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Breathing Apparatus Technician (RPE) - Fire Safety

Breathing Apparatus Technician (RPE) - Fire Safety

Posted 6 April by CHM Featured Ended

Our client, a fire and rescue service, is currently looking for someone to fill this core role on a full time basis.

The purpose of the RPE Technician role is to service and maintain all self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) and associated equipment their service.

RPE TECHNICIAN (Breathing Apparatus & Respiratory Protective Equipment)
Kempston, Beds
Hours: 37 per week
Starting salary: £23,398 per annum

Our client provides an emergency lifesaving service to the community of Bedfordshire. A large part of their core function involves SCBA operations. Within this context the role of the RPE technician is vital. The function of the RPE technician is to ensure that all equipment required to deliver breathing air to SCBA user is well maintained and meets the requirements of the regulations for respiratory protective equipment.

Successful candidates must hold GCSE qualifications (or equivalent) demonstrating numeracy and English language along with a qualification of maintenance and testing of RPE or breathing apparatus equipment. Candidates must also hold a full current driving licence with no issues pending.

Completed application forms must be returned no later than midday on Thursday 3rd May 2018.
Interviews are planned for week commencing 28th May 2018.


Please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer’s website where you can complete your application.

Our client is an equal opportunities employer that welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

No agencies please.

Required skills

  • Equipment Maintenance
  • SCBA
  • Light Mechanical / Pneumatic Equipment
  • RPE / Breathing Apparatus Equipment

Reference: 34843053

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