Safety Coordinator - 158
Dragados USA

Norfolk, Virginia

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Founded in 1941, Dragados is a primary construction arm of ACS Group, consistently ranked first overall on the Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top 250 International Contractors List. Dragados is an industry leader in delivering all types of major infrastructure projects and has a proven track record of completing some of the largest, most complex, and first-of-their kind projects in the U.S. and across the globe. In North America alone, Dragados has experience delivering more than $40 billion worth of major infrastructure projects within the last 10 years and is currently ranked #5 in transportation and #31 overall on ENR's 2022 Top 400 Contractors list.

The Hampton Roads Connector Partners JV (HRCP) consisting of VINCI Construction, Dragados, and Flatiron has been selected to construct the $3.3BN Design Build project -the largest civil construction contract ever awarded by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).

The project scope across a 9-mile section of the I-64 will include: a new 3.5-mile bridge-tunnel crossing that will accommodate a total of 8 lanes of capacity across the water, replacement of the existing marine approach bridges and the addition of a third lane on I-64 in each direction. The twin 45 diameter 1.5-mile tunnels will be bored by TBM, creating the second largest TBM tunnel opening for a TBM in North America.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Administer compliance with the safety program and lead accident prevention efforts to ensure company and project safety goals are met
  • Conduct site inspections of project work areas and equipment
  • Develop, organize, and implement safety related programs that meet company safety standards
  • Assist the investigation of accidents, determine root causes, and recommend corrective /preventive measures
  • Perform and document jobsite inspections and audits with a focus on hazard recognition and unsafe behaviors
  • Coordinate and conduct safety meetings/training programs to ensure effective communication amongst new and existing employees
  • Participate in regulatory agency inspections and investigations to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations
  • Carry out any other assigned tasks given by the Area Safety Manager or Area Project Manager

QUALIFICATIONS

Required
  • Bachelor's degree in Safety from an accredited institution or 1 year experience as a safety professional in the construction industry
Preferred
  • 2 years' construction safety experience in heavy construction (marine works, tunnel, or roadway)
  • OSHA 30 Hour Construction Safety Trained
  • Safety Trained Supervisor-Construction (STS-C) Certified, through the Board of Certified Safety Professionals
  • First aid/CPR/AED Certified
  • ASP, GSP, or CHST designation
  • Knowledge and understanding of OSHA Construction Standards, DOT Safety Standards, MUTCD standards, and other state and federal agency guidelines
  • Ability to recognize hazardous situations and make independent judgments concerning the general safety of workers
  • Team player with a professional image, capable of handling highly confidential information
  • Exercise excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment that may require long hours, including nights & weekends
  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs
  • Must be able to work in varied physical environments which include both indoor and outdoor work in the hot and cold
  • Demonstrate technical and analytical problem-solving skills
  • Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
Benefits:
  • Comprehensive compensation package
  • Health Insurance/Dental Insurance/Vision Insurance
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Wellness benefits & Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise; employment in this job is an "at will" employment relationship.

Dragados USA Inc is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


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