Site Safety & Health Officer, 1367

Location West Palm Beach, FL
Date Posted June 8, 2018
Category Commercial/Residential
Job Type Full-Time


A global construction firm is currently seeking a Site Safety & Health Officer (SSHO) to support their Army Corp of Engineers projects. Thess projects consist of diverting water flow, demolition of an existing structure, heavy earthwork, steel erection, underground piping, and concrete pours.

The SSHO will be responsible for maintaining a safe work environment. They are responsible for ensuring all OSHA and EM 385 guidelines are being followed on the project. The SSHO will communicate with the Project Manager, subcontractors, and the Army Corp, as it relates to health and safety.

-Qualified Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years experience as a Safety Professional
-Candidates must have worked on large civil or earthwork project in the last 5 years (project must have included most of the following: Crane activity, Coffer Dams, Excavation, Concrete, Reinforcing Steel, Water control structures is a plus, Army Corp is a plus)
-Must have excellent computer skills
-Excellent verbal & written communication skills required
-USACE experience or similar government experience is highly preferred.
-Must have the ability to read and interpret construction specifications and blueprints.
-Must have strong working knowledge of construction trades means, methods, equipment and tools.
-Ability to deal with a variety of people in a professional, courteous manner, in diversified situations is required.
– Must have a valid state driver's license.
-OSHA 30 hour required (OSHA 500 is a plus)
-Must have a working knowledge of Safety and Health Requirements Manual EM 385 (Army Corp of NAVFAC)
– Must have 8 hours Continued Education each year for past 4 years.
-Must be a competent person in the following, based on knowledge, experience, and training:
*Fall Protection
*Confined Space
*Excavation & Trenching
*Hazardous Energy Control, (LOTO)
*Rigging cranes
***Or OSHA 500

Why this opportunity?

-Opportunity to work on large USACE projects
-Job Stability- they have a strong presence on the South Florida everglades restoration program and win more work than any of their competitors.
-They have a lot of long term/ 30+ year employees. They keep their employees and promote from within. The President of the company started as a skilled laborer in the field.
-Vehicle, Fuel Card, and Housing allowance for candidates that live 50+ miles away
-They are part of a multi billion dollar global company, which gives employees a great deal of opportunity for advancement.

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email accommodation@aerotek .com for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

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