Ensure compliance with all federal, state, county, local, company and site-specific regulations, policies and procedures concerning health, safety and industrial hygiene through education, training, managing various programs and activities, auditing and implementing corrective and improvement measures as required. Additionally, responsible for attaining and retaining VPP Star classification and the administration of security programs for the protection of personnel and company assets. Provide technical assistance to the site regarding Safety/Industrial Hygiene issues, security, emergency response, process safety management, federal, state and local safety regulations and construction safety. Familiar with and ensures compliance with applicable government and industry safety standards, to include 29 CFR 1926 construction and 29 CFR 1910. Develop comprehensive site safety plans and procedures. Ensure the execution of the site safety training plan. Supervise the VPP Coordinator and attainment of related certification criteria. Familiar with and uses applicable equipment; to include, but not limited to: four gas testing equipment, noise level monitors & H2S monitors. Conduct heavy equipment audits (cranes, drotts, etc.). Conduct worksite audits and inspections to ensure compliance with all Company and site Safety Programs, as well as applicable government and industry regulations. Participate in emergency response activities to include, but not limited to: firefighting, hazmat, ICS, rescue. Plan and conduct emergency response tabletop & field exercises. Participate on Refinery Safety Committees. Responsible for execution of site Contractor Safety program to include site specific orientation. Manage Medical Surveillance program. Develop safety topics, conduct safety meetings, and train others to lead safety meetings. Administer the Industrial Hygiene program, to include atmospheric monitoring for potential airborne exposures to chemicals, notification to employees and contractors of sampling results, annual testing and surveillance programs. Conduct incident and accident investigations and train others in this discipline.
Bachelor of Science in Safety/Science required; equivalent related experience considered in lieu of degree. Professional safety certification (CSP, ASP, OSHT, etc.) or ability to achieve certification required. A minimum of 8 years of safety experience with a portion of that experience in the refinery/petrochemical/chemical industry required. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal interaction skills. High awareness of time management and organizational skills. Exhibit flexibility and ability to work in a team environment. Additional specialized or technical courses or training may be necessary or helpful.
WHEN A HIGHER LEVEL POSITION EXISTS CANDIDATES WITH GREATER QUALIFICATIONS MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION.
NuStar L.P. - 16 months ago