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Industrial Fire Lead / Shower Operator- Various Locations Across Alberta

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DXP Canada
September 1, 2022
Calgary, with stations across Canada, Canada
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We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Industrial Fire Fighters for various projects located across Alberta to join our team! We are looking for someone with a great attitude, who can excel under pressure to ensure a safe work environment for our clients and employees!

Duties and Responsibilities

•Responsible for directing firefighting activities for the provision of safe egress of personnel, controlling
hazardous conditions and extinguishing fire in the event of an emergency.
•Responsible for observing the activities of non-HSE personnel in the Hot Zone for the purpose of mitigating risk.
•Conduct fire / shower protection services in accordance with standard operational procedures.
•Perform general maintenance on fire and shower apparatus and appliances as required by the preventative maintenance
program, under the guidance and direction of the Fleet Supervisor or a designate.
•Maintain at minimum a valid class 3 drivers license, (class 1 would be considered an asset)
•Operate company vehicles in a professional manner, in accordance to HSE policy, highway traffic laws and any rules
of operation in effect on privately owned roads.
•Provide on the job training / mentorship to workers on proper operation of fire truck and shower units including
pre/post trip inspections and troubleshooting equipment issues
•Must maintain and submit driver’s log as per Hours of Service regulations
•Ensure that all job-related paperwork is correctly completed and submitted in a timely manner.
•Participate in meetings involving large groups of personnel that are operational, hazard identification and
organizational in nature
•Provide communication to dispatch for the provision of managing assets efficiently.
•Return equipment upon completion of job and ensure Inspect and clean equipment upon job completion, ensure it is in
job ready condition.
•Conduct equipment maintenance procedures at the field level

Employees Safety Responsibilities

•Be familiar with and work in accordance with health and safety legislation and company policies and procedures
•Take reasonable care to use safety and personal protective equipment as required by health and safety legislation
and company policies and procedures
•Report to HSE Integrated supervision and management immediately any incident or condition believed to be hazardous
to worker’s health or safety
•Refuse the work if danger is imminent or not controlled

Minimum Qualifications

Required Qualifications

•Minimum three (3) years service as a Second Industrial Fire/Shower Operator or combined Industrial
Safety/Firefighting experience from a previous employer, and/or successfully complete a competency assessment by
the Fire Services Supervisor.
•Possess a fundamental understanding of drilling, service and completion environments and a great working knowledge
of associated processes.
•Must be capable of operating fire pumps and all associated appliances.
•Firefighting training must meet NFPA 1001 and/or 1081 standards.
•Trained in high hazard operations that include, but not limited to Propane/LNG Fracturing.
•Demonstrate leadership, coaching, mentoring and troubleshooting skills
•Experience in the use of breathing apparatus and gas detection equipment.
•Physically capable of performing the following tasks:
oWorking at heights and / or climbing ladders or stairs
oWorking in small / confined spaces
oLifting up to 50lbs
oPushing / pulling (hoses / objects)
oSitting / driving
oBending / kneeling / crouching
oStanding / walking for long periods of time
oWorking in adverse weather environments (heat / cold) and conditions (rain / wind / snow)
oPotential shift lengths 10 – 12 hours, should be available to work longer if client requirements demand
longer shifts or schedule changes
oEmployee must ensure that they are staying hydrated, alert and fit for duty at all times

Required Certifications & Training

•H2S Alive
•Standard 1st - Aid / CPR
•Valid unrestricted license with full driving privileges in the province of issue for the specified class of vehicle
to be operated on behalf of the company or a higher class of license than that of the vehicle to be operated.
•Valid Class 3 driver’s license with air endorsement (Class 1 would be considered an asset)
•NFPA 1001 L1 & L2 Certification
•NFPA 472 Dangerous Goods Operations
•NFPA 1002 – Fire Apparatus – Pump Operations
•NFPA or equivalent 1006 – Rope / Tower Rescue
•NAPD – Emergency Vehicles Operations would be considered an asset
•HSE Driving program
•HSE Hours of Service
•HSE Orientation
•HSE Respiratory Protection
•HSE Gas Detection
•Petroleum Safety Training (PST) & Construction Safety Training System (CSTS)
•EGSO ~ Enform
•Dry Chemical Fire Extinguisher Training
•Standard Operating Procedures Training
•Confined Space Entry and Monitoring
•Conduct equipment maintenance procedures at the field level

*Additional training and certifications may be necessary to meet client specifications.

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