Safety Inspector - Construction
Greater Hartford, CT area
USPRO is looking for a proven Safety Inspector to work with a client of ours in the Greater Hartford, CT area. This individual will assist in managing the day to day field safety compliance (OSHA, Contractor Safety Policy, etc.) of construction activities.
Employment type: Contract
Duration: 18 months
Overtime available? Possibly (as needed)
- Attendance and participation in construction meetings and pre-job safety briefings
- Development, review and/or approval of job hazard assessments (JHAs) of projects specific Health and Safety Plans (HASP)
- Project safety on-boarding
- Field observations, conducted daily, to ensure all work is in accordance with the Eversource Contractor Safety Policy and Work Rules
- Provide weekly summaries of project safety activity, observation data and corrective actions completed or recommended by close of business on Friday for that week
- Identify and document observation of OSHA standards and regulations gaps or opportunities for compliance improvement
- Participation and review of incident investigations Industrial Hygiene related activities
- Supporting safety management systems
- Must possess valid driver’s license
- Have excellent interpersonal communication skills and technical writing ability
- Required to complete and submit daily field safety observation reports and utilize Safety checks list when available and submit Project Management Group and Safety Department on activities, observation results, focus items and corrective actions
- Observed Safety Compliance issues and corrective actions, that cannot be implemented before leaving a job site, must be reported to representative within the same day. All others are to be included in weekly report.
- Must have HOP and SIF knowledge and both promote and identify related issues while in the field
- Must utilize a safety observation system where individual reports, contractor observations, and input to the SIMS system must be used
- Work is based on 8 hours per day, for a total of 40 hours unless overtime is requested and authorized.
- Day to day oversight of the Safety Inspector will be to the On-Site Project Manager. Organizationally within the system, the Safety Inspector will be reporting to Safety.
Associated major safety hazards:
- The nature of the subject hazards of this work scope include, but not limited to, electrical, excavation, confined space, hoisting & rigging, heavy equipment operation, fall protection, and civil work.
- Safety consultants must have mobile capabilities and be able to perform safety observations in the field at no additional cost.
- GPS vehicle monitoring while working for must be provided at no additional cost. Information must be supplied to receive real time information
- This contract may also be suspended if project work has been completed or depending on the start time of the next project. There also may be times where projects are completed and there is not scheduled work for a few weeks till the next project starts. The contractor selected may be scheduled when the work dictates and will not be considered a full-time contractor.
- Safety Considerations
- All contractor employees will be required to follow all applicable federal, state, and local safety regulations. Contractor Safety Policy and work rules along with specific addendums shall be followed.
- Prior to the start of work, all contractor employees performing work in electrical substations shall attend a substation electrical awareness training program.
- All contractor employees shall always wear the following minimum Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) while working in all construction areas:
- Hard hat, safety glasses (with side shields), FR Class 3 High Visibility vest, Electrical Hazard (EH) safety rated shoes/boots and Arc and Fire Retardant (FR) rated clothing.