Lee Marcotte,

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Lee Marcotte,

  • Classification: Fire Protection Technician
  • Current Employer: Troy Life & Fire Safety Ltd.

Career Experience

2000 SIMPLEXGRINNELL TO,RONTO, ONT, 2012 MIRCOM KELOWNA BC, TROY LIFE & FIRE SAFETY KELOWNA BC

Why I Became A Technology Professional

  • I'M PASSIONATE ABOUT EDUCATING PEOPLE IN FIRE & LIFE SAFETY, KEEPING SAFETY FOR PROPERTY AND THE ENVIORNMENT. I LOVE DIVERSETY OF EVERY DAY WHILE CONDUCTING INSPECTION. PEOPLE ARE ALL INDIVIDUAL AND ITâ??S MY PLEASURE AND HONOR TO ASSIST IN THE SAFETY OF THEIR LIVES AND HOMES. I ENJOY HAVING CONVERSATIONS ABOUT TESTING SMOKE ALARMS AND MUSTER POINTS IN THE EVENT OF AN ALARM AND THE BEST COURSE OF ACTION THEY SHOULD TAKE. A LOT OF MY INSPECTIONS IS IN RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS FROM STUDENTS, ELERLY, FAMILIES TO SPECIAL NEEDS, EVERONE DESERVES TO BE EDUCATED AND THIS IS WHER I FEEL MY BEST WORK TAKES PLACE DAILY. IM VERY OUT GOING, A GOOD COMUNICATOR AS WELL AS LISTENER AND PEOPLE FEEL VERY COMFORTABLE WITH ME IN THEIR HOMES AND PLACES OF BUSINESS.

Career Highlights

  • I STARTED IN THIS INDUSTRY AT GRINNELL IN TORONTO, NOVEMBER, 2000; I WAS IN THE EXTINGUISHER, EMERGENCY LIGHT AND HOSE DIVISION. THEN COMPANY BECAME SIMPLEXGRINNELL JUST PRIOR TO OUR MOVE TO KELOWNA B
  • TO KEEP UP AND STAY CURRENT, I TOOK COURSES AT THE JUSTICE INSTITUTE IN ABBOTSFORD AND KELOWNA. I VOLUNTEERED AT THE KELOWNA FIRE MUSEUM, AS THE DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION
  • I STARTED WORKING FOR MIRCOM JULY 2012; I ASSISTED WITH FIRE ALARM INSPECTIONS. I KNEW I WANTED TO CONTINUE MY CAREER PATH AS A CERTIFIED FIRE ALARM TECHNICIAN. TROY LIFE AND FIRE HIRED ME AUGUST 2013
  • TROY SENT ME TO EDWARDS AND SIMPLEX FOR TRAING COURSES. I TOOK MY CFAA CERTFICATION AND THEN MY ASTTBC FA CERTIFICATION. I WORK ALONGSIDE A VERY TECHNICALY SKILLED TEAM OF PROFFESIONAL FIRE ALARM TEC

Professional & Community Activities

  • Dave Clou said. Lt. Paul Johnson of Kelowna Fire made the immediate recommendation of RFPT Lee Marcotte. A hard-working mom who has worked her way up from fire extinguishers technician (entry level for most techâ??s) to fire alarm technician (the most challenging certification!)â?