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Staff Site Safety & Health Specialist (Wallingford, CT)

Wallingford, CT 06492

Posted: 05/23/2024 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Category: Quality and Compliance Job Number: 617119 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

Description:
The Staff Site Safety & Health Specialist will support the site project management team to deliver project specific Safety & Health programs at the field location. This position will create and implement safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe, healthy, and incident-free work site in a heavy construction environment.
- Monitor Safety & Health activities on field construction projects to verify operations are executed as planned and conducted in a safe manner.
- Execute Safety & Health Program deliverables as defined by the Corporate Safety & Health department by responding to questions and/or concerns related to site specific safety and health compliance issues in a timely manner. - Maintain compliance with applicable Local, State, and Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations.
- Investigate actions related to work stoppage when circumstances could lead to an immediate danger to life and health on a project.
- Report safety and health concerns that have been resolved safely, and present the details and the personnel involved to the project management team.
- Present safety and health information to the Corporate Safety & Health team to ensure that the project safety program is being implemented effectively and required safety compliance has been documented.
- Responsible for written and verbal communication with client Safety & Health department regarding any site safety & health issues, coordination of preventative measures, and building working relationships with project staff and each Subcontractor Safety Representative to ensure proper compliance is consistently maintained.
- Conduct, monitor, and record project safety & health walk-through assessments with subcontractor safety personnel.
- Present all safety assessment findings to appropriate parties.
- Manage and document safety activities which require immediate correction and verify that these items are corrected in a timely manner.
- Prepare documents to be distributed relative to safety, including assisting Site Management with correspondence to heighten safety awareness, project safety and health goals and ensure a safe and productive work environment is a priority among all project personnel.
- Conduct and document training on environmental, safety & health subjects.
- Review and complete, as necessary, near miss, property damage, environmental incidents and Accident Investigation reports and recommend countermeasures as appropriate.
- Present project Safety & Health program progress, challenges, and objectives to Corporate Safety & Health.
- Complete daily project Safety & Health reporting requirements and ensure project specific Safety & Health records are in an audit ready state at all times.
- Verify project subcontractors maintain all required safety records in an audit ready state and submit all documentation as required to Corporate Safety & Health.
- Drive to various project site locations.- Performs other duties as assigned
- Complies with all policies and standards

Requirements:
  • Bachelor Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering, or Construction Management. and 3 years construction safety, general industry safety, or construction management. Required or - Associate Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering, or Construction Management. and 5 years construction safety, general industry safety, or construction management. Required or - High School Diploma/GED and 7 years construction safety, general industry safety, or construction management. Required - Experienced knowledge of Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Construction and General Industry Regulations, as well as, America National Standards Institution (ANSI), National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH), Army Corps of Engineers (CoE), Engineers Manual 385-1 and National Electrical Code (NEC) Standards.
  • Must be proficient in the use of computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. - Must be willing to work various schedules at the project site location.
  • Must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.
  • Valid driver's license Required - OSHA 10-hour Construction Outreach Safety Training Course Required or - OSHA 30-hour Construction Outreach Safety Training Course Required EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
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