Construction Safety Officer

We are seeking a detail-oriented, thorough, and organized safety officer to join our growing team. In this position, you will play a key role in ensuring all projects comply with local, state, and federal health and safety guidelines and procedures. The safety officer is responsible for implementing the safety plan of the company / project. You will ensure the safety of all employees, make sure all projects are up to code, and provide advice and recommendations for safety improvements.



Safety Officer Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct daily environmental and safety audits

  • Inspect and examine all health and safety related complaints, workplace accidents, outbreaks of diseases, the spill of hazardous toxins or poison

  • Search for physical, biological, and chemical workplace hazards

  • Investigate the construction site to ascertain equipment, production, and material processes do not pose a safety or health hazard to employees, work guests, and the general public

  • Create, evaluate, and implement health and safety programs and strategies

  • Work closely with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

  • Write daily safety and health reports or injury logs and ensure they are completed and submitted to relevant government agencies

  • Train and advice employers and all relevant stakeholders on issues of workplace safety and environmental protection

  • Creating different frameworks that will reduce accidents and improve workplace safety

  • Verify the adequacy and safety of all work proposed tools and equipment

  • Review and approve all subcontractors’ safety plans

  • Train and run drills and exercise with workers on how to manage an emergency situation.

  • Responsible for completing and maintaining the OSHA 300 forms

Requirements

  • Ability to communicate excellently in both oral and written format

  • Strong listening skills to be able to get valuable information from employees

  • Profound knowledge of industry standards and regulations (OSHA)

  • Good organizational and record-keeping abilities – the ability to maintain good record of all safety-related activities

  • Profound knowledge of company project work. This will assist the construction safety officer to design and implement effective safety solutions

  • Good team player, Self-confident, motivated, and independent individual

  • OSHA 10 and 30-hour certification and OSHA OTI Certification

Miami, FL