Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO)

    • Job Tracking ID: 512458-653159
    • Job Location: Oak Ridge, TN
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: December 20, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Responsibilities: The SSHO will report to the ESHQ Director and be responsible for developing and implementing project specific Accident Prevention Plans, Health and Safety plans, procedures, and hazards analyses. The SSHO will work with the Project Manager to ensure work is executed safely and compliantly.  The SSHO will be responsible for operating and maintaining HS instrumentation in a manner that confirms operations is being performed safely and data generated is defensible. The SSHO will conduct daily safety topics and ensure project staff is trained and qualified to perform the assigned scope of work. The SSHO will conduct safety site inspections and assessments according to requirements stated in the HS Plan. The SSHO will be responsible for assuring personnel are properly trained in accordance with approved work plans and activity specific hazards analyses. The SSHO will be responsible for ensuring operators of equipment and industrial powered trucks are properly trained and qualified. The SSHO will ensure employees are empowered to stop work when unsafe conditions exist. The SSHO will be responsible for collecting and managing all HS records generated during project execution.     

This position is suited for safety professionals that can travel to support short and long term projects located throughout the United States with minimum notification. Candidates must be very comfortable with public speaking, presenting instructional or HS information and capable of preparing technical documents including all safety and IH related documents. 

Current Project Locations:  Quantico, VA; Tobyhanna, PA; Fort Detrick, MD  

Experience and Skills:

Education: HS Diploma.              

Qualifications: Must have completed the 30-hour OSHA General Industry safety class or the 30-hour OSHA Construction Industry safety class; must have a thorough knowledge of USACE EM-385-1-1 requirements; must hold current certification in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) from the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association;

Preferred Qualifications: Should be able to be designated as an OSHA/EM-385-1-1 competent person in excavations, asbestos abatement, fall protection, hoisting & rigging, confined space, load handling equipment, and scaffolding. 

Field Experience: Must have five years of continuous construction experience in supervising/managing safety programs for general construction, or construction, demolition, or remediation work environments.  Must be able to travel to support short and long term projects with minimum notification.

Preferred Experience: Should have at least 5 years of documented field experience in the areas of occupational safety and industrial hygiene for remediation/demolition of radiological and hazardous waste affected sites; should have experience in deploying, operating and maintaining IH instrumentation and making safety decisions based on documented information; should have experience in training a mobilized workforce within short period of time; should have experience in providing rigorous, safety oversight of field activities and giving sound direction for safety related matters in a timely manner. 

General Experience: Should have a general working knowledge of implementing a Workplace Substance Abuse Programs, ES&H Programs, work-specific ES&H Plans, Hazard Communication Programs, a Hazardous Materials Information System (HMIS), and AHA programs; should have experience in conducting incident/accident investigation and understand how to identify causal factors; should have experience in integrating QA/QC concepts into operational activities. Experience with USACE and DOE projects is highly preferred; should have experience in working with the USACE RMS/QCS Data entry system.