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Health & safety coordinator

Listed on: 4/5/2019 11:05:00 AMPST
Location: South Plainfield, NJ
Industry: Technical
Salary: Open
Description: • Provide Safety oversight on a particular project or projects • Develop, foster, and maintain a culture where Safety is the number one core commitment • Develop, foster, and maintain a culture where all other client core commitments (Integrity, Continuous Improvement, Diversity & Inclusion, and Customer Service) are practiced • Ensure all project personnel are conducting work in a safe manner • Ensure all project personnel are conducting work in compliance with all applicable federal, state, local, and company regulations and requirements • Ensure Contractor Workers are conducting work in compliance with their company Health and Safety policies to include their Site Specific Health and Safety Plan (HASP) for the project site • Assist project personnel by interpreting and explaining existing regulations and requirements • Assist in the implementation of new group safety requirements and procedures • Ensure Contractors provide a HASP prior to the start of work on a project • Review HASPs to ensure they include all pertinent and necessary safety information based on the project scope of work • Ensure Contractors provide a Job Hazard Analyses (JHA) in their HASP for every construction activity prior to the start of work • Review JHAs to ensure they contain appropriate control measures for all recognized hazards associated with the activity • Ensure Contractors update JHAs as work progresses with additional hazards and control measures identified during work • Ensure Contractors provide a crane lift plan for all crane lift activities prior to the start of work • Review lift plans to ensure they contain all information required by OSHA and company to safely perform the lift • Attend Tailboards to receive and provide timely and applicable safety information • Ensure Contractors are reviewing the JHAs corresponding the daily activities at the Tailboard • Conduct documented Job Site Observations of ongoing work to proactively identify safety issues and make on the spot corrections • Analyze Job Site Observation data to proactively identify safety issue trends and take actions to reverse the trend • In the event of a project incident, work to make the site safe, report the incident to all necessary parties in a timely manner, lead or participate in the investigation process, lead or participate in the development of corrective action plans, and ensure that all corrective action plans are implemented appropriately • Lead or participate in Safety related task forces, working groups, and special projects • Lead or participate in meetings with key project personnel to discuss project Safety performance and create or review Safety plans for upcoming conditions or events • Comply with established group Safety and other operating rules, procedures, and guidelines • Maintain effective communication and a positive working relationship with all project personnel • Actively engage with all project personnel to ensure all Safety expectations are understood and met • Utilize the Stop the Job Policy if any hazardous conditions are present
Requirements: Education and Certifications Desired • BCSP CHST, USOLN CUSP, or similar professional safety certification Skills and Abilities Required • Work outdoors in all types of weather and environmental conditions • Foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity • Possess strong oral and written communication skills and an ability to effectively interact with peers and various levels of management • Operate office equipment such as computer, tablet, telephone, cell phone, fax machine, copier, etc. • Possess basic skills in the operations and functions of technological devices including but not limited to Windows applications, Excel, Word, Outlook and Internet Explorer • Work independently • Prepared to work OT as needed • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and personal vehicle for commuting to and from jobsites • CPR/First Aid trained but not required L. J. Gonzer Associates is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.