Current Openings

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Employee Health and Safety Coordinator – City of Renton

Job Description

In addition to the salary posted, the City provides 4% of the salary that is contributed to the employee’s deferred compensation retirement savings plan. 


SUMMARY:
The City has an exciting opportunity to collaborate with a variety of city teams in the coordination of the employee’s COVID response and return to work protocols. This is a full-time, limited-term position scheduled to last for a two year period. Perform technical, analytical, educational, and professional tasks in the City’s effort to reduce the risk of exposure of COVID-19 and other public health risks in the workplace. Work is performed independently and as part of a team. Tasks are completed with general guidelines and require some independent judgment. Contribute to the City’s vision, mission, and goals in the performance of all job duties.
 
About the City of Renton:
The City of Renton embraces a diverse and inclusive workforce and prides itself on promoting collaboration and teamwork in a positive environment while providing high quality services to the community.
 
Renton, with a population of 107,100 (2021), is located on the southeast shore of Lake Washington, just south of Seattle. Renton’s strong economic base, diverse marketplace and favorable business climate have attracted the attention of nationally recognized companies that are providing employees and their families an outstanding quality of life. Renton is the home of Boeing, PACCAR, IKEA, and the Seattle Seahawks.
 
The city encourages people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans.

SUPERVISION:

Reports To:  Risk Manager
Supervises:  None

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Research and maintain knowledge of the most current guidelines and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent (CDC) and Washington Department of Health, King County, Washington Labor & Industries, and other authorities, with regard to Covid and other public health related matters.
  • Advise leadership on Covid and other public health related matters, as needed.
  • Maintain, recommend, and update the City’s COVID related policies and procedures.
  • Assist all levels of leadership with exposure, workplace contact tracing and positive case management; maintain any tracking, if applicable. Provide approved procedure information, making resource referrals, as appropriate;  providing insight on status of employee quarantine or isolation to manager, and/or HRRM, as appropriate.
  • Answer supervisor and individual employee questions regarding Covid and other public health related matters and serve as a resource and support.  
  • Provide communication and education regarding compliance, PPE, and regulations; to include evaluation of current trends and safety measures; maintain mandatory signage, when required.
  • Prepare and provide regular and special notifications, including internal notification with unions, employees and external communication with King County Public health, if required.
  • Maintain current employee vaccination verification records, adhering to applicable privacy laws.
  • Work closely with HR team to support Workers’ Compensation COVID claims.
  • Plan with and coordinate city’s “re-opening” team to include precautions related to safety/health/COVID in the on-site workplace.
  • Provide information and resources for employees on the city’s internal website.
  • Manage vaccination/weekly testing program, if mandated.
  • Oversee and lead changes to the “Lobby Hub” services to the public, as appropriate, to include coordination of staffing.
  • Assist departments with public facing plans, events and services, as they relate to COVID and other public health concerns; refer public inquiries to the appropriate source.
  • Monitor for and share current and future grant opportunities related to COVID.
  • May assist the Communications division with public facing communications related to COVID and city operations; as appropriate.
  • Contribute to an environment of teamwork and respect.
  • Foster a culture of equity and inclusion by recognizing the diverse needs and perspectives of groups and individuals.
  • Remain current with relevant technological advancements as it relates to field.
  • Maintain regular, reliable, and punctual attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • May be assigned to support City priorities during emergencies.

 EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associate’s degree or any combination equivalent to college-level course work in public health, industrial hygiene, business, human resources, emergency management, education and/or employee safety, and
  • 2 years of public or private health or safety experience; 
  • Or a bachelor’s degree in any field;
  • Or 4 years relevant education and experience.
  • Successful passing of a required background check.  

 COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing.
  • Customer service focus.
  • Ability to handle confidential information and follow HIPAA regulations.
  • Build collaborative relationships.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Anticipate problems and develop contingency plans.
  • Show initiative while performing job tasks.
  • Remain flexible to changing priorities.
  • Determine priorities, make difficult decisions, and take prompt action.
  • Positive interactions with all individuals.
  • Commitment to racial, social and economic equity issues and working effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Meet deadlines and respond timely to achieve common goals.
  • Be cognizant of the attitudes, feelings or circumstances of others and aware of influence of one’s own behavior on them.
  • Work effectively and collaboratively with others to achieve common goals.
  • Conflict-resolution skills.

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Operate a computer and other office equipment.
  • Potential to perform field work.
  • Communicate with City employees and community members.

 WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • 90% of work is performed in an office environment and 10% is performed outdoors in all weather conditions, and involves moving throughout the facility and community.
  • Limited work during the evening and/or weekend hours, as needed.

 Approved reasonable accommodation requests will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.Selection Procedure

Telework Program
The City of Renton supports workers performing in a hybrid capacity (partial telework/in-office) where job responsibilities can be performed remotely. This position may be eligible for a telework arrangement, working certain days/times remotely, based on the operational needs of the City and specific Department.  Regardless of job title or telework arrangement, City of Renton employees must reside in Washington State and within a reasonable distance to their worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.

The City of Renton is dedicated to building an inclusive, informed city with opportunities for all.  In alignment with that goal, the City has adopted an anonymous application process that prevents hiring managers from seeing personal identifiers, including candidates’ names, addresses, and other similar information.  This eliminates the possibility of unintentional or implicit bias during the screening of applications.  For that reason, you will not have the ability to attach any documents to your application, including a cover letter or resume.  Please make sure to submit a complete, detailed, and updated job application.    
 
Communication from the City of Renton:
We primarily communicate via e-mail during the application process. E-mails from rentonwa.gov and/or governmentjobs.com should be placed on your safe domain list to ensure you receive notifications in a timely manner. As a precaution, you may also want to check your junk e-mail folders.

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/rentonwa/jobs/3445060/employee-health-and-safety-coordinator?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Safety Manager – Seattle, WA

 DPR Construction is seeking an experienced Safety Manager to be based in the Seattle area. This individual will implement DPR’s environmental health and safety plan (EHSP) and related programs at assigned construction project(s). The Safety Manager will work with our project management team and subcontractors to recognize and address potential hazards before they exist and ensure compliance with our EHSP utilizing behavior-based safety techniques. Responsibilities will include but may not be limited to the following: 

  • • Lead and live DPR’s injury-free environment culture. 
  • • Identify safety training needs and provide safety training as appropriate. 
  • • Shepherd and develop career path safety coordinator(s). 
  • • Coach DPR/sub management on safety leadership and management practices. 
  • • Provide trending analysis for project data on a weekly, monthly, and/or quarterly basis. 
  • • Foster the development of safety programs and protocols. 
  • • Develop and blend site-specific safety plan(s) that incorporates both DPR’s and our core market customers’ safe work practices. 
  • • Assist with the continual development of new methods for abating hazards. 
  • • Perform regular Jobsite safety audits of worksite activities. Share findings, corrective actions, and corrective plans with DPR project management. 
  • • When necessary, utilize every resource necessary, including escalation, to ensure an injury-free environment. 
  • • Help monitor the subcontractor selection process and adherence to established environmental safety and health guidelines. 
  • • Measure team engagement regarding safety management practices. 
  • • Maintain regional safety files such as safety training documentation participating in updates to our EHSP, applicable medical certifications, environmental testing, and special associated training, investigation reports including RCA’s, near misses, close calls, injury summaries, leading indicator data and other safety and health documentation. 
  • • Collaborate on subcontractor project onboarding (pre-construction meetings, review site-specific safety plan, and job hazard analysis (JHA), review training requirements, orientation). 
  • • Collect and review pre-task plans and provide feedback for improvement. 
  • • Conduct daily documented safety inspections/audits. 
  • • Assist/conduct safety orientations for all on-site employees. 
  • • Conduct weekly mass safety meetings. 
  • • Conduct incident investigations as needed. 
  • • Interact with client safety representative. 
  • • Maintain safety documentation and posting. 
  • • Maintain safety supplies inventory. 
  • • Maintain and manage COVID response items. 

