Fire Investigator- Kuwait

JOB DUTIES

*Perform Fire investigations and provide subject matter expertise to cause and prevention; investigate fire events to determine origin, cause, and responsibility

*Determines the origin and cause of the loss/claim under investigation and identifies any potential third-party responsibility

*Maintains required reporting commitments to client in accordance with Unified Investigations & Sciences, Inc.’s, standard procedures.

*Identifies and interviews all witnesses or involved persons who may possess information or knowledge pertaining to incident under investigation: motive, opportunity or any other information or evidence that may assist in concluding a factual and complete investigation.

*Maintains up-to-date information in regard to existing laws pertaining to rights of privacy and availability of public records to assure that all investigations are conducted in a completely legal and ethical manner.

*Plans and reviews code compliance, public education and relations and orders corrections and remedies of hazardous conditions where they exist and follows through until disposition is satisfactory.

*Prepares documents and submits electronic, oral and written reports, as required, to include, but not limited to: daily routine sheets, inspections and re-inspections reports, investigative reports.

*Ability to organize, prepare and submit accurate, clear, and concise reports in a timely fashion.

*Knowledge of the principles and practices of fire safety and of inspection techniques.

*Considerable working knowledge of NFPA Standards, National Fire Codes, Life Safety Code, and local fire codes, and compliance with host country laws (Fire related) within the CENTCOM AOR.

*Extensive knowledge of fire hazards found in various types of occupancies; of characteristics and behavior of smoke and fire and their effects on human life; of storage and handling of combustible, flammable and explosive materials; of modern practices to guard against the occurrence of fire or minimize losses and the most current means of protection.

*Ability to use manual, mechanical and electronic tools and equipment as required.

*Secure and maintain confidential or sensitive information.

*Ability to enforce fire and life safety codes firmly, tactfully, impartially, and consistently; understand and carry out instructions or directives with minimum of supervision; adhere to prescribed routines and practices, and provide logical and constructive suggestions or recommendations

Qualifications

*US Citizen with NACI and the ability to obtain US government clearance

*Must possess a valid US passport with blank visa pages and 6 months remaining

*Must possess a valid US Driver’s License with minimum 6 months left prior to expiration/renewal

*Must meet all medical qualifications under the contract and meet other requirements applicable to working in the USARCENT/CENTCOM AOR

*Candidate must provide certification that demonstrates compliance with NFPA 1033, Fire Investigator Professional Qualifications. Examples of certifications that meet these qualifications include

—Fire Investigator I or II.

—IAAI Certified Fire Investigator (IAAI-CFI) certification

—Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator (CFEI) certification or obtaining certification within six months of hire is required 

*Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred

*Minimum 10 years relevant fire-related experience

*Strong investigative skills with strong attention to detail and accuracy

*Strong organizational and time management skills with strong interpersonal skills and good analytical and interpretive skills

*Good oral and written communication skills, PC literate, including advanced Microsoft Office product skills

 

 

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