Safety Engineer - Relocate to Kuwait
Posted on: September 12, 2018
SUMMARY:Versatile, self-starting individual that works well on their own, with very little supervision, to develop/improve a behavior based environmental, safety and health program. Performs both supervisory and non-supervisory duties; Candidate must have an in-depth knowledge of Federal, Local, and Army environmental, safety, and occupational health methods, practices, principles and procedures to perform effectively; promotes a wide variety of training activities designed to achieve awareness of environmental, safety, and health hazards and corresponding preventive procedures; on a recurring basis, inspect facilities and organizations to cite legal violations, recommend corrective actions, and insure that hazardous conditions are eliminated. Works with managers, supervisors, leads, and officials to eliminate or control hazardous operations or conditions
MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES:1. Ensures an effective contract-wide Safety and Health inspection, compliance, and behavioral monitoring program is in place that conforms to applicable legal and other requirements. And ensures that Safety and Health Program incorporates current industrial standards, and, where applicable, conforms to Federal regulations. Familiar with using IH/Environmental principles to anticipate, recognize, evaluate and control potential physical, chemical and biological health hazards present in the work environment as well as tracking and data analysis per recognized analytical methods so that appropriate regulatory standards can be applied to control risk. Competent in presenting instruction, measuring the employees' knowledge base, tracking employees that have received specific training topics, and keeping employees current in all safety and environmental training. (20> )2. Communicates professionally, both orally and in writing, with other professionals as needed to relay information necessary for job success. This includes, but is not limited to, posters, flyers, newsletters, staff meetings, performance appraisals, job requirements, metrics, projects plans, and quality standard procedures and practices. (15> )3. Communicates (manage from the floor type) with senior management, area supervisors and regulators, assist with preparation of required corporate reports; updates ESH data bases to help implement a complete ESH Program. (15> )4. Perform risk analysis, root cause analysis, and develop programs that exceed basic regulatory compliance, identify needed resources (such as personal protective equipment) and budget for resources, identify required training for employees in various operations. (10> )5. Inspects work areas for potential environmental, safety and health non-compliance issues and reports findings to workplace leaders while recommending abatement actions for identified deficiencies; monitors corrective action and tracks task to completion. (10> )6. Observes compliance during workplace inspections; documents behavior traits during audits. (10> )7. Develops and/or reviews a variety of training lesson plans; presents environmental, safety and health training; presents orientation training. (5> )8. Sets a good example to the workforce by following all environmental, safety, and health regulations, policies, procedures and practices; keeps work area/equipment clean and orderly. (5> )9. Mentors Safety Professionals. (5> )10. Performs other duties and assignments as required. (5> )
MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:Laptop and desktop computer systems, safety inspection measurement tools, direct reading monitoring/sampling equipment, portable air sampling equipment, colorimetric and system testing equipment.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:Job assignments will involve work in and out-of-doors with exposure to extreme climatic conditions including frequent dust storms, and high temperatures.Must be able to lift/push/pull 50 lbs.; Work will require stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, prolonged sitting; Work in areas where a potential exist for exposure to physical, chemical, and biological agents; Personal Protective Equipment is required when applicable, Such equipment includes but is not limited to head; hand; foot; torso; respiratory; vision, and hearing protection.
Education/Certifications: One year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.
Education: Bachelor's degree in environmental, safety, health or related discipline. Or, combination Associates degree with two years' experience.
Experience: Minimum four years' experience as environmental, safety, and health specialist with two years in a leadership position, with experience in a behavior based safety and environmental compliance program, with working knowledge of management systems such as OHSAS 18001 or ISO 14001, familiar with DOD, Army, EPA, and Federal regulations. Military background and training is beneficial.
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