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Any EVT (emergency vehicle technician) guys on here?

Discussion in 'Jobs & Careers' started by ttylerr, Apr 24, 2010.

  1. Apr 24, 2010 at 2:46 PM
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    ttylerr

    ttylerr [OP] Well-Known Member

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    just curious because i know a few of the members on this board are firefighters/paramedics/police, are any of you EVT certified mechanics? i'm planning on doing my Level 1 fire fighting vehicle exam in october and would like to hear your experiences with the exams. i have no experience working on fire trucks but i'm trying to get a job at a fire truck outfitting company as a mechanic and would eventually like a job at a local fire hall. any input is appreciated!
     
  2. Apr 28, 2010 at 9:49 PM
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    anybody?:turtleride:
     
  3. Apr 28, 2010 at 9:58 PM
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    Andrew H

    Andrew H What is this "search" you speak of?

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  4. May 23, 2010 at 3:29 PM
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    I don't even know what an EVT is, and I've worked EMS (in California) over 10 years...

    Maybe it's a Canada thing?
     
  5. May 23, 2010 at 9:25 PM
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    its a specialized certification for mechanics. depending on where your vehicles get serviced/worked on while you're not in them you may not have ever met someone with evt certification. i think it mostly applies to fire departments/equipment, since most police/ems vehicles would likely be serviced at their brands dealerships (ford, chevy, etc...)
    heres a link if youre interested: http://www.evtcc.org/
     
  6. May 23, 2010 at 9:28 PM
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    mwild

    mwild I CANT SPELL SO DONT BITCH

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    I worked in a truck shop for a year and i used to work on fire and ems truck all the time. Everything from brakes to engines and i dont have and specail certs for it.
     
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