Fire Services Specialist

Job Title: Fire Services Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-06-09
Reference: BH-109766
Contact Name: Julie Aguirre
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 10, 2019 13:34

Job Description

Brief Posting Description

Provide strategic advice and support Company in all matters relating to fire and emergency preparedness. Ensure all Fire Rescue and emergency preparedness teams are suitably and sufficiently equipped with the required level of equipment and manpower to reduce fire risks.

Detailed Description

Review the development and oversee the implementation of Company Codes of Practice on the subject of fire and emergency preparedness.

Conduct regular audits to ensure compliance and provide comprehensive reports and feedback to facilitate understanding and effective implementation. Re-evaluate continually progress against actions and drives for delivery of improvement in service provision and operational efficiencies.

Conduct audits and inspection on the firefighting system and capabilities. Conduct a full technical assessment of maintenance and inspections regimes to ensure reliability and effectiveness.

Conduct periodic GAP analysis on worst case scenario versus actual fire fighting capability. Define clearly shortfalls and makes suitable and realistic recommendations to reduce risk in accordance with ALARP principles.

Attend the Corporate Fire Chief Forum with other respective Group Companies, this will enable learning and sharing of both current and pending fire related issues.

Provide advisory support to the Crisis Management Team on handling and management of emergency and crisis situations.

Improve and raise the standards of the Fire & Emergency Preparedness system through appropriate training, competency mapping, and participation in Joint Industry Forums.

Advise Company Senior Management on regulatory affairs with respect to modifications in Fire & Safety Law, local and international standards and best practices.

Perform fire accident investigations at Corporate level, lead the investigation team, prepares root cause analysis and investigation reports. Present to Site Management accordingly

Minimum Qualification

Bachelor Degree in Applied Science, engineering or equivalent

Minimum Experience & Knowledge & Skills

8 years of experience in industrial firefighting, preferably in oil and gas industry at senior fire officer or management level