Checkmate Safety

 Smoke Alarm and Fire Extinguisher Technician

Position Type: Casual/ Part Time

Work Hours: Monday to Friday, 15-20 hours per week, willing to provide flexible work arrangement if required.

Start Date: ASAP


  1. Smoke Alarm Compliance Testing:
    • Conduct regular inspections of smoke alarms to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
    • Test functionality, battery life, and alarm audibility.
  2. Smoke Alarm Installations:
    • Install new smoke alarms in residential and commercial properties.
    • Ensure proper placement and functionality.
  3. Diagnosing Problem Smoke Alarms:
    • Troubleshoot and identify issues with malfunctioning smoke alarms.
    • Repair or replace faulty components as needed.
  4. General Maintenance Jobs:
    • Perform routine maintenance tasks related to smoke alarms and fire extinguishers.
    • Keep records of maintenance activities.
  5. Vehicle and Shed Cleaning:
    • Maintain cleanliness and organisation of company vehicles and equipment storage areas.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Good Communication Skills:
    • Interact professionally with tenants, homeowners, real estate agents, and staff.
    • Clearly convey information regarding smoke alarm services.
  • Technical Requirements:
    • Basic competence in using a Smartphone for communication and documentation.
    • Valid driver’s license for travel within the designated service area.
  • Physical Capabilities:
    • Comfortable with physical tasks such as climbing ladders and handling equipment.
    • Ability to lift and carry smoke alarms and fire extinguishers.
  • Professional Appearance:
    • Represent the Checkmate brand with excellent grooming and presentation.
  • Certifications (or Willingness to Obtain):
    • Blue Card (for working with children and young people).
    • White Card (for construction work).
    • Open Queensland Manual Driver License
    • Certificates in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing along with, Inspect and Test Emergency and Exit Lighting Systems (training is ongoing for approx. 6 months online after commencement of employment)
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