Health and Safety Specialist

Fairfax, Virginia
Aug 27, 2021
Oct 19, 2021
Full Time
Dewberry has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Health and Safety Specialist working in our Fairfax Headquarters location and reporting directly to our Director of Safety and Health. The position requires up to 25% travel, both within Virginia and nationally. Ideal candidate will be interested in growth and being part of an evolving safety program by performing the following responsibilities.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,300 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


Office: Safety Program Administration and Risk Management Support
  • Implementing and promoting Dewberry Safety & Health Program.
  • Tracking and investigating worker compensation claims.
  • Manage Safety PPE Purchase Program.
  • Maintaining and management of company safety performance metrics
  • Support Operations, Director of Safety and Health and Marketing Team with RFP's and proposal submissions safety content and metrics.
  • Development of the Dewberry's subcontractor safety and health requirements program as assigned.
  • Manage Medical Monitoring, Screening and Surveillance Programs.
  • Development and implementation of safety training courses, including delivering training
  • Monitor safety training compliance and reporting to Safety Advocates and operational management.
  • Conduct project site safety inspections.
  • Network with Safety Advocates and Business Unit Managers to proactively address and resolve any safety program concern/issues.
  • Projects or tasks

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • B achelor's Degree in Safety, industrial hygiene, safety management, environmental science, occupational health or other related field
  • 1-3 years of hands on, related work.
  • Construction, General Industry or Industrial Hygiene safety background or related environment commensurate with the requirements for Construction Health Safety Technician (CHST) or Occupational Health & Safety Technologist (OHST).
  • Experience in development of Activity Hazard Analysis.
  • Advanced written communication skills, being able to transform highly technical information into meaningful content for internal audiences.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Highly skilled in conference call technology to support the Director of Safety.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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