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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

Pay is $66/hr


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