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Safety Advisor - URGENT NEED

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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 project’s 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 project’s HSSE plan.
• Implements personnel policies (e.g., conducts employee performance evaluations) and provides technical direction to staff.

Job Knowledge:
• 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

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