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Webber - HSEQ Professional - Infrastructure Management

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JR06167 - JOB_POSTING-3-6038

Posted on 28 March, 2024

Miami, Florida (United States of America)

Full time

Health & Safety

About us:

Founded in 1963, Webber is a leading construction company that specializes in heavy civil, waterworks, energy and infrastructure management and is dedicated to safely providing intelligent solutions to its clients and community.Webber is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with offices and projects in the United States and Canada. Webber supports a wide range of project models to meet client needs, including traditional design bid build, design build, alternative delivery models and public private partnership (P3) solutions. Webber also has an in-house engineering services department to help optimize building efficiency and quality while solving complex project challenges using field experience, innovative construction methods and BIM technology. As a subsidiary of Ferrovial, Webber has access to a global network of skilled engineers, best-in-class technology and vast resources.

Job Description:

Position Summary

Responsible for supporting the process of ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal safety and environmental regulatory operational requirements, environmental permit conditions, and project specific safety requirements for the Port Miami Tunnel. This role provides direct support to the Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) Manager with project-level monitoring, reporting and compliance related to the Quality Management Plan (QMP), Safety and Environmental programs, regulatory reporting, and training.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The HSEQ Professional will work in conjunction and support the HSEQ Manager in:

  • Developing and implementing innovative HSEQ programs and strategies and in maintaining compliance to OSHA and environmental standards along with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Implementing the Port Miami Tunnel HSEQ initiatives, performing process and regulatory gap analysis, and in developing key performance indicators and metrics.
  • The development and implementation of general safety policies, programs, procedures, delivering trainings and updating training matrices to maintain compliance.
  • Conducting random HSEQ observations and process quality audits during regular operations and selected tunnel closures to ensure compliance with Local, State and Federal Safety and Environmental regulations and company, project, and site requirements.
  • Assisting in the execution of site COVID-19 protocols.
  • Performing and/or coordinating regulated, scheduled and unscheduled Environment, Health and Safety inspections including, but not limited to: hazardous waste areas, satellite waste areas, safety showers and eyewashes, fire extinguishers, fire suppression system, fall protection equipment, confined spaces, powered industrial trucks, etc.
  • Setting requirements for the management of the site's hazardous, non-hazardous and universal waste in accordance with federal and state regulations.
  • Actively participating as a member of the site Safety Committee, the Hurricane Emergency Response (HER) Team and the Florida Life Safety Committee (FLSC).
  • Improving the new employee orientation programs and contractor safety inductions in collaboration with the closure supervisor.
  • Collaborating with Operations and Maintenance teams to effectively implement assignments, as well as to monitor Contractor's Safety and Health Programs, Job Hazard Analysis, and Project specific Safety and Quality Plans.
  • Supporting the implementation of Corporate programs at the project site.
  • Implementing and coaching others in conducting Job Safety Analysis (JSA), safety meetings, safety stand-downs and lessons learned reviews.
  • Supporting the facilitation of crucial conversations with operations and HSEQ leaders when deficiencies are not appropriately corrected. Ensure jobsite observations are documented in the company-specified safety management system.
  • Assisting in the investigation and analysis of good catches, close calls/near misses, and incidents.
  • Collaborating with the Port Miami Tunnel team to determine root causes, contributing factors, and developing and communicating lessons learned through incident reports and safety meetings.
  • Providing subject matter expert support under the direction of the HSEQ Manager to Operations and Maintenance.
  • Providing emergency care evaluation and first aid, when required, ensure injured worker is medically evaluated and treated (if needed), facilitating the coordination of post incident drug and alcohol testing, and assisting the HSEQ Manager in overseeing return to work and restricted duty programs.
  • Collaborating with planning/procurement in the specification of appropriate PPE and first aid supplies.
  • Monitoring site performance to ensuring compliance and sustainability of the site's Quality Management Systems.
  • Assisting in interpreting laboratory sampling results and preparing regulatory reports.
  • Coordinating and implementing QC standards, policies, process standards, initiatives, performing scheduled internal/external audits, quality reviews and approvals to ensure the application of QHSE standards and ensuring the documents are accurate and consistent.
  • Implementing sustainable corrective actions/preventive actions (CAPAs) and in verification of effectiveness and sustainability.
  • Ensuring the continuous improvement to quality and safety processes, policies and systems and participates in the development and implementation of short- and long-term site continuous improvement HSESQ strategic plans.
  • Performing other tasks and duties, as required and assigned by the HSEQ Manager and other Project Management.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge

