Saudi Aramco Careers

Fire Service Skills Trainer

Saudi Arabia
safety & ind. security

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1175193

Req Number: 16141BR

Position Description:
We are seeking Fire Service Trainers to serve in a senior training position within Saudi Aramco’s Fire Protection Department (FrPD) developing and delivering training. Saudi Aramco’s Fire Protection Department operates a ProBoard/IFSAC Accredited certification system in-house.

The Fire Service Trainer is assigned to a major fire station OR one of two dedicated fire training centers, where they play a key role in ensuring the workforce is prepared to deliver world class emergency response services. The Fire Service Trainer works closely with fire operations and other stakeholders to enhance preparedness of the company’s emergency response teams through a combination of classroom instruction, on-the-job training and live fire, rescue and hazardous materials training exercises. The incumbent delivers training and supports drills throughout Saudi Aramco’s area of operations.

During the first 30 days the incumbent will become familiar with FrPD structure, operational responsibilities, key personnel, as well as department procedures and company policy.

During the first 60 – 120 days the incumbent will perform duties with minimal to no supervision.

Minimum Requirements:
As the successful candidate you should have exceptional knowledge of fire ground operations in municipal and industrial settings.

The ideal candidate will have ten (10) years of experience in a fire department serving municipal, petrochemical, refinery, gas processing, airport, marine port, structural, commercial, industrial and residential occupancies, including seven (7) years of experience in delivering fire training programs.

Preference may be given to candidates who possess a Bachelor of Science (BS), or Associate degree in fire science or a closely related field.

Certification as Fire Service Instructor I is required within 3 months of employment AND certification as Fire Service Instructor II is required within 6 months of employment through the department’s ProBoard and/or IFSAC certification programs.

Consideration will be given to candidates who are Certified Fire Protections Specialist (CFPS) or hold certifications in NFPA professional qualifications standards 472, 1081, 1001, 1002, 1003, 1006, 1021, 1031, or 1041.

Must successfully complete all medical requirements for the position.

Must qualify for a Saudi Arabia Resident Visa and Driver’s License.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.) Highly developed verbal and written interpersonal and communication skills.

Participation on standards committees, advisory boards or organizations related to firefighting and fire training.

Development of training programs or administration of training programs is beneficial.

Experience in developing and leading training programs and implementing training plans is a plus.

Familiarity with related standards: OSHA, NFPA, etc.

Familiarity with oil and gas, chemical, or petrochemical processing operations is highly desired.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Deliver on-the-job training, classroom lectures, demonstrations, and guided learning in emergency response subjects.

Track record of leading/running & adapting fire training programs, and deploying these programs to a tangible, positive effect.

Design drills and exercises to evaluate individual and team performance in operational aspects of firefighting, hazardous materials, rescue, and fire ground command.

Analyze emergency response capabilities of assigned units and identifies training needs.

Provide individual and team instruction and/or coaching at the skill, task, tactical and strategic level to improve performance.

Develop on-the-job training programs to address performance gaps.

Respond to emergencies in capacities as assigned by Fire Chief.

Serve as a mentor to junior officers.

Maintain high level of awareness in safety, health and environmental factors related to live fire, hazmat, and rescue training exercises.

Lead and direct multiple teams in interior and exterior live fire training exercises using large scale, multi-level simulators including class “A” and “B” fuels.

Lead training exercises in hazardous materials; high angle, machinery, vehicle, and confined space rescue; USAR and trench stabilization/rescue exercises.

Generate reports related to job assignments.

Deliver presentations on safety, health, environment and related subjects in department or unit meetings.

Perform related duties as assigned.

About us:
Saudi Aramco’s Industrial Relations (IR) Business line is dedicated to building, maintaining and enhancing the relationships the Company develops with people and institutions inside the Kingdom and around the world. It is through the IR business line that the Company cares for the health, wellbeing and security of its employees and their families, maintains the high quality of life found in Company communities, operates the school system for the children of expatriate employees, and communicates with various audiences through a variety of media, including print publications, events, films and websites. Saudi Aramco operates one of the largest and most successful industrial and professional training programs on the planet to ensure that its employees are provided with the training they need to meet emerging challenges. The Company’s wide-ranging corporate citizenship activities, which focus on the areas of environmental protection, knowledge, community and the economy, are also the responsibility of the IR business line.