Safety and Health Specialsit - Multiple Levels

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 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

Hiring for multiple levels, based off education and experience

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Work in an environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and/or abandoned facilities).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 of 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.