Safety Advisor

Posted: Jul 06, 2017

Company: Robert Heely Construction
Location: Belridge

Position Summary: Under the general direction of the Safety Supervisor, the Safety Advisor is responsible for supporting the Safety Department in the implementation and maintenance of the safety program. This includes designing and building safety programs and procedures to control, eliminate, and prevent disease or injury from occurring. Safety Advisor will conduct inspections for adherence to laws and regulations governing the health and safety of individuals.

Essential Functions of the Position: Assist Safety Supervisor in analyzing data collected through safety process. Make recommendations on data findings to improve the overall safety of RHC. Review RHC policies to ensure they meet all customer and government requirements. Prepare and review specifications and orders for the purchase of safety equipment, ensuring that proper features are present and that items conform to health and safety standards. Oversees new-employee health and safety orientations, and develop materials for these presentations. Coordinate “right-to-understand” programs regarding hazardous chemicals and other substances. Develop and maintain hygiene programs such as noise surveys, continuous atmosphere monitoring and ventilation surveys. Plan emergency response drills. Assist the Safety Supervisor in the development of Safety Recognition Process. Assist the Safety Technicians with the writing of Job Safety Plans (JSP). Conduct incident investigations and safety training. Interacting with our Customers and Safety Staff from other companies. Take injured employees to the industrial medical doctor. Build presentations of Safety Data results for the Safety Supervisor and Senior Management. Demonstrate a high visibility and positive attitude in order to establish an effective and responsible safety culture. Communicate daily all safety concerns to Field Employees and Management. Perform Advanced Level Safety Audits to continually improve RHC Systems and Processes. Performs other duties as assigned by the Safety Supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Must possess a high school diploma or GED, and have either or combination of CET, CHST, OHST, CSP or other Nationally recognized Safety Certifications. Four-year degree in safety management or related field from an accredited college or university is desirable. Additional certifications/training preferred; Safety Risk Management, Workers comp and EMT

Experience: Three years of experience in construction/oilfield safety. Understanding of labor laws and Cal OSHA. Experience in implementing safety programs desirable.

Skills: Must have excellent organizational, communication and analytical skills. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Skilled in the use of computer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Safety Management Software).

Knowledge/Abilities: Cal OSHA, DOT, Worker’s Comp., Drug and Alcohol Policies & Procedures, minimal Industrial Hygiene, minimal Environmental Reg. Requirements, Industrial Medicine.

Other Requirements: Possession of a valid California Driver’s License and State automobile insurance, and acceptable driving record substantiated by a DMV printout. Completion of a substance abuse screening upon offer of employment.

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