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SITE FIRE & SAFETY TECHNICIAN

 

 

C10019
10 / 22 / 2013
Dawson Creek, BC
Manufacturing - OSB
None
 

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Purpose

Support plant and safety management to ensure compliance with established fire and safety policies and procedures. Perform tasks to implement policies and procedures.

Responsibilities
  • Communicate plant health and safety policies and procedures to staff, providing advice and guidance to employees on the interpretation and implementation of fire and safety policies
  • Participate with Safety or EHS Manager in monitoring and controlling LP’s fire and safety standards in accordance with OSHA and State codes and regulations
  • Perform fire and safety inspections and surveys to ensure compliance with LP’s policies, procedures, regulations and standards
  • Assist supervisors and managers to resolve fire and safety issues. Refer complex problems to more experienced staff as necessary
  • Train and monitor employees in the proper use of fire and safety protective equipment
  • Ensure the availability and readiness of fire and safety prevention equipment and protective clothing and devices
  • Conduct and maintain records of regularly scheduled tests of fire and safety equipment
  • Maintain fire and safety records and training records for individual employees
  • Work with senior staff to review and analyze the effectiveness of current fire and safety programs
  • Report non-compliance or hazardous conditions and suggest remedies
  • Respond to emergency situations involving hazardous and fire and smoke incidents in the facility
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations
  • Perform other duties as necessary
Qualifications
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local industrial health, safety, fire prevention rules, regulations, and related strategies Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to learn new policies and procedures and to communicate and encourage support from plant employees.
  • Strong organizational skills; close attention to detail
  • Ability to coordinate activities affecting diverse groups of employees
  • Ability to lead and motivate individuals and teams to achieve program and project outcomes
  • Ability to operate a computer and supporting software.
Education
  • High school diploma or equivalent
Experience
  • 1 to 2 years related experience
  • General work experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Previous exposure to plant health and safety policies, procedures and administration preferred
  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.
Work Environment
  • Manufacturing environment

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