Industrial Firefighter / PCP

DXP | HSE Integrated
September 23, 2022
Grand Prairie, Canada
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Fire Certificates
NFPA 472 – Awareness, NFPA 472 – Operations, NFPA 472 – Technician, NFPA 1001 – Level I, NFPA 1001 – Level II
Industry Certificates
Confined Space Entry, Fall Protection, H2S Alive
OSSA Certificates
OSSA Confined Space Entry / Monitor, OSSA Fall Protection
Contact Person
Neil White
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We are currently seeking two qualified Industrial Fire Fighters with active Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) designations for a project in Alberta. We are looking to add two new members to our team with great attitudes, who can excel under pressure to ensure a safe work environment for our clients and employees!

  • Responsible for directing firefighting activities for the provision of safe egress of personnel, controlling hazardous conditions and extinguishing fire in the event of an emergency.
  • Responsible for observing the activities of non-HSE personnel in the Hot Zone for the purpose of mitigating risk.
  • Conduct fire / shower protection services in accordance with standard operational procedures.
  • Perform general maintenance on fire and shower apparatus and appliances as required by the preventative maintenance program, under the guidance and direction of the Fleet Supervisor or a designate.
  • Maintain at minimum a valid class 3 drivers license, (class 1 would be considered an asset)
  • Operate company vehicles in a professional manner, in accordance to HSE policy, highway traffic laws and any rules of operation in effect on privately owned roads.
  • Provide on the job training / mentorship to workers on proper operation of fire truck and shower units including pre/post trip inspections and troubleshooting equipment issues
  • Must maintain and submit driver’s log as per Hours of Service regulations
  • Ensure that all job-related paperwork is correctly completed and submitted in a timely manner.
  • Participate in meetings involving large groups of personnel that are operational, hazard identification and organizational in nature
  • Provide communication to dispatch for the provision of managing assets efficiently.
  • Return equipment upon completion of job and ensure Inspect and clean equipment upon job completion, ensure it is in job ready condition.
  • Conduct equipment maintenance procedures at the field level
  • Provide a quick response to medical emergencies in an industrial setting
  • Assess and attend to patient’s injuries; determine a course of treatment
  • Provide first-aid or support to injured workers
  • Effectively communicate status and next steps of the injured worker to emergency services
  • Clean and decontaminate vehicles (mobile treatment center) and/or clinic area and maintain areas in a state of operational/medical readiness
  • Ensure all reporting and communication requirements are adhered to regarding incidents, injuries and treatment
  • Maintain confidential patient medical documentation and reports as per governing body requirements


Employees Safety Responsibilities

  • Be familiar with and work in accordance with health and safety legislation and company policies and procedures
  • Take reasonable care to use safety and personal protective equipment as required by health and safety legislation and company policies and procedures
  • Report to HSE Integrated supervision and management immediately any incident or condition believed to be hazardous to worker’s health or safety
  • Refuse the work if danger is imminent or not controlled


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum three (3) years service as a Second Industrial Fire/Shower Operator or combined Industrial Safety/Firefighting experience from a previous employer, and/or successfully complete a competency assessment by the Fire Services Supervisor.
  • Possess a fundamental understanding of drilling, service and completion environments and a great working knowledge of associated processes.
  • Must be capable of operating fire pumps and all associated appliances.
  • Firefighting training must meet NFPA 1001 and/or 1081 standards.
  • Trained in high hazard operations that include, but not limited to Propane/LNG Fracturing.
  • Demonstrate leadership, coaching, mentoring and troubleshooting skills
  • Experience in the use of breathing apparatus and gas detection equipment.
  • Physically capable of performing the following tasks:
  • Working at heights and / or climbing ladders or stairs
  • Working in small / confined spaces
  • Lifting up to 50lbs
  • Pushing / pulling (hoses / objects)
  • Sitting / driving
  • Bending / kneeling / crouching
  • Standing / walking for long periods of time
  • Working in adverse weather environments (heat / cold) and conditions (rain / wind / snow)
  • Potential shift lengths 10 – 12 hours, should be available to work longer if client requirements demand longer shifts or schedule changes
  • Employee must ensure that they are staying hydrated, alert and fit for duty at all times


Required Certifications & Training

  • H2S Alive
  • Standard 1st - Aid / CPR
  • Valid unrestricted license with full driving privileges in the province of issue for the specified class of vehicle to be operated on behalf of the company or a higher class of license than that of the vehicle to be operated.
  • Valid Class 3 driver’s license with air endorsement (Class 1 would be considered an asset)
  • NFPA 1001 L1 & L2 Certification
  • NFPA 472 Dangerous Goods Operations
  • NFPA 1002 – Fire Apparatus – Pump Operations
  • NFPA or equivalent 1006 – Rope / Tower Rescue
  • NAPD – Emergency Vehicles Operations would be considered an asset
  • HSE Driving program
  • HSE Hours of Service
  • HSE Orientation
  • HSE Respiratory Protection
  • HSE Gas Detection
  • Petroleum Safety Training (PST) & Construction Safety Training System (CSTS)
  • EGSO ~ Enform
  • Dry Chemical Fire Extinguisher Training
  • Standard Operating Procedures Training
  • Confined Space Entry and Monitoring
  • Conduct equipment maintenance procedures at the field level
  • Current (unrestricted) registration as a Paramedic with the applicable provincial licensing body
  • Valid class 4 driver’s license
  • Previous Paramedic experience
  • Previous industrial experience is an asset

*Additional training and certifications may be necessary to meet client specifications.



  • Firefighter training must meet NFPA 1001 and / or 1081 standards
  • All standard field level tickets (current): H2S Alive, Standard First Aid, CSTS, Confined Space Entry (OSSA preferred), Fall Protection (OSSA preferred)
  • Must be capable of operating fire pumps and all associated appliances
  • Experience in the use of breathing apparatus and gas detection equipment
  • Physically capable of working in adverse environments and conditions
  • All applicants must have previous driving experience with a valid Class 3Q (or equivalent) driver’s license
  • Preference will be given to local candidates
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