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Chenega Corporation Occupational Health and Safety Manager in Quantico, Virginia



Company Job Title: Occupational Health and Safety Manager

Clearance: Secret

Location: Quantico, VA

Reports To: Program Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular


  • The Occupational Health and Safety Manager shall assist NAVFAC WASH field offices relating safety and health construction and/or design deficiencies during the review of ongoing construction projects and making recommendations for correcting or changing the criteria as applicable.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing and evaluating safety criteria applied to facilities construction.

  • Identify deficiencies, potential risks and hazards and ensure compliance with safety and health standards

  • Have knowledge of NAVFAC’s Electrical Safe procedures, Navy Crane standards and other Navy instructions

  • Makes recommendations to correct, eliminate or control the identified deficiencies and to ensure proper action is taken on recommendations

  • Assist with Identifying safety and health construction and/or design deficiencies during the review of ongoing construction projects and making recommendations for correcting or changing the criteria, if applicable

  • Provide information recommendations and guidance concerning application of safety/industrial health standards, regulations, practices, etc. in all work operations and situations

  • Provide information recommendations and guidance concerning application of safety/industrial health standards, regulations, practices, etc. in all work operations and situations

  • Provides safety assistance to customers when requested in relation to work being done by NAVFAC Washington

  • Plans and develops criteria covering Occupational Safety and Health controls, and changes in techniques for safety programs

  • Implementation of all site-specific safety plans; Review site-specific safety plans prepared by and for subcontractors

  • Conduct and document regular subcontractor safety meetings

  • Conduct regular safety inspections; Investigate all safety-related issues,

  • "stop work" orders, as appropriate, conduct root cause analysis of safety incidents, and implement corrective actions

  • Complete all safety-related reports and records;

  • Ensure all

necessary safety training for on-site employees, contractors, and subcontractors is carried out and that they have received applicable safety training

  • Coordinate all emergency safety and health plans and procedures, such as the following

  • Evacuation plans; HAZMAT records relevant to construction areas; Fire suppression; Rescue Services;

  • Facilitate all emergency service needs; Enforce OSHA and Corporate safety requirements;

  • Ensure that appropriate safety equipment is fully stocked and easily accessible for use.

  • Conduct inspections and surveys to uncover unsafe or unhealthful conditions and practices

  • Advises supervisors, and management officials concerning safety requirements (e.g. equipment guards), on causes of accidents, methods and techniques for preventing accidents, etc.

  • Conducts reviews of the methods and techniques used for preventing accidents, and to determine compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)

  • Investigate all complaints of unsafe/unhealthful working conditions and provide guidance in situations that can be corrected immediately.

  • Recommend interim measures necessary to reduce the hazard in situations requiring a

period of time for final resolution

  • Coordinate the safety training program for NAVFAC workers.

  • Investigate accidents involving lost time injuries and work-related illnesses to determine cause factors and make recommendations necessary to prevent recurrences

  • Have a working knowledge of the Navy’s shore facilities safety database, Enterprise Safety Applications Management System (ESAMS) or an equivalent

  • Investigate incidents involving damage to government property unsafe conditions created or unsafe practices committed by contractor personnel, which jeopardized government personnel or equipment and ensure that safe practices are followed. Investigate beneficial suggestions concerning safety/health problems and make recommendations as to the feasibility of adoption

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelors in Occupational Safety and Health from a credited university or 20 years of construction safety experience.

  • General experience and knowledge of:

  • Construction Quality Assurance program.

  • Army Corps of Engineer's safety program

  • An average of at least 24 hours of formal safety training each year for the past 5

years with training for competent person status for at least the following areas of

competency: (Cranes & Rigging); (Excavation); (Scaffolding); (Fall protection);

(Hazardous energy); (Confined space); (Health hazard recognition, evaluation and

control of chemical, physical and biological agents); (Personal protective equipment and clothing to include selection, use and maintenance).

  • Secret Clearance

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to manage a safety program with little or no supervision

  • able to conduct OSHA type inspections which included complaints, fatalities, catastrophes, and scheduled inspections

  • 20 Years construction safety experience or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and 5 years construction experience.

  • Specializing in industrial and construction process which included cranes/rigging and materials handling, back injury control and ergonomics, machine guarding, electrical surveys, accident investigation and interviewing techniques, trenching/excavation and soils analysis/protective system.

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Virginia-Quantico

Organization: Chenega Worldwide Support
Strategic Business Unit: Military Intelligence and Operations Support
Security Requirements: Secret
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Thomas Orner
Req ID: 2000002510