Fire Safety Service Technician (New Orleans)

Position Type
Full-time permanent
Business Area / Division
Job Advert Description

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Work on fire and safety systems and equipment onboard:
    • Smoke detection systems.
    • CO2 systems.
    • Foam systems.
    • Halon systems.
    • FM-200 systems.
    • Water Mist.
    • Detection.
    • Clean Agents.
    • Portable Fire Extinguishers.
    • Breathing Air.
  • Must be capable of inspecting, diagnosing faults, troubleshooting, repairing and reporting them.
  • Be Familiar with testing of pressure, flow and level switches and transmitters.
  • Be familiar with US and European fire safety systems.
  • Must be able to test/calibrate various systems.
  • Liaise with supervisors to identify 3rd party repair requirements.
  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned.

Personal Skills

  • Ensures Accountability - Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments.
  • Customer Focus - Builds strong customer relationships and delivers customer-centric solutions.
  • Communicates Effectively - Develops and delivers multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences. 
  • Action Oriented - Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
  • Manages Complexity - Makes sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
  • Collaborates - Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Decision Quality - Makes good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
  • Organizational Savvy - Maneuvers comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics.


Drives safety culture:

Is a reliable source of reference on relevant safety standards and where these standards are at risk. Provides important insight into the root cause and corrective actions for such safety risks and issues. Raises issues and highlights own mistakes without fear. consistently to improve safety and wellbeing of self and others

Demonstrates commitment to delivering real value and confidence to our customers:

Understands the importance of being the representative of both internal and external customers.  Demonstrates respect for those customers and is open and transparent about the delivery of service – only promises what they can deliver and delivers what they promise. 

We care for our people, investing in the development of teams and individuals:

Understands own role within the team and takes accountability for delivery – is good at closing out actions and proactively asks for help when issues arise.  Communicates appropriately, shares knowledge (coaching, mentoring and supporting others to develop skills as appropriate). Works collaboratively with own team and others to meet business goals. 
Takes time to listen and treats others with dignity, accepting and respecting other people’s points of view or individuality. Understands how own behaviors impact others.

We aim for excellence in everything we do:

Takes personal responsibility for ensuring excellence, getting the task done on time and to the right standard. Consistently achieves targets, even when timescales are tight.
Committed and passionate about continuous improvement, looking to solve problems and avoid workarounds. Takes the initiative and acts with confidence.

We seek to innovate at every opportunity:

Takes an entrepreneurial approach to change, being comfortable and willing to try out new methods, processes, ways of working or techniques to make improvements.
Takes time to understand and explain the rationale for change to support the understanding of self and others.

We act with integrity:

Acts in accordance with Survitec Values, especially in situations when it is difficult to do so.
Represents self and Survitec in an ethical manner that engenders trust from colleagues, customers and external regulators.

(Refer to Survitec Code of Conduct for further information and examples)

Experience and qualifications

  • High School / FE College (2 A Levels).
  • Over 3 years experienced enables job holder to deal with the majority of situations and to advise others, preferably in the marine industry (oilfield).
  • Valid TWIC Card.
  • Technical and Mechanical ability.
  • Flexible Schedule.
  • Must be able to complete offshore safety courses (BOSIET, HUET)
  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) in spoken and written text is preferred, but not required.
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