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Fire Inspector in Kandahar at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 2/18/2019

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Job Description

Job Summary
The Fire Inspector plans, coordinates, and implements a comprehensive inspection program of all base facilities in assigned area to detect and eliminate hazards.
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
  • Plan and administer the fire prevention education program
  • Develop base fire regulations, training programs, and fire hazard assessment schedules
  • Review construction and modification plans, confer with engineers, provide technical/functional assistance on fire prevention and building design criteria
  • Inspect building structures and locations of fire extinguishers to detect and correct fire hazards, determine compliance with fire safety laws and ordinances,  and maintain records of them
  • Educate the public regarding fire prevention and fire warden duties
  • Investigate complaints and answer questions regarding fire hazards and violation of fire safety regulations
  • Participate in fire drills and classes and prepare required reports
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills
  • Knowledge of fire prevention and fire suppression methods, safety principles pertaining to fire protection, and fire hazards common to commercial, industrial, and residential structures
  • Knowledge of operation and maintenance of pumping and all other types of fire fighting and rescue equipment
  • Ability to drive heavy fire apparatus in response to emergency incidents, operate and maintain pumping apparatus, and prepare reports and recommendations

Experience & Education
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience as a Fire Inspector
  • High school diploma or equivalent. Prefer Associate’s degree
  • International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC), DOD, or National Pro-Board Certifications as Fire Inspector II, Fire Instructor I, and Hazardous Materials Awareness
  • Valid driver’s license

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions