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Senior Fighter & Fire Truck Driver

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Elaf Khoshnaw

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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mselect is hiring a Senior Fighter & Fire Truck Driver for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have at least 5 years of relevant work experience within the oil & gas industry. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

To assist in the supervision of professional firefighting and emergency response watches, in support of the field development.

  • Attends meetings and administrative duties, in the absence of Watch Supervisor
  • Respond to Emergency alarms quickly to regulate and extinguish fire
  • Respond to other emergency situations and assist those in need
  • Ensure positive Fire Watch Handovers
  • Participate in fire drills as a way to stay alert and up-to-date with job duties
  • 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
  • Operate all types of fire operation and rescue equipment including portable fire extinguishers, pike poles, hand lines, smoke ejectors, salvage covers, forcible entry tools, aerial ladder equipment and emergency medical equipment
  • Ensure Fire Vehicles & equipment inspections are conducted and findings recorded
  • Participate in fire station housekeeping and regular floor watch detail
  • Operate all ER Vehicles including fire trucks
  • Operating tools and equipment used for firefighting and rescue safely and effectively
  • Providing appropriate medical care within their scope of knowledge in emergency situations
  • Performing general maintenance on firefighting and rescue equipment
  • Analysing hazardous situations and thinking of quick solutions and actions
  • Attends HSE meetings where required, in the absence of Watch Supervisor
  • Assist with the running of daily emergency drills
  • Assist practical and theorical fire and emergency response training courses
  • 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
  • Assist with personnel development of the Fire & ER Watch
  • Deputise as the focal point at any emergency incidents, and able to brief management on incident status
  • Clean up fire scenes by removing debris and burned item
  • Inspect scenes of fire or accidents to identify causes or discover significant findings
  • Conduct fire prevention inspections
  • Train and develop firefighters
  • Participate fire and rescue trainings and exercises

  • Heavy truck driving license (Practical assessment to be conducted),
  • Basic or advanced international accredited (JOIFF, etc.) firefighting trainings. (The certification to be requested)
  • Incident/On Scene Commander Training
  • University Diploma
  • SCBA User Training (The certification to be requested)
  • Oil spill response training
  • First Aid Training (Accredited by American Heart Association)
  • DDT from an international Oil Companies
  • Emergency response trainings for work site situations (WAH, CSE, H2S etc)
  • Fit to work as a firefighter. FTW Certificate as a firefighter and heavy truck driver

  • A minimum of 7 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)

  • Excel: Fundamental Awareness
  • Word: Fundamental Awareness
  • Outlook: Fundamental Awareness

  • B-2 English Language – Upper Intermediate (verbal & written, the assessment to be conducted)

  • Heavy truck driver experience
  • Knowledge of first aid/CPR methods
  • Great physical strength and stamina partnered with the ability to dress and move quickly
  • Patient and cool tempered with the ability to function in a team
  • A practical mind and problem-solving ability
  • Proven supervisory skills
  • Knowledge of human anatomy and body functions
  • Knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of modern firefighting and emergency rescue
  • Ability to think and act quickly and effectively in emergencies
  • Ability operate and maintain voice radio equipment. (The practical assessment to be conducted)
  • Knowledge of basic techniques for handling hazardous materials
  • Willingness to follow legal rules and guidelines and firefighting standards at all times
  • Communication skills
  • Basic presentation skills
  • Ability to demonstrate mechanical aptitude as required in the operation of firefighting equipment (The practical assessment to be conducted)
  • 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 English, utilizing information and data received from third parties (The assessment to be conducted)
  • Be able to react to continually changing incidents and environments
  • Ability work under strict discipline and follow orders
  • Proven supervisory skills
  • Communication skills
  • Basic presentation skills
  • Demonstrable ability to prepare meaningful reports, in basic English, utilizing information and data received from third parties

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