Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Richmond, California, United States
In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.
Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Fire Security Specialist located in Richmond, CA California / United States through November 8, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).
The Chevron Fire Department is a customer oriented industrial Fire Department. The department manning consists of 30 full time paid personnel and 75 Volunteer Firefighters consisting of process plant operators and maintenance personnel. One main fire station houses the inventory of fire apparatus including 2 Foam Engines, 1 Foam Ladder Tower, 1 Rescue, 1 Hazardous Materials Unit, 1 Type III Engine, 1 Type IV Engine, Breathing Support, Fire Boat, 3 Monitor trucks and 1 Roll-Off truck with a number of mission specific pods. The Chevron Fire Department is an "all risk agency" providing services in the areas of fire prevention and suppression, emergency medical services, technical rescue, hazardous materials incident response, facility security, on-water oil spill response, safety, and other environmental emergencies..
Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:
• Receives work direction from the on-shift Captain and Battalion Chief and responds to any refinery emergency.
• Works closely with crew members, operations, maintenance, technical, managerial, and contract personnel focusing on safety, fire prevention and security.
• Focuses on safe operation of the facility. The Fire Security Specialist has a key role in the process for CA OSHA hot work and Confined Space Entry.
• Works as a refinery Fire Marshall and must understand and enforce Refinery Instructions concerning safe work practices for the facility with a primary focus on OSHA compliant Hot Work and Confined Space Entry Permit Process.
• Patrols refinery reporting any suspicious activity and interacts with police agencies when needed.
• Provides guidance to contract security personnel.
• Conducts safety and security audits, inspects in-plant fire equipment and is responsible for inspection and up-keep of all emergency response fire apparatus.
• Works as a refinery emergency dispatcher, operating refinery radio system, emergency telephone system, refinery and community siren system and other dispatch duties.
• Actively participates in emergency response including, but not limited to, fire, medical aid, haz-mat, rescue, oil spill (on water and on land), security incidents and mutual aid response.
• Understands and enforces Refinery Instructions for safe work practices.
• Operates portable multi-gas atmospheric detection equipment, specialized single gas detection equipment and underground object detection equipment.
• Actively patrols the refinery, observes and reports all suspicious activity. Interacts with police personnel when necessary. Provides guidance to contract security personnel. Conducts security audits. Writes a wide variety of incident reports.
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• Minimum 3 - 5 years' experience in a municipal fire department.
• Valid California Driver's License is required at all times.
• Able to obtain a California Class B Commercial Driver's license or California Class C Driver's license (Endorsement 50- Firefighter) within 6 months of employment.
• State of California Firefighter I certificate and/or NFPA 1001 Certification.
• State of California Emergency Medical Technician certification and/or National Registry Emergency Medical Technician.
• Able to complete the Chevron Fire Department 4 station physical agility course.
• Able to obtain a 40 hour Industrial Haz Mat Technician certification.
• Able to obtain a TWIC card within 6 months of employment.
• Able to obtain Haz Mat Incident Commander certification within 1 year.
• This is a safety sensitive position and is subject to random drug testing.
• Must be medically examined and declared fit for duty by refinery Medical Director in order to respond to emergencies and to wear all types of Personal Protective Equipment, including SCBA and respirators.
• Able to pass a Firefighter physical exam proctored by Chevron Clinic upon hire.
• Able to pass a drug screening test proctored by Chevron Clinic upon hire.
• California CPAT (Candidate Physical Ability Test) certification by date of hire.
• Capable of working in potentially hazardous environments which may include high temperature, enclosed spaces and extreme heights. Training is mandatory to maintain legal requirements. Travel out of State for training may be required.
• Mandatory overtime for training, minimum staffing and to meet the mission specific operational needs of the facility and department may include extended work schedules.
• 12 hour, rotating shift position. Current shift schedule has employees working both day and night shifts including holidays and weekends. Schedule requires employees to work 7 days in a 14 day period. Rotating shift employees have unpaid mandatory stand-by requirements on some days off under the 12 hour work schedule rules/agreement.
• Excels in strong organizational skills. Ability to take work direction and establish priorities in order to complete tasks in a timely manner. Ability manage/work alone.
• Ability to work within the para military structure of the fire department chain of command.
• Ability to work within a confined space or at heights.
• Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with others; understand and follow verbal and written directions.
• This job requires Emergency Response as an essential function of the job and Fitness for Duty is assessed annually.
• California Class B Firefighter and/or California Commercial Driver's license.
• State of California Rescue Systems 1 Certificate
• State of California Low Angle Rescue Operations Certificate
• State of California Hazardous Materials Technician (Hazardous Materials 1A thru 1D) Certificate.
• Hazardous Materials Operational Certificate.
• State of California Commercial B Drivers License.
• NWGC S-130, S-131, S-190 Certificate.
• I-100, I-200, I-300 Certificate.
• Experience with Firefighting, (municipal, wild land, Industrial) Security and or Law Enforcement, Dispatching, confined space entry testing, use and understanding of portable multi-gas atmospheric detection equipment or specialized single gas detection equipment.
• Knowledge and/or work experience with California compliant OSHA ignition source permit process, driving and pumping operations of fire
. MERB I/II
. Industrial Back round.
Relocation will not be considered.
Expatriate assignments will not be considered.
Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:
Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.
Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.
Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland
Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to get results the right way – by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth. Some of our specialties include generating power and produce geothermal energy; investing in profitable renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions; and developing the energy resources of the future, including researching advanced biofuels.
Our diverse and highly skilled workforce consists of approximately 64,700 employees, including more than 3,200 service station employees. At Chevron, we’re focused on safely delivering the energy needed to power human and economic progress worldwide. But how do we do that when harnessing fossil fuels can be inherently risky? To meet these challenges, Chevron has spent more than 20 years expanding systems that support a culture of safety and environmental stewardship that strives to achieve unequaled performance and prevent all serious incidents and fatalities. We call this Operational Excellence, and it drives everything we do.
Diversity & Inclusion
We’re committed to reflecting in our workforce the rich diversity of cultures and racial and ethnic backgrounds in the communities where we live and work. We’re also devoted to encouraging a diversity of ideas.
Diversity is one of the cornerstones of our values, which we call The Chevron Way. The Chevron Way states:
“We learn from and respect the cultures in which we work. We value and demonstrate respect for the uniqueness of individuals and the varied perspectives and talents they provide. We have an inclusive work environment and actively embrace a diversity of people, ideas, talents and experiences.”
As a core value, diversity is critical to developing a talented, high-performing workforce needed for ongoing business success. The Chevron Way’s focus on people has helped establish a culture that attracts, develops and retains more diverse talent.
We Support Career & Personal Development
We value the importance of managing work/life priorities by offering flexible work schedules, on-site child care at some facilities, adoption assistance, dual-career couple support, scholarships and tuition reimbursement.
At Chevron, you’ll find a workplace committed to your professional development. You’ll receive support and tools to create your own career path, including education assistance support which pays up to 75% of the cost (including tuition, textbooks, lab fees, and registration and administration fees) for approved courses. To strengthen organizational capability, we develop our employees’ and contractors’ skills and experience through our Invest in People strategy. As part of this strategy, discussions focused on continually improving individual performance are held between managers and employees.