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Health & Safety Specialist

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JOB_POSTING-3-461

Posted on 14 December, 2022

North Carolina, United States of America

Full time

Health & Safety

About us:

I-77 Mobility Partners LLC is financing, developing, designing, constructing, operating and maintaining the 26-mile I-77 Express project as part of a public-private partnership with the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The tolled express lanes run adjacent to the general-purpose lanes on I-77 between uptown Charlotte and Mooresville. I-77 Mobility Partners is responsible for operations and maintenance of all lanes, both express and general purpose, and right of way within the designated project corridor limits.

What makes us different? Our people come first. We want every single employee to develop both professionally and personally. With a strong focus on growth potential, we look to our internal employees as potential candidates for both national and international opportunities. We aim to achieve greatness by promoting from within every chance we get. We work hard and play hard and strive every day for success and achievement. With a diverse group of professionals working in a fast-paced environment, we achieve milestones constantly. And if that weren’t enough, we also offer our employees highly competitive insurance benefits, Paid Time Off, and a matching 401(k) program.

Job Description:

Under general supervision, assists in supervising, implementing, monitoring, and coordinating environmental health and safety programs, including safety inspections, accident investigations, and safety training.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participates/Assists in the development and implementation of safety programs related to Maintenance and Tolling activities, and other OSHA safety compliance programs.

  • Advises the Operations & Maintenance, and ITS staff on safety protocols and procedures to ensure the safety of workers as regulatory compliance as mandated by local, state, and federal agencies, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

  • Performs hazard analyses and recommends mitigation procedures to the project including supervision of critical risk controls.

  • Participates in the development and implementation of department safety work order tracking and reporting.

  • Conducts routine and follow-up environmental health, safety and hazard inspections of the work zone and building facilities.

  • Responds to emergency situations involving hazardous materials, fire and smoke incidents, or unknown hazards; assists with preparing reports of findings and submits recommendations to Senior Management.

  • Analyzes accident and incident reports for trends and develop reporting tools to facilitate lead indicators; may make recommendations for correcting unsafe conditions and actions.

  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to fulfill those duties. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience:

  • Associates degree; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

  • Prior work experience in law enforcement or fire safety is strongly preferred.

Professional Qualities:

  • Skill in performing safety inspections ensuring compliance with OSHA safety standards.

  • CPR/First Aid Certified.

  • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.

  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.

  • Ability to develop, implement, and enforce safety programs and protocols.

  • Skill in performing safety inspections and ensuring compliance with OSHA safety standards.

  • Knowledge of federal, state and local safety regulations, protocols, and/or procedures.

  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

  • Skill in developing safety procedures and protocols.

  • Ability to investigate and analyze information and draw conclusions.

  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.

Computer Skills & Other Requirements:

  • A valid driver’s license in good standing and be able to successfully pass a background screening.

  • Must be able to demonstrate computer proficiency, especially with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint and other PC based programs

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Requires lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds.

  • Work environment involves possible exposure to hazards or physical risks, which will require following basic safety precautions.

  • Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

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