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    Default KBR Fire

    I have done 1 year with WSI and was just offered 106,000 by KBR to be a fire inspector for them. Has anyone here worked for KBR fire?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FFFkorida View Post
    I have done 1 year with WSI and was just offered 106,000 by KBR to be a fire inspector for them. Has anyone here worked for KBR fire?
    i also did a year with wsi and am now working for kbr as a fire inspector at bagram. if i were you i would jump at the chance to come work at kbr before everyone working for wsi in iraq starts applying for jobs here, they might soon be looking for jobs (draw down by june 2009?). anyways kbr is looking for at least ten fire inspectors these ten will be flying to different bases in country doing fire inspections at the different fob's (fire bases or forward operating bases). for these ten jobs you need at the minimum all your one's.

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    Default Does KBR accept IFSAC certs?

    I have all my certs. from the state of MO IFSAC accredited. Does KBR accept these or do you have to be DOD? Thanks in advance for your help.

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    IFSAC is DoD, DoD is IFSAC i mean yes they do accept IFSAC certs. Why i'm on this forum at one in the morning i'll never know.

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    Okay thank you, also does KBR require ARFF?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FIHHCC1 View Post
    Okay thank you, also does KBR require ARFF?

    I looked at their jobs site and it does say ARFF is a requirement. Thats a pain it is hard to find an ARFF class around here and the ones I have found are very expensive! There was one next week but it was cancelled due to low registration. I see they have two different ARFF classes. A 16 and a 40. Will either suffice? Or does it have to be the 40?
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    I believe the 40 hour is the NFPA requirement to be ARFF certified. What part of the country are you in Mckee? I looked into taking one at LSU in mid-Nov.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FIHHCC1 View Post
    I believe the 40 hour is the NFPA requirement to be ARFF certified. What part of the country are you in Mckee? I looked into taking one at LSU in mid-Nov.

    Just south of Pittsburgh. Literally 10 Minutes from the city. Our regional center is Pittsburgh International Airport they do ARFF training there but doesn't look like many classes coming up. They had one next week but got cancelled due to low enrollment. Not to mention according to their website it cost $700 or so to take the class. The sooner the better but I may have to wait.
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    I've had about the same luck finding one. The class at LSU is a 40 hour from Mon. 17 - Sat. 22. It's cost is $300. Traveling, staying, etc. would make it cost a lot more I'm sure. Good luck tracking one down, and let us know if you find any!
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    Quote Originally Posted by McKeesportJeff View Post
    Just south of Pittsburgh. Literally 10 Minutes from the city. Our regional center is Pittsburgh International Airport they do ARFF training there but doesn't look like many classes coming up. They had one next week but got cancelled due to low enrollment. Not to mention according to their website it cost $700 or so to take the class. The sooner the better but I may have to wait.
    the int'l airport on guam sends their recruits to an academy in PA where they get ARFF, FF2, and some hazmat stuff...not sure on the name. i'll check with my old man

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    Quote Originally Posted by dukduk View Post
    the int'l airport on guam sends their recruits to an academy in PA where they get ARFF, FF2, and some hazmat stuff...not sure on the name. i'll check with my old man
    It is probably Pittsburgh International Airport. A guy I work with is good friends with one of their instructors and they regularly have guys from out of country come in and use the facility and take various classes there.
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    Default Jobs with KBR

    I applied with KBR for both firefighter and paramedic jobs a few ago, but have not heard anything as of yet. Does anyone know how long it takes to hear anything about job offers. Thank, Jon

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    Default Fire Inspector

    Are they still looking for inspectors over there? I know the KBR site doesn't always all post positions, and resumes are passed to folks already in country.

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    Last edited by garypoe4454; 10-23-2008 at 10:27 PM.

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    Default Fire Inspectors Still Needed

    I've received an overwhelming response and have forwarded the resumes that I received. It may take a few weeks for you to hear anything. If it appears more resumes are needed, I will repost the information.
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    FIREOFFICERTRUE,

    check your inbox! Thanks for the offer on forwarding up the resume, I appreciate it greatly. Spent the better part of last year living out of my backpack, so, no problem there!

