Tesla has an outstanding opportunity available for Fire Response Specialists to join the team at our Sparks, NV Gigafactory. Fire Response Specialists are expected to monitor the fire alarm panel, safely minimize losses associated with fire, support emergency response operations, coordinate maintenance of fire protection systems, and conduct life safety training. During his/her assigned shift, the Fire Response Specialist is responsible to carry out assignments pertaining to emergency and life safety system, equipment maintenance and safety checks.
Attend training sessions as required by Tesla, read and understand assigned materials related to emergency medical care, firefighting and fire prevention.
Respond to emergency calls (HAZMAT, fire, medical)
Provide training to team members or Tesla employees.
Performs general inspection, testing, and maintenance on life safety and emergency response equipment.
Accurately maintain and complete all required documentation.
Studies the location of building layout, fire hydrants, sprinkler systems, alarm systems and Knox boxes.
Identify, track and help mitigate life safety concerns.
Follow and relay instructions and information quickly and accurately.
Troubleshoot fire alarm system and fire suppression system issues
Must be at least 18 years old and have High School diploma or GED equivalent.
Current EMT-Basic certification or higher.
Hazardous Materials Operations level with decon preferred.
Must be comfortable in confined spaces and wearing a SCBA.
3 years' experience as a firefighter with Firefighter I and/or II certifications preferred.
Ability to communicate concisely, clearly and effectively in both written and verbal form.
Must be able to initially and annually pass a physical test similar to the CPAT.
Must complete medical questionnaire.
Ability to act in accordance with Tesla requirements as well as State and Federal laws, regulations, operational procedures, policies and statutes.
Valid Class C Drivers License preferred.
Industrial Firefighting certification preferred.
Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
Ability to lift/carry up to 75lbs or more with assistance.