Site Fire Specialist

Offer published on 20 09 2023
Location :
LOUISVILLE, KY, United States of America
Sector :
Environnement & Risk Prévention
Contract type :

Open positions

Site Fire Specialist

Michelin is hiring!

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A vibrant location, engaged employees, and lots of growth opportunities await those who join the Louisville teamSituated on the outskirts of Louisville, KY along the Ohio River, American Synthetic Rubber Company has 80 years of rich history supplying our nation and Michelin with high quality synthetic rubberWe are seeking employees ready and willing to build a culture of diversity, performance, and safety!! 


A Site Fire Specialist directs the activities of Fire personnel during an assigned shift emergency response.  

She/he supports the Site Safety Manager and/or the Site Asset Protection Responsible and/or the Site Security Specialist in the implementation of the Security policy at the site.

A Site Fire Specialist directs the activities of Fire personnel during an assigned shift emergency response in the following areas:

- assigning, directing, and supervising firefighting, medical emergencies, and related life and property protection.

- directing the route to be taken to emergency calls.

- implementing and/or integrating into an incident management system.

- making decisions regarding firefighting methods to be used.

- deploying and managing personnel.

- ensuring the safe operation of fire equipment and apparatus.

- assisting and participating in employee education, employee relations and fire prevention programs and activities.

A Site Fire Specialist also supports additional activities within the site:

- guarantees the function of the Security installations on the site.

- participates in the organization of Prevention, Protection and Security Intervention (access control, surveillance, intrusion, Security incidents).

- participates in security tours

- Safe work permits operations, hot work watch, confined space attendant.

Responsible for motivating, supervising, training, and evaluating subordinate-level employees is a significant element of this position.

-  Responsible for prioritizing, scheduling, and completing tasks associated with non-emergency response activities such as security, pre-fire planning, fire and life safety training, and ERT-based training activities.

-  Incumbents are required to supervise and participate in the care and maintenance of the ERT (Emergency Response Team) station, apparatus, equipment, and grounds.

-  Skilled in and capable of performing firefighting duties and perform these duties as necessary.  

-  Supervision is received from the Fire Loss Prevention Manager and /or Incident Commander although remains responsible for overall company performance and must exercise independent judgment.

-  Required to fill in for an Incident Commander in an acting capacity.

-  Assigned to 8-hour or 12-hour shift schedules and may also be assigned to administrative (day) assignments that which involve working 40-hour workweeks.

-  Incumbents in the position are required to possess and maintain required certifications including but not limited to current Kentucky Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification, valid Kentucky Driver’s License, current or previous (at least one) Driver Operator Certification.


Communication: Communicates with management, peers, subordinates, and other ERT employees to assign and coordinate emergency scene tasks, evaluate performance, and establish and maintain effective working relationships. Solicits professional development needs of ERT members and provides guidance in helping ERT members meet their individual firefighter qualification and competency requirements. Instructs others in fire safety, fire prevention, firefighting, and emergency medical services (EMS). Produces written documents, such as memos, repair orders, fire and EMS reports in documenting technical and legal matters, and other forms of communication to propose improvements, evaluate response performance, or document outcomes.

Knowledge and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Fire Suppression, Rescue, Hazardous Materials and Incident response procedures
  • emergency medical methods and procedures
  • overhaul and salvage operations
  • hydraulics principles and their application to fire apparatus operation
  • supervisory, training, and evaluation practices and techniques
  • departmental standard operating procedures, rules, and regulations

Ability to:

  • recognize life safety hazards
  • analyze emergency situations and react quickly, calmly, and correctly to act effectively, giving due regard to hazards and circumstances
  • supervise and direct assigned personnel activities and daily operations
  • administer emergency medical care and first aid to injured persons; respond to and direct the route to be taken to emergency calls;
  • supervise the care and maintenance of station, fire apparatus, and grounds
  • maintain, prepare logs and other periodic and activity reports
  • engage in strenuous physical activity, which under emergency situations may require long working hours under emotional stress
  • and perform all essential functions of this position
  • Perform other such duties as may be assigned

Experience Required: At least 2 years of experience as a firefighter

Minimum Education Requirements: High school diploma/GED



Inspire Motion for Life: Apply Today!

As the leading mobility company, we work with tires, around tires and beyond tires to enable Motion for Life. Dedicated to enhancing our clients’ mobility and sustainability, Michelin designs and distributes the most suitable tires, services and solutions for our customers’ needs. Michelin provides digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences. Bringing our expertise to new markets, we invest in high-technology materials, 3D printing and hydrogen, to serve a wide a variety of industries—from aerospace to biotech. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 23,000 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada.

MICHELIN® tires have been ranked the #1 Tire Brand across major categories and segments by industry experts and consumers alike. For nearly three decades we’ve been recognized for our achievements in Customer Satisfaction, Performance, Durability, Technology and Innovation.

Michelin cares for the personal and professional development of its employees. We support career advancement through various options, which include: skill and career development, training, career exploration and work with cross-functional teams. We offer the possibility of a varied and fulfilling career path in an environment where unique contributions are valued.

Michelin offers 10 Business Resource Groups (BRGs) which are all-inclusive groups created and led by employees who have shared life experiences across various diversity dimensions. Each group supports business strategies and initiatives along with meeting the needs of members. The goal of each group is to help employees feel welcome and included, support employee engagement and encourage professional development. BRGs also provide cross-cultural support, career management resources and opportunities for community involvement.

Michelin provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors. Consistent with these obligations, Michelin also provides reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please contact us at

This position is not available for immigration sponsorship.

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