Fire Protection Engineer

Saudi Aramco

Saudi Arabia

Ref: KP658-804

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Aramco energizes the world economy.

Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer.

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco's value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations' spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom's vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.

As a Fire Operation Technical Support, you will provide technical expertise and support to fire departments and emergency responders in the operation and maintenance of firefighting equipment and technology. You will also troubleshoot and resolve technical issues related to fire operations and provide training and guidance to personnel on proper equipment use and safety protocols. Responsibilities may include conducting inspections and evaluations of equipment, coordinating with vendors and suppliers, and maintaining detailed records and documentation. Strong communication and problem-solving skills are essential for success in this role.

Fire Fighting Foam Specialist - A Fire Fighting Foam Specialist is responsible for developing and implementing foam firefighting strategies for industrial and structural fires. They must have a deep understanding of the different types of foam, their uses, and limitations.

Fire Equipment Technical Evaluator Specialist - Responsible for assessing the suitability, reliability, and effectiveness of fire equipment used in firefighting. They must have strong knowledge of firefighting tools, equipment, and technology.
Fire Truck Design and Procurement specialist - Responsible for overseeing the design and procurement process of fire trucks. This includes reviewing design specifications, coordinating with manufacturers, overseeing the testing and inspection of fire trucks, and ensuring compliance with regulations and safety standards. The specialist also manages procurement activities, such as bidding processes, contract negotiations, and vendor management. They must have experience in vehicle design, engineering, and procurement management.

Structural and Industrial Firefighting Response specialist - Responsible for managing firefighting operations in structural and industrial environments. They must have a deep understanding of fire behavior, suppression techniques, and evacuation procedures.
Emergency and Crisis Management Specialist - Responsible for coordinating responses to various types of emergencies, such as natural disasters, terrorist attacks, or other unforeseen events that affect public safety. Their job duties may include developing emergency response plans, training others on emergency procedures, and working with local and state agencies to coordinate responses in the event of a crisis. They may also be responsible for managing communications and public relations during crises, ensuring that accurate information is shared with the public and relevant stakeholders. Other job duties may include conducting risk assessments, identifying potential hazards, and developing strategies to mitigate those risks.

Incident Command System (ICS) Specialist - Responsible for implementing and managing the ICS system during an emergency response. They must have experience in incident management, coordination, and communication.

Fire and Explosion Hazard Engineer - Responsible for identifying and assessing potential fire and explosion hazards in industrial and commercial settings. They must have a deep understanding of chemical and physical processes that lead to fire and explosion.
Hazmat Specialist - Responsible for identifying, containing, and mitigating hazardous materials incidents. They must have specialized training in handling dangerous chemicals, radiation, and biological agents. This involves identifying, containing, and mitigating hazardous materials incidents that may lead to fires or explosions. This requires specialized knowledge and training in handling dangerous chemicals, radiation, and biological agents. Hazmat technicians are often responsible for assessing potential hazards in industrial and commercial settings, as well as implementing safety measures to prevent accidents from occurring.

Key Responsibilities
- Firefighting foam specialist (NFPA 11/ EN 1568)
- Automotive fire apparatus specialist (NFPA 1901, 1911)
- Structural/high rise fire & rescue specialist (NFPA 1700)
- SCBA SME (NFPA 1970, 1850, 1852)
- ARFF specialist (NFPA 403, 414, 1003, 422)
- HazMat technician (NFPA 400, 472, 1072)
- Fixed/mobile fire suppression systems
- Hydrocarbon firefighting
- Large storage tank firefighting
- Fire and explosion hazards
- Incident command system
- Emergency response planning
- Crisis & emergency management, disaster response


Minimum Requirements

- Minimum fifteen (15) years of relevant experience in the field of fire protection.
- Extensive fire operations experience gained in large, busy and diverse fire services/departments comparable to Saudi Aramco Industrial and Non-industrial operations.
- Progressive experience in fire services protecting a broad range of risks the following: municipal, petrochemical, refinery, gas processing, ARFF, marine port, structural, commercial, industrial and residential occupancies and have operated at a level equivalent to Fire Chief.
- Working knowledge of NFPA codes and standards governing Emergency Response: i.e. firefighting foam, mobile fire apparatus, SCBA, ARFF, HazMat, PPE (NFPA 11, 1901, 1911, 1971, 1981, 1982. 473, 1072, 403, 412, 1710 etc.).
- Has practical experience with academic knowledge in the field of specialist Fire Hazard Management in the oil, gas and petrochemical sectors with particular emphasis on refineries and storage terminals.
- Experienced in technical support, engineering and fire operations.
- Experienced in Firefighting techniques and equipment.
- Education Level

Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Fire Protection Engineering, Fire and Explosion Engineering, Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology, Fire Science, or equivalent.

Alternatively, Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical or Fire Protection Engineering, or closely related subject, with minimum years of relevant experience in the field of fire protection.

Preferred Certification

- Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS)
- Fire and Explosion Investigator
- Hazardous Materials Technician
- Advanced Tactical Incident Command Level 3, Strategic Gold Level Command Level 4

Working environment

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.

At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world's biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.

We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs - one of the largest in the world.

About the Company

Saudi Aramco is an integrated global energy enterprise. The company markets and exports crude oil, petroleum products, natural gas liquids and sulfur. It also ships crude oil worldwide through an affiliated company and participates in petroleum refining and marketing activities at home and abroad. Its overseas affiliates are in the United States, Egypt, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea and Japan.

Saudi Aramco's subsidiaries span the globe, with offices in Houston, Washington, New York, London, Leiden, Dubai, Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seoul.

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