Fire Extinguisher Repairer

Repair and test fire extinguishers in repair shops and in establishments.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $62,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Fire Extinguisher Repairers do?

Repairs and tests fire extinguishers in repair shops and in establishments, such as factories, homes, garages, and office buildings, using handtools and hydrostatic test equipment: Dismantles extinguisher and examines tubings, horns, head gaskets, cutter discs, and other parts for defects. Replaces worn or damaged parts, using handtools. Cleans extinguishers and recharges them with materials, such as soda water and sulfuric acid, carbon tetrachloride, nitrogen, or patented solutions. Tests extinguishers for conformity with legal specifications, using hydrostatic test equipment. May install cabinets and brackets to hold extinguishers. May sell fire extinguishers.

Should I be a Fire Extinguisher Repairer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • Also known as: Fire Alarm Repairer, Fire Extinguisher Charger, Fire Extinguisher Installer, Fire Extinguisher Mechanic See More

    How to Become a
    Fire Extinguisher Repairer

    Fire Extinguisher Repairers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Fire Extinguisher Repairer-related education!
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