Qualifications: 

We are looking for a flexible, detail-oriented team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks, produce quality work, and consistently meet deadlines. The successful candidate will possess: 

  • • High rise post tensioned concrete experience required 
  • • Tower crane experience highly preferred 
  • • Minimum 3 years’ experience on construction sites. 
  • • Train-the-trainer, and other activity-specific certifications preferred. 
  • • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite. 
  • • Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills. 
  • • Degree in safety management or CHST certification preferred. 
  • • Ability to identify and resolve complex issues. 
  • • Ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment. 
  • • A strong work ethic and a “can-do,” “let’s find a solution” attitude. 
  • • Competent person training, including training in fall protection, scaffolding, excavation & trenching. 
  • • OSHA 30 and/or 510 certification within the last 3 years. 
  • • CPR/first aid/AED current. 
  • • English and Spanish speaking skills are preferred. 

DPR has been nationally recognized for its strong company culture, based on a well-defined purpose “We Exist to Build Great Things,” and four core values: integrity, enjoyment, uniqueness and ever forward. A flat, title-less organization that empowers people at all levels to make decisions, DPR ranked on FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for five consecutive years. For more information, visit http://www.dpr.com. 

Apply online at, https://mydpr.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/11212017/job/Seattle-WA/Site-Safety-Manager_JR-04731

Site Safety Manager

 WHY JOIN BALLARD MARINE CONSTRUCTION? 

Ballard Marine Construction is a specialty marine and underwater contractor based in Washougal, WA, with regional offices and projects throughout North America. 

Why join Ballard? It’s simple. Our projects are as diverse as our culture is collaborative. The Site Safety Manager isn’t pigeon-holed as “Safety.” They are integral to the team and participate from the outset by preparing our team members for success. “Get the job done!” is a reality at Ballard. But we do it with Quality, Efficiency, and Safety sharing equal value. Basically, we “get the job done” well and safely.” Family-owned and team-run, you’ll get the opportunity to do all that you can and want to do, with tons of room for professional growth. It’s really that simple. You want to work here. Really. 

Position Summary: The Site Safety Manager will be responsible for the overall safety and health management of project personnel and contractors in compliance with company and client safety policies and programs. This position involves the tracking of metrics, directing the Site Safety Leads, coordinating Contractors, and oversight of the LBD Safety Management System. 

The Site Safety Manager will coordinate the onsite Safety Leads, develop programs, support the Project Management Team’s Safety Management Program, assist site management and supervisory personnel with inspections, incident recordkeeping and investigation, tracking and reporting of safety performance indicators, and identification and correction of hazardous conditions and behaviors. This position will report directly to Ballard’s onsite Project Safety Manager for site safety, health, environmental, and compliance needs and will report indirectly to Ballard’s Western Region Safety Manager for safety performance updates, corrective actions, safety initiatives, and support. 

Ideal Candidate: 

Qualities: 

  • • Maintain a courteous and professional manner with co-workers, the client, regulators, and members of the public. 
  • • The ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. 
  • • Possess a strong attention to detail and superior organizational and time management skills. 
  • • Highly self-motivated with the ability to self-manage. 
  • • Willing and able to work on a typical construction schedule as an exempt employee. 
  • • Possess a strong desire to help people by creating and continuously improving a safe work environment with the ability to establish relationships and achieve desired results. 
  • • Willingness and ability to work in a team environment and assist co-workers with other duties as required. 
  • • Empathy – You wouldn’t have read this far if empathy wasn’t part of your DNA. 

