Safety Specialist

Major Role and Purpose

Reporting to the Regional Manager with a dotted line to the Director of Safety, the Safety Specialist will support the Corporate safety initiatives through interfacing with Operations and Environmental departments to ensure goals are met.  This position will participate in reviewing, evaluating, and analyzing work environments as well as designing programs and procedures to control, eliminate, and prevent occupational injury.

Description of Duties

  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state, local, and company safety policies and procedures
  • Conduct inspections of facilities and project sites to ensure compliance with safety standards and policies
  • Identify and advise project and plant staff of safety hazards and means to mitigate
  • Research, develop, and implement best practices in safe operating procedures and policies
  • Focus on continuous improvement to achieve improved safety performance
  • Develop, coordinate, and conduct safety training
  • Participate in accident and incident reviews to determine root cause(s) and appropriate corrective actions
  • Perform all other duties deemed necessary or assigned

Education

Bachelor of Science degree (Occupational Safety preferred)

Work Experience

3-5 years of safety management

Skills Required

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Safe driving record
  • Willingness to work flexible schedule including nights and weekends
  • Strong work ethic and high degree of professionalism
  • Knowledge of OSHA 1910 & 1926 standards, DOT, MSHA, FMCSA regulations
  • Completion of OSHA 30 hour program in the last five years
  • Ability to work in a self-directed environment, effectively organizing time and tasks
  • Ability to deliver effective training programs across all levels of the organization
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
Region: 
Richmond
Divison: 
Safety
State: 
VA

 

If you need assistance completing the online application process please contact the Human Resources department at (757) 229-2504.
EOE/M/F/Disability/Vet

About Branscome

Branscome is one of the largest heavy highway and general contracting companies in the Mid-Atlantic region. We offer our clients a full range of heavy construction services - from excavation and site work, to underground utilities, asphalt paving, ready-mix concrete, and materials supply.

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Branscome Incorporated
432 McLaws Circle
Williamsburg, VA 23185

(757)229-2504

(757)220-0390

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