Fire Watch

Madina Group

A person deemed competent by the Madina to monitor the work area during hot work or spark generating activities or when requested for potential spark throwing activities.


  • Establish radio contact or other methods of contact with the Field Operator.
  • Know the hazards that may he encountered during hot work procedures.
  • Know the appropriate emergency responses in the event of an incident.
  • Ensuring fire-fighting equipment is available and ready for immediate use.
  • Ensuring that the worksite area is cleared of flammable and combustible materials.
  • Ensuring drains are covered and sealed.
  • Ensuring that guards/barriers/barricades are in place to contain the spark or welding spatter.
  • Initiating emergency alarm and response should a fire or gas release occur in the area.
  • Sign the workgroup declaration section of the hot work permit
  • Perform no other duty that might interfere with their primary responsibility during the course of hot work activities
  • Continuously monitoring the hot work activity and surrounding area
  • Continue monitoring for at least 30 minutes after the work has been completed to allow the hot surface to cool and for the work area to be deemed safe
  • Be familiar in the use of a portable gas detector during the work activity


  • ITI Certificate
  • Minimum of ten (5) years of broad experience in Oil and Gas safety.
  • Ability to communicate in English with personnel at all levels of the project.
  • Conversant with codes and standards of practice relevant to HSE
  • Good written and verbal skills.

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