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Senior Safety Specialist

Posted by: Edgewater Technical Associates <> on November 11, 2018 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
City: Oak Ridge
State: Tennessee
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 37830
Reply to Recruiter via Text Msg: 8652723718

Edgewater Technical Associates LLC is seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Safety Specialist I opportunity for our customer in Oak Ridge, TN for the UCOR Facility

Education: Bachelor's Degree in ES&H discipline or related science/engineering area, in an associated area applicable to the program to be supported, and/or a minimum of 5 years of professional experience in the program area.

Job Knowledge:

Technical and field knowledge of assigned safety area.

Knowledge and understanding of the elements and attributes of the Environmental Management System (EMS) and of the Integrated Safety Management System (ISMS), as defined in the UCOR PPD-EH-1400, Integrated Safety Management System Description and UCOR PPD-EH-1745 Worker Safety and Health Program.

Knowledge and understanding of Occupational/Construction Safety as defined in PPD-EH-1745.

Working knowledge and practical application of industrial safety procedures, and governmental regulations, and practices.

Experience in industrial safety oversight/compliance activities.

Knowledge and understanding of governmental industrial and construction safety standards, procedures, rules, and regulations.

Skills in verbal and written communication.

Prior Training or Qualifications: Certification in the assigned discipline desirable.


The Project Safety Representative provides technical support to the project in the practical application of regulatory procedures/ requirements and standards related to the safety discipline including implementation of the Integrated Safety Management System (ISMS) and JO CFR 851, Worker Safety and Health Program, on assigned projects.

In this capacity the Project Safety Representative directly supports execution of project work scope as assigned and provides oversight to ensure compliance with applicable safety regulations, DOE Orders and other related requirements.


Monitor work practices in the assigned area.

Implement and provide oversight and technical support in the practical application of regulations, procedures, other requirements and standards applicable to the UCOR Worker Safety and Health Program.

Coordinate with project managers, supervisors and subcontract coordinators on industrial safety concerns.

Conduct safety surveys/walk downs of work areas or operations to identify and mitigate potential safety-related worker hazards.

Perform and/or support hazard assessments using recognized methodologies (i.e., ISMS process), UCOR accident/prevention strategies and addressing the requirements of PROC-FS-1001, Integrated Work Control Program.

Recommend appropriate engineering, administrative, work practice, and/or personal protective control methods to mitigate workplace hazards.

Actively participate in Plan-of-the-Day meetings and Tailgate meetings/briefings in project-assigned areas.

Conduct accident investigations, document, and report in accordance with all requirements of PROC-EH 200 I, Accident/Incident Reporting.


Report to the Project Safety Lead and Project ESH Operations Manager/designee for day-to-day direction and functionally reports to the UCOR Safety and Health Manager.

Meet schedule and budget for assigned responsibilities and tasks.

Maintain training, required reading and any qualification requirements current.


Approve industrial safety documents and reports for assigned projects prior to submittal to the Project Safety Lead.

If you are interested in being considered for this position and your resume clearly outlines your relevant experience for this position, please follow the application steps via our website

If your qualifications match our position requirements you will be contacted and provided additional details. Edgewater will not submit your resume without first having detailed discussions with you and obtaining your permission to do so.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Edgewater offers the opportunity to structure benefit packages to best suit your needs. We offer multiple individual and family benefit options including paid time off, medical, dental, life, vision, and disability insurance, and a pre-tax 401(k) retirement account with Company matching contributions and 100% vesting for eligible participants beginning on DAY 1.


Edgewater is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected Veterans, or individuals with disabilities.


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