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Project Safety Lead III

Location: Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands
Date Posted: 07-20-2017
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Works both independently and with supervision to develop, implement, and supervise the Kwajalein Range Services (KRS) Safety and Occupational Health Plan (SOHP) for projects and operating facilities; plans and conducts independent work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application, and adaptation of safety compliance, techniques, control procedures, and criteria.
  • Contributes to and supervises the implementation of the SOHP, accident prevention programs, recognition, evaluation, and control of hazardous activities and/or conditions during base operation and community life.
  • Develops, supports and conducts safety related training programs for areas of occupational and community safety which include, but are not limited to, new employee safety and health orientation, community-wide island orientation, lockout/tagout, scaffolding, fall protection, excavation, trenching and shoring, ergonomics, hazard communication, pre-job planning, personal protective equipment, and behavior based safety systems.
  • As assigned, maintains working relationships with Logistics, Community, Business Services and Mission Operations personnel to monitor work practices to ensure compliance with the SOHP, KRS Standard Practice Instructions, and applicable Army regulations.
  • Advises supervisor(s) of noncompliance; stops work in imminent danger situations and under conditions of imminent adverse environmental impact; and report actions to supervisor; recommends acceptable work practices and ensures their implementation.
  • Ensures dissemination of information on new and/or revised regulations to supervisors and employees through verbal and written communications and through revisions to programs.
  • Conducts accident investigations, documents causative factors, and prepares reports.
  • Additional duties may include work assignments on outer islands, including, but not limited to Roi-Namur and Meck Island.
  • Executes other related duties as assigned by the Safety Services Manager.  
JOB SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
Required: 
  • Facility audits, root cause analysis and corrective action plans.
  • Worker's Compensation claims management.
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of safety compliance systems and principles, and application of safety protection methods including people based safety programs, drafting standard operating procedures, Job Safety Analysis, and Leading Indicator Assessments.
  • Demonstrated adherence to professional principles and conduct and maintains strong communication and public speaking skills.
  • Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
Desired: 
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma program tools and methodologies and/or Six Sigma Certification.
  • Practical knowledge in implementing risk based approaches to reduce / eliminate workplace hazards. 
  • Conversant in industry and regulatory standards and criteria pertinent to safety compliance and programs covered under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Department of Transportation, Department of Defense, and workers’ compensation.
  • Working understanding of Industrial Hygiene concepts that apply to workforce and methods to engineer, administrate, or provide other levels of protection to protect workers.
  • People Based Safety Programs.
  • OHSAS 18001 program implementation or other DoD systems management.
  • Industrial hygiene sampling and monitoring equipment.
  • IRIS or equivalent incident management tracking and trending program   
EXPERIENCE (Years):
Required: 
  • 5 years of relevant safety and occupational health experience with a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Safety and Health or other Environmental, Safety and Health related discipline.
  • OR 3 years of relevant safety and occupational health experience with a Master's degree in Occupational Safety and Health or other Environmental, Safety and Health related discipline.   
Desired: 
  • 10 years of relevant safety and occupational health experience in General Industry, Construction, and Maritime environments.
EDUCATION:
Required: 
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Safety and Health or related field or equivalent training and experience combination.
Desired: 
  • Master of Science degree in Occupational Safety and Health or other Environmental, Safety, and Health related field.
  • Associate Safety Professional (ASP) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP).
OTHER SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Common Access Card (CAC) required to perform job duties.
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident Card is required.
  • This position accompanied.
  • Must be able to relocate to the United States Army Kwajalein Atoll.
  • Traveling to Kwajalein Atoll, you and your dependents are required to have a valid passport in your possession prior to relocation.  You and your dependents must maintain a current passport during your stay on Kwajalein Atoll.
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