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Hood System / Fixed Systems Technician

Company: United Fire
Location: Portland
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

THE COMPANYUnited Fire is a family-owned business serving the community for 52 years. We believe in being------HELPFUL - Every day when we come to work, we have a lengthy list of customers needing something serviced, inspected, or taken care of. It is what we do. We show up to help you, and truly take satisfaction and gratification in doing so.PROUD - Our work is a reflection of us, and we take pride in what we do. It needs to be great, or it is simply not up to our standard.GROWTH ORIENTED - We are either growing or we are dying. This is a never-ending journey of improvement. Our industry provides countless opportunities for people to become skilled craftsmen. We are here to improve and always get better.A FAMILY COMPANY - The equipment we service is the reason you will stay alive tonight. Essentially, in the past 40 years, over 1 million Americans have died from fire. Our job is to ensure that your firefighting equipment will operate, giving you a chance to go home to your family. That is why we are 'a family company'.HAPPY TO SERVE - This overarches our service, pride, and gratification of doing our job. The root word 'serve' is where service comes from. We are a service company, and serving people is what we do. We are happy to serve.
United Fire is looking for a full-time, professional, dedicated Hood System Technician to join our amazing team. -This position -will handle inspecting, installing, and repairing of hood systems for United Fire customers.More specifically, this person will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Performing tests, repairs, inspections, and programming of fixed fire suppression system.
  • Identifying and repairing system impairments or deficiencies found during routine maintenance. -
  • Perform routine schedule maintenance services.
  • Completing all services following manufacturer instructions, related codes & standards, and company policies and procedures.
  • Follow troubleshooting guidelines and refer to technical/ parts manuals, change notices and bulletins, modification notices, etc. in order to diagnose and repair equipment or systems
  • Providing documentation of inspections for company and customer records, authorities with jurisdiction, and any other entity required.
  • Communicating discrepancies, necessary system repairs, and any other needed information to provide accurate customer quotes. -THE CANDIDATEOur ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of experience as a Hood System Technician, valid driver's license, and clean driving history. This candidate will also have the following attributes, qualities, and beliefs:
    • Holds City of Portland endorsements for Fixed Systems and Portable Fire Extinguishers.
    • Strong mechanical aptitude with a service mindset.
    • Believe in the value of, and take action in, completing all elements of the project in the safest and most efficient way possible.
    • Exercise strong, active listening skills with the ability to effectively communicate technical situations and their solutions to United Fire customers, as well as team members.
    • Great attention to detail with accuracy in documentation recording.
    • Dedication to continued growth and development, customer service, and the United Fire mission.
    • Able to carry and move tools and equipment up to 115 lbs with or without reasonable accommodation.
    • Able to work in unusual and sometimes difficult positions - climbing ladders, scaffolding and high lift equipment up to 40 feet, working within ducts, crawl spaces, above ceilings, etc. -INTERESTED?If you are a values-driven individual that demonstrates professionalism and integrity through their work ethic and this position sounds like a great fit for your professional career goals, we would be excited to hear from you! Please apply with your resume and cover letter. United Fire is honored to offer a comprehensive benefits package, paid time off, and an hourly rate of $28 - $40 per hour, depending on experience. Within your cover letter, please share with us which of your core value(s) most align with ours.
      United Fire complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable -accommodations -for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please message us through the portal with your application. -United Fire and Gorge HR have partnered up in the recruitment efforts of this position.

Keywords: United Fire, Portland , Hood System / Fixed Systems Technician, Professions , Portland, Oregon

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