competent person II

Coordinates all work functions in confined and enclosed spaces by performing atmospheric testing to ensure the space is safe for workers and safe for hot work. Conduct Atmospheric testing and space inspections to determine that the area is safe for workers and hot work. Maintain and ensure calibration of atmospheric testing equipment. Maintain records on inspections and tests. Applies gas free work scope process to production needs while ensuring compliance to NFPA 306 and associated regulatory requirements. Evaluates and coordinates the requirement for Marine Chemist required inspections. Test hollow structures for explosive atmosphere and recommends safe work practices.

Conduct training in confined and enclosed space entry. Monitor sub-contractors production activities to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and contractual safety standards.

Working Conditions:

The job is performed primarily on board vessels, ships, crafts and barges; however 5% of the job is performed shore side, in piping and electrical tunnels. May be exposed to extreme heat, cold, noise, heights and confined spaces. Administrative tasks such as computer entry, record retention, and filing make up 30% of the job and are performed in an office environment.

Required Skills and Education 24 hour competent person certification

Must have 2 years shipyard experience.

Must have knowledge of naval vessels.

Must have the ability to climb vertical ladders up to 100 feet. Enter confined and enclosed spaces. Distinguish colors, kneel, stand, squat, crawl in and out of holes, walk up to 5 miles a day, climb stairs, sit and reach. All the listed physical requirements listed are classified as frequent in nature. Must be medically capable to wear a respirator About BAE Systems Platforms & Services Posting BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression

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