Fire Inspector (Secret Clearance) – Kuwait

Fire Inspector

Kuwait

SECRET CLEARANCE
6 days x 12 hr shift (72 hours per week)
CRC (Unpaid time)
1 Year Contract (Possible Extension beyond initial contract)
Vacation (once you receive your Kuwait Visa 18)
Sick (once you receive your Kuwait Visa 18)
Company Paid housing and transportation

Overview

**This position will be physically located in Kuwait in support of LOGCAP**

Under the supervision of Fire Chief, plans, organizes, and conducts fire prevention activities throughout to include fire inspections, fire investigations, public education, plan reviews, and fire protection system acceptance inspections. Assist implements and manages the Fire Prevention Program to ensure compliance with Performance Work Statement, Army Regulation 420-1, DoDI 6055.06, Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC), policies, and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards.

Responsibilities

This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.

  • Conducts inspections and maintains documentation of all facility fire inspections.
  • Performs plan reviews to ensure fire protection systems are IAW with policies and UFC’s guidance.
  • Participates and maintains the fire extinguisher exchange program for facilities.
  • Conducts Facility Manager, Fire Warden and other fire prevention training.
  • Works with DPW, conducts final acceptance inspections on new construction, and renovation projects.
  • Maintains appropriate documentation on the inspection and testing of wet pipe sprinkler systems.
  • Participate in Environmental Safety and Health (ESH) programs.
  • Helps formulate long range goals related protection of personnel, facilities, materials, and equipment.
  • Assists with fire investigations as required under AR 420-1 specifications.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Qualifications: Education/Certifications: One year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.
  • High School Diploma.
  • Associate degree in Fire Science from an accredited college or university plus two (2) years of fire service experience. Bachelor preferred.
  • Any combination of education from an accredited college or university in Fire Service and Fire Service experience totaling at least five (5) years may substitute for the required associate degree.
  • Must be either IFSAC, Pro-Board or hold other certification acceptable to DoD and certified to the following levels:
    • Fire Inspector II
    • Public Fire and Life Safety Educator
    • HazMat Awareness
  • Must pass physical exam, federal background check and possess a current, valid U.S. passport.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain valid Secret Clearance
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain a U. S. Government Motor Vehicle Operator’s License and host nation Driver’s License, is required.
  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination:
    • To be qualified for this position you must comply with USCENTCOM MOD 16 that requires proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, as defined by the CDC or host country requirements. As of now, to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 you must have received either two doses of Pfizer BioNTech Vaccine, two doses of AstraZeneca/Oxford Vaccine, two doses of Moderna Vaccine, or one dose of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, and two weeks must have elapsed after the final dose was administered. This definition may change in accordance with CDC guidelines.  Compliance with this government requirement is an essential function of the position and is a condition of employment.

Experience:

  • Required: 2 years of related work experience.
  • Preferred: 5 years’ fire inspector experience as a Fire Prevention Specialist, US Military, DOD, or civilian
  • Highly Desirable: Certifications as a Fire Investigator and/or Plans Reviewer

Skills:

  • Be able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Must possess strong written and spoken communication skills and general word processing and computer skills.
  • Must have knowledge of occupancy classification types, the fire hazards present in various occupancies, and the occupant load factors relating to various occupancy classifications.
  • Knowledge of fire department mission and organization; safety requirements and objectives; fire alarm and communications; fire behavior; portable fire extinguishers; personal protective clothing and equipment, water supplies and sprinklers; hazardous materials; fire prevention and public fire education; and fire cause determination

Working Conditions:

  • Must be capable of working in an extreme weather conditions with temperatures exceeding 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Indoor and/or outdoor environment with very adverse and harsh conditions (i.e., hot, dry, duty, desert environment with average temperatures of 30 degrees in the winter and 130 degrees in the summer months).
  • Includes some industrial production environment conditions as well.

Physical Requirements:

  • Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Work may require heavy lifting, stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, prolonged sitting, and working with or in areas where a potential could exist for exposure to physical, chemical, or biological agents.
  • Employee use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is required for some situations. PPE includes, but is not limited to, head, foot, torso, respiratory, vision, and hearing protective devices.
  • Must comply with all Fire and Safety Regulations and post policies.

 

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