This position performs fire protection duties, including fire equipment maintenance and firefighting training in accordance with policies and procedures for the plants. The incumbent coordinates emergency response activities, and provides first aid care in emergencies. This position performs mobile patrol, gate control, and other security duties and operates the Protection Services Control Center.
Qualifications: To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must have the ability to read, write, comprehend, and follow written and verbal instructions, which is acquired through the completion of a two-year degree in Fire Protection Technology or a Fire Science Program and one year of related experience in industrial firefighting, in the petrochemical industry, or related experience in firefighting, security, or as a certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT); or a high school education or equivalent (GED or HSED) and three years of related experience in industrial firefighting, in the petrochemical industry, or related experience in firefighting, security, or as a certified EMT. Incumbents EMT certified must be willing to obtain National Registry EMT certification upon hire. The incumbent must possess a valid North Dakota driver’s license. This is a Department of Transportation (DOT) (PHMSA) qualified position.
Typical Physical/Mental/Environmental Demands: Requires continuous walking; frequent standing, lifting or carrying up to 50 pounds at shoulder level and occasionally above head; and occasional sitting, stooping, climbing stairs or ladders, kneeling, reaching above and below shoulder level, crawling, pushing up to 35 pounds and pulling up to 60 pounds. With assistance, occasionally lift 160 pounds from floor to waist height. Requires finger dexterity, the ability to perform close work, good vision and hearing, and the ability to speak. The incumbent must be able to read, write, weigh, measure, implement recommendations, and be able to work in an emergency situation. Over 50% of the day is spent indoors. Frequently exposed to dirt, dust, chemicals and occasionally to fumes, extreme heat and cold, vibration, noise and poor ventilation. Requires the ability to work in confined areas and work at heights up to 400 feet, which requires the use of safety equipment, including a harness, in accordance with ANSI Z359 standards. Incumbents must be able to work a 12-hour rotating shift and willing to be “On Call” when scheduled. Requires the ability to wear thermal, chemical and respiratory protective equipment when necessary. Must be respirator qualified and able to operate a motor vehicle.