Education & Certifications: 

  • • Degree in occupational safety or industrial hygiene with focus on construction, preferred. 
  • • CHST preferred. 
  • • OSHA 30-hour training required. 
  • • CPR, AED, First Aid Certification (trainer preferred) 

Experience: 

  • • Minimum five (5) years of safety-related experience in the construction or marine industries; or equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • • Prior work history as a commercial diver, or in a position with safety oversight of commercial diving operations subject to ADCI and/or USCG standards preferred 

Responsibilities: 

  • • Assist onsite management and supervisory personnel with safety and health compliance through education, training, auditing and implementation of company compliance initiatives and programs. 
  • • Manage site safety staff. This include scheduling, evaluations, data collection and communication, and serve as Safety Lead as necessary to relieve staff. 
  • • Complete and manage all aspects of site-specific health and safety documentation, record keeping and retention and may assist with HR paperwork as needed. 
  • • Chair the site Safety Committee. Administer the site Safety Committee meetings, track actions for follow-up and documentation. 
  • • Perform safety observations daily and throughout working shifts and providing project management and frontline personnel with recommendations for safety performance improvements and compliance. 
  • • Liaison with Contractors to ensure timely submittal of contract and compliance documents. 
  • • Strive to develop and maintain a positive safety culture onsite and develop positive working relationships with all levels of employees and contractors. 
  • • Attend and often lead toolbox meetings and provide relevant safety information for weekly training sessions. 
  • • Prepare and present weekly site safety meetings. 
  • • Assist with the development and distribution of safety publications and literature, including maintaining and updating the project’s Health and Safety Plan. 
  • • Conduct periodic in-depth compliance audits of work areas and operations, documenting findings and working with project management to set appropriate timelines to address deficiencies. Track resolution of action items and report to the Site Management Team. 
  • • Manage all site safety training requirements for project personnel. 
  • • Coordinate Contractor conflict and resolve issues of overlap. 
  • • Conduct incident investigations and root cause analysis following any incidents involving project personnel, equipment or subcontractors. 
  • • Perform injury and incident management, which will include direct communication and participation with the Safety Manager for Workers Compensation claims administration. 
  • • Other duties as assigned. 

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

  • • May supervise project safety officers or interns as delegated by the Regional HSE Manager. 

Physical Demands / Working Environment: 

  • • Ability to remain out of doors for long periods of time in various seasons and conditions. 
  • • Work will take place around water; working on small vessels and barges off and near shore. 
  • • Ability to climb ladders, work at heights, walk and stand on uneven surfaces, ride or work from a barge, pier, vessel, etc. 
  • • Ability to sit, stand, kneel, squat, push, pull, etc. for varying amounts of time. 
  • • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds for short distances. 
  • • Ability to wear personal protective clothing and equipment including, but not limited to, respirators and fall protection. 
  • • Applicants must have dependable transportation and be capable of flight on various types of aircraft 

Benefits: 

Ballard offers a comprehensive benefits package and provides a culture that values opportunities for growth, development, and internal promotion. Benefits include employer-paid medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, PTO, 401K Plan with employer match, paid holidays, and so much more!! 

EEO Statement:

Ballard Marine Construction, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Reasonable accommodation will be considered for qualified individuals with a disability if it does not create an undue hardship for the Company, consistent with the ADA as amended. 

Job Type: Exempt 

Here’s the link to our careers page if that helps – https://tfc-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=739&company_id=17356&version=2&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992366&level=levelid1&levelid1=36333&startflag=2

HSE Project Lead

WHY JOIN BALLARD MARINE CONSTRUCTION? 

Ballard Marine Construction is a specialty marine and underwater contractor based in Washougal, WA, with regional offices and projects throughout North America. 

Why join Ballard? It’s simple. Our projects are as diverse as our culture is collaborative. The HSE Lead isn’t pigeon-holed as “Safety”. They are integral to the team and participate from the outset by preparing our team members for success. “Get the job done!” is a reality at Ballard. But we do it with Quality, Efficiency and Safety sharing equal value. Basically, we “get the job done” well and safely.” Family owned and team run, you’ll get the opportunity to do all that you can and want to do, with tons of room for professional growth. It’s really that simple. You want to work here. Really. 

