HSE Specialist

Southeast | Safety | Full-time

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We are looking for several NEW Site Safety Specialist to Join our Team! Openings are in the following locations: Charlotte, NC; Atlanta, GA; Jacksonville, FL.

FLSA Status: Exempt

This position plans, directs, and implements organization safety program to ensure safe, healthy, and accident-free work environment by performing the following duties. An individual in this position will be expected to perform additional job related responsibilities and duties as assigned and/or as necessary.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • An individual must be able to successfully perform the essential functions on this position with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • Plans and implements safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations.
  • Assists the Superintendents by suggesting safe work practices as part of preplanning and training; establishes jobsite safety procedures
  • Participates in pre-construction and handoff meetings
  • Conducts comprehensive on-site safety assessments as part of constant monitoring process
  • Documents all safety violations or unsafe conditions/activities; ensures corrective measures are immediately implemented; follow through to insure corrections have been made
  • Communicates constantly with the Superintendents, Foremen and craft workers in the crew as it relates to both good and bad safety practices that are observed
  • Educates project personnel through “on-the-spot” training and Tool Box Safety Talks
  • Assists the Superintendent in completing the Weekly Jobsite Safety Checklists
  • Completes Accident Reporting and Investigation, as needed; may accompany an injured employee for treatment and medical evaluation
  • Orients all project employees to the safety practices required on the project and by the Company
  • Accompanies all safety, health and insurance inspectors on walk through tours; coordinates/assists in preparing written appeals for safety violation citations
  • Performs role of “competent person” on project
  • Coordinates project safety programs with subcontractors
  • Assists the Superintendent in investigating property damage and personal injury complaints
  • Accompanies the Superintendent and local EMS on a tour of the project at the beginning of the project and as phasing changes; ensures emergency phone numbers are adequately posted
  • Arranges for basic first aid training for jobsite personnel
  • Develops the job specific Emergency Management Plan and communicates through orientation to all project personnel
  • Ensures compliance with contractual obligations, if applicable
  • Maintains safety files and records
  • Ensures company policies and procedures are understood and implemented consistently
  • Develops and continually improves the effectiveness of the department’s procedures
  • Communicates and reinforces the Company vision, values and goals
  • Performs additional assignments as directed by the Safety Director
  • Provides information, signs, posters, barriers, and other materials to warn of potential and actual safety hazards and to prevent access to hazardous conditions.
  • Must be willing to travel

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university and 3-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and

Experience

OSHA 30 and/or OSHA500 certification

Thorough understanding of and ability to enforce all federal, state, local and Company regulation

Ability to read, analyze and interpret business documents, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.