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Vectrus Fire Inspector in Iraq

Overview

  • Under the supervision of Fire Prevention, Lead, the Fire Inspector p lans, organizes, and conducts fire prevention activities throughout to include fire inspections, fire investigations, public education, plan reviews, and fire protection system acceptance inspections. Assist implements, and manages the Fire Prevention Program to ensure compliance with Performance Work Statement, Army Regulation 420-1, DoDI 6055.06, Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC), policies, and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards.

Responsibilities

This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.

  • Conducts inspections and maintains documentation of all facility fire inspections.

  • Performs plan reviews to ensure fire protection systems are IAW with policies and UFC’s guidance.

  • Participates and maintains the fire extinguisher exchange program for facilities.

  • Conducts Facility Manager, Fire Warden and other fire prevention training.

  • Works with DPW, conducts final acceptance inspections on new construction, and renovation projects.

  • Maintains appropriate documentation on the inspection and testing of sprinkler systems.

  • Participate in Environmental Safety and Health (ESH) programs.

  • Helps formulate long range goals related protection of personnel, facilities, materials, and equipment.

  • Assists with fire investigations as required under AR 420-1 specifications.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Qualifications: Education/Certifications: One-year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.

  • High School Diploma.

  • Associate degree in Fire Science from an accredited college preferred

  • Must be IFSAC or Proboard certified

  • Must have a Firefighter II certification

  • Must have a Fire Inspector I certification

  • Must have a Fire Instructor I certification

  • Must have a HazMat Operations certification

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain valid Secret Clearance

  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain a U. S. Government Motor Vehicle Operator’s License and host nation Driver’s License, is required.

  • Experience:

  • Required: 2 years of related work experience.

  • Preferred: 5 years’ fire inspector experience as a Fire Prevention Specialist, US Military, DOD, or civilian

  • Highly Desirable: Certifications as a Fire Investigator and/or Plans Reviewer

  • Skills:

  • Be able to work with minimum supervision.

  • Must possess strong written and spoken communication skills and general word processing and computer skills.

  • Must have knowledge of occupancy classification types, the fire hazards present in various occupancies, and the occupant load factors relating to various occupancy classifications.

  • Knowledge of fire department mission and organization; safety requirements and objectives; fire alarm and communications; fire behavior; portable fire extinguishers; personal protective clothing and equipment, water supplies and sprinklers; hazardous materials; fire prevention and public fire education; and fire cause determination

  • Working Conditions:

  • Must be capable of working in an extreme weather conditions with temperatures exceeding 120 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Indoor and/or outdoor environment with very adverse and harsh conditions (i.e., hot, dry, duty, desert environment with average temperatures of 30 degrees in the winter and 130 degrees in the summer months).

  • Includes some industrial production environment conditions as well.

  • Physical Requirements:

  • Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.

  • Employee use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is required for some situations. PPE includes, but is not limited to, head, foot, torso, respiratory, vision, and hearing protective devices.

  • Must comply with all Fire and Safety Regulations and post policies.

    We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

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