Safety and Occupational Health Specialist – OSHA

Posted: Mar 28, 2019

This position is with the U.S Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).  The position may be filled either in the Long Island Area Office or Queens District Office.  This position is inside the bargaining unit.  Additional selections may be made from this announcement if fundings become available.

Plans, schedules, and conducts a full range of inspections in establishments and worksites where there is a strong probability of encountering hazardous work processes and materials, and unsafe environmental conditions from minor to serious in severity. Works to secure immediate corrective action of conditions which are of imminent danger to life or limb. Conducts investigations of accidents which may involve one or more fatalities, a large number of injuries or serious accidents, or other unsafe conditions. The specialist observes and documents accident scenes, identifies conditions related to cause and result, and assures that appropriate intermediate or permanent action is taken to remove any danger of recurrence. Conducts interviews as appropriate with witnesses, employees, employers, medical personnel, law enforcement personnel, and/or other persons in order to identify conditions and potential causes and to obtain and communicate other case-related information. Identifies violations and documents hazards, proposes citations for OSHA standards which have allegedly been violated, and requests employers to voluntarily abate serious or imminently dangerous conditions to employees, and provides assistance to resolve unsafe or hazardous conditions. Documents ongoing case files with relevant information to support a legally sufficient case. Operates a motor vehicle to travel to inspection sites.

Travel Required 75% or less – Local travel for inspection related activities. Occasional overnight travel for training/conferences.

Supervisory status No

Promotion Potential 12

Salary $57,948 to $91,147 per year

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Safety Coordinator – Colas USA

Posted: Mar 26, 2019

Are you interested in an opportunity working for a company that puts the safety of their employees first, then you have stopped at the right careers site. Colas USA companies are part of the Colas Group, the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. The Colas Group is active in the construction and maintenance of road, air, rail and maritime transport infrastructure, urban development projects and recreational facilities. With 70,000 employees throughout 1,400 business units in 40 countries on 5 continents, the Colas Group carries out over 100,000 projects each year.

Colas Inc. offers competitive salary and benefits packages, along with in-house training, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.

Must be able to meet all safety requirements including pre-employment fit and drug/alcohol testing.The position provides leadership, guidance and support to ensure that occupational safety and health programs meet regulatory compliance obligations. In addition, the Safety Coordinator will facilitate change – helping the organization adopt best practices to improve performance in operating companies


  • Collect and analyze data from field level safety processes – near misses, incidents, investigations, safety meetings, inspections,on-the-job training, etc.
  • Validate subsidiaries’ key performance indicators
  • Manage reporting processes – OSHA, insurance, etc.
  • Perform field audits including site inspections and subsidiary safety programs
  • Identify regulatory nonconformities and initiate corrective actions
  • Evaluate progress with the adoption corporate standards
  • Collaborate with in-house subject matter experts to address workplace safety issues
  • Participate in corporate projects to identify best practices and standardize procedures
  • Prepare and present material for safety meetings at the Morristown office
  • Manage local incidents – reporting, investigation, and claims
  • Provide support and/or deliver employee training
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education & Minimum Experience:

  • Must have Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety, Health/Safety Management, or related field.
  • Must have at least 3-5 years of experience working in safety or a related field.
  • Relevant professional certifications and training preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations and relevant consensus standards (i.e. ANSI, ASTM, NFPA, etc.)
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft software applications with a strong emphasis on MS Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Must be able to function as primary business user of EHS software solutions to accomplish duties.
  • Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety procedures, operating manuals, and maintenance instructions.
  • Must be able to write routine and complex reports and develop and analyze statistical data of finished and unfinished projects.
  • Strong organizational and follow-through skills to prioritize work.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a time-sensitive environment.Must have excellent oral communication and writing skill

Working Conditions & Travel:

  • Able to travel (interstate) 30% of the time
  • Able drive to and from company locations and work outdoors

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Sr. Specialist Health & Safety – American Water

Posted: Feb 28, 2019

Sr. Specialist Health & Safety – American Water

Merrick, NY

Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Camden, NJ, the company employs over 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 46 states and Ontario, Canada.  To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit

Primary Role

Assist in the areas of safety & health claims administration, insurance services and loss control. Recommend, develop and implement appropriate programs and activities that enhance the safety and health of Company employees, as well as minimize the Company’s exposure to loss.

Key Accountabilities

 Develop and implement (including delivery of) educational training programs and activities that help develop and improve the safety process within the company and to ensure compliance with federal state and local regulations.

 Develop and implement the use of regulatory compliance programs, including investigating new technologies, providing professional review and recommendations for the purchase of tools,materials and equipment that will enhance safety performance throughout the organization.

 Conducts safety audits and inspections to identify hazards and deficiencies that expose the company to loss or failure to comply with regulatory requirements Compile, analyze, and interpret data related to safety training and performance to measure the effectiveness of existing programs.

 Provide assistance and expertise in accident/claim investigation and claims management, when required, and make recommendations to prevent reoccurrences.

Knowledge / Skills

 Knowledge of Company Risk Management Policies and Procedures.

  Knowledge of federal, state and local regulations applicable to safety and health field.

 Working knowledge of the various functional areas and their role in the organization, including operating procedures of the Company

 Working knowledge of federal, state and local regulations, as well as a working knowledge of the various functional areas of a water utility, so as to develop and implement appropriate risk management activities associated with departmental goals.

  Demonstrated understanding of a water utility operation, knowledge, of and ability to, integrate regulatory requirements into the training and development of all operating unit employees

Experience / Education

 Minimum 5 years experience in safety/loss control in a related industry or municipal operation.

 Associate level degree required in a related field, i.e safety/loss control.

 Bachelor’s level degree preferred

Travel Requirements

 Primarily limited to with Region.

 Some overnight travel may be required.

 Must be flexible.

To apply, please visit our website at, requisition # 95962


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