Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO)
Summary/General Description of Job:
Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO) to prepare and enforce Chugach’s safety program for maintenance operations support team of approximately 100 skilled and semi-skilled trades’ people at the Marine Corps Base, Quantico, VA. The contract will cover general service work, general maintenance, environmental and other base services. The SSHO is responsible to implement and administer Chugach's safety program and government-accepted Accident Prevention Plan. This position is designed to establish a culture of safety throughout the contractual organization.
Essential Duties & Job Functions:
Responsible for risk mitigation of all of the hazards identified in Chugach's Safety and Health Program in accordance with the accepted Accident Prevention Plan, and shall be on-site at all times when the work that presents the hazards associated with their professional expertise is being performed.
Acts as primary point of contact for all safety related issues.
Ensures a high level of internal and external customer service. Investigates and corrects safety related and risks.
Develops, implements and maintains safety practices associated with assigned departments and interrelated departments and which aligns with Chugach’s culture of safety.
Establishes programs for safety with the goal of aligning all operational functions with a structure that is focused on forward looking, i.e. preparing/approving safety procedures, providing work instructions/procedures/check sheets, maintain internal safety programs.
Develops and presents company and contract information at all hands meetings.
Ensures departmental reporting and data calls are executed in a timely, complete and accurate manner.
Fosters teamwork between departments on safety related issues.
Provides clear and decisive written and oral communication.
Establishes and maintains good working relationships with Government and internal customers.
Works professionally and collaboratively with all contract and company personnel.
Maintains a high degree of professionalism and works well with all levels of the organization.
Operates Government and Chugach-owned motor vehicles.
Adheres to established company safety personnel and standard operating procedures and policies.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of Safety Policy, and related terms/regulations.
Knowledge of Government contracts, correspondence, reports and records.
Ensures that the requirements of 29 CFR 1926.16 are met on the contract.
Communicating effectively orally and in writing, including the ability to make significant presentations to senior team and client management.
Timely and cost effective performance of duties.
Dealing with a variety of people in a professional, courteous manner in diversified situations.
Adherence to established CGS, LLC safety policies and good industrial and office safety practices.
Compliance with CGS, LLC Standard Operating Procedures and Personnel policies and procedures.
Demonstrating the ability to work well under pressure.
Being onsite during normal business hours and the being able to report back within two hours after the Government’s normal working hours.
Five (5) years of satisfactory experience in preparing and enforcing safety programs on contracts of similar size and complexity.
o If possessing a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification, must possess Five (5) years of satisfactory experience in preparing and enforcing safety programs on contracts of similar size and complexity.
Completed the OSHA 30-hour construction safety class or equivalent.
Must maintain competency through 24 hours of formal safety and health related coursework over four years.
Meets the requirements of EM 385-1-1 Section 1.
Skill in the use of MS Office Suite at an intermediate level.
Knowledge of generally accepted standards of workmanship in maintenance of facilities.
Knowledge of Government contracting terminologies and applications.
Ability to effectively communicate, read, and write in English.
Ability to be on-site during the Government's regular working hours and shall be available on-site within two hours after the Government's request after regular hours.
Knowledge of equipment maintenance.
Ability to successfully pass any background checks and/or drug testing required on the contract.
Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Industrial, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management, Business Management, or other related engineering or scientific field
Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO)