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Job Description

Faststream are working with a company that provides and services products that can save lives, focusing on the marine industry.

As a Marine Fire Technician your main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Inspect and maintain Fire, Safety, and Rescue products for clients on ships, rigs, and facilities. This includes fire systems, breathing apparatuses, escape devices, gas detection instruments, and associated equipment.
  • Carry out surveys according to the predetermined schedule and upon any request.
  • Determine the necessities and requirements of ships, considering their classification, flag, and relevant manufacturer specifications.
  • Act as the main point of contact for the ship's superintendents, officers, and crew during inspections and maintenance services on behalf of the company.
  • Prepares required paperwork for certificates
  • Examine and uphold the condition of equipment owned by the Company, including liquid level indicators, compressor testing units, various tools, and safety gear used in performing job duties.
  • 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.
  • Offer the necessary technical and labour support to enable the timely resolution of customer requirements.


  • Must hold as a minimum BAFE Fire Extinguisher Technician certification.
  • Knowledge of applicable fire, safety and rescue marine rules.
  • Knowledge of electrical circuits and mechanical piping configurations.
  • Demonstrated experience working with the following equipment types;
    • portable fire extinguishers (Powder, CO2, Foam and Water)
    • fixed installation CO2, halon, powder, and foam fire systems
    • Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), Emergency Escape Breathing Devices (EEBD)
    • Hydraulic Pressure testing for (CO2, Halon, AIR, N2 and oxygen cylinders)
    • Water Hydrants, including applicable hoses, couplings, and branch pipes.
    • Portable gas detection equipment.
  • Experience performing inspections and providing services to various fire, safety, and rescue equipment.
  • Must have good attention to detail.
This role offers a range of benefits including company pensions, cycle to work scheme, life insurance, on-site parking and private medical insurance.