Specialist, Construction Safety

Employer
DC Water
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
The Authority is seeking a highly motivated Specialist Construction Safety The Specialist Construction Safety is responsible for providing construction managers and contractors with guidance and advice in the development and implementation of effective safety and health program to comply with the applicable regulatory requirements of OSHA CFR a Construction and a General Industry applicable EPA requirements for the use disposal and handling of hazardous chemicals and governing safety regulations of the District of Columbia and DC Water Assists in developing and providing oversight of DC Water employees and contractor safety training ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS a Performs liaison duties in coordination with all DC Water Departments and DC Water consultants and contractors to ensure contractors and DC Water employees are following the established safety and health procedures a Assists in developing and providing oversight of the safety and health programs a Inspects DC Water and contractor jobsites to ensure appropriate safety and health procedures are observed a Reviews approves and monitors safety programs a Develops and maintains a safety performance log of DC Water Departments and contractors a Assists the Manager with the overall management and administration of the Safety Phase of the Rolling Owner Controlled Insurance Program ROICP for the Department of Occupational Safety and Health a Provides safety oversight of all non ROCIP contracts and the Departments of Water Services DWS and Sewer Services DSS construction areas Provides assistance to DWS and DSS managers on safety related items a Performs on site inspections and submits inspection reports to the Manager Construction Safety and to each Department Director or Manager a Provides safety training or arranges for safety training as needed a Reviews all accident investigation reports Reviews and submits weekly and monthly reports to the Manager Construction Safety of all safety activities a May be required to work after hours as the Authoritya s representative on the citya s emergency response team or as an Emergency Liaison Officer ELO for the Authority in the District of Columbiaa s Emergency Management Agency EMA a Performs other duties and projects as assigned at the discretion of the immediate supervisor and the Director Occupational Safety Health MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The minimum qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge skill and ability necessary for an individual to perform each essential function satisfactorily Reasonable amounts of training are provided a Bachelora s degree in Safety Environmental Engineering or related field from an accredited college or university and seven years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience Experience inclusive of implementing and or inspecting construction work site activities This includes soil excavation facility construction traffic control procedures confined space entry LOTO procedures selection and use of personal protective equipment disposal of hazardous material and the operation of heavy equipment and machinery common to heavy construction OTHER REQUIREMENTS aA certification in the field of occupational safety health is preferred a Skill in communicating orally and in writing a Thorough knowledge of applicable rules and regulations a Utilizes a personal computer and maintains a working knowledge of applicable software programs ie word processing spreadsheets e mail etc a This position requires working in both an office and fieldwork environment Duties will include considerable walking and climbing to conduct on site safety inspections of the facilities at the Blue Plains Plant The work will be performed year round in both hot and cold weather We are proud to be an EEO AA employer MFDV We maintain a drug free workplace and perform pre employment substance abuse testing