Health and Safety Representative (HSR)

    • Job Tracking ID: 512458-604827
    • Job Location: Knoxville, TN
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 12, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 7 - 10 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:


The HSR will report to the ESH&Q Manager and be responsible for developing and implementing project specific Health and Safety plans, procedures, and hazards analyses. The HSR will work with the Project Manager to ensure work is executed safely and compliantly. The HSR will be responsible for operating and maintaining HS instrumentation in a manner that confirms operations is being performed safely and monitoring data generated is defensible. The HSR will conduct daily safety topics and ensure project staff is trained and qualified to perform the assigned scope of work. The HSR will conduct safety site inspections and assessments according to requirements stated in the HS Plan. The HSR will be responsible for assuring personnel are properly trained in all work plans and hazards analyses. The HSR will empower employees to stop work when unsafe conditions exist. The HSR will be responsible for collecting and managing all HS records generated during project execution.

Experience and Skills:


Must have a bachelor's degree in environmental health and safety or a related engineering, technical or science discipline, and 30 hour OSHA general industry or construction certification. CIH, CSP, or ASP credentials and knowledge of quality assurance/control concepts are required.


Must have 5-10 years of experience in occupational safety, toxicology, industrial hygiene, or construction safety management. Must have experience in deploying, operating and maintaining IH instrumentation and making safety decisions based data produced. Must have experience in training a mobilized workforce in within short periods of time. Must be able to provide rigorous, safety oversight and give direction in safety related matters in a timely manner. Must have experience in conducting incident investigation and understand how to identify causal factors. Must have experience in developing actions that correct adverse safety conditions while maintaining an ideal operating environment. Experience with DOE, DOD or USACE projects is preferred.

This position is suited for safety professionals that can support short and long term projects locally and outside the Knoxville area on a contract/consultant basis.