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Fire Protection Program Specialist
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: July 20, 2024
Location: Bruce Power
- The Fire Protection Specialist is required to apply fire protection principles to ensure that Bruce Power is prepared for, can respond to, and recover from those events which have been assessed as risks to Bruce Power's nuclear, commercial, and business operations.
- Provides day-to-day support to Station operations for Fire Protection issues.
- Provides fire protection review and support of project design and construction.
- Conducts inspections and audits of buildings and initiates corrective action(s) as required to address deficiencies and infractions.
- Become familiar with Federal, Provincial, Municipal and Industrial fire protection documentation. Be knowledgeable in Bruce Power's Emergency Measures Program implementing documentation, at on-site and off-site facilities.
- Provide fire protection technical advice and guidance to internal and external personnel in accordance with approved Federal, Provincial, Municipal Codes and Standards and Bruce Power's Emergency Measures Program.
- Represent Bruce Power on external agency Fire Protection committees and working groups such as those at the Provincial, Municipal and Industrial level as directed by Supervisor.
- Develop, prepare and revise for approval documentation (i.e., procedures) necessary to support the implementation of the Bruce Power's Fire Protection Program.
- Coordinate the implementation of new and revised Fire Protection Program documentation with Bruce Power staff, Federal, Provincial, Municipal and Industrial agencies as needed.
- On a continuous basis, monitor the composition of Bruce Power's Emergency Response Organization to ensure compliance with requirements in Bruce Power Fire Protection Plan and Minimum Complement documents. Take action to correct identified deficiency(s).
- Conduct Fire Protection program assessments as requested to identify where gaps may exist and recommend course of action.
- Prepare and submit reports for approval to meet Regulatory, Provincial and Bruce
- Power's Emergency Measures Program requirements.
- On a periodic basis may require supervisory responsibility during drills and exercises but limited to work assignments, work checking and as necessary giving instruction.
- Act as a Training Material Subject Matter Expert and in this capacity review any fire protection training course content material.
- Act as Subject Matter Expert on Fire Protection Clauses of Licence Condition Handbook and Fire Protection related criteria in REG Doc 3.1.1 to provide interpretation to regulatory requirements and fire protection related event reporting.
- Recommend changes to Bruce Power fire protection training to Supervisor and others as required.
- Act as an evaluator/controller in drills or exercises as assigned by the Supervisor.
- Conduct drills and exercises to evaluate performance for fire protection.
- Obtain, train and provide oversight to required number of evaluators/controllers.
- Provide feedback to drill participants and their Supervisors on their fire response capability under test and/or actual emergency situations.
- Prepare drill / exercise /event reports detailing Bruce Power fire protection performance.
- Be familiar with N293, NBCC and NFCC and be able to provide judgements and interpretations on code requirements, reportability of events alternate solutions.
- Perform other duties as required.
Skills and Knowledge:
- Requires knowledge of fire codes and standards, fire prevention, fire protection and fire suppression in a nuclear industry.
- Requires the ability to prepare effective recommendations based on findings, root cause determination, and past experience, in order to determine what course of action is required to achieve desired results.
- A period of over 6 years and up to and including 8 years is considered necessary to gain this experience.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
- This knowledge is considered to be normally acquired through the completion of 4 years of University training in a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fire and Safety Engineering Technology training (Grade XII plus 4 years) or by having the equivalent level of education. (Mechanical, Civil Engineering)
- Requires practical experience working with fire codes and standards, fire prevention, fire protection and fire suppression in a large industrial or commercial environment to identify and assess the various aspects fire hazards. A period of over 6 years and up to and including 8 years is considered necessary to gain this experience.