• Service Technician I, FSR-US

    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/13/2019 2:16 PM)
    Job ID
    Service Technician (FSR)
  • Overview

    Drew Marine is a global leader providing technical solutions and services to the marine industry with a comprehensive line of advanced marine chemicals, and equipment. Supported by a worldwide network of service engineers, and global supply chain delivering to more than 900 ports, we have a portfolio of products and services including: Water Treatment, Fuel Treatment, Maintenance Cleaners, Welding & Refrigeration, Firefighting, Safety & Rescue, Engineered Systems & Products, Onboard Test Kits, Analytical Services, Offshore Safety, Marine distress signals, Electronic search and rescue devices. 


    The Service Technician I, Fire, Safety & Rescue (FSR), under supervision, performs inspection and maintenance of all FSR products. In addition, the Service Technician I, FSR maintains workshop equipment; prepares paperwork for certificates and provides necessary technical assistance and labor to complete projects both in the shop and onboard vessels/rigs.


    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Perform inspections and provide maintenance on all Fire, Safety and Rescue products for clients, both aboard ships/rigs and in service facilities (fixed and portable Fire systems, Self-contained Breathing Apparatus, Emergency Escape Breathing Devices, associated hoses and pipes)
    • Conduct surveys as scheduled and upon request
    • Identify ships’ needs and requirements based on ship’s classification and flag
    • Prepares required paperwork for certificates
    • Inspect and maintain Company-owned property, such as liquid level indicators, compressor test units, various tools and service safety equipment used in the execution of the position responsibilities
    • Use hand and power tools such as pipe threading machine, as required to maintain, service, repair and build various items used in the performance of job responsibilities
    • Provide technical assistance and labor assistance as needed to facilitate servicing customer needs on a timely basis
    • Other responsibilities, tasks and projects as may be assigned


    Required / Desired Knowledge, Experiences and Skills:

    • General Knowledge of applicable Fire, Safety and Rescue rules
    • Knowledge of electrical circuits and mechanical piping configurations
    • Up to 1 year’s demonstratable experience working with the following equipment types:
      • Portable Fire Extinguishers (Powder, CO2, Foam and Water)
      • Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), Emergency Escape Breathing Devices (EEBD)
      • Hydraulic Pressue Testing for (CO2, Halon, AIR, N2 and oxygen cylinders)
      • Water Hydrants, including applicable hoses, couplings and branch pipes
    • Experience performing inspections and providing services to various Fire, Safety and Rescue equipment
    • Attention to detail
    • A self-starter driven to excellence
    • Customer service orientation
    • Willing to pitch in and assist in other areas as needed
    • Able to work on the customer’s schedule (weekends, etc.)
    • Position is subject to the DOT drug screening rules
    • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, manuever obstacles typically found on ships / rigs (such as steep stairs, low overhead clearances)


    • High school diploma required; graduate of a technical training institute preferred
    • Ability to secure a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) card and required license(s)
    • Valid driver’s license

    Physical Working Environment:

    This position works both within warehouse/service facilities and on board ships/rigs. Therefore, the position is exposed to the sorts of working conditions and weather typically associated with working on board ships and outdoors. The position will require routine travel, primarily by vehicle.


    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees so classified.


    Drew Marine is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran


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