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Safety Specialist

Kansas City, MO · Construction/Facilities
Join the TeleSolv Consulting Team on our mission to provide quality and unparalleled service to our clients. We are a growing organization that provides a variety of professional and administrative services to public and private organizations with global operations. Our company has an immediate opening for an experienced Safety Specialist to work on a multi-year contract for our government client in Kansas City, MO.
 
About TeleSolv:

Rated in the top 1000 business in 2019 by Inc.com. Since its founding in 2000, TeleSolv Consulting has been committed to helping organizations solve complex problems. Our solutions integrate sound management principles with the most appropriate technologies to assist senior executives in effectively managing programmatic, schedule, and technical risks.
technical managers, business managers, and government staff.


TeleSolv Consulting offers excellent compensation, training, advancement opportunities, and exceptional benefits including PTO, sick leave, up to 11 paid federal holidays, medical, dental, vision, company paid life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, employee assistance program, matching 401(k) plan, and more.

The Safety Specialist shall provide support and assistance in:

Duties / Responsibilities:
  • Develops, maintains, coordinates, and evaluates comprehensive safety and occupational health programs.
  • Provides technical assistance to plan, direct, coordinate, review and evaluate safety, health and accident activities for GSA controlled buildings having a variety of occupancy types and encompass a wide range of organizational echelons.
  • Participates in developing and establishing national policy and procedures by reviewing and evaluating policies and programs. Provides concise technical guidance that accurately identifies areas that require improvement.
  • Develops safety and occupational health standards and operating guides not available from national engineering sources and coordinates these standards with recognized authorities.
  • Develops safety training courses for various organizational groups. Develops and/or selects training materials, provides criteria, and selects technical personnel as may be required for instructors.
  • Reviews accident reports submitted by components of GSA and coordinates these reports with the initiating office and the employee's supervisor to assure the completeness, accuracy, time lost, and to assure effective investigative and corrective (preventive) measures are taken.
  • Conducts branch statistical activity and is responsible for data collection and development of statistical analysis for accident and injury reports, inspections and/or surveys. Responsible for interpreting this statistical data and making appropriate program adjustments.
  • Plans, coordinates, and conducts program surveys. Quality audits of GSA contractor performed surveys are also performed as directed.
  • Develops, reviews, and coordinates written reports for all surveys.
  • Coordinates recommendations with all applicable persons to ensure items requiring correction receive appropriate response.
  • Serves as the Regional Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Committee Executive Secretary. Plans, develops and records OSH Committee meetings and activities. Supervises, coordinates, and maintains records of the activities and membership of the GSA Establishment Level OSH Committees throughout the region.
  • Applies knowledge to evaluate safety and occupational health programs for employees engaged in diverse operations that include high hazard, high risk occupations having potential for injury, death, and which expose employees to hazardous physical agents, chemicals and processes.
Minimum Requirements:
  • U.S. Citizen.
  • Active Public Trust clearance, or the ability to obtain and maintain one.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in biology, chemistry, industrial hygiene, safety, or other related science.
  • Seven (7) years of experience in the safety and health field with knowledge and experience in the following areas:
    • Expert knowledge of national safety and occupational health laws, policies, regulations, and standards, operational directives, and methodologies, and objectives, sufficient to plan, develop, and implement region wide programs.
    • Knowledge of developments in new and changing industries and industrial processes involving high hazard risks to workers (i.e., asbestos, radon, noise, PCB's, chemicals, and machinery) to advise, counsel and assist Federal managers in modifying their programs, methodologies, standards or regulations, criteria and policies to assure maximum protection to workers.
    • Knowledge of and skill in communication sufficient to represent the agency at conferences and meetings with Federal agencies and committees, employer/employee groups, unions, national industry organizations, interagency and special interest groups concerning program objectives and policies, special problems, and issues.
    • Practical knowledge of the techniques and procedures applied by practitioners in the several safety and occupational health specialty areas (i.e., fire prevention and related engineering techniques, industrial hygiene) sufficient to review, evaluate, and advise on a range of safety and occupational health activities.
    • Knowledge of general and specialized industrial practices, methods and techniques sufficient to develop safety and occupational health surveillance programs and activities and to modify or develop appropriate methodologies, standards, and guidelines.
  • Possess a current certificate as an Asbestos Inspector from the State of Missouri (or the ability to earn one within 90 days of start).
  • COVID-19 vaccination unless an approved medical or religious exemption is granted.
Preferred Requirements:
  • One (1) year of experience with a government agency or a government contractor.
  • One (1) year of experience with Google Office tools (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Mail, etc.).
  • One (1) year of demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
TeleSolv Consulting is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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