Job Boards Template

Fire Protection Coordinator Specialist

Richland, WA 99354

Posted: 04/01/2023 Job Number: 32231

Job Description

The Fire Protection Coordinator/Specialist (FPC) reports to the Fire Protection Manager. The FPC is responsible for assisting the Fire Protection Manager in the implementation and oversight of fire protection requirements applicable to safety & health, quality, construction, startup, commissioning, maintenance, engineering, and operations activities of the WTP.

This position is a “ Technical Support Position” for Category 3 Nonreactor Nuclear Facility as defined in DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, Qualification, and Certification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities. This position is located at the WTP Site (approximately 22 miles north of Richland, WA) and works a 4x10 schedule, M-Th, 6: 30 a.M. To 5 p.M. While it is not expected to be the norm, the selected applicant must be able and willing to occasionally work weekends or nights, as needed, to support the Project. Again, off shift work is not expected for this position. The FPC position allows for professional growth within the FPP.

• Implements key features of fire protection program (FPP).
• Maintains knowledge and expertise of FPP and associated implementing documents.
• Assesses the effectiveness of Fire Protection Program field implementation.
• Identifies, reports, and assists in the correction of fire protection program deficiencies.
• Maintains a working knowledge of the site’ s fire protection features.
• Provides oversight of the inspection, testing and maintenance (ITM) of facility fire protection systems (FPS).
• Performs periodic reviews of Hanford Fire Department (HFD) Pre-Fire Response Plans.
• Coordinates facility familiarization tours with the local fire department.
• Performs periodic fire protection inspections.
• Performs final verification of hot work permits.
• Performs periodic inspections of designated Hot Work areas.
• Arranges and/or provides presentations, oral reports, and other such as training.
• Identifies actions to promote fire safety improvements.
• Assists in the identification of fire safety controls in the work planning process.
• Assists in the development of effective compensatory actions for fire- and life-safety system impairments.
• Supports the Nuclear Safety Quality Culture by emphasizing the values of safety and quality in the performance of work in order to protect self, others, and the environment.
• Ability to work proficiently in common computer programs such as MS word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Adobe.
• Ability to perform ongoing or frequent desk work, which often includes writing and other computer workstation processes, and video conferencing.
• Requires the ability to walk, stand, bend, turn/twist, and sit, along with ability to wear common personal protective equipment.
• Must possess the right to work and remain in the US without sponsorship.
• Position is designated as an Exposed Field Non-Manual (EFNM)

Qualifications and Skills?
Basic Qualifications??
• Experience performing building, facility, and area safety inspections that included fire prevention methods, fire protection system verifications, and life safety systems.
• Experience documenting/writing reports of field inspections, facility audits, and program assessments.
• Demonstrated ability to oversee field operations while assuring implementation of fire protection requirements.
• Experience working in fire protection system impairment programs and the implementation of impairment compensatory actions.
• Evidence of continuing education/training related to fire protection, fire safety, fire prevention, life safety, chemical safety, or industrial risk management.

Additional Qualifications (not required but considered a plus)
• A degree in the fields of fire science, fire safety or fire protection, or similar discipline.
• 4 years of professional experience implementing fire protection program requirements. .
• Nuclear-related academic training or experience may be substituted on a one-for-one basis for fire-specific experience or education.
• Experience in any of the following areas will be considered a bonus:
o A Chemical Demilitarization Safety Program
o Department of Energy, NRC
o Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program

Meet Your Recruiter

Jason T. Brewster

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.