Position Summary: 

Every project requires preparation and execution. The HSE Project Lead will serve the region in support of the construction and rehabilitation work we do for utilities, cities, the military and a raft of diverse clients. Whether the work is topside or diving, you’ll use your problem-solving acumen to provide guidance to the team on its safe completion. 

Under the direct supervision of Ballard’s NW Regional HSE Manager, the Project HSE Lead is responsible for facilitating all aspects of safety and health on a critical project. This position will work closely with the Area HSE Lead, project managers, and other key jobsite personnel. 

This position will support Ballard’s complex construction work on the Lower Baker Dam, nestled at the foothills of the Northern Washington Cascade Mountains near Burlington, Washington, and will remain dedicated to this multi-year project for the duration. 

Ideal Candidate: 

Qualities: 

  • • Service – Is your hallmark! We are a team that values collaboration and contribution. 
  • • Problem solving – We are not a department of “NO!” rather the facilitators of “YES!” 
  • • Detail oriented – You understand the big picture and yet pay close attention to your surroundings and follow through, especially when that includes asking for help. 
  • • Organized – You can stay focused on multiple tasks, while using your time, energy, mental capacity effectively and efficiently. 
  • • Judgement – You have the ability to see what is going right and what is going wrong. You proactively address concerns and communicate appropriately. 
  • • Communication – You easily connect with the crews in the field and in training. You can conduct meetings, help clients understand our “why”, and set the bar for the word, professional. 
  • • Analytical – You can assess situations and are familiar with incident investigations and reporting. 
  • • Empathy – You wouldn’t have read this far if empathy wasn’t part of your DNA. 

Education & Certifications: 

  • • OSHA 30hr-Construction required 
  • • Competent Person certifications strongly preferred (construction-related) 

Experience: 

  • • Familiar with understanding project work plans, drawings and technical plans and applying them to daily hazard analysis and inspection tasks. 
  • • Familiar with state and federal standards and able to reference, interpret and implement applicable standards. 
  • • Conducts safety meetings and speaks publicly to project and client personnel. 
  • • Conducts investigations, root cause analysis, identify and implement corrective actions, and produce appropriate reporting and documentation. 

Responsibilities: 

  • • Works full time on assigned project site. 
  • • Develops and maintains project-specific HASP, AHA, EMP and monitors adherence/efficacy of plans. 
  • • Performs daily hazard hunts and addresses employee observations. 
  • • Maintains project safety information, documents, and metrics. 
  • • Provides and assures appropriate inspection and maintenance of safety supplies and equipment on project. 
  • • Conducts incident/injury intervention, escorting injured worker to medical care as required. 
  • • Conducts incident investigations and reporting, implements corrective actions to address investigation findings. 
  • • Communicates with Area HSE Lead and Regional HSE Manager to provide updates and seek support where needed. 
  • • Tracks, trends, and documents project safety performance metrics. 
  • • Is expected, and has the authority to stop unsafe actions and behaviors on the project site. 

Physical Demands / Working Environment: 

  • • Working outdoors in various temperatures and conditions. 
  • • Wears various PPE (respirators, fall protection, etc.). 
  • • Will travel on various land, water, and aircraft. 
  • • Will sit and stand for several hours at a time. 
  • • Lifting, climbing, pulling, pushing, squatting for various periods of time. 

Benefits: 

Ballard offers a comprehensive benefits package and provides a culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion. Benefits include employer paid medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, PTO, 401K Plan with employer match, paid holidays, and so much more!! 

EEO Statement: 

Ballard Marine Construction, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status. A reasonable accommodation will be considered for qualified individuals with a disability if it does not create an undue hardship for the Company, consistent with the ADA as amended. 

Job Type: Non-exempt 

To Apply: https://tfc-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=733&company_id=17356&version=2&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992366&level=levelid1&levelid1=36333&startflag=2