Work in Washington Veterans Jobs

Job Information

Vigor Fab LLC Firewatch - Swing in Seattle, Washington

Vigor Values Vigor expects all employees to enhance the atmosphere in which they work by living the Vigor Values every day. Truth:We seek the truth, and we speak the truth Responsibility:We act on what we know is right Evolution: We seek mastery, and adapt to a changing world Love:We care about the people we work with, and the world we live in POSITION SUMMARY:Support the practice of safe \"hot work\" procedures, including: ensuring worker safety, preventing fire from happening, putting out small fires, and cleaning area. These tasks will be accomplished, in addition to meeting local, state, and federal requirements. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:Other duties may be assigned. Successfully performs work as an individual, as a member of a single craft, or a multi-craft work crew. Performs work with minimal supervision. Complies with craft and shipyard safety and environmental measures. Performs fire watch duties supporting shipyard projects. Performs general clean up of the area before hot work begins. Works in a team environment under the supervision of a foreman. Properly cares for and safely uses tools and all company property. Obtains and maintains a fully pressurized fire extinguisher. Ensures the 1 \" fire hose is readily available, and pressurized when needed. Ensures that hot work permit and potential marine chemist certificate are executed and posted before hot work begins. Checks general precautions on hot work permit prior to hot work beginning. Maintains awareness of fire alarm systems and procedures. Maintains safety procedures throughout area when performing roving or zone fire watch duties. Utilizes and applies fire-retardant cloth in hot work areas, as necessary. Responsible for proper utilization of fire extinguishers: CO2 and water pressure extinguishers. Responsible for replacing used extinguishers as soon as they have been discharged. ESSENTIAL SECONDARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Incumbent performs similar work in all areas of the yard as the need arises. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Ability to use tank signals to start work and air horn or whistle to convey warnings. Ability to pass fire watch certification which includes a four hour slide show and hands on demonstration of firefighting techniques. Recognizes and resolves unsafe working conditions and corrects by removing flammable materials or wetting down dry planks. Ability to set up and monitor the operation of fire watch services. Familiarity with the general layout of a vessel and its tanks, spaces, and other compartments. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or GED preferred. 3 years relevant work experience. Proven skills, work history and/or applicable education will be considered in lieu of work experience. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Four-hour fire watch certification, must be obtained prior to, on first day of work. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Sitting, Standing, Walking, Crouching, Kneeling/Crawling, Stooping, Twisting, Climbing, Balancing, Reaching, Handling/Grasping, Fingering/Feeling, Pushing/Pulling, and Lifting/Carrying. Talking, Hearing, Vision, Near Acuity (clarity of vision at 20 inches or less), Far Acuity (clarity of vision at 20 feet of more), Depth Perception (three-dimensional vision to judge distance/ spatial relationships), Field of Vision, and Smell. INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS: Interaction/communication with others: Frequently - interacts with coworkers while performing activities. Works alone/independently: Frequently - works in the presence of other laborers/crafts people. Directs/supervises others: Infrequently - Has the ability to stop work and may direct others to evacuate area in the event of fire/emergency. Repetitive work: Frequently - work consists of performing similar tasks throughout the day. Attenti