Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
The full-time exempt-status Advisor performing work to fulfill the Safety Advisor position will provide leadership for all aspects of the Owner contractor safety program, including the following:
Administration and implementation of the contractor site safety orientation program, including development, delivery and continuous improvement.
Review General Contractor Project Safety Plan and provide feedback regarding improvements and opportunities.
Participation with Pre-bid and Pre-construction meetings. The Advisor will assist with these meetings from a safety perspective and inform contractors in attendance of Owner safety requirements.
Attendance to progress or contractor meetings as requested. The Advisor will provide leadership, insight, and recommendations for improvement from a safety perspective. Meetings include; Weekly Superintendents Progress Meeting, observation and participation with subcontractor toolbox meetings, safety planning meetings, and provide leadership for the project safety team.
Assist with planning of the safety recognition program.
Review and approval of subcontractor project safety plans.
Review and approval of subcontractor incident investigation reports.
Performance of Incident Investigation and facilitation of meeting reviews.
Conduct daily safety observations of the project and maintain project log of activities and provide appropriate feedback and coaching to the general and subcontractors.
Facilitate monthly subcontractor site safety inspection program.
Attend toolbox safety talks and evaluate for effectiveness of the communicated message and provide feedback and coaching to the general and subcontractors.
Provide oversight of the contractor safety prequalification program.
Initiate disciplinary policy for safety violations and infractions, with support from the General Contractor.
Assist with conflict resolution and interface when necessary as means to instill focus on project goals and maintain professional courtesy.
Administration of the project Substance Abuse Program.
The Advisor will demonstrate to the Owner efforts being undertaken in leading the safety program, and progress made on Owner-driven initiatives. Assist with compiling metrics data.
Ensuring accurate field observation documentation is maintained.
Encourage a positive and proactive environment for all relationships and compliance issues.
Provide assigned reports to Senior Project Safety Advisor for inclusion in the monthly owner safety performance measures.
Review and provide feedback on owner policy and opportunities for program improvements.
Maintains client standard(s) of safety on all jobsites.
Projects a positive attitude to encourage safety compliance and awareness by all workers engaged in activity upon client jobsite.
Coordination and communication exist with other staff members.
Management is appropriately informed of area activities.
Assigned functions are efficiently and effectively completed in a professional manner.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Education/Experience – Bachelor’s degree in Safety or safety related field from four year college or university; or two to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certification – CHST, CSP, or other Safety Certification preferred. OSHA 10 or 30 HR, First aid/CPR or other safety certifications may be required.
Required Knowledge – Ability to learn and apply in practice, relevant information from all codes, standards, regulations, Federal and State laws, and all other applicable regulatory documents. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and Power Point.
Skills and Abilities –
Exceptional customer service skills and the ability to maintain a positive attitude.
Customer Service – Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer Feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information. Effective presentation skills and must be able to communicate across all levels, from contractor craftsperson to upper management.
Ethics – Works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.
Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization’s goals and values.
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Environmental Advisor (Ft. Wayne, IN)
Posted: Apr 18, 2018
Requirements and Responsibilities
Perform environmental site investigations for property purchases, leases, and sales. In some cases, also arrange for Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments using an environmental contractor.
Perform pre-excavation assessments (including sampling) in stations and at T-Line tower locations where construction activities will occur, and assist with disposal arrangements when materials must be disposed of off-site.
Perform or arrange for environmental sampling at construction sites. This work could include sampling for PCBs, TPH, metals and other hazardous substances.
Arrange for used oil and electrical equipment disposal from stations, sometimes in conjunction with AEP Asset Recovery.
Provide oversight and arrange for the disposal of contaminated soil, concrete, ground water, and other hazardous wastes from construction or demolition sites. This includes characterizing the wastes, overseeing waste shipments and ensuring that shipment documents are properly signed and returned by the vendor in a timely manner.
Perform Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) surveys of new stations and modifications made to existing stations, and file the necessary paperwork with WERS.
Arrange for asbestos surveys and waste disposal, and in the case of WV, VA, and KY – obtain quotes, prepare Work Authorizations for Contract Releases, oversee building inspections, and coordinate notifications for asbestos abatement projects.
Assist with the demolition of existing and newly acquired structures. This work may involve obtaining quotes, preparing Work Authorizations, providing oversight, coordinating regulatory notifications, collection and disposal of hazardous wastes, and closure of site wells and/or septic systems.
Assist Transmission and its contractors, as needed, in cleaning up and reporting spills that occur at construction sites.
Assist with maintaining up-to-date records of hazardous chemicals at construction sites and filing the necessary notifications with state, county and local agencies.
Degree in an environmental science or relevant engineering discipline.
Minimum 3 years’ experience as an Environmental Specialist preferably in the utility field.
Experience working at utility (preferably electric) facilities or construction sites.
Experience responding to spills.
Experience performing environmental site investigations and assessments.
Basic knowledge PCB/RCRA/asbestos regulations.
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Safety Manager (Indianapolis)
Posted: Apr 18, 2018
Job responsibilities and tasks include general activities such as documentation, communication, activity scheduling, meeting preparation, program implementation and compliance reviews. Project specific safety tasks will include conducting project safety observations, field inspection auditing, safe work permit execution, safety inspection record documentation, contactor safety work plan review (PSSP/JSA), facilitation of tool box talks, safety coaching, safety activity coordination, risk assessments, gap analysis and OSHA standard compliance reviews. Safety professionals will also be expected to learn, understand and apply corporate client safety standards as required for particular assignments. Other duties as assigned.
Our Safety Professionals have:
Bachelor degrees in Engineering, Construction Management or related disciplines
Minimum 5 years of experience in construction safety delivery, auditing, assurance and/or application of general industry standards
Certifications and training in OSHA 10 hour, OSHA 30 hour as well additional safety specific training
Willingness to travel up to 100% of the time
Experience in safety requirements, facility inspections and good documentation practices
Anova Technical Services is a growing professional service organization headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana with project locations across the US, Canada and South America. Our clients come from a variety of markets such as pharmaceutical, healthcare, agriculture research, chemical manufacturing, industrial and higher education. We provide knowledgeable expertise with proven processes delivered through technology platforms to provide best practices to our clients.
Safety professionals are critical to Anova’s implementation of our safety management program. The position is a key component for our continued success and growth in providing professional services to our clients. Individuals are trained and knowledgeable on OSHA 1926 Construction Standards and have experience with field application. Further knowledge and certifications in OSHA 1910 general industry safety standards and ergonomics is beneficial for this position.
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Safety Coordinator (Indianapolis)
Posted: Apr 18, 2018
Provide education and training for new and current driver including DOT and state regulations, DOT Hours of Service, company policies and procedures.
Conduct Driver Log Reviews (DOT Hours of Service) with drivers to ensure compliance and fully document all counseling and training received.
Assist in administrative functions for the following tasks: Quarterly Safety Meetings, Monthly Safety Calendar, Daily Safety Message to organization, daily monitoring of UVA / Violation and Log Edits, Speed-gauge, etc.
Support operational staff in the use of E-Logs
Assist Safety Team in the upkeep and periodic review of driver DOT and accident files.
Interface with operations in support of safety goals.
Managing the scale and toll device program
Proficient with Microsoft Office
Must have the ability to work in a Team environment
Able to prioritize and manage time efficiently
1-2 years of transportation experience working with maintenance/equipment preferred
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