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Fire Team Lead

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Steve Al-Bazy

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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mselect is looking for a Fire Team Lead for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have a minimum of 7 to 10 years of relevant job experience within the Oil & Gas industry. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

Job Objective
To coordinate professional firefighting and emergency response support to Field Development and surrounded communities if so requested

  • Attend and input AOS Operation’s daily meetings where required
  • Coordinate remote Fire teams for daily updates and/or support requirements
  • Check, plan & report team attendance for day & night shifts
  • Ensure positive fire watch handovers
  • Update Team on daily activities & duties
  • Plan & complete rotational attendance schedule for all firefighters, and update database
  • Ensure daily tasking & duties are being conducted efficiently
  • Ensure that Fire Team personnel & resources/materials are available for approved & scheduled High Risk Activities and emergency incidents
  • Be the main focal point for all Fire & ER Team administration
  • Ensure all required Share Point information is regularly updated
  • Be reachable at all times (phone/radio) in preparation for emergency response, during the individual’s work rotation
  • Ensure Fire Vehicles & equipment inspections are conducted and findings recorded
  • Ensure PM schedule for al Fire & ER equipment is completed and up to date
  • Check and maintain ER inventory of equipment, consumables and materials, replenishing as required. Raising of Purchase Requisitions for re-supply
  • Attends HSE meetings where required
  • Run daily training drills and record findings/areas for improvement
  • 100% ERT checklist is completed each week
  • Assist with fire and emergency response training courses
  • Carry out additional tasks expected from a modern Fire & Emergency Response Coordinator. Including, but not limited to; Oil Spill, Environmental Incidents and other critical infrastructure support
  • Assist with the personal development of the Fire & ER Team
  • Be an initial focal point at any emergency incident, and able to brief management on incident status

Qualification & Training requirements:
  • University Degree or College graduate or equivalent in a technical discipline
  • Basic & advanced international firefighting accreditation (JOIFF etc)
  • Incident/On Scene Commander
  • SCBA User
  • Oil spill response
  • First Aid
  • DDT (if required to drive on duty)
  • MFD Induction training (ERW)
  • Emergency response for work site situations (WAH, CSE, H2S etc)
  • Medically fit

  • A minimum of (7-10) years of relevant job experience within the Oil & Gas industry
  • Good understanding of and demonstrable hands-on experience in all functional aspects of firefighting, emergency response (including Oil Spills)

Language proficiency, computer and software skills
  • English Language: Upper Intermediate (verbal & written)
  • Excel: advanced
  • Word: advanced
  • Power Point: Intermediate
  • Outlook: advanced

  • Proven supervisory skills
  • Communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Focus on continuous self-learning and improvement
  • Ability to work cohesively and communicate successfully in multi-cultural teams whilst being aware of and sensitive to cultural differences
  • Demonstrable experience in the ability to prepare meaningful reports, in clear and concise English, utilizing information and data received from third parties
  • Be able to react to continually changing incidents and environments

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.