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Safety & Health Specialist II, III, Senior
2 to 3 positions
Overview, Duties and Requirements separated by level


SAFETY & HEALTH SPECIALIST II

POSITION OVERVIEW

Under general supervision, performs safety and health functions as assigned by management. The
specific work assignment may include duties or activities that assist and support management in one or
more of the following functional areas, in addition to other duties as assigned: Maintains site-wide
industrial safety programs and policies, incorporating appropriate safety and health standards from
OSHA. Program areas include electrical, explosive, high pressure, construction, and robotic safety.

Typical duties include:
• Supports site operations with comprehensive knowledge of industrial safety regulations
• Analyzes data and makes recommendations
• Develops and conducts team member training and quality assurance programs
• Provides technical advice to less experienced technicians and specialists
• Performs calculations and analyses necessary to support trending of issues
• Prepares or assists with the preparation of studies and reports
• Ensures applicable laws and regulations are enforced in accordance with OSHA, EPA, NRC, DOW and other guidelines
• Perform duties of general/routine complexity in nature
• Other job-related duties as assigned
• Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all approved safety policies, procedures and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a safe manner
• Actively participates in Safety Work Groups

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS degree in a related field and 5 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of
education and experience are required. Typical experience ranges from 5 - 8 years.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Attention to detail
• Intermediate PC skills including Microsoft software
• Comprehensive knowledge of OSHA, EPA, NRC, DOE and other regulations and guidelines


SAFETY & HEALTH SPECIALIST III

POSITION OVERVIEW

Under general supervision, performs safety and health functions as assigned by management. The
specific work assignment may include duties or activities that assist and support management in one or
more of the following functional areas, in addition to other duties as assigned: Maintains site-wide
industrial safety programs and policies, incorporating appropriate safety and health standards from
OSHA. Program areas include electrical, explosive, high pressure, construction, and robotic safety.

Typical duties include:
• Audits safety programs at all work sites to minimize the potential for injury or other loss
• Develops and implements programs and procedures to ensure personnel and facility safety
• Responsible for audits, accident investigations and site inspections
• May provide leadership to less experienced specialists and technicians
• Analyzes data in compliance with current regulations and makes appropriate recommendations to prevent new or recurring accidents
• Performs duties moderately complex in nature
• Other job-related duties as assigned
• Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all approved safety policies, procedures and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a safe manner
• Actively participates in Safety Work Groups

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS degree in a related field and 7 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Typical experience ranges from 7 - 10 years.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Attention to detail
• Intermediate PC skills including Microsoft software
• Comprehensive knowledge of OSHA, EPA, NRC, DOE and other regulations and guidelines


SAFETY & HEALTH SPECIALIST, SENIOR

POSITION OVERVIEW

Under general supervision, performs safety and health functions as assigned by management. The
specific work assignment may include duties or activities that assist and support management in one or
more of the following functional areas, in addition to other duties as assigned: Maintains site-wide
industrial safety programs and policies, incorporating appropriate safety and health standards from
OSHA. Program areas include electrical, explosive, high pressure, construction, and robotic safety.

Typical duties include:
• Audits safety programs at all work sites to minimize the potential for injury or other loss
• Oversees accident investigations
• Develops and presents recommendations, and a advises all levels of management to ensure an optimal balance between productivity and the safety of team members, contractors, and visitors
• Develops and evaluates safety programs and procedures
• Responsible for necessary analyses, audits and investigations
• Provides expert knowledge in applicable Federal, State and local regulations and codes and advises management regarding the impact to the project of proposed changes
• Provides leadership and technical guidance to less experienced specialists and technicians
• Perform duties moderately complex in nature
• Other job-related duties as assigned
• Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all approved safety policies, procedures and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a safe manner
• Actively participates in Safety Work Groups

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS degree in a related field and 9 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Typical experience ranges from 9 - 12 years.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Attention to detail
• Intermediate skills in PC skills including Microsoft software
• Comprehensive knowledge of OSHA, EPA, NRC, DOE and other regulations and guidelines


Working Conditions

Work in an environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and/or abandoned facilities). Potential
exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemicals/solvents or hazardous and
radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed.

Ability to wear respirator and other protective equipment to enter various types of potentially hazardous
areas (such as but not limited to chemical, dust fumes, mists, heat stress factors, etc.).

Ability to carry several instruments/equipment or tools while walking extensively. Potential prolonged walking/standing, repeated pushing/pulling.

Ability to perform medium to very heavy work, exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, non-repetitive, up to 50 pounds of force frequently (any exertion of force/lifting greater than 45 pounds requires usage of a two person “buddy system”), and/or more than 20 pounds of force constantly, repetitive; performing such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling, stooping, reaching.

Potential for prolonged driving of or riding in a motor vehicle, machine operation, and/or working around moving equipment/machinery or motorized vehicles (such as but not limited to car, truck, golf cart, gator, heavy equipment).

Ability to work in confined areas, tanks, heat stress conditions, high noise and areas with radiation and chemical hazards.

Environmental conditions may include weather or temperature extremes, inclement weather (such as but not limited to wind, rain, excessive heat, excessive cold, snow/ice, etc.)

In some cases, radiological training may be required.

May be required to operate company vehicle during the course of work. All safety and DOT regulations and procedures must be adhered to at all times.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the overall purpose o
f this job.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform job-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

For persons with disabilities: If you require assistance completing, or are unable to complete the online resume/application process, please contact:

Human Resources @ (803) 644-0070
Mon. - Fri. 9am - 4pm

237 High Gate Loop
Aiken, SC 29803

Value Added Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports a drug-free work environment.



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