Fire Tech ($28.15/hour; Dayshift)

Job Req ID:  10268

Hanceville, AL, US, 35077-5419

Date:  Apr 27, 2024

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP Building Solutions) is a leading provider of high-performance building solutions that meet the demands of builders, remodelers, and homeowners worldwide. We manufacture engineered wood building products that include an extensive offering of innovative and dependable building materials and accessories. LP’s values-driven culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in an ethical, inclusive, challenging, and rewarding place to work. Since our founding in 1972, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates more than 20 facilities across North and South America. For more information, visit

Job Purpose

Support plant and safety management to ensure compliance with established fire policies and procedures. Perform tasks to implement policies and procedures. 

We'd love to meet you if...'re energized by big challenges and creating a plan to meet the challenge enjoy working with others to deliver great work're innovative and looking for a values-driven, positive culture and environment

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Communicate plant fire protection policies and procedures to staff, providing advice and guidance to employees on the interpretation and implementation of fire safety policies
  • Participate with maintenance in monitoring and controlling LP's fire and safety standards in accordance with OSHA and State codes and regulations
  • Perform fire and safety inspections and surveys to ensure compliance with LP's policies, procedures, regulations and standards
  • Assist supervisors and managers to resolve fire and safety issues. Refer complex problems to more experienced staff as necessary
  • Train and monitor employees in the proper use of fire and safety protective equipment
  • Ensure the availability and readiness of fire and safety prevention equipment and protective clothing and devices
  • Conduct and maintain records of regularly scheduled tests of fire and safety equipment
  • Maintain fire and safety records and training records for individual employees
  • Work with senior staff to review and analyze the effectiveness of current fire and safety programs 
  • Report non-compliance or hazardous conditions and suggest remedies
  • Respond to emergency situations involving hazardous and fire and smoke incidents in the facility
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance functions
  • Perform equipment repairs as required
  • Perform general pipe fitting fabrication
  • Troubleshoot problems as necessary
  • Perform other duties as necessary.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations.


What do I need to be successful?

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of preventative and predictive maintenance functions.
  • Knowledge of maintenance equipment and tools. 
  • General work experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Previous exposure to plant health and safety policies, procedures and administration preferred
  • Knowledge of fire prevention rules, regulations and related strategies
  • Ability to learn new policies and procedures and to communicate and encourage support from plant employees
  • Ability to coordinate activities affecting diverse groups of employees
  • Ability to lead and motivate individuals and teams to achieve program and project outcomes
  • Ability to operate a computer and supporting software
  • Strong time management, organization and prioritizing skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret schematics, blueprints, and written repair manuals. 
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to read and understand safety rules and regulations.


  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required.


  • 1 – 3 years’ related experience preferred. 
  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.


Work Environment

Plant environment with exposure to extreme heat and cold, sawdust and chemicals. 

LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.

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