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We need one additional safety advisor to fill a need in Pennsylvania.
Develops and implements the safety management program on an assigned project. Provides technical oversight of the projects safety/health compliance activities through identification and integration of applicable requirements into project designs, subcontract bid specifications, construction plans and schedules and other field execution activities. Works directly with other project-level functional leads to assist them in integrating and/or addressing the applicable safety/health requirements in their work products and activities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develops and implements the project-level safety management program.
Provides assistance to project and construction management in implementing and complying with project safety requirements and in addressing safety/health issues as they arise during project execution.
Coordinates with and provides technical assistance to other project-assigned functional leads (e.g., engineering, subcontracts, procurement, project controls) with regards to compliance with project-specific safety/health requirements.
Participates in meetings with customers, project team members, and contractors/subcontractors to advise them of safety requirements that may affect project design, schedule, and cost.
Provides technical support and assistance directly to construction supervision and subcontractors in planning and executing field activities in accordance with the project safety requirements.
Drafts comprehensive project HSSE plan, safety and health specific plans, project specific mitigation plans, safety and health awareness training programs, and technical and regulatory reports.
Conducts safety assessments/inspections of project construction activities to monitor compliance with safety/health requirements including contractual commitments, laws and regulations, and the projects HSSE plan.
Implements personnel policies (e.g., conducts employee performance evaluations) and provides technical direction to staff.
Advanced knowledge in a field of science, safety/industrial engineering, or related discipline.
Knowledge of safety programs/engineering systems, principles, and methodologies.
Knowledge of national and international safety laws/regulations and regulatory agencies regulatory requirements and responsibilities, industry standards/current practices for safety/health, and best management practices for minimizing potential safety/health risks during project execution.
Knowledge of engineering and construction systems, methods, and work processes.
Knowledge of construction planning, estimating, procedures, and execution.
Bachelor of Science degree in life sciences (e.g., biology, public health) or physical sciences (e.g., physics, chemistry), or safety/industrial engineering from an accredited college or university and at least 6 years of related professional progressive experience.
In lieu of formal degree, at least 12 years' related professional progressive experience.
Must possess legal right to work in US without sponsorship.
Must be physically capable to conduct field inspections and participate in project walkdowns which require the following activities: extensive walking in and around a construction site, climbing ladders, climbing scaffolding, walking on elevated platforms, walking on uneven surfaces, climbing in very small and/or confined spaces, and lifting up to 60 lbs.
Must be able to pass security screening requirements and be able to obtain and maintain unescorted access to the facility.
Experience in managing and/or providing technical oversight of safety/health subcontractors or consultants.
Experience in safety/health assessments/inspection during construction.
Knowledge of hazardous materials and physical risks and the mechanisms to mitigate them.
Skilled in oral and written communication.
Prior practical work experience in office settings (e.g., managing safety/health programs, budgets and staff) and field locations (e.g., construction execution and/or operating facilities) performing the responsibilities listed above.
The above is normally acquired through:
A recognized degree from an accredited college or university
A sufficient number of specialized courses
Prior practical work experience in environmental, safety and/or health