Fire Suppression Technician

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions

Location: Orange

Job Type: Full time



Australia, NSW, Orange, Australia

Fire Suppression Technician – Orange, New South Wales

Our Company and Culture

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a global leading supplier of equipment and tools, parts, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries. The Sandvik Group has approximately 44,000 employees in more than 150 countries.

We conduct business in a sustainable and responsible manner. To achieve this, we always act in line with our high ethical standards, putting safety first and always showing consideration for the environment and the communities in which we operate. The safety and well-being of our employees and the environment are our core values. Finally, we care about others and build relationships based on honesty, respect and trust.

At Sandvik, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, and we encourage applications from women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The role

Our busy team in Orange are seeking an experienced Fire Suppression Technician, working a 9-day fortnight (5/2 4/3). In this role, you will be responsible for the installation and servicing of fire suppression systems on mobile equipment and provide technical/product support to our valued customers across NSW.

Areas of responsibility

  • Perform fault diagnosis, maintain, and install Fire Suppression systems
  • Identify faults in the electrical and mechanical configuration of various mobile suppression systems
  • Maintain inspection test reports and documentation
  • Support technicians from other regions and assist in training
  • Adhere to all policies & procedures especially the EHS policies
  • Work effectively either in a team environment or autonomously
  • Assist with machine audits/inspections

Your profile

  • Valid, open driver licence due to the required travel.
  • Knowledge and exposure to fire suppression systems applicable to mobile mining equipment.
  • Strong customer service and communication skills.
  • Willingness to work with customer requirements, procedures and safety policies.
  • Positive attitude and a high level of determination to achieve targets set for customer satisfaction.
  • Accreditation by the Fire Protection Association (FPA) is desirable.

You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job and the ability to pass a pre-employment medical. Agencies need not apply.

What we offer

  • Highly competitive wages, bonus, work vehicle, phone, iPad, and uniform provided.
  • Favourable Superannuation contribution above statutory requirement.
  • Employee Benefits Program including salary sacrifice options, a company-wide bonus scheme, and Length of Service Recognition program.
  • Employee Referral Program that pays up to $5,000 per successful referral.
  • Company funded paid parental leave which includes superannuation contributions during the leave period.
  • Training opportunities for employees – from internal programs to contributions towards external studies.
  • A Sandvik Wellness Program for employees’ who want to improve their health and wellbeing.

Sandvik is proud to be a Work180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and benefits on the Work180 website.

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Alexandra Fryer

+61 460 971 554

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