Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) Specialist - #604144
Arctic Slope Regional Corporation
Date: 11/25/2021 21:30 PM
City: Anchorage, Alaska
Contract type: Full Time
Work schedule: Full Day
ASRC Construction performs construction services throughout Alaska and in select lower-48 markets. We deliver highly complex construction projects in some of the world's most remote locations. Our company is dedicated to providing value to our clients while maintaining a dedicated focus on the safety of our people and the quality of our work.
The HSE Specialist reports to the HSE Manager and is responsible for planning, establishing, implementing, and maintaining a variety of health, safety, and environmental programs to assure the highest possible degree of safety for employees. This position requires frequent travel to remote sites throughout Alaska on small and large commercial aircraft.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Act as company representative to workplace concerns of mental and physical health and well-being.
- Perform jobsite exposure monitoring using various types of industrial hygiene equipment.
- Assist in the development and implementation of health-related company initiatives.
- Ensure that federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and codes are observed. Provide guidance to assist jobsites in achieving compliance.
- Assist in OSHA and MSHA recordkeeping and reporting requirements and provide applicable training to stakeholders.
- Perform hazard analysis at the field level, develop and implement controls for identified hazards.
- Measure and evaluate the effectiveness of hazard control systems, policies, and procedures. Recommend changes that reflect improved opportunities to eliminate workplace incidents.
- Frequently travel to jobsites throughout Alaska to identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices, conduct and coordinate on-site inspections to help achieve health, safety, and environmental excellence.
- Respond to and coordinate, investigate, and report all health, safety, and environmental incidents. Analyze findings and develop corrective actions with project teams.
- Perform injury/illness case management to include the evaluation of incident reports to determine accuracy and completeness to ensure adequate investigations.
- Monitor and assist in implementation ongoing updates in regulations, laws, and reporting requirements.
- Assist HSE management with gap analysis and help with development and implementation of new initiatives.
- Ensure that all federal, state, and local laws, regulations, rules, and codes are followed. Provide guidance to assist jobsites to achieve compliance.
- Assist in the management of EPA, ADEC, and other environmental regulatory agency recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
- Assist in the development and implementation of storm water pollution prevention plans as required.
- Assist in spill response and reporting procedures.
- Develop and implement hazardous material and waste handling procedures to include identification, storage, and disposal.
- Travel to jobsites to assist in environmental hazard recognition and develop mitigations.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Ability and wiliness to abide by the company's code of conduct, policies, and procedures.
- Comply, understand, and support the company's safety culture to ensure a safe work environment.
- Strong knowledge and understanding of federal, state, and local health, safety, and environmental laws, regulations, and codes.
- Ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
- Demonstrate experience and expertise with governmental reporting such as OSHA, MSHA, EPA, DEC, etc.
- Demonstrate knowledge and expertise with HSE auditing and site assessments.
- Strong knowledge, understanding and sensitivity to the Inupiat culture.
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence and speak effectively before groups of employees or customers.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
- Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
- Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
- AAS degree (or higher) in Occupational Health and Safety or another related field.
- Additional experience and certification may substitute for the degree.
- Five (5) years of industrial or commercial construction health & safety experience.
- Current OSHA Outreach Trainer (500 and/or 501) or ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire.
- Current American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid Trainer certification or ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire.
- CHST and/or OHST or ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire.
- Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response 40-hour or ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire.
- Current 49 CFR and IATA Hazardous Materials Transportation certification or ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire.
- Current RCRA certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.
- Ability to meet the requirements of frequent travel, including remote Alaskan locations.
ASRC Construction, is a drug free workplace and pre-employment drug testing is part of the hiring process.
ASRC Construction and its family of companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability, protected veteran status or any other legal protected status. EEO Poster
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 907-339-6880 or email at email@example.com.
ASRC Construction is the construction division of Arctic Slope Regional Corporation, an Inupiat-owned corporation created as a result of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
ASRC's family of companies apply a shareholder preference in employment, to the maximum extent feasible, as authorized by law.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Statement: Effective November 1, 2021, all positions will require successful candidates to obtain and show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination. ASRC is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.