Chugach Federal Solutions, Inc.
Summary/General Description of Job:
Controls and extinguishes fires. The firefighter may drive a vehicle to scene of fire when necessary. For aircraft fires: Positions vehicle considering such factors as wind direction, sources of water, hazards from falling structures, and location of armaments or other aircraft; maneuvers the vehicle to keep the fire in optimum range while ensuring that back flash will not occur. For structural fires: Operates pumps, foam generators, boom and ground sweeps nozzles, and other similar equipment; determines proper pressures for the distances to be pumped and the number of lines being used; maintains a constant awareness of water levels in self-contained tanks and warns hand line and rescue man when tanks are close to running dry. Uses a variety of special protective gear for emergency operations; performs daily preventive maintenance inspection of vehicle and equipment. Performs minor maintenance such as fluid level checks and replenish as required, and draining and flushing tanks when necessary, and otherwise ensuring that all equipment is in serviceable condition.
Job Requirements (Education, Experience, Professional Associations):
High school diploma or equivalent
Three (3) years’ experience controlling or extinguishing fires as a member of an organized
military, industrial, volunteer, or governmental fire department or brigade
Certified Firefighter I/II (DoD, PROBOARD, or IFSAC)
Hazardous Materials Awareness/Operations (DoD, PROBOARD, or, IFSAC)
Certified Driver Operator – Pumper (DoD, PROBOARD, or, IFSAC)
Certified Driver Operator – ARFF (DoD, PROBOARD, or, IFSAC)
Mobile Water Supply (MWS) (DoD, PROBOARD, or, IFSAC)
Certified Airport Firefighter (DoD, PROBOARD, or, IFSAC)
Please apply at www.chugach.com/careers