Fire and Gas Detection Technician


MPC Recruitment


06 Feb 2018

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A reputable company based in Durban is seeking a Fire and Gas Technician and two Assistants to join their team.

Fire Detection Commissioner:

- Conduct all commissioning procedures as listed in SANS 10139 and the manufacturers' instructions on conventional, addressable and aspiration system
- Produce all project documentation as per SANS 10139
- Conduct hand over tests with the Client on completion
- Provide end user training on the above-mentioned systems
- Configure network addressable systems
- Connect and test network cables
- Conect Ethernet interfaces
- Programme addressable fire panels via computer software packages
- Conduct input/ output logic software on fire panel or on computer software programme
- Download and test the configuration software into the fire panel
- Configure graphic software onto control computers
- Configure and test external functions of the fire panels, i.e. air conditioning shut down, lift homing, etc
- Service and repair networked systems
- Commission gas extinguishing detection system in accordance with relevant codes of conduct

Gas Commissioner:

- Conduct all commissioning tests as indicated in SANS 14520, SANS 369, SANS 306 and the manufacturers' instructions for the fire detection, pre-engineered and engineered gas systems
- Able to produce all project documentation in accordance with the relevant standards
- Conduct hand over tests with the client on completion
- Understand and able to test the configuration of a distributed system
- Read and check hydraulic pipe designs
- Produce isometric pipe layouts
- Understand venting requirements for gas systems
- Understand room integrity testing and interpret the test results
- Test and install actuators to cylinders
- Check all fixings of pipes and equipment
- Position and fix pre-engineered gas cylinders
- Servicing of gas extinguishing systems
- Checking gas level contents

Contract Type:

Contract, Permanent/Contract




South Africa