Washington River Protection Solutions Safety Specialist in Richland, Washington

TitleSafety Specialist

Position Number29430

CompanyWA River Protection Solutions

Location2750/200E

Posted04/20/2017

Closes04/27/2017

Regular/TemporaryRegular

Job Responsibilities/Duties

Under minimal management supervision, the senior industrial safety specialist will be responsible for providing evaluation and control of occupational safety and health hazards, as well as technical and regulatory support on occupational safety issues. Will work within an Safety & Health (S&H) multi-disciplinary team, responsible for supporting internal activities and operations. Provides safety and health leadership and coordination for activities supporting a safe and healthy work environment at the Tank Operations Contract. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency as a subject matter expert in industrial safetyThis position requires good problem solving skills on complex S&H issues. The ability to assess S&H issues, review pertinent data, and provide specific recommendations will be required for this position. This position will require problem solving skills over a broad range of industrial safety programs

Required Qualifications

BS/BA Degree in Safety & Health or related discipline, a minimum of 7 years' experience in Safety & Health, or an equivalent combination of education and directly related work experience.

Desired Qualifications

Certified Safety Professional (CSP) is strongly desired or actively pursuing national certification recognition. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills needed to facilitate project milestones. Must be able to clearly and concisely communicate to peers and management.

Relocation Funding ProvidedYes

U.S. Citizenship RequiredYes

Clearance RequiredNo

Job ClassificationExempt

Shift Work RequiredNo

This contractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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