Fireman and Fire Engine Driver

The Dangote Group is one of the most diversified business conglomerates in Africa with a hard-earned reputation for excellent business practices and products' quality with its operational headquarters in the bustling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria in West Africa. The Group's activities encompass: Cement - Manufacturing / Importing Sugar - Manufacturing & Refining Salt - Refining Flour & Semolina - Milling Pasta - Manufacturing Noodles - Manufacturing Poly Products - Manufacturing Logistics - Port Management and Haulage Real Estate Dangote Foundation Since inception, the Group has experienced phenomenal growth on account of quality of its goods and services, its focus on cost leadership and efficiency of its human capital. Today, Dangote Group is a multi-billion Naira company poised to reach new heights, in every endeavour competing with itself to better the past. The Group's core business focus is to provide local, value added products and services that meet the 'basic needs' of the populace. Through the construction and operation of large scale manufacturing facilities in Nigeria and across Africa, the Group is focused on building local manufacturing capacity to generate employment and provide goods for the people.

Job Title: Fireman and Fire Engine Driver

Business: Refinery

Function / Domain: Health and Safety

Position available for: Both

Position Description

  • Firefighting and Rescue Operations in Hydrocarbon Industry and sustain continuously improve his best performance in fire prevention and fire protection.

Job Responsibilities

  • Carry-out routine fire patrol in the Refinery site.
  • Ensuring that all emergency and firefighting equipment are in a ready and fit-to-use state at all times.
  • Turn out to every fire scene within the terminal and outside the terminal as shall be directed.
  • Initiate the firefighting/ fire suppression through the deployment of equipment not limited to the fire engine alone. Carry-out daily routine maintenance checks on the fire appliance, water tanker and other ancillary equipment.
  • Responsible for replenishing water and foam compound in the fire appliance after every turn out. Responsible for driving the fire engine/water tanker, to and fro every fire scene and for other operations as shall be directed.
  • Participate in salvage and rescue operations to limit loss/injury to equipment and personal during any incident.
  • Perform stand-by duties to monitor discharge/loading operations of flammables and volatile chemicals. Conduct fire evacuation drills bi-annually and ensure good awareness of the terminal’s emergency procedures.
  • Carry-out other duties as assigned. Competence Requirements Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills
  • To turnout and fight all types of emergencies like fire, gas leak, spillage, rescue and structural collapse etc.
  • To maintain firefighting equipment and installations to its best performance as designed.
  • To prevent fire during all identified critical hot jobs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills