• Fire Marshal (Nuclear) - Newport, MI

    Posted: 03/17/2021

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    Job Description

    Overall responsibility for ensuring that the Fermi Nuclear Plant maintains compliance with NRC and State of Michigan regulations for Fire Protection. Supervises a team of Fire Protection Inspectors who ensure safe and effective implementation of the Fire Protection Program. Develops, conducts, and critiques Fire Brigade drills to ensure fire-fighting practices meet industry levels of excellence. Interacts with Engineering, Operations, Training, and Maintenance to ensure plant activities and modifications do not compromise fire protection standards and fire-fighting requirements. Oversees budgetary needs for fire protection equipment reliability. Maintains procedures and conduct manuals for the Fire Protection program, including pre-plans for fire-fighting.

    Key Accountabilities

    • Manages the performance of the Fire Protection Inspectors by coaching, mentoring and assigning day-to-day activities in the implementation of the Fire Protection Program
    • Evaluates Fire Protection Program effectiveness, initiates corrective actions to resolve performance gaps, and leads cause evaluations
    • Schedules and assigns tests and inspections for CO2, Halon, and fire pumps, detectors, sprinklers, alarms, extinguishers, and bunker gear inside the Fermi protected area
    • Tests and maintains all fire detection/protection systems in buildings outside the protected area
    • Oversees troubleshooting and repair of fire-fighting gear and fire protection/detection equipment
    • Serves as the primary interface with NRC, INPO, WANO, and NEIL for all fire protection related inspections and audits
    • Oversees the station’s compliance with transient combustible limits and policies
    • Approves maintenance work orders that require a fire impairment or burning/grinding/welding inside the protected area
    • Partners with Fire Protection Engineering to ensure that the plant design complies with 10CFR50 Appendix R, the UFSAR Fire Hazard Analysis, and NFPA codes in the plant licensing basis.
    • Maintains a strong relationship with local fire departments and conducts plant familiarization tours
    • Obtains and re-certifies NFPA Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) credential
    • Collects evidence, examines the scene, and gathers facts to determine the cause of fires and explosions, including interviewing employees and preparing reports.
    • Participates as necessary as an ERO member and responds to call-ins
    • Administers the functions of the Union Agreement and enforces Corporate and Fermi policies, including disciplinary actions
    • Minimum Education & Experience Requirements
    • High School diploma or equivalent GED and six years of experience in fire protection, inspection, and code compliance.

    Other Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Protection Engineering or Fire Science
    • Experience in a supervisory or leadership role at a municipal fire department
    • Experience in nuclear fire protection, inspection, and code compliance.
    • NFPA Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS)

    Other Requirements
    • Must be willing to work overtime, shift work and accept callouts as required.
    • Must be able to pass all phases of in processing including a background investigation, psychological screening, appropriate radiation worker/respiratory training and be medically certifiable drug and alcohol screen.

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