  • Maintain a working knowledge of all relevant federal, state/provincial, local, company, and client HSEQ standards.
  • Must be knowledgeable of general industry OSHA 29 CFR 1910, 40 CFR and 49 CFR requirements with subject matter expertise in the following: Fall protection, Control of Hazardous Energy, Power Industrial Trucks, Electrical Safety, Machine guard, Confined Spaces, Personal Protective Equipment, Fire Prevention, Spill response, Respiratory Protection, Air quality instrumentation.
  • Must be knowledgeable on environmental requirements for: Environmental permitting, Industrial waste, storm water, air pollution controls, above ground tanks, hazardous waste management, HAZWOPER.
  • Must be familiar with CDC guidelines for COVID-19 prevention.

Communication

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, time management, and organizational skills. Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must have good presentation skills with the ability to communicate appropriately and effectively, both verbally and in writing, to different types of audiences at all organizational levels, such as field employees, managers, executives, and clients.
  • Must be able to collaborate effectively and build strong working relationships with the client and at all levels of the organization

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to recognize hazards inherent in routine and non-routine tasks and make all necessary adjustments to avoid loss, injury, or accident, stopping the work when necessary to mitigate risk and ensure HSEQ compliance.
  • Ability to take ownership of work responsibilities, maintain highest levels of confidentiality, be flexible, adaptable, and work independently with minimal supervision while meeting assigned deadlines.
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedural manuals to comply with contractual requirements.
  • Must be able to collaborate, troubleshoot, and problem solve with site personnel and contractors.
  • Must be able to bridge gaps that may develop between corporate HSEQ expectations and the project.
  • High level of attention to detail and ability to manage and organize multiple priorities while maintaining a positive, customer service focus. The customers range from the boots on the ground workers to operational and client leaders.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in occupational safety and Health, Engineering, or related field (Required).
  • A minimum of 5 years' work experience and technical expertise in a Health, Safety, Environmental Compliance and at least three (3) years' experience with Quality Control Management Systems/ Quality Assurance.
  • Hazwoper certification (required).
  • Experience in conducting audits and in the management of the internal audit processes.
  • Must obtain the following within three to six (3-6) months of hire: OSHA 10-hour, Temporary Traffic Control (TTC) certification, National Incident Management System (NIMS) training.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP), OSHA 10-hour instructor (Desired).
  • Work efficiently with Microsoft Applications.
  • Valid Driver's License with good driving record.

Work Conditions/ Physical Demands

Work Environment:

  • Exposure to live traffic when responding to occupational safety incidents.
  • Frequent exposure to: vehicle exhaust fumes, airborne particles, high noise level, outdoor conditions such as extreme heat, cold, wet, humid weather, insects, reptiles and rodents.

Physical Demands:

  • Requires the ability to walk extensively, climb stairs, and ladders or scaffolds/platforms throughout diverse work environments as required by business demands.
  • Must be able to stand, sit, walk on a wide range of surfaces, use hands, fingers, handle, physically feel, reach with hands and arms, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and clearly speak and hear.
  • Must be able to respond to emergencies, including after hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) appropriate to the job.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs or less.

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Webber, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, or status as a Vietnam Era or special disabled veteran in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. Webber, LLC complies with applicable local, state and federal laws governing nondiscrimination in employment at each location the Company operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to: hiring, placement, promotion, termination, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

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