Marine & Shipping
Glasgow

Fire Instructor

Ref: 1010| Posted: 17th Dec 2021

Our client, a maritime training provider based in Glasgow, are looking for a Fire Instructor to add to their team. The role is responsible for delivering emergency response and helideck operational programmes aimed at the Offshore Oil & Gas Industry and the Maritime Industry.
 
THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT
 
Essential:
  • A1 Assessor or equivalent.
  • 3+ Years’ experience in occupational firefighting and emergency response operations.
  • Experience in firefighting and emergency response at a supervisory level.
  • Possess occupational expertise in offshore helicopter operations or have practical experience related to offshore helicopter operations.
  • Able and willing to work to flexible schedules/shifts.
  • Knowledge of industry-approved firefighting techniques.
  • Knowledge of equipment used for firefighting both on fixed and mobile offshore assets.
  • Good communication skills.
Desirable:
  • Previous experience in a similar role.
  • Worked offshore /at sea or delivered training in this environment.
  • First Aid qualified.
  • Knowledge of industry training standards & associations (OGUK, OPITO, STCW, IADC, APi etc.).
  • Ability to adapt to industry changes.
JOB DESCRIPTION 
  • Delivering industry-approved courses (OPITO, STCW, GWO, & Bespoke events).
  • Supervising and teaching delegates during fire courses, offshore helideck courses, and other applicable training events. Occasional support of survival and marine based programs will be expected.
  • Carrying out delegate competency assessments against the required course criteria.
  • Operating liquid/gas-based fire props during live fire training.
  • Attending periodical operational meetings.
  • Managing your weekly training schedule, set by the Lead Instructor.
  • Promoting a positive safety culture around the worksite.
  • Maintain and update courses to meet approval standards, following the Companies process and systems such as ISO 9001 but not limited to.
  • Occasional travel as required.
  • You may be asked from time to time be asked to undertake other tasks that are considered to be relevant to your position.
REMUNERATION PACKAGE ON OFFER 
 
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package