Water Technician

Fort St. John, British Columbia
Fort St. John
Depends on Experience

FirstOnSite Restoration is the largest independent disaster restoration company in Canada. We provide unsurpassed emergency response, restoration and reconstruction services to the insurance industry and to residential, commercial and industrial customers. With coast-to-coast coverage and 24/7 emergency service, we offer a wide range of services that remediate conditions caused by fires, floods, winds, mold, environmental hazards, accidents and other casualties at any type of facility.

Do you have what it takes to be part of the FirstOnSite team? We look for the following key attributes in our team members:

•Customer Focus

Why choose to be part of the FirstOnSite team?

•Exceptional extended health plan including medical, dental and vision
•Employee Assistance Program
•Paid time off
•Educational assistance, professional development, and internal growth opportunities
•Opportunity for National career movement
•Healthy work/life balance

FirstOnSite Restoration in Fort St. John is currently looking for a experienced Water Technician (aka Restoration Technician). 

Position Summary:

The Water Technician supports emergency response and restoration projects to ensure the goals and needs of the insurance companies and our customers are being met. The Water Technician is capable of implementing water remediation procedures consistent with the IICRCS-500 Standard.


•Respects and ensures that all health and safety policies and procedures are followed by other employees and sub-contractors
•Learns and practices company procedures for water remediation, mold and asbestos
•Learns and implements mitigation techniques
•Possess a good working knowledge of the capability and limitations of all equipment used in water damaged environments
•Performs contents handling procedures per company procedures
•Manages onsite emergency response activities, including pumping water, clearing carpet, removing drywall, mitigation, etc
•Carries out specialty cleaning and degreasing of wall and ceiling surfaces
•Sets up deodorization, negative air, ozone, thermo fogging and related equipment while on site


•Experience in the restoration/emergency industry, preferably working in the Emergency & Contents division
•Relevant cleaning experience may be considered
•High School graduate or equivalent
•Water Remediation Technician (WRT) certification
•Proficiency with biological technology
•Understanding of the basic principles of fire, smoke and mold work and ability to carry out assignments independently
•Able and willing to participate in 24/7 on-call rotation

Interested candidates whose resume and cover letter best demonstrate how they meet the qualifications of the position will be contacted for an interview. Candidates must be able to provide a clear criminal background check to be eligible for hire.