Safety Specialist

  • location: Pleasant View, TN
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $25 - $29.75 per hour
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Safety Specialist

Contract position: Health and Safety Specialist located just North of Nashville, TN for a leading manufacturer of consumer goods. Position is responsible to assist in the implementation of established environmental, health and safety processes for an expansion project and to ensure the safe work of all on-site contractors. Candidates will have a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Engineering, Life Science, Health and/or Safety or engineering related field with at least (3) three years' of Safety experience working in a manufacturing or construction environment. This is a long-term contract opportunity. APPLY NOW!

Responsibilities for the Safety Specialist
  • Assist in the implementation of established environmental, health and safety processes for an Expansion Project
  • Understand the contractor base on-site at all times and coordinate to ensure the contractor safe work process is followed
  • Support completion of the safe work permit process and ensure protective measures are followed
  • Audit contractor work on a daily basis against the requirements
  • Maintain a physical presence on the factory floor of at least 5-6 hours per day to ensure work is being performed safely
  • Support communication of incident reports including participation in follow up investigation
Requirements for the Safety Specialist

  • Bachelor's degree in an Environmental Engineering, Life Science or Health and/or Safety or engineering related field
  • Minimum of three (3) years' health and safety related experience in a manufacturing or construction environment
  • Knowledge in OSHA and ANSI regulations
  • Safety or Occupational Health related certification (ASP, CSP, IHIT, CIH, PE, etc.) is highly preferred
  • Machine and electrical safety experience is preferred
Benefits

  • Contractor benefits
  • PTO plan
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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