Safety Specialist (Construction)

Orlando - Orlando

26 May 2024

Orlando - Orlando

Operations

Full Time

1

2 - 5 years

Position Overview

The Safety Specialist will be responsible for assisting in the implementation of Radiance Solar's health and safety program at specific job sites. This individual will perform health and safety reviews at the project(s) to ensure implementation and compliance of company and government/regulated standards. This person will be a resource to the project(s) in preventing occupational injury/illness-related losses by establishing appropriate loss control/reduction activities.

Key Responsibilities

  •  Manage the maintenance and implementation of safety programs, compliance plans,
    and initiatives.  
  • Performs the role of investigative lead in complex investigation of incidents, near misses, and property damage incidents. Provides root cause analysis by examining evidence gathered from conducting in-depth victim, casualty, and witness interviews, and photographic evidence. Ensure follow-up is done to minimize future exposure and ensures proper records/documents are maintained.  
  • Conduct, coordinate, and track various training to support company programs.  
  • Conduct routine safety observations to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies, company environmental, health, and safety policies, procedures, and practices.  
  • Conduct regular site visits.  
  • Conduct written Site Audits and/or Job Behavior Observations at a frequency dictated by management and/or client.  Drive safety incentive program.  
  • Keep safety credentials current.  
  • Represent Sunshine Solar during OSHA inspections.  
  • Assist in training endeavors when requested.  
  • Coordinates with others for the purpose of completing projects/work orders efficiently and effectively.
  • May respond to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate health/safety/ security concerns.

Qualifications

  • Qualified candidate will have 3+ years of safety experience preferably within the solar and/or Construction industry.
  •  CHST or OHST Certification is required.
  • Experience traveling and being away from home for extended periods of time is required. Per diem will be offered while traveling.   
  • Familiarity with local, state, and federal codes as they apply to all aspects of solar construction and construction equipment and tools.  
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate environmental health and safety-related risks.  
  • Understanding of OSHA requirements.  
  • First-Aid/CPR Certification preferred.  
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a team with attention to detail and organizational abilities.  
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision.  
  • Experienced in conducting safety orientations with subcontractors and employees and maintaining safety logs.  
  • This position will be working in the field and must be comfortable working outside in the elements.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to walk and perform site inspections 70% of the day.
  • Lifting up to 35 lbs.
  • Perform tasks requiring bending, stopping, kneeling, standing, and walking significant distances.
  • Visual ability (20/20 corrected or uncorrected) to observe and detect signs of danger.
  • Ability to travel up to 90% or more is required.