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Technician, EMT-Fire and Safety


Texarkana, Texas (TX), US, 75505

Category:  Safety
Work Area:  FT Onsite -DZ Office
Requisition ID:  1756



About Day and Zimmermann

At our Day & Zimmermann Munitions Plants, we know the stakes and We do what we say! ® We’re the team working behind the scenes to make sure our nation’s front lines have safe, high-quality ammunition. As a trusted premier manufacturer of ammunition to the U.S. Military, some of our capabilities range from production of direct and indirect fire, components, to special projects and beyond. With more than 120 years of experience behind us, it’s no surprise that our teams consistently exceed expectations! Come join in on our purpose – We put people to work, we protect American freedoms, and we help our customers power and improve the world!

As the EMT Fire and Safety Technician here's the work you'll do:

Position Summary 

Assumes primary on-site responsibility 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. This is a Evening Shift- 5:30PM-4AM. 


  • 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.
  • Knowledgeable 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.

This role is for you if you have these skills:

  • 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.

And if you have these qualifications:

  • High School or equivalent.
  • Previous fire fighting experience preferred.
  • Firefighter I certification.
  • EMT Licenses.
  • Competent in Microsoft Office Applications. 


In compliance with this state’s pay transparency laws, the salary range for this role is $44,800- $67,200. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. (The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements


We care about our employees and it shows!!

Our staff receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical/Rx, dental and vision coverage; life, AD&D and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 100% paid maternity leave for up to 12 weeks, parental leave, family leave, other paid time off; voluntary benefits and discount programs to meet our employees’ individual needs including pet insurance for our furry family members!

To ensure a safe work environment while meeting the physical demands of the job, you must be able to perform the following physical and mental tasks, with or without a reasonable accommodation:
•    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.
•    Balancing (e.g. maintaining equilibrium when walking, climbing, crouching, etc.)
•    Stooping (e.g. bending the spine at the waist)
•    Reaching (e.g. reaching the arms or legs in any direction)
•    Lifting motion or lifting objects more than 15 pounds
•    Walking
•    Repetitive motion of any part of the body
•    Kneeling, crouching or crawling
•    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)
•    Manual Dexterity (e.g. picking, pinching, typing, or other working that uses fingers)
•    Grasping (e.g. use of hand to apply pressure)
•    Feeling (e.g. perceiving an object’s size, shape, texture, etc.)
•    Climbing (e.g. ascending/descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, pole, etc. using feet and legs and hands/arms to climb)
•    Hearing
•    Talking
•    Capacity to think, concentrate and focus for long periods of time.
•    Ability to read complex documents in the English language.
•    Capacity to reason and make sound decisions.
•    Ability to write complex documents in the English language.
•    Capacity to express thoughts orally.
•    Expertise in: EXCEL, WORD, CADD (Revit/Bentley)
•    Ability to wear a mask, respirator, bullet proof vest, or other equipment.
•    Ability to regularly perform all job functions at Company’s office or worksite.
•    Ability to withstand environmental conditions (e.g. extreme heat or cold, grass, wind, sand, fumes, odors, gases, extreme noise, etc.)

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 a century 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, 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, and please specify which position you are interested in, including job title and location.

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