FIRE & SAFETY TECHNICIAN
Offshore, UAE
: Completion of Secondary Technical Education (12 years) or equivalent
: Any Nationality
: 2 - 5 years
: Oil & Gas / Petroleum
: Technician
: 10 - Jan - 2018
Job Description
Main Specification:
 
Completion of Secondary Technical Education (12 years) or equivalent, with a minimum of 5 years practical experience in fire fighting and life saving activities in the offshore oil/gas production using modern fire fighting/life saving methods and equipment. English Language proficiency is one of the principal pre-requisites.
Well built, in very good health conditions and average age 35 years plus minus 5 years, above average physical effort required during emergencies and fire drills, which involves climbing, pushing, pulling and the use of tools and hoses, long duration watches, emergencies, etc.
Preference to (1) those working in oil & gas installation (2) offshore
Holding of specific safety certificates (e.g. NEBOSH accreditation) preferable and shall be considered
Perfect knowledge with all kinds of mobile gas meters (Operation, maintenance and calibration).
Preference to those attended specialized Fire Team Member or Fire Team Leader with a copy of attained certificate.
Perfect knowledge with all kinds of mobile fire extinguishers and fixed fire extinguishers
Perfect knowledge with working in H2S environments and associated Emergency Response Plans.
Versatile experience with Permit to Work Systems (PTW) with special emphasis on hot work permit requirements, mechanical isolation, electrical isolation and instruments lock outs.
Conversant with all life saving equipment, specially for offshore installations (e.g. life boats, life rafts and life jackets).
Aware with Emergency Response requirements and jaor evacuation scenarios
Able to perform preventive maintenance on the various types of fire, safety and offshore life saving equipment which includes complete checks, servicing and repairing.
Able to understand process systems, related cause and effect charts, and principals of risk assessment techniques.
Able to guide working teams on sound work practices & appropriate PPE and able to fetch out valuable Near Miss Reports.
Conversant with the roles and responsibilities of a Fire Watch from all aspects.
Able to use sound judgment whilst performing safety critical jobs Fire Watch & work permit activities and make instant decisions as a first intervention member at a fire or emergency situation. Such decision would however, be limited to those sanctioned in detail emergency procedures.
Mentally and physically able to work for long periods in an environment exposed to chemical, noise, humidity, direct or indirect sun and prevailing offshore weather conditions day or night time. 
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