire and emergency service experience.
For more information about this role please email firstname.lastname@example.org
How to apply:
If this sounds like you, make sure you carefully consider the position description, so your CV sets out your relevant experience.
You will receive a notification advising we have received your application.
Applications will close Monday 11th July 2022
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Fire and Emergency New Zealand|
|Location:||Bay of Plenty|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
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