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Fire Watcher in Al Ahmadi , Al Kuwait - Kuwait

Experience: 4 - 8 yrs.
Education:Basic - Any Graduation, Diploma
Nationality: Any Nationality
Industry Type: Oil & Gas / Petroleum
Gender: Male
Functional Area:HSE (Health / Safety / Environment) Apr 26, 2021

Job Description

Fire watch personnel provide surveillance of areas where “hot work”, such as welding or cutting with torches, is occurring. The main job for fire watch personnel is to sound the alarm if there is an emergency so that firefighters can be brought in.

Desired Candidate Profile


1.Perform Hazard monitoring.
2.Monitor and log in entry/exit of entrants.
3.Not leave the entry point unless released/replaced by another person.
4.Not enter the confined space, except in an emergency.
5.Continually observe conditions inside and outside the confined space.
6.Continually observe the integrity and the proper use of personal protective equipment’s including respiratory protection, breathing air and any other safety equipment.
7.Identify potential fire hazards in the area and eliminate/mitigate hazardous conditions.
8.Continually observe the action of the person doing the hot work and surrounding conditions.
9.Not be assigned any additional duties or tasks which will in any way conflict with his responsibility as a Fire Watch.
10.Monitor the action of the people in the confined space and or at the hot work and in the event of an injury, fire, gas release or other emergency.
a. Shutdown the job
b. Order the people in the confined space out and
c. If needed initiate the emergency and rescue procedures and communicate the details of the emergency to the Emergency Director.
d. Shutdown hot work equipment.
e. Alert the person doing the hot work.
f. Initiate the proper response for the situation

1. A person who has knowledge of how to recognize an emergency (i.e. how to recognize the signs and symptoms of chemical exposure) and to initiate the emergency and rescue procedure, other that the people entering the confined space shall be present during all confined space entries as Safety Attendant.
2.Knowledge of his responsibilities.
3.Knowledge on source of flammables in the area.
4.Knowledge of proper procedure for shutting down the hot work equipment in case of emergency.
5.Trained on the proper use of flammable atmospheric monitoring equipment that they will use (if any) and the specific fire extinguishing equipment provided.

Candidates having minimum 4 years of experience in the relevant field within Oil & Gas industry and with valid transferable residency # 18 and currently in Kuwait need only apply.

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Keyword: 'Fire Watch', 'Fire Watcher
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