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Jacksonville, FL 32226

Posted: 03/08/2023 Job Number: 69304

Job Description

NSC has immediate openings for Fire watches in Jacksonville, Florida

1. Comprehend basic instructions and general correspondence.
2. Be able to clearly communicate verbally to warn others of fire or other danger.
3. Understand the hazards associated with fixed and portable fire protection systems and the manner in which the systems are activated.
4. Understanding of proper use and care of fixed and portable fire protection systems.
5. Understand the Shipyard Competent Person Report, and where to find it.
6. Know the types of fire, the materials involved, and the type of fire extinguisher needed to suppress the fire.
7. Possess a Fire Watch training card.
8. Be able to wear clothing appropriate for the task. No exposed jewelry shall be worn while working. Finger nails shall be short. Long hair shall be worn in pony tail or wrapped for protection and should not interfere with hard hat. Ability to wear PPE, especially respirators. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Have Fire Watch Training card with them at all times in the shipyard.
2. Carry out Fire Watch procedures to protect personnel and customer and BAE property from fire damage.
3. Ensure that designated hot work area is clean and free of combustible materials before hot work commences.
4. Keep your work area clean and safe at all times, especially at the end of the shift.
5. Warn other personnel of danger, or to evacuate, by verbal or other prearranged method of communication.
6. Show initiative and ownership of work and work area.
7. Adhere to all safety rules and good work ethics. Be accountable for completion of work assignments.
8. Arrive at the designated work site at the assigned time. End the shift as directed by the schedule and your supervisor or journeyman.
9. Work shifts and overtime as assigned the supervisor.
10. Comply with OSHA standards and BAE best safety practices. Must be physically and medically capable to wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE) required for the job as prescribed under OSHA standards. PPE includes hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe shoes, goggles, respirator, safety harness, safety line, flotation gear, etc.)
11. Comply with the Companys Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy which expects that all relationships among persons in the workplace will be businesslike and free of bias, prejudice, and harassment.
Work Tasks Include:
a) Ensure that designated hot work area is clean and free of combustible materials before hot work is started.
b) Carry an appropriately rated fire extinguisher to the assigned watch area. Make certain the fire extinguisher is in operable shape and not discharged prior to allowing hot work to start.
c) Notify the person accomplishing the hot work if it is safe to proceed and when there is danger.
d) Suppress fires when they occur.
e) Report any uncorrected unsafe condition or working habits to the journeyman and supervisor.
f) Assist with the hot work procedure and audits process making certain hot work notifications are in place and valid before hot work commences.
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