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Polk Mechanical Company LLC Fire Watch Personnel in Austin, Texas

Polk Mechanical is looking for the best and brightest in the DFW market to join our high performing team. As a result of our unparalleled customer service and unique offerings our business is experiencing impressive growth and with growth comes great opportunity for those with the ambition to accomplish great things. A career at Polk is not just a job but an opportunity to join a family of people who care about each other and care about their customers. It’s no wonder our business and our team are growing.

Fire Watch Job Responsibilities:

  • Constantly patrolling areas where “hot work” is being performed, maintaining vigilance of potential fires.

  • Being familiar with facilities and procedures for sounding an alarm in the event of a fire and having a means of notifying emergency services.

  • Having fire-extinguishing equipment readily available and being well-trained in its use.

  • Maintaining the conditions and requirements stated on the safety permit.

  • Inspecting the entire work area to look for potential release of flammable vapors or liquids before, during, and at the end of each shift.

  • Being prepared to operate fire extinguishers, hydrants, fixed monitors, and hose carts anytime.

  • Never leaving the job site while the work is being done.

    Fire Watch Qualifications/Skills:

  • Ability to read labels, safety warnings, and guidelines

  • Attentive to detail and alert at all times to ensure safety

  • Able to receive and follow instructions and communicate with co-workers

    Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • High school diploma is an asset

  • Ability to safely operate various vehicles and equipment

  • Previous experience, especially in mechanical construction industry, preferred

  • Safety (i.e. OSHA) certifications already obtained, preferred


  • Vacation

  • Paid Holidays

  • Career Advancement & Training Opportunities

  • Technician tool account

  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • 401K

  • Life Insurance

  • Disability Insurance