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Health & Safety Specialist in Charlotte, NC at The Bartech Group

Date Posted: 10/27/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  188005

Job Description

If you are an experienced Health & Safety Specialist looking for a position with a leading company, Bartech can help! We are a leading staffing firm and our clients include some over the nation’s biggest companies. Our client has a need for a Health & Safety Specialist. This is a contract position; however it is not uncommon for assignments to transition into permanent positions with our client companies. If you have the background we are looking for, and you are interested in an opportunity to get your foot in the door with leading company, we want to talk with you! 

Health & Safety Specialist        

Job Responsibilities                                             

Your specific duties as a Health & Safety Specialist will include:

  • Verify that the contractor is following the Site Specific Safety Plan and their own company safety policies and procedures.
  • Verify that the contractor has Qualified Operators on all construction equipment to include cranes, aerial lifts, backhoes, etc.
  • Verify that the contractor has a Competent Person on site at all times Competent in any of the following areas while work is being performed: Fall Protection, Aerial Lifts, Hydrostatic Testing, Trenching and Excavation, Confined Space, HAZCOM, PPE, etc.
  • Verify that the contractor is providing and documenting a daily job briefing/JSA to all contractor’s and visitor’s to the site.
  • Verify that the contractor is preparing and following a Job Hazard Analysis for all actual and potential risks when working on the following activities:
  • Jobs that have the potential to cause severe or disabling injuries or illness o Jobs in which human error could lead to a severe accident or injury
  • Jobs that undergone changes in processes and procedures that the potential to cause severe or disabling injuries or illnesses
  • Activities involving hazardous substances (e.g., hydrogen, chemicals) not routinely used by employees
  • Jobs that include electrical safety; i.e. high voltage work
  • Jobs that involve the Keys to Life for this Business Unit
  • Activities that deviate from standard safe work practices or procedures
  • Activities involving exposure to environmental extremes
  • Other high risks jobs as identified by the work group Supervisor, site management, or Health & Safety
  • Work under general supervision and often be self-directed.
  • Recommend improvements in basic processes, design, procedures, and operating equipment, to minimize the hazard potential.
  • May provide technical guidance to less experienced personnel working as a HSE professional.
  • Know the respective H&S contractual requirements to ensure full understanding of expectations.
  • Ensure a safe work environment is maintained through the identification and correction of H&S related hazards and risks.
  • Perform daily/routine field observations to identify unsafe conditions and at-risk behaviors, and environmental issues.
  • Attend and participate in Project Meetings, Pre-Job Briefings, Daily/Weekly Tool Box meetings, and any other meetings required by the Project Manager or the 3rd Party Chief Inspector.
  • Perform incident trend analysis and develop safety and health improvement initiatives.
  • Administer and facilitate enforcement of safety initiatives.
  • Ensure communication delivery to project managers and work teams and by following up with the appropriate personnel.
  • Provide routine updates of H&S issues to the contractor’s FSS and PM.
  • Assist with or provide training to contractors as needed for various H&S topics including orientation.
  • Communicate with all PM and Safety Specialist team regarding any safety or environmental issues or concerns. 


Health & Safety Specialist       

Job Requirements

As a Health & Safety Specialist you must represent our company well by being responsible, punctual and motivated to go above and beyond the call of duty. You must also be highly detail-oriented and organized with excellent analytic and problem-solving abilities. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Notify appropriate contractor personnel to facilitate correction of any deficiencies in a timely manner and report all findings to the respective contractor and the DE management team.
  • Always be wearing the appropriate and required PPE on all job sites which includes: Hard Hat, ANSI approved safety glasses with side shields, ANSI approved protective footwear (should be boots with at least a ¾ upper or shaft and can be either steel or composite toes), High Visibility Apparel, and hearing and hand protection at the ready.
  • Daily Observations will be entered into the Plant View system.
  • Proficient using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Current CPR/First Aid/AED Certification
  • Minimum of OSHA 30 Certification , 510 or 511 preferred ? 5 to 8 years’ Experience and or Degree (EHS) with 3 years’ experience.
  • Experience Managing Multiple /Large Scale Projects and Subordinate Safety Professionals.
  • Verify Environmental Information is being Managed, Collected and Reported.
  • Contractor is following Site Specific Environmental Plan
  • Contractor is utilizing BMP’s for ECD’s on the R.O.W., Yard’s and Construction Sites.
  • Consult with Project Specific Environmental Inspector to confirm contractor is in compliance with Environmental Punch list / L.I.A. permitting and compliance.
  • Review project site for Environmental Safety Deficiencies.
  • Report any deficiencies and consult with appropriate parties to issue a corrective action.
  • Site Safety Inspections shall also include observations for environmental issues such as containment, container labeling/control, potential refueling or other types of spills, hazardous materials, etc.
  • Have a working knowledge of basic environmental requirements to identify non-compliance issues.
  • Immediately notify the Contractor PM, Superintendent, FSS, Chief Inspector, and DE Project Management Team of potential asbestos or lead containing materials encountered by employees, both Contractor and company.
  • Serve as the Owner Representative, who is responsible for ensuring that the Owner’s interest is being served at all times.

Health & Safety Specialist

As a Health & Safety Specialist with Bartech, you will be working through an established and respected staffing organization with 40 years of serving as a trusted partner to our client companies. We are dedicated to providing our talent with personal, responsive attention, and will assign an employee care representative to answer any questions or concerns that you might have. Depending upon the client, the assignment and your performance, you can find potential opportunities for direct employment. Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with competitive compensation, including benefits.

Available benefits for Health & Safety Specialist Position may include (but are not limited to):

  • Exceptional medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off, including holidays

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