Rescue Technician – Irwin’s Safety – 2024

NewJobIcon Rescue Technician - Irwin's Safety - 2024
Irwin's Industrial Safety
May 10, 2024
Kelowna, BC
Job Type
August 10, 2024
$30.00-$35.00 PER HOUR - Dependant on Experience
Work Hours
8-12 hour shifts, project length varies


Are you looking for flexible work options, supplemental income, or access into industries such as oil & gas, power generation, mining and others? Look no further...

We are looking for experienced local Rescue Technicians to work on both local and non-local projects in the Lower Mainland area. This role will include working as a Confined Space and High Angel Rescue Technician and supporting Irwin's Service Leads as required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide rescue and recovery for persons in dangerous situation
  • Provide first aid support as needed
  • Perform emergency evacuation and/or carry out rescue plan when required
  • Assist in assessing potential hazards
  • Inspect and perform preventative maintenance on all rescue equipment
  • Maintain an active role in ensuring proper work safety for their self and others in the surrounding area through safety meetings and shared vigilance; other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Valid High Angle/Rope and/or Confined Space Rescue ticket – trained to a minimum of NFPA 1006 Operations level (certification in both is preferred)
  • Minimum 2 years rescue experience (5 years preferred)
  • Experience in industrial related safety positions, particularly confined space knowledge
  • Experience with gas detectors (Industrial Scientific preferred)
  • Must possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Basic computer skills are required
  • IRATA rope access certification would be considered an asset
  • Valid Confined space attendant ticket is preferred but training will be provided
  • NCSO and valid First Aid ticket are preferred
  • SCBA Fit test will be done by Irwin's Safety

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Additional Information

Job Types: Full-time, Casual
Pay Rate: $30.00-$35.00 per hour
Schedule: 8-12 hour shifts, project length varies
Travel and LOA: provided on applicable jobs


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