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Fire Protection Technical Specialist

Dearborn, Michigan Position Type Full Time Shift Type Morning Req ID: 2021-570342 Work Days Available Monday - Friday

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  1. Description:

    Client Specified Technology Specialist. All job functions are conducted under the guidance of client Manufacturing Operations Security, Fire & Safety, as well as, client Corporate Fire Protection Engineering. The following is a guideline on the standard job functions performed by the AUS Project Manager within North America Manufacturing sites at Ford Motor Company. The job functions listed below are common occurrences, but not limited to special requests or considered to be all inclusive. All job functions are conducted under the guidance of Ford American Manufacturing Operations Security, Fire & Safety, as well as. The candidate in this job position will focus primarily on Security and Emergency Response activities and must have a deep knowledge of security equipment, technology and processes used within Ford and available in the market. Candidate needs to be extremely flexible with schedules and have the ability to travel frequently (passport), sometimes on very short notice. This position will work closely with, and in conjunction with the AUS / NAMO Project Manager – Fire position, supporting each other in their rolls. This Position supports all Manufacturing Sites located in U.S., Canada and Mexico.

    Key Responsibilities:

    1. Manage Security Inspections and Patrols through the use of InspectnTrack.
      1. Training on the use of InspectnTrack
      2. Training on proper inspections as per Ford specifications
      3. On-going follow up and support, including insuring inspections are completed on time by the plants
      4. Development of SPL, Instructional Documents
      5. Inspection frequency reviews/updates
    2. Manage CCTV system operations, including working with plants on camera tours and operations.
    3. Assist and participate with ERT training, scheduling, and class audits.
    4. Must maintain Emergency Response Training for Level 2/ERT, and be able to support plants in the event of an emergency response.
    5. Security Support.
      1. Periodic SSOG Reviews
      2. Manage and remind sites regarding impairments
      3. Monitor status and conditions of Access Control Systems and equipment
      4. Work with sites on Key control and re-keying program
      5. Insurance Tours
    6. AON/GAO pre-audit site visits/tours.
    7. Support facilities with large/extensive construction projects (may be on short notice and/or holidays)
      1. Demo and/or Re-tooling
      2. New Construction
      3. Paint Booth prep/fire stand-by
    8. Assist with large or complicated impairments
    9. Assist with maintenance, readiness of equipment and support response involving:
      1. Fire Pump Trailer
      2. CCTV Camera Trailer
      3. Mobil Command Post
      4. Key Control
      5. Site Underground Status
      6. Fire Alarm Status
      7. Access Control System Status
      8. Hot Work Process
      9. High Hazard area reviews and determination
      10. Fire/Safety and Security signage standardization and compliance
      11. ALERT Trailer/Storage
      12. Locate and reassign equipment based on facility needs (cost save)
      13. Special Event coverage (i.e. Presidential visits, etc.)
      14. Incident Investigation (i.e. system impairments, losses, threats)
      15. CPR Trainer
      16. PPE and Emergency Response Equipment Audits (i.e. SCBA Bottle upgrades)
    10. Process Improvement. Research and implement processes or tools to better improve operations with-in the organization.
      1. Tools and Equipment used by Security Officers
      2. New Technology (such as Drone usage)
      3. Patrol / Tour efficiency and quality
      4. Inspection efficiency and quality
      5. Officer qualifications and training improvements
      6. Assist NAPMs with facility reviews, support and improvements
    11. Co-ordinate with RSSMs and Site Safety Engineers to mitigate existing issues.
      1. Inspection process improvement
      2. Cost saving initiatives including:
        1. Staffing and Manning needs
        2. Time Studies
    • Elimination of inspection redundancies
    1. Evaluate equipment layout and needs
    1. Co-ordinate with other Organizations and Vendors to review/improve various projects.
      1. Emergency Response Solutions International
      2. Underwood Fire Equipment
      3. Fire Safety Displays
      4. Simplex Grinnell
      5. Healey Fire Protection
      6. GSI
      7. Stanley/Best
      8. Brady/Tiscor
      9. Ford Land
      10. VOME
      11. PTOME

    Primary Competencies or Non-Negotiables:


    • All employees conduct themselves in an honest, ethical, professional manner.
    • All employees are properly screened and licensed.
    • All employees meet training standards and requirements.
    • All employee relations are managed appropriately.
    • All employees are paid accurately and on time.
    • All clients are billed accurately and on time.
    • All contracts are managed according to company and client requirements. Contract compliance is everybody’s responsibility.


    • Assume ownership for our company’s success.
    • Promote and embody our culture, values and beliefs with passion.
    • Take ownership of issues, seek solutions.
    • Take responsibility, do the right thing.
    • Project energy and enthusiasm.
    • You are part of a team and have a responsibility to everyone on it.




    FIELD (ie Accounting, IT, Marketing, Sales)





    Associates Degree or equivalent experience


    Manufacturing fire and security protection systems and compliance.



    BS/BA Degree or equivalent experience


    NFPA Membership

    Additional Qualifications:

    Frequent travel is required to Mexico, Canada and throughout the United States. Travel may occur with short notice due to emergencies. Normal expected travel is once or twice monthly, as needed, to various client facilities. Travel duration can vary from day trips to week long deployments. Annual travel to Fire protection conferences is required.

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