MSA is seeking aCertified Safety Professional to establish and promote the maintenance of a safe, accident-free work environment at the U.S. Government Accountability Office. The Safety Professional will provide safety leadership, ensure facility compliance with OSHA and corporate safety directives, implement and maintain a safety management system including understanding risks and opportunities, improve safety performance, and ensure facility safety policies and procedures are aligned with governmental regulations.
Self-motivated that can complete work assignments following through MSA’s and MSA’s clients’ directives. This role requires a moderate amount of travel.
Identify best practices and lead continuous improvement initiatives to reduce work process risks, raise safety awareness, and improve safe work practice.
Facilitate a work environment that supports a safe and healthy culture.
Conduct or coordinate safety-related worker training in areas such as hazard identification, hot work requirements, safety laws and regulations, the use of safety equipment, and other OSHA required training.
Plan and coordinate safety audits and facility inspections to identify and correct potential hazards and to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
Investigate industrial accidents, near-miss incidents, and occupational injuries to determine causes and install preventive measures.
Provide technical advice, coaching, guidance, and mentoring to employees on safety initiatives and necessary safety-related changes.
Work with managers, employees, bargaining unit representatives to ensure a compliant safety program with continuous improvement.
Develop, update, and recommend GAO safety programs, policies, and/or procedural changes to enhance organizational effectiveness or ensure legal compliance. This includes monitoring industry developments, trends, and legislation relating to safety.
Ensure that OSHA recordkeeping and reporting requirements are met.
Analyze and interpret safety, injury, and accident data for monthly reports to management and GAO partners with an emphasis on leading safety indicators to identify trends in safety performance.
Represent MSA with regulatory agencies, corporate, and government customers regarding safety matters.
Manage and maintain the safety department.
Develop, train and mentor department staff.
Bachelor’s degree in occupational safety, industrial hygiene, safety sciences, environmental health, or another related field with a minimum of 5 years of work experience in industrial safety. At least 1 of these years, must be managing a safety department with direct reports and budgetary responsibilities.
Professional Safety Certification.
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and computer knowledge. High level of effectiveness in a changing, fast-paced environment. Ability to work independently, take initiative, and make improvements to drive safety excellence and performance.
Functional and technical knowledge and skills of safety requirements and regulations with the ability to interpret and apply Federal OSHA and local codes to site-specific situations. Ability to maintain a professional attitude and defuse unsettled situations to create a positive safety culture.
Experience at a chemical and/or explosive facility and experience with government contracting desired.
Work as a very proactive Safety Professional.
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to effectively work both independently and as a part of the team.
Ability to learn new skills and apply them.
Ability to solve problems in a constructive manner, self-starter, professional work ethic, and good interpersonal skills.
Interface with other safety and health personnel.
Participate in the analysis of samples, as well as safety and health data, and develop recommended actions.
The desire for a candidate to have experience with implementing and maintaining a safety management system and working knowledge of hazards associated with explosives manufacturing, Governmental safety regulations, engineering standards, and incident command system.
*Applicants from any State are welcome to apply.
About McAfee Safety Analysis
McAfee Safety Analysis (MSA) is a full spectrum of Environmental, Health, Safety, and Quality firm. We provide a wide range of complete program life-cycle support and have assisted our clients to achieve superior performance in municipal, state, and federal regulatory compliance.
MSA specializes in program development and deployment for public and private sector clients in areas such as US DOD EM-385 training and compliance, US DOE Integrated Environmental, Health, and Safety Management System (ISMS); US OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP). and Quality Management System policies, procedures, and processes (NAVFAC and Corps of Engineers).