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    Default Hiring Process

    I have worked for wsi in Iraq before, and I am looking for something different. I have applied with KBR several times. I have the certs-DOD, Fire Inspector 1, the usual. I just havent heard anything yet. Does anyone know how long it takes to hear from KBR?
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    Default Add another one ot the list looking...

    Looking for ARFF too....living in the DFW area and that's the only IFSAC seal I need to move on. If anyone knows of anything please give me a holler,

    Thanks!

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    Default LSU offers ARFF

    LSU is offering ARFF certs and i think you can actually stay at the LSU dorms if you are traveling from out of state.

    if you are out of state be sure to ask about staying at the LSU FETI dorms

    here is a link for the training center

    http://feti.lsu.edu/

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    I'm headed to Afgan for a Fire Inspector Position. I'm looking to here from anyone that is working for KBR there. Kinda just a little run down on how things are ran. I've work contract work for sometime now, and please if you just want to bit#h b/c your not happy, and won't quit save yours and my time, keep it to yourself.
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    Holy shi'ite, if you do inspection paperwork the way you type on this forum, the Prevention program in Afghanistan is about to take a downturn! Oh, but I can't get a job......sheesh

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    Quote Originally Posted by MyNameIsFUDD View Post
    Holy shi'ite, if you do inspection paperwork the way you type on this forum, the Prevention program in Afghanistan is about to take a downturn! Oh, but I can't get a job......sheesh
    Dude, the man was simply trying to find a little info. about his new job. Sounds as though you are a little jealous. People like you should not even be in the fire service, much less post such BS. Get a life, and grow up!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MyNameIsFUDD View Post
    Holy shi'ite, if you do inspection paperwork the way you type on this forum, the Prevention program in Afghanistan is about to take a downturn! Oh, but I can't get a job......sheesh
    That's one smart answer.
    Thanks for the concern FUDD.

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    Gary wrote:

    Sounds as though you are a little jealous.

    Partially, would love to see Afghanistan. Would not want to fill out timesheets again though.

    People like you should not even be in the fire service, much less post such BS

    Well, I am in the fire service, so nah. Since you brought it up - People that SHOULD NOT be in the fire service in my opinion are: The loads who come to Iraq claiming x number of years fire service, yet once the truth comes out, 2/3 of it was as an Explorer or Junior FF. That is not WORK experience in this field. Not their fault, the system is broke. But they become a detriment to the program regardless. HQ says, "train 'em" Well, boys and girls, the contract world is no place for recruit school. We have too many people who love to sit around, smoking, reading cheap novels, increasing their high score on HALO, banging military chicks, but don't want to do grown up things like - get up early enough to shower/shave, show up for the morning meeting on time. Timesheets, wow, surprising the number of know-it-alls, such as yourself, can't do the simple things like add, split time on Wed, etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MyNameIsFUDD View Post
    Gary wrote:

    Sounds as though you are a little jealous.

    Partially, would love to see Afghanistan. Would not want to fill out timesheets again though.

    People like you should not even be in the fire service, much less post such BS

    Well, I am in the fire service, so nah. Since you brought it up - People that SHOULD NOT be in the fire service in my opinion are: The loads who come to Iraq claiming x number of years fire service, yet once the truth comes out, 2/3 of it was as an Explorer or Junior FF. That is not WORK experience in this field. NOt thier fault, the systems. But they become a detriment to the program regardless. HQ says, "train 'em" Well, boys and girls, the contract world is no place for recruit school. People who love to sit around, smoking, reading cheap novels, increasing their high score on HALO, banging military chicks, but don't want to do grown up things like - get up early enough to shower/shave, show up for the morning meeting on time. Timesheets, wow, surprising the number of know it alls, such as yourself, can't do the simple things like add, split time on Wed, etc.
    First... I was w/ WSLLC for one year. Damn glad I am no longer there. I was re-hired with my previous dept., and I can ASSURE you I am "no know it all". You are correct in saying " the contract world is no place for recruit school". Cannot tell you how many personnel could not even put on airpacks. Scary huh? Anyway, sorry if I rubbed you wrong, however this man simply wanted some info. Take care, and happy T-Giving.

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