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by 80Sierra
Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Firefighter/Mechanic Oak Bay BC (Victoria)
Replies: 8
Views: 2584

Late reply inquiry

I know this is a very old reply for this posting but I'm wondering if you can give me anymore insight into this position. I work as a Fire Mechanic and have my 1001 and having recently been involved in a recruitment process for another Department that was looking for this same qualification I'm hopi...
by 80Sierra
Thu Feb 25, 2016 11:53 pm
Forum: Apparatus and Vehicles
Topic: Ontario -- Equipment mounted externally on apparatus
Replies: 3
Views: 3075

As long as the mounts or tie downs are the original equipment, as speced by the manufacturer and meet the safety standards as outlined in NFPA 1901 or 1911, it shouldn't matter what the Ministry says as long as you are meeting these standards. Authority having jurisdiction does hold some weight in h...
by 80Sierra
Thu Sep 24, 2015 1:48 am
Forum: Apparatus and Vehicles
Topic: To CAFS or not to CAFS. To me, that's an easy one.
Replies: 2
Views: 4682

To CAFS or not to CAFS. To me, that's an easy one.

Currently, there are many departments that are starting to "drink the cool aid" when it comes to the salesmen's BS about the benefits of running this extremely complex, expensive and unreliable system. Yeah Yeah, "well you know you can paint the outside of the building for exposure protection". I ha...
by 80Sierra
Sat May 18, 2013 6:06 pm
Forum: Apparatus and Vehicles
Topic: Applying for EVT positions.
Replies: 2
Views: 2610

I'm in BC. I may have made it on the eligibility list for one of the positions I applied to.
by 80Sierra
Wed May 01, 2013 10:47 pm
Forum: Apparatus and Vehicles
Topic: Applying for EVT positions.
Replies: 2
Views: 2610

Applying for EVT positions.

A few EVT positions have come up, and this is right up my alley. I very much want to be a suppression Fire Fighter; however, this is proving to be a lengthy process and I eagerly want to be a member of the Fire Service in any position I can. I am trained as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic and I want to k...