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Service Tech I (Fire Hose) in Geismar, LA at Vallen

Date Posted: 8/6/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Geismar, LA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Can you represent our company in this technical role?


The Opportunity

You will conduct service call and identify equipment discrepancies. You will prepare accurate and timely TWS sheets and reports. You will provide customer service in the area of inspecting, testing, maintenance and repair of Life Safety Equipment to include but not limited to fire extinguishers, fire hose, Gas Detection Monitors, SCBA etc. You will need to have a basic knowledge of regulatory standards pertaining to assigned duties; i.e., State, OSHA, NFPA regulations and guidelines. You will assist with shipping and receiving as needed.



About Vallen

Vallen is an industry leader in delivering flexible supply chain solutions and services along with a comprehensive range of maintenance, repair, operating, production, safety and electrical products to meet the growing supply needs of customers in facilities across North America and around the world. Vallen is headquartered in Belmont, NC and is a subsidiary of Sonepar USA, part of the global Sonepar family.

Working at Vallen

At Vallen, we are committed to the success of our customers and our co-workers and do what it takes to get the job done right. We work diligently to improve and drive results that create value. We’re hands-on, responsive and team-oriented. We apply our insights, experience and relationships to find the best solution to every challenge. We hold ourselves to be personally accountable to do what we say we will do.



Qualifications & Benefits

  • Experience in the Inspection, Testing, Maintenance and Repair of Life Safety Equipment a plus
  • Ability to repair and service equipment sold by Vallen.
  • Current Motor Vehicle License with good driving record.
  • Proficient with hand tools.
  • Able to complete repairs and maintenance of equipment in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Able to provide assistance, advice and training to Vallen associates and plant personnel.
  • Assist warehouse personnel with order fulfillment if needed.
  • Maintain minimum productivity of 80% within 60 days.
  • Keep all certifications and licenses current and renewed by completing continuing education as required.
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process and quality instructions).

401K Plan, Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts and a definitive career path.

EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran