Safety Manager

  • location: Akron, OH
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $40 - $55 per hour
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Safety Manager

Contract position: Client involved in high voltage Substation & Transmission Line construction projects is looking for a few Construction Health & Safety Specialists to support utility substation & transmission line EPC projects throughout the US. The ideal candidate has construction site safety experience supporting high voltage transmission line or substation EPC projects. Client will pay for mob, demob, R&R & per diem.

Responsibilities for the Safety Manager
  • Provide Health & Safety support to high voltage substation and/or transmission line EPC projects in OH, PA, NJ, WA, FL, TX & OK.
  • Provide full-time support in the field, on construction projects, to assure operations are planned and conducted in a safe manner
  • Interface with the subcontractors, the customer & internal support groups to ensure that the project safety requirements & specifications are met
  • Provide advice, guidance, and assistance to personnel involved in projects regarding safety and health issues and work practices
  • Interface with Client Safety & Health Department on site safety & health issues and coordinate preventative measures
  • Facilitates adherence to safety policies & procedures while maintaining compliance with the local, state, & federal OSHA rules & regulations
  • Coordinate & mentor project safety & health walk-through assessments and then review any assessment findings with appropriate parties & follow up by documenting the items which require immediate correction
  • Review and complete, as necessary, Near Miss, Incident and Accident Investigation reports and recommend countermeasures as appropriate
Requirements for the Safety Manager

  • 10+ years of experience as a Site Safety Specialist working in the field on power plant or similar heavy industrial construction projects
  • 2-5+ years of specific safety & health experience supporting high voltage Substation or Transmission Line construction projects
  • A BS degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering or Construction Management is a PLUS
  • A Certified Utility Safety Professsional (CUSP) is a PLUS
  • Must have strong knowledge of OSHA Construction, OSHA General Industry, ANSI, NIOSH and NEC Standards
  • You must have experience interfacing with different regulatory agencies and must be able to interpret regulatory documents
  • OSHA 30hr training is required

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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