Job Details

Safety Specialist

Safety & Health  Remington, VA  Posted: 1/14/2022
Job Description

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Job Category:

Safety & Health


Up to 5 months

About BHI Energy
BHI Energy is a broad umbrella organization with a complete service offering that covers all facets of Power Generation through the entire Electrical Delivery system. For over 40 years, our diverse services have been focused on multiple end markets, united by our level of service and quality, our unique partnership approach to our customer relationships, and our internal culture of how we interact with and support each other. To learn more about us, go to

BHI Energy provides competitive compensation & benefits, career advancement opportunities and a great work culture!

Job Summary

BHI Energy is looking for a GSP Safety Specialist to work the nightshift position at Ladysmith and Remington Power Station.   This role works as a liaison to Project Management in a team environment to help the project reach its safety goals. This role represents the owner at the project site(s) during project execution(s


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Sets the standard so that the project team sees safety as an imperative which cannot be sacrificed.
  • Ensure contractors comply with all OSHA regulation, all other state/federal regulations, and Safety Terms and Conditions.
  • Provide expert knowledge in applicable Federal, State and Local regulations and codes and advise management regarding the impact to the project.
  • Ensure new contractor hires are orientated to safety compliance expectations, and periodically audit the required documentation.
  • Provide training on safety orientations as needed to on-site personnel.
  • Ensure that the following material is available and on site: Contractor Yellow Book, the applicable legislation and regulations, site safety inspection forms, observation forms, safety plans, etc.
  • Develop and maintain emergency action plan incident response matrix including internal project stakeholders to be contacted following an incident.
  • Respond to safety concerns that are communicated and follow up with reporting individuals, such as emphasis on LOTO, Power Generation 5, and Mission Zero.
  • Perform safety audits and inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance.
  • For Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health items stop the activity immediately and call the contractors safety team to take care of the issue in the manner prescribed contractually.
  • Participate in the investigation of incidents to determine root cause, and issue and follow up on corrective actions as needed.
  • Manage and issue to management any safety injuries/illnesses/vehicle incidents/property damage reports, as well as any known revisions to safety standards.
  • Take part in project safety calls to discuss project parameters and review any incidents that have occurred as needed.
  • Inspect safety paperwork in the field such as vehicle inspections, confined space permits, excavation permits, crane lift plans, and operator certifications as needed.
  • Attend contractors Pre-Job Briefs to audit for quality as needed.
  • Provide support to the project by maintaining a visible presence to the field performing site visits to the entire project.
  • The Safety Specialist is expected to maintain a physical presence in the field for at least 80% of the duration of the workday and address issues as they arise with the contractor and project management team.

Job Requirements


Qualifications / Education / Experience

The ideal candidate will have the following:


Mandatory Qualifications 

Bachelor's in Safety or a closely related field with a minimum of 5 years of large project experience in a construction safety environment.

Current OSHA 500 training course designation and five years of experience as the lead safety professional.

CHST designation & four years construction safety experience as the lead professional. 


Preferred Qualifications:

1-3 years of experience serving in the role of an owner's safety representative.

1-3 years of experience in a utility/industrial environment.

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