Maintenance Technician

Darlington | Other

Maintenance Technician 


International Fire Training Centre, Darlington, DL2 1NU



0 hours contract 



The International Fire Training Centre have an exciting opportunity for a xxxxx to join our team based in Durham Tees Valley Airport in Darlington. The main purpose of the role is to assist the Site Technician Co-Ordinator with the efficient and effective day to day operation of the International Fire Training Centre.



Main accountabilities:


  • To ensure that operational equipment and other essential items are fully operable and correctly in place prior to practical training exercises.
  • Work in accordance with IFTC Policy and Procedures.
  • Provide fire training scenarios.
  • Liaise with the instructional staff to ensure the effective delivery of all practical exercises.
  • Ensure that operational equipment and other essential items are fully operational and correctly in place prior to a practical training exercise.
  • Ensure the fireground and associated buildings are kept in a clean and tidy condition.
  • Report defects and the need to maintain and repair all items of equipment within the scope of knowledge and capabilities of the individual.
  • Provide support cover at Falck Safety Services as and when required.
  • Wear appropriate PPE for training exercises, including breathing apparatus or any other RPE. Undertaking of Breathing Apparatus (BA) tests/checks to the level of competence proven by qualification.
  • To carry out other duties, within the scope of personal capabilities as required by management.
  • To carry out other ad hoc duties, within the scope of personal capabilities as required by management.



What you'll need




  • Highly systematic approach with attendant levels of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Ability to cope under pressure, with conflicting demands of customer and colleagues
  • Proven organisational skills and proactive problem-solving skills.
  • Flexibility





      • Previous fire experience
      • QHSE understanding
      • Knowledge/understanding of general fire operations






Why Serco

Meaningful and Vital Work - Everyone in our Defence business has an important role to play in the smooth operation of the UK's Armed Forces. Whether you're joining us from the military or from a civilian background, you'll take great pride in supporting the military and the care we take of our defence customers.

A World of Opportunity - With over 70 military contracts here in the UK and a wide variety of roles, Serco can offer excellent opportunities for progression, whether that's in Defence or in another part of our multi-sector business. We also support our teams with a range of training and accreditations, from apprenticeships to chartered statuses.

Great People - Within Serco you'll find diverse and inclusive people that are driven by the same can-do attitude and values of Care, Trust, Pride, and Innovation. We are proud of who we are as individuals - and of how we come together as one team.

About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

We're also a signatory of the UK Government's Women in Defence Charter 


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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

We see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates. We're a proud holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard and we actively encourage applications from females, those with disabilities or from an ethnic minority background. 

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06/10/2022 16:18:00
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