Fire Investigator - Military veterans preferred

2019-08-31
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Meaford
Canada

Canada - Ontario, Meaford

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a Fire Investigator for the upcoming 4th Canadian Division Training Centre (4 CDTC) Meaford Site Support Services proposal. Candidates are required to have the skills to accomplish the following tasks:

  • Provide fire services at 4 CDTC facilities

  • Contain structural fires on site, to include CAF aircraft incidents and range fires

  • Provide/ensure firefighters are trained on range firefighting equipment to contain brush fires

  • Develop and implement a fire response and fire safety plan

  • Develop and implement an Operation Preventative Maintenance Plan for all firefighting vehicles, firefighting equipment and spill control systems

  • Inspect all buildings and equipment for fire/life safety risks in accordance with current manufacturer specifications, statues, acts, mandates, and policy.

  • Perform Fire investigations and provide subject matter expertise to cause and prevention;

  • Investigate fire events to determine origin, cause, and responsibility

  • Maintain Fire Safety and Emergency Response Standing Orders and building and site evacuation plans Review engineering plans to ensure compliance with National Fire and Building Codes, NFPA and other fire and life safety codes.

  • Provide training in basic firefighting procedures and HazMat spill responses

  • Maintain currency on all qualifications and carry out drills as required

  • Prepare and coordinate joint fire response training exercise plans

  • Participate in General Safety Committee meetings

  • Participate in directed investigations

  • Liaise with the Meaford Fire Department Fire Chief and other municipal emergency planning official on matters related to fire and hazardous material safety

  • Advice the PA on municipal or regional plan.

  • Respond to off-garrison HazMat incidents

  • Have 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

  • Possess the ability to determine the origin and cause of the loss/claim under investigation and identify any potential third-party responsibility

Minimum Requirements

  • NFPA 1033 Fire Investigator from an institution accredited through the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress or equivalent qualifications must be approved by the Canadian Forces Fire Marshal.

Preferred Qualifications

N/A

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 221491BR

Clearance Required Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.