Fire Response

Recruiter
Tesla
Location
Fremont, California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Mar 2019
Closes
14 Apr 2019
Ref
72386
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Role

The Fire Response team works to support the fire safety and security for Tesla operations at the Fremont Factory as well as numerous surrounding office locations. Fire Response Specialists must have a basic knowledge and understanding of fire safety and be willing to learn on the job. The team responds to all calls for help from our employees within the factory, consistently monitors the efficacy of fire systems, and inspects our manufacturing equipment to ensure fire safety standards are met.

Responsibilities
  • Perform regular fire equipment inspections and maintenance of fire equipment at the Fremont Factory and surrounding Tesla locations
  • Install fire extinguishers
  • Understand, operate and service water based fire suppression systems, including:
    • Wet sprinkler systems
    • Deluge systems
    • Gaseous fire suppression systems
    • Fire pumps
    • Private fire mains
    • Water supply tanks
    • Fire hydrants
    • Fire hoses
  • Troubleshoot fire alarm system and fire suppression system issues
  • Enforce fire safety standards
  • Operate fire/safety vehicles including our onsite fire truck
  • Maintain our fire/security vehicles
  • Respond to all calls for help (fire, HAZMAT, medical)
  • Familiarize yourself with Tesla company policies and enforce when necessary


Requirements
  • High School diploma required or equivalent in experience
  • Evidence of exceptional ability
  • Self-starter who is willing to take initiative
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to think on your feet & pivot quickly as priorities change
  • Ability to deal with high-stress situations
  • Understanding of fire equipment, fire alarm systems, and fire safety principles
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills required. Must interact with all levels of employees as well as onsite visitors
  • Basic computer skills required (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 50lbs or more with assistance
  • Can work shift work schedules (1 st , 2 nd , & 3 rd shifts) and unscheduled/unplanned overtime when the need arises

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