Site Safety and Health Officer

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Safety Officer Job Summary

We seek a detail-oriented, thorough, organized safety officer to join a federal construction team working out of Jackson, MS. In this position, you will play a key role in ensuring the projects complies with local, state, and federal health and safety guidelines and procedures. You will ensure the safety of all employees, make sure all projects are up to code, and provide advice and recommendations for safety improvements.
Safety Officer Duties and Responsibilities

  • Comply with all occupational health and safety (OHS) guidelines
  • Inspect worksites and review working conditions
  • Document reports of occurrences and record statistical information
  • Develop and implement OHS training programs
  • Maintain safety regulations during installations
  • Oversee disposal of substances according to environmental guidelines
  • Ensure statutes, regulations, and codes are clearly understood and met
  • Intervene to stop any acts or processes which are unsafe or do not comply with OHS guidelines
  • Implement preventative measures to ensure unsafe processes are not repeated
  • Ensure all personnel follows all personal safety precautions (hardhats, protective goggles, etc.)
  • Update procedures and policies for new regulations or local ordinances

Safety Officer Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, engineering, construction, occupational safety, and health, or related field
  • 2 years of previous experience in comprehensive workplace safety and compliance programs
  • Solid knowledge of state and local statutes and ordinances on fire safety and prevention, loss control, hazardous chemicals, building, electrical, noise pollution, and the environment
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Ability to physically stand, bend, squat, and walk throughout the workday
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
  • Up to date on the latest local and state regulations and guideline changes

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $120,000.00 – $150,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Experience:

  • Federal Construction: 2 years (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • OSHA 30 (Preferred)

Work Location: On the road

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