Electric Boat

  • QP - Fire Safety Technician

    Requisition ID
    US-RI-North Kingstown
    Remaining Openings
    Post End
  • Overview

    General Dynamics Electric Boat is the world’s foremost designer and builder of nuclear submarines, the most complex machines made by man. The company’s industry leadership extends back over a century to 1899 when it produced the U.S. Navy's first commissioned undersea warship. Today, Electric Boat prides itself on being the premier shipbuilding company in the industry. We develop and apply state of the art technology to the design and construction of nuclear powered submarines. With a team of highly skilled and dedicated employees, we have successfully taken submarine technology to a new level.


    General Dynamics Electric Boat is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    Job Description

    The Fire Safety Technician is responsible for:

    • Meeting all requirements of SSP 7.48 pertaining to testing, certifying and maintaining safe atmospheric conditions in tanks and confined spaces in accordance with OSHA CFR29,Part 1915. EnforceOSHA 1915 CFR29, Sub-Part "P" fire requirements for ship building
    • Enforcing established requirements for non-confined hot work permits
    • Supporting the Gracewatch system as a roving tank monitor and/or to monitor GraceWatch system software, computer hardware and communications functions
    • Monitoring workers' status, location, and sensor readings transmitted by the Gracewatch console
    • Being trained in identifying and preventing gross and obvious fire/safety issues to enhance employee safety
    • Supporting the facility fire protection and enforce all requirements of NavSea Section 045, NFPA 1, 13, 25, 101, and local, state & federal fire code regulations

    Education/ Experience

    • This is an Entry level position: 1-3 years of Fire Service (Fire Fighting and/or Ambulatory) is required
    • Must possess a valid State of RI EMT License (Emergency Medical Technician) 
    • Fire department experience with suppression (FF#1) preferred
    • SCBA and firefighting strongly preferred
    • Confined space rescue training preferred
    • Hazardous material training & gas free technician experience preferred
    • High School/GED preferred




    Applicant must be granted a minimum of an interim secret clearance prior to position commencing. They must be able to obtain and maintain a final secret clearance to remain in that position

    • Attention to detail and capable of understanding/interpreting a variety of instructions
    • Ability to work under stressful emergency situations
    • Applicants are required to obtain an EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) license with a national certification as a condition of employment.
    • Applicants must be able to read and interpret company policies and procedures


    Physical Qualifications

    Climbing, Color Vision, Crawling, Heavy Lifting, Kneeling, Light Lifting, Medium Lifting, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Stooping, Twisting

    Environmental Attributes

    Acids or Alkalis, Cold, Dry, Dusty, Fumes, Hot, Inside, Noise, Oily, Outside, Wet


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