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Safety Technician

Company: AUI Partners
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Position Title: Safety TechnicianLocation: Fort Worth, TXDate Posted: 02/16/2024Salary Interval: Full-TimePay Range: N/AA job offer is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check, negative drug test satisfactory to the AUI drug and alcohol policy and per state law. Drug test will be performed at a federally certified lab. Upon request, an operator/safety certification must be provided.This application will be given every consideration, but its receipt does not guarantee that the applicant will be employed. Each question should be answered in a complete, accurate and legible manner as no action can be taken on this application until all questions have been answered.As a Safety Technician you will play a pivotal role in ensuring a safe and healthy work environment by collaborating with project teams and implementing comprehensive safety programs. The Safety Technician will be responsible for conducting inspections, leading emergency response efforts, and fostering a culture of safety within the organization.Responsibilities:

  • Conduct routine safety inspections, including documented safety inspections, SWPPP inspections, equipment inspections, and tool inspections.
  • Investigate accidents, incidents, and worker compensation claims, ensuring timely and effective resolution.
  • Coordinate and conduct safety training sessions for superintendents and employees, ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Inspect and update SWP3 Plans for assigned projects, reporting status weekly on pollution prevention controls.
  • Actively participate in crisis and emergency response planning, conducting drills and simulations.
  • Stay informed about and ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations related to safety and environmental standards.
  • Build positive relationships with project stakeholders, including subcontractors, vendors, and regulatory entities.1) Inspections:
    • Report Safety Inspection findings to the Project Superintendent and Operations team.
      • Ensure recommended changes have been implemented.
        • Routine Safety Inspections including but not limited to:
          • Documented Safety Inspections
            • Documented SWPPP Inspections
              • Equipment Inspections
                • Tool Inspections
                  • Use independent judgment in achieving assigned objectives.
                    • Assist the Safety Supervisor/Safety Team on Worker Compensation claims and other claims involving the public, vehicles, utilities and equipment.
                      • Assist with ordering and distributing required Personal Protective Equipment to site personnel as requested.
                        • Attend and participate in routine Pre-construction, Project and Subcontractor Meetings
                          • Ensure that Safety Expectations on assigned projects are met.
                            • Ensure that required information is posted and in proper locations such as; signs, posters, barriers, and other materials to warn of potential and actual safety hazards.
                              • Conduct safety inspections of jobsite to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, utilizing corporate safety policy/OSHA regulations as guidelines. 2) Accident and Incident Investigations
                                • Conduct Utility Claim Investigations within 24 hours and provide a report to the Safety Supervisor for safety files and records.
                                  • Provide support and investigate any reports of accidents and injuries and gather materials and evidence.
                                    • Ensure corrective actions are completed.
                                      • Participate in follow-up and investigative meetings and Root Cause Analysis meetings.
                                        • Assist in transporting site personnel with a work-related injury or illness to a medical provider.
                                          • Assist in administering drug and alcohol policy/program - new hire drug testing, reasonable suspicion, post-accident drug testing, etc.3) Safety Training
                                            • Assist and conduct Educational/Training sessions for superintendents and required employees.
                                              • Conduct any additional Safety Training and Safety Education as it becomes necessary.
                                                • Perform Site Specific Safety Orientation and New Hire Orientation as required.
                                                  • Maintain and update safety training records and certification information for personnel.4) Technology and Software
                                                    • Utilize digital tools for documenting safety inspections, incident reports, and compliance updates
                                                    • Leverage emerging technologies in the field of occupational safety.5) Environmental:
                                                      • Inspect and update the SWP3 Plan for the assigned project(s).
                                                      • Report status weekly of the pollution prevention controls in place on assigned projects to the Construction Safety Admin, Project Manager and Superintendent.
                                                      • During the Project, conduct routine SWP3 inspections on compliance signage and report findings to the Superintendent and Construction Safety Admin at end of each inspection.
                                                      • Represent the company regarding EPA, TCEQ, and City and local entities. 6) Emergency and Crisis Management:
                                                        • Conducting drills and simulations to test the effectiveness of emergency procedures and enhance preparedness.
                                                        • Demonstrating knowledge of crisis management procedures and maintaining composure under pressure.
                                                        • Coordinating timely and efficient responses to unforeseen safety incidents to minimize potential impact.
                                                        • Demonstrating knowledge of crisis management procedures and maintaining composure under pressure.
                                                        • Coordinating timely and efficient responses to unforeseen safety incidents to minimize potential impact.
                                                        • Demonstrating knowledge of crisis management procedures and maintaining composure under pressure.
                                                        • Coordinating timely and efficient responses to unforeseen safety incidents to minimize potential impact7) Travel and Transportation:
                                                          • Travel to job sites frequently, which may involve driving to various locations.
                                                          • Ensure the availability and maintenance of a reliable transportation vehicle.8) Regulatory Compliance:
                                                            • Stay informed about local, state, and federal regulations and permits related to solar installations.
                                                            • Ensure all installations comply with relevant codes and standards.
                                                              • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Safety, Environmental Science, or a related field preferred.
                                                              • Must have OSHA 30
                                                              • Proven safety tech experience 2+ years preferred in construction industry preferrably Solar/Battery Storage
                                                              • 510 Preferred
                                                              • CPR/First Aid AED up to date
                                                              • Able to clearly communicate both in writing and verbally
                                                              • Experience in Safety Software/Program preferred - Procore or similar
                                                              • Road Warrior - Travel extensively and be onsite at all times
                                                              • Certification in Occupational Health and Safety (e.g., OHST, ASP) is a plus
                                                              • Proficient in safety management software and incident reporting tools
                                                              • Strong interpersonal and communication skills for effective collaboration with diverse stakeholders
                                                              • Demonstrated ability to conduct thorough safety inspections and accident investigations
                                                              • Knowledge of crisis management procedures and experience in coordinating emergency responses
                                                              • Familiarity with learning management systems for tracking employee safety training
                                                              • Ability to adapt to emerging technologies and industry best practices in occupational safety
                                                                Our Company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications for all positions equally without regard to their race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or any disability as defined in the Americans With Disabilities Act, or for any other reason protected by State and/or Federal law.PIa90404bc3240-31181-33834979

Keywords: AUI Partners, Fort Worth , Safety Technician, Engineering , Fort Worth, Texas

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