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Safety Specialist

Company: Havtech LLC
Location: Columbia
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Havtech---s Safety team is growing Are you an individual looking to grow your career in the field of safety? If so, our newly created Safety Specialist role might be a great fit for you. The Safety Specialist will support the development, implementation, training, periodic updating, and auditing of a comprehensive Safety program across all business locations to promote a safety-focused culture, ensure regulatory compliance, and secure a safe work environment for all employees. They will support functional areas relating to Safety and Risk Management by providing hands on support and services for safety trainings, inspections, incident and claims management, investigations, and overall program administration consistent with business goals and objectives. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other functions may be assigned. Lead safety programs and initiatives by influencing employees--- actions and behaviors toward safer choices. Conduct safety audits, inspections, and plan reviews in order to identify unsafe conditions and program gaps, as well as ensuring best practices. Deliver safety training as applicable for employees at relevant locations. Maintain the safety training tracking system to ensure all information is organized and up to date for all locations. Perform incident investigations with a focus on gaining understanding of the root cause and determining best corrective and preventive actions for the identified causes. Continuously works with key stakeholders to build consensus on objectives, develop action plans to address training and compliance needs across the enterprise as it relates to safety for all locations. Coach/mentor employees at a variety of levels on safe work practices, hazard identification and risk management. Approximately 5-10% local and regional travel required. QUALIFICATIONS include the following. Bachelor---s degree in Occupational Safety and Health or related field of study preferred. Interest in pursuing a career in Occupational Safety and Health. Experience with HVAC and/or other related technical work. 1-2 years of safety experience in general industry or construction. Knowledge and understanding of OSHA and State safety regulations. Knowledge of the programs, policies and practices of the Commercial HVAC industry and warehousing related to safety and property preferred. Strong communication, influencing, and diplomacy skills. Strong cross-functional strategic leadership, communication, and teamwork skills. PHYSICAL DEMANDS 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The ability to wear all necessary protective equipment is required. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Occasional local and regional travel is required to perform the job. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. DECLARATION Human Resources retains the sole right and discretion to make changes to this job description. Any employee making changes unauthorized by the President or Human Resources will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Keywords: Havtech LLC, Baltimore , Safety Specialist, Other , Columbia, Maryland

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