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Fire Fighting Agent

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Qatar - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/10/2015
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The Company:
Our client. has grown over the years to be recognized as one of the largest producers of low-density polyethylene (LDPE) in the Middle East. The company produces a wide range of LDPE grades that are suitable for all thermoplastics processing techniques used for various applications. These include food packaging, agricultural films, extrusion and coating lamination films, high-clarity films, injection moulding, cables, wires, foam and other products that are widely used all over the world. LDPE a

The Role:
Primary Purposed of the Job:
•To drive fire trucks, operate and maintain on a shift basis, all fire fighting equipment such as all mobile vehicle and other fire pumps, hoses, nozzles to compact fire.
•Rescue lives and prevent loss or damage to property and follow the instructions of the fire fighting Foreman.
•Works in 12 hours shift

Principal Accountabilities:
•Ensures at the start of the shift, that all fire fighting equipment in the Fire Station is in good operating condition, Includes daily test of fire fighting vehicles in the fire training ground, and completes fire fighting equipment’s.
• Drives all types of fire trucks and operates the fire pumps, foam system, dry power system and TTL vehicles and :
o Set the vehicle in the right place
o Calculate pump discharge, water throughput, foam mixing rations and other hydraulic calculations.
o Produces the correct fire fighting mixture of foam in to water stream
o Operates hydraulic platform in case of emergency
o Test, inspect fault find reports on the operability and performance of all vehicles and equipment.
o Measures throughput, outputs and overall pump performance, reporting any discrepancies to fire fighting foreman for maintenance schedule.
o Conducts simple maintenance as required
• Reports to fire or accident alarms from the plant control room, determine and approach to fire location. Makes the necessary hose connections to fixed hydrants and starts fire-fighting using appropriate fighting tools according to the source fire.
• Test fire fighting equipment such as hoses, fire sprinkler system, deluge system, fire monitors, and fire sensors and maintains hydrants system and respiratory piping and fire hoses to clear used foam or powder.
• Attend fire drills as scheduled in various locations. Responds to alarm calls and carries out drills under the control of the fire fighting Foreman in simulated situations. Performs other special drills arranged from time to time as training exercises.
• Acts as a safe agent when requested to provide assistance during shut-downs, stands near the work locations during maintenance work, connecting vehicle hoses if required, and standing by for emergencies.
• Conducts regular check and inspects to all Company areas/units to check Fire fighting equipment and tools to ensure proper operations.
• Follows-up necessary system, perform stand by duties at the fire fighting centre during ethylene, VCM, EDC and Sulphur loading at the jetty and during discharging catalyst products in LDPE Plant.
• Contributes to the implementation of company’s total management system unto the appropriate job level.
• Fulfils duties such as filling in log books indicating time out, driver, destination, time of return for the fire fighting vehicles, attending safety training sessions conducted by the Safety & Fire Instructor, wears breathing apparatus as required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Completion of secondary Education (12 years)
• 3 years’ work experience in fire fighting in an Oil & Gas or Petrochemical Processing Plant requiring knowledge of the plant and processes.
• Preferable Possession of a heavy duty driving license
• Knowledge of English Language; minimum level (QP standard level 4 or ELS level 104 or equivalent)
• MUST be PHYSICALLY FIT and meet the required health fitness criteria for fire fighting duty per QP Health Standards.
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