Safety Officer - Environmental Investigation

Health, Safety & Security United States West Chester, Pennsylvania Edison, New Jersey Hampton, Virginia


The Safety Officer is responsible for the day-to-day implementation of office and project specific Health and Safety Programs. Candidates should be comfortable hosting meetings and delivering training presentations.  The ideal candidate will have experience ensuring safe delivery of work in Federal, State, and Privately funded projects and working with multiple stakeholders, general contractors, trade specialists, and skilled labor. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Essential Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, plus minimum of 6 to 8 years related experience.
  • Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office Software Suite.
  • Experience performing in a construction safety position for a minimum of 5 continuous years.
  • Experience in environmental investigations, remediations, or similar HTRW (Hazardous, Toxic, & Radiological Wastes) projects
  • Familiarity with USACE EM 385-1-1.
  • Familiarity with Accident Prevention Plans and Site Safety & Health Plans
  • HAZWOPER Training (40 Hr., Supervisor, and current 8 Hr. Refresher)
  • OSHA Construction Safety (30 hr) training.
  • Must be certified in Red Cross First Aid, CPR, and Blood borne Pathogens (BBP).
  • Direct experience supporting high risk work such as: excavation, construction/heavy equipment, scaffolding, confined space entry, demolition, and similar activities.
Preferred Skills:
  • Experience supporting asbestos abatement projects is preferred.
  • Experience with electrical safety is desired.
  • Experience with worker exposure assessment and/or Industrial hygiene is desired.
  • BCSP Certification (CHST, ASP, CSP) is preferred, but not required.
  • DoD Security Secret Clearance or the ability to obtain one is preferred.

Expected Outcomes

  • Assist in development & delivery effective EHS training. 
  • Implement the Project Health & Safety Program and Assist the Regional Safety Manager (RSM) in implementing the Corporate Health & Safety Program.
  • Author and review safety plans, safe work procedures, task level risk assessments, etc. and arrange for review by the RSM prior to submittal to the Project Manager (PM) for approval.
  • Monitor office safety training needs, provide and/or assist RSM actively as lecturer in providing training.
  • Assist with Notice of Incident Report preparation, review and transmittal and mishap investigations in accordance with the Weston Mishap Management Program (MMP).
  • Conduct safety audits and manage corrective actions to closure and develop strategies for areas for improvement.
  • Facilitate timely incident investigations and creating lessons learned.

Salary Range: $56,200 - $75,000 - $93,600