This position will be located across Naval District Washington (Washington, South Potomac, Patuxent River, Annapolis).
The Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO) reports to Corporate Office and Project Manager and will implement and oversee the company Safety and Health programs at this jobsite.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Identifies, appraises, plans, implements, and coordinates program to reduce or eliminate occupational injuries, illnesses, deaths, and financial losses.
- Conducts or directs research studies to identify hazards and evaluate loss producing potential of given system, operation or process.
- Develops accident-prevention and loss-control systems and programs for incorporation into operational policies of organization.
- Coordinates safety activities to ensure implementation of safety activities throughout organization.
- Compiles, analyzes, and interprets statistical data related to exposure factors concerning occupational illnesses and accidents and prepares reports for information of personnel concerned.
- Responsible for the Environmental Program to include compliance evaluations and documentation, reviews, and meetings, inspections, reports and documentation.
- Briefs/advises senior management regarding regulatory environmental issues and compliance..
Knowledge, Experience and Skill Requirements
- Must possess a minimum of 5 (five) years' current experience in preparing and enforcing safety programs on contracts of similar size and complexity in the past or three years' experience if they possess a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or safety and health degree.
- Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or safety and health degree.
- The SSHO must meet the requirements of EM 385-1-1 Section 1 and ensure that the requirements of 29 CFR 1926.16 are met for the project.
- Completed 30 hours OSHA safety class or equivalent within the last 5 (five) years and an average of at least 24 hours of safety training for the past 5 (five) years.
- Must have previous working experience in military installation and facilities-related program management; supervisory experience in DoD public works or base operations.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Works in office areas as well as throughout the facility.
- Physical demands include intermittent sitting, standing, and walking, and occasional bending reaching and lifting.
- Limited exposure to elements such as heat, cold, noise, dust, dirt, chemicals, etc. but generally not to the point of being disagreeable.
This job description is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing
- Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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- The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)