Jacobs Firewatch in Beaumont, Texas



Jacobs Global Field Services is a premier provider of construction, maintenance and capital project solutions. With an ever expanding workforce of both direct hire craft and professional staff, Jacobs Global Field Services provides support to clients in petrochemical, chemical, pharmaceutical, consumer products, pulp and paper, automotive, mining and metals business lines across multiple markets.

Position Summary

Maintain surveillance of areas where hot work is occurring or where personnel is working in confined spaces.

  • Watch out for fire hazards in the workplace while works is performed by other employees

  • Maintain the conditions and requirements stated on the safety permit

  • Maintain a lookout for small fires started by sparks and bits of slag

  • Sounding alarm, and if possible, attempt to control the fire, should one develop

  • Maintain communication with personnel in the confined space or hole

  • Maintain situational awareness and raise alarm about an emergency

  • Additional responsibilities not listed may be required


  • Entry level

  • Industrial construction/maintenance industry experience preferred

  • Physical Requirements:

  • Climbing, Balancing, Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Crawling, Reaching, Standing, Walking, Pushing, Pulling, Lifting, Fingering, Grasping, Feeling, Repetitive Motions

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you?ll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Texas-Beaumont

Travel No

Req ID: FIE0006E4