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  • Job reference: RMS0155592

Aviation Fire Fighter

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Algeria
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/04/2015
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The Company:
An operating company is looking for 20 Aviation Fire Fighters for various remote desert locations. These positions are on 3/3 or 4/4 rotation for 12 months.

The Role:
Job Description:

Aviation Fire Fighters are required to provide Fire Fighting and Rescue Cover for remote desert air strips serving gas processing installations, job requirements as follows;

• Must be medically fit and able to satisfy employers medical criteria
• Qualified to drive and operate Aviation Emergency Fire Appliances (LGV) (Advantage)
• Hold a current in date certificate for completion of a recognised, “Aviation Fire Fighter” training course
• Have experience in Industrial Fire Fighting preferably within an oil and gas environment
• Qualified to wear self contained breathing apparatus
• First Aid qualified


• Maintain the level of required physical fitness for fire fighting duties
• Safeguard own and others personal safety at all times
• Provide emergency Fire and Rescue cover for airstrip operations
• Standby cover for Aircraft take off, landings and refuelling
• Fight Aircraft, structural and industrial fires using a range of equipment to include, hoses, foam branches and monitors, where necessary wearing breathing apparatus.
• Utilise primary and secondary agents; water, foam and powder to rapidly create survivable conditions in aircraft fire situations
• Utilise breathing apparatus for aircraft internal fire fighting and rescue tasks
• Operated rescue equipment; cutting and lifting
• Assist in the evacuation of aircraft passengers and crew in life-threatening situations
• Respond to Road Traffic Accidents
• Provide an immediate emergency response to Fire and Rescue incidents across all company assets
• Protect property endangered by fires
• Protect the environment in an emergency situation
• Participate in organised drills and training activities for fire control and rescue work
• Test and maintain fire vehicles and associated fire fighting equipment
• Respond to industrial related fires and special services associated with gas exploration and production including spills and chemical incidents
• Give first aid to the injured until relieved by medical responders
• Carry out after use servicing, replenishment and maintenance of utilised equipment
• Post incident preservation of scene for investigation purposes / clean up and restoration of incident scene to restore normal operations
• Provision and promotion of Fire Safety advice to company Site staff
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