Electrical/Electronics and Mechanical Engineering:
Fire Protection Inspection and Testing of Water-Based Systems
Mechanical - Fire Protection, Mechanical Engineering
Total Safety is the world's premier provider of integrated safety and compliance services and the products necessary to support them, including gas detection, respiratory protection, safety training, fire protection, compliance and inspection, comprehensive flare services, industrial hygiene, onsite emergency medical treatment/paramedics, communications systems, engineered systems design, and materials management.
Work to be performed in the industrial sector (petrochemical and refining). Job tasks will include providing service, inspection, testing, maintenance, and repair for fire equipment which typically includes but is not limited to; fire and gas detection systems, deluge/wet pipe/dry pipe water suppression systems, foam systems, dry chemical systems, gaseous suppression systems, PIV’s, hydrants, monitors, fire pump testing, and portable fire extinguishing systems.
Baton Rouge, LA
Corpus Christi, TX
Specific Job Duties and Responsibilities
Performs shop service and/or field inspection, testing, maintenance, and repair of fire equipment which may include customer portable and fixed fire extinguisher systems and components, fixed breathing air systems, fire detection and alarm system components, fixed gas detection systems components and foam, dry chemical, gaseous fire suppression systems and components and water-based fire protection equipment.
Completes all documentation associated with inspection and repair in a timely and accurate manner and obtains signature from customer so that proper invoicing and documentation can be provided to customer. This includes all inspection and repair documents, job cost billable expenses and time sheets.
Conducts detailed visual inspections and system functional tests of various systems and equipment for the purpose of reporting any deficiencies and corrective action recommendations to customer.
Conducts pre-job, job update and post job completion briefs.
Assists others in facility including stocking shelves with clean, tested and ready to use equipment and pulling, staging and loading customer orders onto trucks for delivery.
Maintains work area and other areas in a clean and orderly condition.
Performs basic maintenance and care of assigned vehicle and/or trailer.
Operates electronic safety and communications systems including portable gas monitors, hand-held radios and other related equipment.
Rigs-up and uses a wide range of safety equipment including but not limited to retractable lifelines, harnesses and lanyards.
Trained, authorized and certified to work both onshore and offshore exploration and production.
Assists others as needed.
Education and Experience: High School diploma or GED and at least two (2) years of field experience in fire protection, petrochemical, oil refinery or related industry. Associate’s degree in science or technical area strongly preferred.
Required Licenses or Specific Training: Must have a valid driver’s license from state of residence and valid proof of vehicle insurance. Must possess good driving record and be insurable for Total Safety vehicle insurance while driving company truck. Forklift experience considered a plus. Must have ability to pass internal forklift certification as required. Must be willing to travel to customer’s site and available for travel for short and long-term out-of-town and/or offshore projects. Must be able to obtain TWIC card and pass any required safety testing to include classes such as Basic Plus, OSHA 10 hour, etc.
May be required to obtain a driver’s license with a DOT hazardous endorsement if required by facility. Must have State Fire Licenses (if required by State) or pass NICET Level II testing (if State Licensing not required) in TWO disciplines of fire protection or have NICET 3 in one fire protection discipline for appropriate areas of service prior to performing work within those areas. At Management discretion, can substitute 5 years of experience for one of the disciplines provided employee obtains second discipline within 12 months of hire or promotion into Tech II.
Interpersonal Communications: Ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety and quality instructions.) Ability to write technical reports and correspondence. Second language is a plus. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization preferred. Daily customer contact. Frequent contact with other facility personnel in order to understand issues. Frequent contact with less experienced maintenance personnel, training, coaching.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. Uses hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
Shop, indoor and outdoor industrial environments. May be frequently exposed to cold, hot, wet, humid, outside weather conditions and vibration. Works in customer environment. May be exposed to high pressure, chemicals, and traffic. The noise level in work environment is usually moderate.
About Total Safety
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