Health and Safety Professional - New York


: $94,700.00 - $142,240.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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Health and Safety Professional

Ferreira Construction a leading heavy civil construction company, has an excellent opportunity for a Health and Safety Professional based in New York

This position is a key management role, with requirements for hands-on field participation. Applicant must be familiar with OSHA 1926, OSHA 1910, and DOT regulations. Strong knowledge of OSHA and applicable state, local safety regulations. A Heavy civil background is preferred.

Roles and Responsibilities include the following:

Administering our safety program;

Building presentations and providing training.

Conducting site audits

Possess the ability to coach, mentor, lead and influence construction crews and Project Team members.

Skill Requirements:

Proven track record of conducting comprehensive site safety audits

Able to coordinate with operations personnel to enforce Health and safety work procedures, rules and regulations as they pertain to specific areas of operation.

Perform Pre -task planning JHA and Daily Job briefing process

The ability to critically assess and evaluate hazards and communicate corrective actions in a timely manner.

Perform injury and incident, auto, property damage and theft investigations.

Able to perform root cause analysis - lessons learned

Provide continued education to the workers on safe working practices

Able to work independently and be participate as part of a team.

Able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, osha requirements and procedure manuals.

Computer knowledge must Microsoft excel, word and outlook

Proficiency in written and verbal business communications skills

Must be willing to work evening shifts when required

Education / Experience

Minimum 3 years safety experience in Heavy civil construction.

OSHA 500, 510 preferred

OSHA 30 hour required

B.S. in Occupational Safety and Health, or related discipline.

CUSP, STSC, CHST, a plus

CPR First Aid

Associated topics: building, civil, concrete, construction, department of transportation, foundation design, land, remedial, road, traffic * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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