Construction Safety Specialist

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Description/Job Summary


ATI’s goal is to provide high-quality safety solutions and products in a measurable, cost-effective manner, without compromise. Currently we have mid-level openings for construction safety specialists at a federal government customer facility in Arlington, VA.
Candidates should have three to ten years’ construction safety experience, a passion for safety, and an even temperament. Experience will include interior construction/renovation. Development while on the job will be encouraged and facilitated, however the suitable candidate will have strong foundational knowledge and a willingness to learn.
Candidates will be part of an established team who have central initiatives and independent projects. These are “owner’s representative” type positions; you will oversee projects and make suggestions on correcting identified findings, so long-term relationship building is critical.
Workplace facility is accessible by Metro. Position is salaried, full-time and with benefits. Benefits include paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave. Benefits also include health/dental/vision plans with employer assistance on premiums/deductibles, plus a 401K plan with a generous employer match.

Job Description
  • Candidate should be comfortable to independently walk job sites, identify an array of safety issues, and do so in a way that builds relationships.
  • Provide oversight to multiple construction projects simultaneously and work independently without constant supervision, yet still use good judgement and concise communication (verbal and written) to ensure that the Manager and Client Representatives understand what is happening at each job site.
  • Utilize OSHA and Army Corps of Engineers (EM385-1-1) regulations.
  • Ensure general contractor's compliance with all safety rules and procedures.
  • Attend weekly project meetings and address safety issues with staff.
  • Advise contractor supervisor of non-compliance, stop work in imminent danger situations and report actions to supervisor.
  • Deliver clear, concise verbal and written communication about an issue, including recommendations based on findings from daily walk-throughs, and weekly project reports with deficiencies noted as well as corrections.
  • Initiate follow-up on issues to ensure compliance.
  • Recommend programs, policies and processes to manage construction-renovation safety at multiple facilities.
  • Teach safety-related classes, perform accident investigations and investigate near-misses.
  • Share thoughts and opinions with other construction safety professionals on team.
 
Requirements
  • Clean credit and no criminal history. Prefer candidate to have had a federal CAC in recent past.
  • U.S. Citizenship.
  • Completion of Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) 500 or the ability to complete within 6 months.
  • Able to crawl, climb over obstacles, walk on uneven surfaces such as ramps, rooftops and able to climb ladders without assistance.
  • Able to enter confined space or work on high-elevation task locations.
  • Five to ten years' construction safety experience - with some experience in interior construction/renovation.
  • Degree in Occupational Safety preferred, but not required.
  • Able to achieve Secret clearance if requested. DoD will sponsor if required.

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Details

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
None

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION
None. However, the ability to and interest in obtaining a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification is a plus. Other training and certifications maybe required while in the position.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and/or stand. The employee may occasionally be required to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and depth perception. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Able to crawl, climb over obstacles, walk on uneven surfaces such as ramps, rooftops and able to climb ladders without assistance. Able to enter confined space or work on high-elevation task locations.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this job, employee may occasionally be required to perform job functions in outdoor environments in all seasons. 
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