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STANWIX, | Other
$62k-81k (estimate)
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Health and Safety Specialist
$62k-81k (estimate)
Other | Business Services 2 Weeks Ago

WSP USA is Hiring a Health and Safety Specialist Near STANWIX,

Our Business

We are a global leader in environmental consulting - made stronger with the recent acquisition of Wood’s Environment & Infrastructure business and Golder - with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 20,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change. 
As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from across the globe.

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Health and Safety Specialist for our Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania office. Be involved in projects with our Earth & Environment Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. The current job assignment is located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in southeastern Ohio. This is a long term field assignment starting in early 2024 with an expected duration of 3 to 4 years.

Your Impact

  • Serve as the primary WSP point of contact for health and safety related communications between Client, WSP, remedial contractor, and subcontractors.
  • Review contractor job hazard analyses and conduct field hazard and risk review in coordination with the contractor site safety officer and field supervisor if an unexpected hazard is identified.
  • Review of all contractors submitted health and safety plans prior to construction, ensuring plans adequately cover Client/Project requirements and then monitor activity for adherence to approved plans.
  • Obtain and verify contractor health and safety training records and equipment inspections records meet project and regulatory requirements.
  • Review requests for transport of heavy and large loads to and from Site on public roadways.
  • Attend daily health and safety meetings to encourage and enforce compliance to Client/Project requirements and monitor compliance activities on projects.
  • Facilitate safety meetings with both internal and external personnel, training of standard operating procedures and miscellaneous initiatives as requested.
  • Respond to and report on-site safety incidents and emergencies, and coordinate investigations.
  • Continuous monitoring of all project health and safety related activities to ensure alignment with and adherence to all Health & Safety, Quality and Environmental Management systems and plans. 
  • Oversee required air monitoring and personal dosimetry for field activities.
  • Ensure field activities comply to all project and regulatory health and safety requirements.
  • Identify process improvement opportunities for health and safety.
  • Maintain health and safety documentation in a central location.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP's Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • Understands, trains, and enforces “Stop Work” principle.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.
  • Must be able to pass a HAZWOPER physical and be medically able to wear a tight-fitting respirator / Fit for Duty Exam / Medical Exam.
  • This role is subject to a client-mandated drug/alcohol testing policy. As such, employee may be subject to random drug/alcohol tests. A copy of this policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request. 
  • Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Associate or Bachelor's Degree
  • 5-7 years' experience in project safety, health, environment and/or quality is required.
  • Specific experience working in field with various construction disciplines. 
  • Experience with safety on location at construction sites.
  • Capable interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to a technical and non-technical audience.
  • Effective self-leadership with attention to detail, results orientation, and managing multiple priorities in a dynamic work environment.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
  • Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.
  • This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP.
  • Must be able to complete 40 hour HAZWOPER and 1st aid/CPR training within the first 30 days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 years onsite construction safety experience with a diverse project background.
  • Completed an OSHA 30 Hour Outreach Construction Course.


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