Hole/Fire Watch

Corsicana, TX 75109

Posted: 10/08/2018 Industry: Construction Job Number: 166630 Pay Rate: $15.00-16.00

Job Description:

Work is 8 to 10 hours per day, 5 days per week (Monday through Friday), with overtime and weekend work likely.

Begin work promptly at designated time.

The primary duty for personnel on both fire watch or hole watch is to sound the alarm in case of an emergency.

Although the fire watch is watching for sparks after a welder or burner finishes cutting or welding metal, their primary duty is to give the alarm,  

Assist with other duties on site, such as assisting with site clean-up, moving weld leads out of way of welding sparks or trip hazards, or other site maintenance as asked by site superintendent.

Be able to drive a company van from work site to parking lot or to lunch room with van load of other employees.

Worker is on feet or sitting all day, and work is done outside in all weather conditions.

Worker will be required to wear a hardhat, safety glasses, and ear plugs at all times, and fall protection equipment when climbing over 6 feet, or respirator when required by Customer or work.

Work requires moving from jobsite to jobsite all over the United States. Should work require wearing a respirator, worker will need to be clean-shaven.

After training, watch a hot work site and monitor potential fire hazards;

Should fire occur, grab firefighting equipment and use it to put fire out, this means you must be able to carry and operate said equipment with approximate weight of 20-30 pounds;

Must be able to develop a non-verbal signal system with the worker or workers which are being watched.

Must be able to perform all duties safely.


There is no per-diem or subsistence for this position.

Salary: $15.00 to $16.00 /hour


High School Diploma or equivalent.

1 year preferred

Must be able to be able to pass appropriate training on fire watch or hole watch, or have experience working in this capacity;

Must be able to read and write in English in order to assist in forms preparation for tank entry;

Must be able to pass a post hire physical verifying ability to perform essential functions of job and a substance abuse test.

Must be medically capable of wearing and using a respirator when necessary, as determined by a pulmonary function test.

Ability to stay alert and vigilant for long periods of time, survey area of control for release of flammable liquids, vapors or potential fire hazards;

Must be capable of climbing a vertical ladder and using tools of the trade at that height, such as fall protection equipment;


HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Nick Horrell

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