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[Safety Specialist] Construction EHS Specialist

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The Construction EHS Specialist will assist in conducting the site-specific safety orientation to set the standard of safety for the project. He or She will support daily activities including field oversite, EHS audits and Pre-Task Plan reviews. The Construction EHS Specialist reports to the Construction Safety Manager. He or She will be vital to setting safety expectations to contractors and promoting a robust safety culture upon first interactions with our contractors.

Responsibilities:

Provide field safety oversight of remediation (29 CFR 1910.120) and construction (29 CFR 1926) work activities.
Conduct project walks focused on safe work practices and conduct coaching conversations with workers when corrections are required.
Participate in reviews for high hazard work prior to execution to include critical lifts, confined space entries, high voltage work, pressure testing, fall protection plans, etc.
Participate in project kick off meetings and describe EHS site specific expectations.
Coordinate and provide site specific orientation to contractors.
Present material and information to the Palmer NA construction management team and contractors during safety meetings.
Review JHAs and Pre-Task Plans to ensure tasks, hazards and mitigations are in alignment with the work being performed in the field.
Participate in and contribute to project planning to address hazards from multiple work crews in one area and impacting/protection production workers.
Be a resource to the construction project management team and provide guidance, assistance and direction regarding EHS requirements.
Ensure compliance with Local, State and Federal health and safety regulations.
Implement, and maintain EH&S policies, plans, and procedures.
Coordinate and document accident/incident investigations to determine root cause, prevention and corrective measures.
Perform frequent combined safety and environmental inspections and procedural audits in the field and have the skills, knowledge and ability to take immediate corrective action if required.
Practice and maintain strong communication between all organizations.
Requirements:

A degree in a related field from an accredited college/university with approximately 5 to 8 years’ experience or extensive work experience in the construction industry and/or large-scale industrial projects.
Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work in an extremely fast-paced and changing environment.
Working knowledge of OSHA, ANSI, NFPA, codes.
Ability to communicate clearly and interface with team members.
Must be able to work overtime and adapt to changing work schedules.
Desired Qualifications:

Qualifications, including, but not limited to, a Board of Certified Safety Professional recognized certification (e.g. CHST, ASP, CSP, etc.), or equivalent.
Background in electrical, mechanical and heavy civil preferred

Target pay rage is $55-65/hr and the position is paying a per diem.


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