This position is within the Permit to Work/Fire Safety System Department in Zebulon, NC.
This is a dual role:
An Issuer of permits for all non-routine work performed at the site. As an Issuer, you must see the permit from conception to the closure and work closely with those designated as Authorized Permit Receivers.
Fire Safety Systems Technician to perform preventive maintenance and inspections on various fire safety systems.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Process the Permit to Work form to completion with internal and external (contractors) Authorized Receivers.
Review and assist Job Safety Analysis and Risk Assessment with Receivers to cover pre-task explanation.
Meet with Receivers and other associated parties to discuss steps and procedures during a walkthrough of upcoming work project prior to issuing the Permit to Work.
Review and verify with Receivers: lockout/tagout requirements, fire and explosion hazards, health risks, mechanical requirements, access hazards and environmental dangers.
Verify, understand and request when a Safety Permit (Open Flame, Excavation, Confined Space and Special Tools) is required.
Perform unannounced audits daily to areas under the Permit to Work to verify compliance, verify work is being done in a safe matter, answer questions, and stop any unsafe or unauthorized work.
Report findings concerns and deficiencies.
Close the Permit to Work when all conditions are met and satisfactory.
Perform weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual inspections of various fire safety systems such as diesel fire pumps for water tanks, fire extinguishers, fire sprinkler systems, water flow on risers, fixed fire suppression systems, and fire hoses.
Complete work orders that are created for site fire systems.
Learn the Fire Alarm Control Panel (FACP) and perform activities such as troubleshooting, alarm investigation, and deactivation of devices.
Perform work on fire alarm system to include replacing fire alarm devices and device covers.
Assist contractors that come to perform inspections and maintenance on fire safety systems.
Perform inspections on Fire Brigade equipment such as self-contained breathing apparatus, medical supplies, hazmat supplies and fire trucks.
Attend the following meetings: staff meetings, contractor safety meetings, company business meetings, shutdown meetings etc.
Complete all company required safety training in a timely manner.
Participate in the Zero Accident Program.
Work on HSE projects or processes.
Available to be on a rotating call schedule for nights and weekends
Other duties assigned by the HSE Supervisor
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position.
Education and Experience:
High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required.
Minimum 2 years of HSE experience
Fundamental knowledge of federal, state and local health and safety and environmental regulations
Experience working in manufacturing, construction and facility maintenance preferred
Computer proficiency of Microsoft Office programs
Certificates and/or License:
As required by local authority (if required) - none
Must be customer oriented
Ability to talk to and reason with people
Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding
Ability to write reports and correspondence
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, co-workers, and/or supervisor
Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations
Ability to solve problems in standard situations
Requires basic analytical skills
Internal Number: 19022331
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