Fire Fighter

Kuwait, Kuwait
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6 + Years Experience

Company: Sofomation
Skills: Fire Protection
Other Skills: fire fighting, IFSAC, PRO-BOARDS, JOIFF
Experience: 6 + Years
Education: Some College
Location: Kuwait, Kuwait


Certification (or Equivalent)
Firefighter II (Advanced Exterior,
Interior Structural)
Minimum experience: 6 years
Oil & Gas experience is
Meet minimum physical fitness
abilities as per NFPA 1582
Job Responsibilities
a) Serves as a member of firefighting and control crew operating in case of fire or emergency
in assigned areas. Works under conditions of extreme personal hazards at any location within
facility jurisdiction.
b) Operate facility communications equipment, relay, and record information
c) Recognize response hazards & safely use each piece of response equipment
d) Clean, inspect & maintain all Fire appliances, equipment and maintain records
e) To deploy covering materials, control extinguishing agents, and reduce water damage
f) Follow facility evacuation routes, evaluate hazards and identify a safe haven
g) Ability to operate fixed fire protection systems via electrical/ mechanical means
h) Utilize master stream appliances, given an assignment, an extinguishing agent, and a master
stream device, so that the agent is applied to the fire as desired.
i) Evaluate and forecast fire growth and development
j) Operate & use the site water supply components & identify damage or impairment
k) Establish water supply for fire-fighting operations, given a water source and tools, so that a
water supply is established and maintained.
l) Identify the components of the pre-fire and response considerations.
m) Correctly don and doff thermal protective clothing and to perform assignments while wearing
thermal protective clothing
n) Control breathing, use SCBA in limited visibility conditions, replace SCBA air cylinders, use
SCBA to exit through restricted passages, initiate and complete emergency procedures in the
event of SCBA failure or air depletion, and complete donning procedures. Rescue a fire fighter
with functioning respiratory protection, rescue a fire fighter whose respiratory protection is not functioning, rescue a person who has no respiratory protection, and assess areas to
determine tenability.
o) Ability to prevent water hammers when shutting down nozzles; open, close, and adjust nozzle
flow and patterns; apply water using direct, indirect, and combination attacks; advance
charged and uncharged 63 mm (2 ½ in.) diameter and larger hose lines; extend hose lines;
replace burst hose sections; operate charged hose lines of 63 mm (2 ½ in.) diameter or
larger; couple and uncouple various handline connections; carry hose; attack fires; and locate
and suppress hidden fires.
p) Deploy and operate an attack line, expose void spaces without compromising structural
integrity, apply water for maximum effectiveness, expose & operate as a team member in
vision-obscured conditions, locate & follow a guideline, conserve air supply, evaluate areas
for hazards & identify safe haven.
q) Site drawing reading, access procedures, forcible entry tools and procedures, and site specific hazards, such as access to areas of restricted movement, fences, and walls. Procedures associated with special hazard areas such as electrical substation, radiation hazard areas, and others specific to the site if needed.
r) Ability to prepare a foam concentrate supply for use, assemble foam stream components,
master various foam application techniques, and approach and retreat from fires/spills as
part of a coordinated team.
s) Execute effective advances and retreats, apply various techniques for water application,
assess gas storage container integrity and changing conditions, operate control valves, and
choose effective procedures when conditions change.
t) The ability to operate a special agent supply (example Hydro-Chem operations), master
various special agents application techniques, and approach and retreat from hazardous
areas as part of a coordinated team.
u) Understand the different types of alarms, to implement the response, and to provide
information through communications.
v) Select and use the correct tools and equipment for various tasks, follow guidelines, and
restore tools and equipment to service after use.
w) Carry ladders, raise ladders, extend ladders and lock flies, determine that a wall and roof will
support the ladder, judge extension ladder height requirements, and place the ladder to
avoid obvious hazards.
x) Safely create an opening & implement ventilation techniques.
y) Communicate with mutual aid organizations and to integrate operational personnel into
teams under a unified command.
z) ability to operate hose testing equipment and nozzles and to record results.