Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
Country: United States
Our Client is seeking a Health & Safety Specialist II for Cincinnati, OH. Local candidates only as there is no per diem offered. Candidate will work at all sites around the Cincinnati area.
ASSIGNMENT LENGTH: Approx. 1 year
This position serves as an Owner representative, who is responsible for basic technical work in a wide range of health and safety disciplines to achieve compliance with the organizationís H&S standards and with federal, state and local regulatory requirements. Works under general supervision and often self-directed. Monitors and observes work activity and provides technical and intervention direction to enable the prevention and control of H&S incidents and hazards. Recommends improvements in basic processes, design, procedures, and operating equipment, to minimize the hazard potential. Maintains current knowledge of specific requirements imposed by governmental agencies and internal programs, procedures and processes. May provide technical guidance to less experienced personnel working on environmental, health or safety programs. Tenaciously assist work teams and vendors in resolving concerns and compliance deficiencies. Know the respective H&S contractual requirements to ensure full understanding of expectations. Ensure a safe work environment is maintained through the identification and correction of H&S-related hazards and risks. Perform daily / routine field observations to identify unsafe conditions and at-risk behaviors, and environmental issues. If applicable, interface with site Health & Safety professionals to integrate and discuss H&S issues and resolve related questions. Interface with contractor safety representatives, site H&S professionals and project/contract manager(s) to correct deficiencies and resolve issues. Attend and participate in project/outage meetings and Safety/Environmental Steering Team (SEST) meetings, Pre-Job Briefings and any other meetings required by the Outage/ Project manager to communicate concerns and trends, as directed. Perform incident trend analysis and develop safety/health improvement initiatives. Administer and facilitate enforcement of safety initiatives. Ensure communication delivery to project/ outage work teams by following up with the outage/ project manager and appropriate personnel. Site safety inspections shall also include observations for environmental issues such as container labeling/control, potential refueling spills, hazardous materials, etc. Note: if unsure of an environmental issue, contact the site environmental coordinator who will investigate the environmental issue(s). Provide routine updates of H&S issues to the site H&S contacts and copy the Outage / Project Manager. Participate in incident investigations as necessary. Assist with or provide training to contractors as needed for various health and safety topics including site orientation. Assist with improving outage/ project safety/ health, and help provide a safe work environment for all employees, both Client and contractor. Primarily monitor safety/ health in all phases of project. Communicate with all project/ outage employees, both Client and contractor, regarding job safety/ health and where applicable, environmental compliance. Notify appropriate project lead personnel to facilitate correction of any deficiencies in a timely manner. Report all findings to the respective contracting firm management, site H&S/ EHS contacts , and copy the Outage/ Project manager. Have a working knowledge of basic environmental requirements to identify non-compliance issues. Report H&S contractor incidents to Outage/ Project Manager, and site H&S/ EHS contacts. Immediately notify the Outage/ Project Manager, and site H&S/ EHS contacts of incidents of potential asbestos, or lead-containing materials encountered by employees, both Client and contractors. Maintain a log of identified H&S/ EHS issues and resolutions. Document observed unsafe behavior or conditions (and safe behavior).
--REQUIRED PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR JOB:
Hard hat, ANSI-approved safety glasses, with side shields, ANSI-approved protective footwear (should be boots with a 3/4 upper or shaft and can be steel or composite toes). < +5 years discipline experience. --
|| This position provides comprehensive health and safety support to assigned geographic and/or organizational sections. Responsible for moderately complex technical work in a wide range of health or safety disciplines to achieve compliance with the organizationís HS standards and with federal, state and local regulatory requirements. ||
-Experience in construction/maintenance work methods, techniques, tools and equipment
-Possess a strong background and good working knowledge of the operating, maintenance requirements and properties of natural gas and propane
-Strong collaboration, communication (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills with a customer-oriented focus. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management -Possess Professional Certification(s) (CSP, CIH, QEP, CHMM, PMP, etc.) or Registration (PE)
-Capable of learning quickly, working independently and in a team environment
-Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adapt to constant changing of work needs and priorities -Uses experience to anticipate and prevent HS incidents and hazards through field observations, data analysis and other assessment techniques
-Assists investigation of incidents, accidents, injuries, or complaints.
-Recommends improvements in moderately complex processes, design, procedures, and operating equipment to minimize the hazard potential.
-Strong proficiency in using MS Word, MS Excel, SharePoint, and Adobe Professional
-Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills
-Experience working with environmental compliance and regulatory requirements, including hazardous waste and yard management.
-OSHA HAZWOPER 40 HOUR trained
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