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Fire Safety Officer – YOKOSUKA JAPAN – Secret Clearance

Job Profile:


Environmental Health and Safety P3

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Minimum Clearance Required to Start:



Percentage of Travel Required:


Up to 10%

Type of Travel:


Continental US, Local, Outside Continental US

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Referral Bonus Plan:


Job Description:



CACI is seeking a Fire Safety Officer to support efforts at Ship Repair Facility-Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC).


The Fire Safety Officer (FSO) will work at Ship Repair Facility-Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) reporting to the Operations Officer. When assigned to a project the FSO will take daily assignments and work priorities from the Project Superintendent. A working knowledge of ship’s safety and fire safety are essential. You’ll work with SRF-JRMC leaders, for supporting and communicating all aspects of the Industrial Ship Fire Safety Prevention and Response program. You’ll also participate in development and execution of the training plans, to include determining various training audiences and developing/delivering parts of the training for fire safety. You will also work with individuals, small groups, and project teams to answer specific questions, advise on their best way forward, and help ensure their success.




More About the Role


You’ll interface with a broad range of people and organizations with a stake in Ship’s Fire Safety, including the leadership and workforce at SRF-JRMC (military and civilian, US, and Japanese), other government Commands and personnel, and other contractors.


You’ll conduct Fire Safety walk throughs of the ship to verify compliance with standards.  These walk throughs will have an emphasis on housekeeping, personnel access/egress, routing of temporary services, and ship/fire safety equipment.  Documenting deficiencies, identifying responsible parties, and communicating the deficiencies and recommended resolutions to the department/code responsible.


You’ll help develop Fire Safety Officer Status Sheets and Temporary Services Isolations lists that are updated to reflect the ship’s current condition.  You’ll assist in the development of the Hot Work Safety mitigation plans and provide recommendation the Fire Safety Manager to reduce hazards.  You’ll maintain a Lesson’s Learned Log throughout the duration of the availability.


You will provide daily briefs to the Fire Safety Manager regarding the status of each availability.  Provide Project team personnel, including ship’s force, with a daily summary and future events impacting ship/fire safety.


You will support waterfront hazardous evolutions (high/medium risk and controlled evolutions) identifying potential concerns and provide recommendations to the Fire Safety Manager to reduce risk.  This will include, but is not limited to providing supported Project Teams with the required prerequisite safety checklists prior to work start.


You’ll respond to all reported ship casualties.  Assisting Ship’s Force and Project Team leadership with response efforts.  Support follow-on investigation and identify shortfalls and provide improvement recommendations.


You’ll be surrounded by a team of CACI personnel already supporting SRF-JRMC in the related areas of scheduling and project management, and a wide variety of other services as well. You’ll work with and assist this team in what they do, and they’ll help you in your role. We work for the best possible success in all that we do through a very high-performing team effort.


As part of the larger CACI team supporting SRF-JRMC, you’ll help in other areas that may include set up and tear down of rooms for training or other events, development and delivery of other training where your expertise lends value,


documentation of processes, process improvement efforts, data calls, development and analysis of metrics, administrative work, etc.


You’ll Bring These Qualifications


Must be a U.S. Citizen. Current DoD Secret security clearance.


Must be qualified as a Fire Safety Officer as required by NAVSEA and SRF-JRMC requirements and expertly familiar with NAVSEA Technical Publication 8010, Industrial Ship Safety Manual for Fire Prevention and Response.


Practical experience with the operational requirements of and interrelationships between ship systems; especially the construction, operation, maintenance, and use of shipboard damage control systems (Trim, Drain, Hydraulics, Fire Main, Main Drain, Announcing, Alarms, Lighting, etc…). This experience is of a level normally obtained through underway operations or extensive shipyard testing program execution and is essential in understanding SF and maintenance provider perspectives and concerns when evaluating maintenance conflicts that affect ship safety.


Thoroughly knowledgeable of ship or shore-based damage control practices. Practical experience in firefighting through trainers and underway drills, or actual shore-based performance is required.


Fundamental knowledge of industrial production organization, facilities, equipment, and processes.


Experience working closely with SRF and/or SF senior management (Project Superintendent/SRF Department Head and above).


Comprehensive knowledge of tag outs, work authorization, operational specifications, and technical work documents.


Experience reading ship drawings and executing technical information contained in written instructions. Must be able to apply this knowledge in determining ship safety applicability. Incumbent is expected to perform an independent check of criteria that was used to determine the scope of work as it pertains to fire/ship safety.


Fundamental knowledge of investigative techniques. Requires understanding a variety of data collection, fact finding, and analytical methods. Knowledge is applied in joint fire/ship safety investigations with CNRJ F&ES and other SRF-JRMC staff, and used to analyze findings and making recommendations to improve fire/ship safety program effectiveness.


Knowledge of a wide range of safety and occupational health concepts, principles, and practices, laws, and regulations sufficient to lead fire/ship safety projects. Have experience with, or complete within six months of assignment an examination or board which demonstrates detailed knowledge of: OSHA, FEMA, NAVSEA, and SRF-JRMC directives and programs associated with high-risk evolutions, ship safety and conditions, fire and flooding prevention, and casualty response.


Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Specifically: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams)


A customer-service oriented work ethic and attitude


Must be organized and punctual


Ability to work independently without direction and as part of a team


Ability to react to and manage ambiguity


Physical demands are those normally associated with waterfront office position that includes regular and frequent physical activity such as walking, bending, prolonged standing, and climbing stairs and ladders in the inspection of  ships


These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have:


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent


Process improvement experience using Lean methodologies


Training experience




What We Can Offer You:


We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.


Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.


We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.


We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.


For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.


Company Overview:


CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. As such, any offers of employment may be contingent upon COVID-19 vaccination or an approved accommodation. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.


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  • Clearance Required: No
  • Spouse Friendly: No

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