Fire Brigade Leader / Safety Technician for Proterra Powered

Key Responsibilities:

Leadership and Management:

  • Provide leadership and direction to the industrial fire brigade, ensuring that all activities are carried out effectively and in accordance with established protocols.
  • Develop and implement policies, procedures, and training programs to enhance the brigade's capabilities and readiness.
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the brigade, including scheduling, equipment maintenance, and record-keeping.
  • Emergency Response:

  • Oversee the brigade's response to fires, hazardous materials incidents, and other emergencies within the facility.
  • Coordinate with external emergency services as needed to ensure a coordinated response to emergencies.
  • Ensure that all firefighters are trained and equipped to respond to emergencies safely and effectively.
  • Fire Prevention and Safety:

  • Develop and implement fire prevention programs to reduce the risk of fires within the facility.
  • Conduct regular inspections of the facility to identify and mitigate fire hazards.
  • Promote fire safety awareness among employees and encourage compliance with fire safety regulations.
  • Training and Development:

  • Develop and implement training programs to ensure that all brigade members are adequately trained and prepared to respond to emergencies.
  • Provide ongoing training and development opportunities for brigade members to enhance their skills and knowledge.
  • Equipment and Resources:

  • Ensure that the brigade has the necessary equipment and resources to respond to emergencies effectively.
  • Manage the procurement, maintenance, and inventory of firefighting equipment and supplies.
  • Environmental, Health, and Safety:

  • Assist with the planning, coordination and implementation of health & safety programs, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with all HSE regulations (OSHA, RCRA, DOT, EPA, etc.).
  • Encourages and enforces a safety culture within the company by providing a strong facility presence.
  • Inspects and maintains safety equipment, including fire extinguishers, safety eye wash stations, first aid kits, and AED's.
  • Assist with maintaining the facility-wide, web based, chemical inventory list and Safety Data sheets.
  • Assists with hazardous, biohazard and non-regulated waste management, including proper handling, labeling and storage.
  • Conducts internal HSE audits.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in firefighting or emergency response, with 2 years in a leadership role.
  • Certification as a Fire Officer I or higher preferred.
  • Knowledge of industrial firefighting techniques, equipment, and procedures.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Working Conditions:

  • The Fire Brigade Leader / Safety Technician will work primarily within the facility, with occasional travel required for training and meetings.
  • The position may require the ability to respond to emergencies outside of regular business hours.
  • Travel: 10%
  • Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).

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    Fire Brigade Leader / Safety Technician for Proterra Powered




    United States


    June 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 08, 2024

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    About the employer

    As major cities convert to 100% electric fleets, Proterra vehicles have become the most popular electric buses on the road in North America. With more than 10 years of experience delivering heavy-duty electric transit vehicles, Proterra has sold 1,300+ buses to 135+ transit agencies across 43 U.S. states and Canadian provinces.

    To provide operators with a comprehensive set of products to deploy and scale their EV fleets, Proterra also offers a turn-key approach to delivering the complete energy ecosystem for commercial electric vehicles. In addition to high-power charging systems, Proterra Energy fleet solutions include charging infrastructure design, build, financing, operations, maintenance, and energy optimization.


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