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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
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Location:
Louisville, Kentucky
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
Construction Safety
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Single site
Industry Segments:
Construction /Architecture, Environmental Services
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Safety Specialist II

Overview:
With 30 years of experience, Charah Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of environmental and maintenance services to the power generation industry, with operations in coal-fired and nuclear power generation sites across the country. Based in Louisville, Kentucky, Charah Solutions assists utilities with all aspects of managing and recycling ash byproducts generated from the combustion of coal in the production of electricity as well as routine power plant maintenance and outage services for coal and nuclear energy providers. The company also designs and implements solutions for ash pond management and closure, landfill construction, fly ash and slag sales, and structural fill projects.

We pride ourselves on making things happen. Our positions require passionate individuals who demonstrate initiative, take ownership, and exhibit a high level of personal leadership, conviction and spirit of innovation. 

Charah Solutions offers:
Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, Company Paid Short- & Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401(k) with Company Contribution After 1 Year, Paid Time Off, Incredible Safety Record, and Well-Maintained Equipment.

This position is responsible for enforcing health and safety guidelines, policies, and procedures within the workplace. 

Responsibilities:

  • Promote a safe workplace without risk to health
  • Ensure the workplace satisfies health and safety requirements
  • Proactive prevention and precautions against, or adequate control of, exposure to hazardous substances, and danger from flammable, explosive, electrical, noise, radiation and manual handling risks
  • Investigate accidents, injuries, or occupational diseases to determine causes and preventable measures
  • Report or review findings from accident investigations and facilities inspections
  • Provide weekly reports on activities and observations
  • Inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance
  • Work with the Safety Manager to conduct or coordinate worker training in areas such as safety laws and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring, and use of safety equipment
  • Interview employers and employees to obtain information about work environments and workplace incidents
  • Communicates safety policies with customers
  • Act as safety resource contact for site managers on multiple projects / jobs
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • A valid driver’s license required
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree in safety related program preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience in safety and/or compliance functions required
  • Prior experience in ash management, waste, civil-type construction or related environment preferred
  • OSHA 510 certification required
  • A familiarity with OSHA 1926 standards and requirements
  • A working knowledge of heavy equipment and excavation safety
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Position requires honesty, dependability, and ability to be relied upon, responsible, and fulfill obligations

Work Environment & Conditions:

  • Ability to use electronic equipment such as computer, cell phone and handheld radio for communication with supervisors and co-workers
  • This position requires a flexible work schedule: nights, weekends and holidays
  • Must be able to climb, maintain body equilibrium, reach, grasp, bend and walk/stand/sit for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to hear and see naturally or with correction
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Be subject to loud noises
  • Be subject to atmospheric conditions - one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odor, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation
  • This position requires working in the internal and external environment
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Ability to work under pressure with time constraints in a changing environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate

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