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EMT/Fire & Safety Technician

Day & Zimmermann Texarkana, TX

  • Expired: September 17, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Description:

Assumes primary on-site responsiblity for safety at the facility for a minimum of 3 days a week.  Takes an active role in development, review and implementation of written procedures, design of facilities and hazard assessments to insure the safety of all operations.  Performs all duties of an EMT.  Responsible for providing fire prevention and OSHA support for the Safety Department.

The Big Picture – Top Skills You Should Possess:

  • State of Texas EMT certified
  • Certified as Fire Fighter I
  • Must successfully complete training required to be DoD Certified including but not limited to HAZMAT Awareness and HAZMAT Operations training within 12 months of hire.
  • Be familiar with all practices and methods regarding training and job performance i/a/w NFPA Standards.
  • Be familiar with OSHA rules and regulations.

What You’ll Be Doing:                                                          

  • Performs independent daily safety walk-thrus of production, support services and maintenance shops - identifying safety issues and taking appropriate actions (seeking approval of Safety Manager as needed), ensuring compliance with SOPs, OSHA, and DoD Safety regulations.
  • Plans and conducts fire and tornado drills along with other Safety training to include CPR/First Aid Training.  Prepares and coordinates Fire Prevention Week activities.
  • Performs monthly fire extinguisher inspections plant wide, assuring compliance.
  • First Responder for all alarms and emergency calls.  Administers emergency medical care at scene of emergency and while transporting to medical facility in accordance with basic EMT standard of care and authorized protocols.
  • Knowledgable about all practices and methods regarding training and job performance in accordance with NFPA and OSHA Standards.
  • Perform medical duties including new hire and annual physicals, drug screening and assessments.

What’s In It For You?

Candidates that are hired will receive a competitive base salary, 401k plus company match, a comprehensive medical/dental/vision plan, paid time off, and the opportunity to work with a terrific team.

What You Need To Bring To The Table:

  • High School or equivalent.
  • Previous fire fighting experience preferred.
  • Fire Fighter I
  • EMT
  • Competent in Microsoft Office applications

What Are You Waiting For? Apply Now!

Essential Functions: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires that employers analyze and document essential position functions for all positions, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

These are the essential functions required for this position, with or without a reasonable accommodation:

Physical Tasks:

  • Visual acuity (e.g., needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery)
  • Manual Dexterity (e.g., picking, pinching, typing, or other working that uses the fingers)
  • Balancing (e.g., maintaining equilibrium when walking, climbing, crouching etc.)
  • Pushing or pulling (e.g., using a part of your body to press against something in a downward or outward direction, or in a dragging or hauling motion)
  • Climbing (e.g., ascending/descending ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps, pole etc. using feet and legs or hands/arms to climb)
  • Stooping (e.g., bending the spine at the waist)
  • Reaching (e.g., reaching arms or legs in any direction)
  • Lifting motion or lifting objects more than 40 lbs.
  • Repetitive motions of any part of the body
  • Grasping (e.g., use of hand to apply pressure)
  • Feeling (e.g., perceiving and object’s size, shape, texture etc.)
  • Walking
  • Hearing
  • Talking

Mental Tasks:

  • Capacity to think, concentrate and focus over long periods of time
  • Capacity to reason and make sound decisions
  • Ability to write complex documents in the [English] language
  • Ability to read complex documents in the [English] language
  • Capacity to express thoughts orally (e.g., accurately, quick and loudly convey spoken instructions to workers)


  • Ability to regularly perform all job functions at Company’s office or work site
  • Ability to wear a mask, respirator, bullet proof vest, or other equipment
  • Ability to withstand environmental conditions (e.g., extreme heat or cold, grass, wind, sand, fumes, odors, gases, extreme noise, etc)

About Day & Zimmermann Munitions & Government - Day & Zimmermann plays a vital role in the defense sector by manufacturing a wide variety of ammunition products and delivering full-service government facilities management, including facility operations, equipment management, and environmental services, to the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S.-approved foreign governments. We also provide extensive load, assemble and pack (LAP) services for a variety of munitions programs, and maintain core competencies in munitions production engineering, receipt, storage and issue, as well as the renovation, maintenance and demilitarization of ammunition and other energetic devices. With more than 50 years of experience in the production and demilitarization of conventional munitions, as well as the successful operation of vast military and government complexes, Day & Zimmermann is ranked as one of the top global defense contractors by Defense News.

Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity
Day & Zimmermann is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over 110 years of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made.

Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Day & Zimmermann is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws.

If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process, please email

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Day & Zimmermann


Texarkana, TX
75599 USA



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