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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Omid Miri

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  • Published:

    9 days ago

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mselect is looking for a Firefighter for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have at least minimum of 3 to 5 years of relevant job experience within the oil and gas industry. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

Job Objective
To assist in the supervision of professional firefighting and emergency response watches, in support of Field Development.

Key Responsibilities
  • Attends meetings and administrative duties, in the absence of Watch Supervisor
  • Ensure positive Fire Watch Handovers
  • Update Watch on daily activities & duties
  • Assist with Watch tasking & duties are being conducted efficiently
  • Assist, to ensure Fire Team Watch personnel & resources/materials are available for approved & scheduled High Risk Activities and emergency incidents
  • Assist with all Fire & ERT Watch administration
  • Be reachable at all times (phone/radio) in preparation for emergency response, during their work rotation
  • Ensure MFD Fire Vehicles & equipment inspections are conducted and findings recorded
  • Attends HSE meetings where required, in the absence of Watch Supervisor
  • Assist with the running of daily emergency drills
  • Assist MLC with fire and emergency response training courses, if required
  • Carry out additional tasks expected from a modern Fire & Emergency Response Team Assistant Watch Supervisor Including, but not limited to; Oil Spill, Environmental Incidents and other critical infrastructure support

  • University Degree or College graduate or equivalent in a technical discipline
  • Basic or 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 3-5 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 spill)
  • Language proficiency, computer and software skills:
  • English Language – Novice (verbal & written)
  • Excel – Fundamental Awareness
  • Word – Fundamental Awareness
  • Outlook - Fundamental Awareness
  • Proven supervisory skills
  • Communication skills
  • Basic 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 ability to prepare meaningful reports, in basic English, utilizing information and data received from third parties
  • Be able to react to continually changing incidents and environments
7 days on/ 7 days off

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