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Safety Professional

Jacksonville, FL 32220

Posted: 03/07/2023 Company: Williams Industrial Services Group Job Number: 1444

Job Description

Williams Industrial Services Group, LLC.
Safety Professional

Responsible for administering and instructing comprehensive safety training program; perform safety audits assuring all safety plans are followed; work with customer to ensure all safety standards and requirements are met; make sure the site is free of workplace hazards to mitigate accidents and injuries.  When accidents occur, ensure the proper treatment of the injured/affected employee and that the injury or accident is properly documented.  Accountable for the protection of people, property, and the environment; assist in the administration of the project safety program to maintain a safe and healthy work environment.
Essential Functions:
  • Conduct regular walk-through inspection of construction/work areas. 
  • Identify, document, and recommend resolution of hazardous/potentially hazardous conditions; follow through to ensure corrective action has been taken.
  • Assist operations investigation of personal injury and property damage accidents.
  • Compile data, photographs, etc.; prepare pertinent forms and reports per program procedures and federal, state, and local regulations associated with accidents.
  • Verify that various entry permits (i.e., to confined spaces) are obtained as required.
  • Assist in conducting employee/craft walk-through tours; may accompany federal, state, and insurance inspector on walk-through tours.
  • Assist in emergency rescues as required (when trained to do so); assist in maintaining fire protection and grounding systems.
  • Implement developed EHS programs related to the facility environment.
  • Serve as liaison between the resident contract agency representative and other various agencies engaged in promoting EHS activities; administer additional EHS programs on a more specialized project or multiple projects as appropriate.

Technical Skills:
  • Thorough understanding of all federal, state, and local regulations.  Must have extensive knowledge of Corporate Safety Policy.
  • Ability to recognize hazardous situations and recommend corrective and preventive measures
  • Strong advanced mathematical ability, written and verbal communication skills
  • Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, and standards
  • Proficient knowledge in MS Office suite and database applications

Behavioral Skills:
  • Strong interpersonal skills such as tact and diplomacy
  • Demonstrate a motivation to provide fast, accurate and complete customer service at all times to all employees and management
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive material
  • Must be able to motivate and manage individuals to accomplish departmental goals
  • Ability to apply organizational skills when given a project; ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously to meet deadlines
  • Use resources effectively to generate solutions; take initiative when resolving problems

Physical Requirements:
  • May work in an office environment with extensive time spent in all areas of project or site
  • May be exposed to hazardous materials; may require the use of protective gear/clothing
  • Ability to physically climb stairs, balance on scaffolding, access small, confined spaces, and work in excessive heat and/or cold environments due to site visits
  • Frequent walking throughout a site
  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to type on a keyboard
  • Ability to converse over a telephone
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds

Education:  Advanced degree in Safety or other relevant subject is preferred; equivalent experience considered at the discretion of management. CHST/OHST (or other recognized accreditation in safety field) preferred. Minimum OSHA 30 training required.
Experience:  Experience in construction, safety, and/or management required; equivalent experience considered at the discretion of management.
Special Requirements: Must be able to pass background check which could include DMV, DOT, DISA, TWIC or other required checks – depending on location.
This job description is a general description of essential job functions.  It is not intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform.  All employees of Williams Industrial Services Group, LLC. are expected to perform tasks as assigned by supervisory/management personnel, regardless of job title or routine job duties.  

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