Job Title: Sr Safety Specialist
Location: Woodford, VA 22580 – Ladysmith Power Station
Duration: 2 month outage
Pay Range: $40-50/hr – 1.5X OT
Per Diem: $155/day for 7 days
Work Schedule: 7-12s
Mobilization: Up to $500 each way for reasonable miles, meals, and lodging with receipts
Target start date / availability: Sep
Safety Specialist, willing to work days or nights, at Ladysmith Power Station.
Mandatory Qualifications CANDIDATES WITHOUT ANY OF THESE WILL BE DISQUALIFIED:
1. Bachelors or master’s in safety or a closely related field with two years of being the lead safety professional on construction projects.
2. A current OSHA 500 Construction Outreach designation and five years of experience as the lead safety professional.
3. CHST designation & four years construction safety experience as the lead professional.
1. Experience serving as owners representative
2. Have 3+ years in utility/industrial environment
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Sets the standard so that the renewables team and contractors working with Project Construction Renewables sees safety as an imperative which cannot be sacrificed
• Monitor safety programs to determine their adequacy including review of short- and long-term strategic safety planning and development
• Interfaces in the field with field craft and supervision communicate, coach and assist the staff to ensure that all safety expectations are understood and met
• Ensure safety obligations of Client are carried out as per the terms of the agreement, and communicated to the Site Asset Manager/Renewables Leadership/Power Generation Safety
• Regularly audit Contractor & Client HSE Management Plan for compliance to ensure the alignment with project scope and conditions
• Make notification to project staff of any contractor incidents in a timely manner
• Identify best practices and continuous improvement initiatives and make these recommendations to the General Contractor to reduce work process risks, raise safety awareness, and improve safe work practices
• Become familiar with General Contractor and subcontractors rules and make sure our Client’s team is familiar with these requirements
• Receive reports from Contractor and disperse to management
• Attend staff meetings, conference calls and report out on safety incidents, trends, and contractor safety performance.
• Assist in addressing operations concerns and design issues by creating punch list items during start-up/commissioning
• Meet with contractor safety staff to discuss safety deficiencies, findings, incidents
• When needed participate in the investigation of incidents to determine root cause, and corrective actions
• Ensure safety obligations of the Company are carried out as per the terms of the agreement, and communicated to the Project Manager
• Take part in bi-weekly project safety calls to discuss project parameters and review any incidents that have occurred
• Perform other safety related duties as assigned by site safety coordinator.
• Ensure Employees & contractors comply with all OSHA regulation, all other state/federal regulations, and Client Safety Terms and Conditions (Solar and Battery Energy Storage).
• Perform daily safety audits and inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance
o For Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health items –stop the activity immediately and call the contractors safety team to take care of the issue in the manner prescribed contractually
o For other compliance issues prioritize – get the contractors safety team and have them correct the issue. If the issue cannot be rectified immediately have the contractor’s safety team set a date to have the non-compliance item rectified and who is responsible for abating the issue. If that issue isn’t corrected in the prescribed time elevate the issue to the Project Manager
• Attend Pre-Job Briefs (employee and contractor) to audit for quality as needed
• Provide support to the project by maintaining a visible presence to the field performing site visits to the entire project
• Maintain professional relationship with Project Construction Renewables & contractor safety team
• Serve as a mentor with Contractor safety professionals while in the field
• Perform site walks with Renewable asset managers & contractor safety professionals to build relationships and identify hazards
• Ensure contractors follow Client zero tolerance safety expectations
• Spend time in the field interacting with field personnel and coaching on safety concerns or call contractor safety personnel depending upon the issue