Feb 02, 2024

Construction Site Safety & Health Officer (SSHO)

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Buffalo, NY, USA
Full-Time Other

Job Description

Doyon Government Group

Overview:

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Doyon Government Group (DGG) is comprised of a family of companies with 8(a), small, and disadvantaged business (SDB) set-aside certifications, and extensive in-house resources.DGG provides Design-Build and General Construction Services on demolition, new construction, renovations, repairs, and civil projects at government-owned facilities and military installations. We work with government clients to meet agency goals and deliver high quality construction projects in the safest manner possible.

DGG is headquartered in Federal Way, WA and operates satellite offices in Fairbanks, AK; Portland, OR; Tempe, AZ; Albuquerque, NM; Newport News, VA; Lanham, MD; Newport, RI; and Fairlawn, OH.

The Site Safety & Health Officer (SSHO) is responsible for the development and/or review of the Accident Prevention Plan, activity hazard analysis's, amendments to the accident prevention plan, on site safety education, toolbox safety meetings, all around safety compliance of the project, and a proactive innovative attitude towards solving difficult site-specific safety issues. The SSHO is responsible for managing, implementing, and enforcing the project Accident Prevention Plan. The SSHO shall provide full-time on-site safety and occupational health management, surveillance, inspections, training, and safety enforcement.

Link to apply on our careers page https://careers-doyon.icims.com/jobs/1738/site-safety-%26-health-officer-%28ssho%29---construction/job

Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide site compliance through daily site inspections and daily safety reports
  • Development and/or review of Accident prevention plan, AHAs and crane and rigging plans
  • Provide onsite safety education to subcontractors
  • Coordination of safety issues with the Quality Control Manager and site Superintendent on new definable features of work
  • Provide management and oversight of site-specific safety activities. Examples - Permit required confined space, abatement, lockout/tag out activities, etc.
  • Prioritization of daily tasks to maintain safety compliance and project schedule
  • Demonstrate in depth knowledge of EM-385-1.1, OSHA 29 CFR 1910 and 1926
  • Conduct mishap investigations and complete required accident reports
  • Ensure sub-contractor compliance with safety and health requirements
  • Provide 1stday site safety orientations for all new employees
  • Maintain the OSHA 300 form
  • Maintain applicable safety reference materials on the job site
  • Maintain a safety and health deficiency tracking system that monitors outstanding deficiencies until resolution
  • Maintain current SDS (MSDS) list of hazardous chemicals on site
  • Prepare monthly contractor safety self-evaluation checklist
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience and education
  • A minimum of 10 years of construction industry safety experience
  • Experience with federal government construction projects (USACE and/or NAVFAC)
  • 30-hour OSHA construction safety class or equivalent
  • Fall Protection, HAZWOPR 40, Lead awareness, blood-borne pathogens, first aid/CPR, confined space management, attendant, and rescue, general competent person, trenching and shoring competent person, control of hazardous energies, forklift, man-lift, and fire watch training certified
  • An average of at least 24 hours of formal safety training each year for the past 4 years with training for competent person status for at least the following [4] areas of competency: [Excavation]; [Scaffolding]; [Fall protection]; [Hazardous energy]; [Confined space]; [Health hazard recognition, evaluation and control of chemical, physical and biological agents]
  • Personal protective equipment and clothing to include selection, use and maintenance.

Preferred:

  • Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) certification

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:The majority of the work is performed in an indoor/outdoor setting with a wide variety of people in differing functions, personalities, and abilities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:An individual will be required to perform climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger, grasp, feel, talk, hear, and repeat motions. Light Work: Exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally, and /or up to 15 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects is required. The employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; viewing a computer terminal; reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: It is Doyon's business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

PREFERENCE STATEMENT: Doyon grants preference to qualified Doyon Shareholders first, and second to qualified shareholders of other Alaska Native corporations that grant a similar preference in all phases of employment and training, which include, but are not limited to hiring, promotion, layoff, transfer, and training.

DRUG TESTING: This position is a Safety-Sensitive Role with Federal Background/Security Clearance Requirements. Pre-employment drug testing, including marijuana screening, is a mandatory part of our commitment to a safe and secure workplace.

PAY TRANSPARENCY STATEMENT: 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.

We are a Federal Contractor and comply with the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA).

We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability, veteran status, and other

protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law and the poster is available http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf. For questions on the job posting contact (253) 344-5300

Only qualified applicants will be notified.

VEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the stateThe EEO is the Law poster is available here.PDN-9b3b9e5f-9cd0-44d9-afc6-0f684b753903

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