Solar technology has been around for decades, so why has the industry recently exploded? Solar costs less than traditional utility power providing immediate and long-term cost savings yielding it to be one of the fastest-growing industries in the nation.
Harvest Solar, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is a Michigan-based company that provides cost-effective renewable energy for agriculture, commercial, and utility customers yielding more energy independence by utilizing solar energy. With in-house design, engineering, installation, and manufacturing, Harvest Solar is a pivotal turnkey operation that believes in expanding energy independence today to achieve a sustainable future for tomorrow.
We believe in energy independence and a sustainable future for our children and grandchildren. Our purpose is to empower people to create and use renewable energy by providing them with the best‐in‐class service, products, and experience.
We are seeking a Safety Professional responsible for site specific safety and environmental compliance with Harvest and customer requirements. This role will travel 100% of the time working closely with onsite Harvest Solar project management, customer’s Safety representative, and subcontractors to ensure all work is completed to established requirements. The role reports to the Safety and Quality Superintendent located at our headquarters in Jackson, Michigan. Salary is commensurate with related knowledge, skills and experience, the salary range for this role is $62,500.00 to $67,000.00 USD annually.
Purpose of Position
The Safety Professional is responsible for site specific safety and environmental compliance with Harvest and customer requirements. The Safety Professional will work closely with Onsite Harvest Solar project management, customer’s Safety representative, and subcontractors to ensure all work is completed to established requirements.
Major Responsibilities of Position
- Ensure a “Safe Culture” through employee engagement, training, coaching, and compliance.
- Advise Onsite Management on safety compliance concerns and preventative actions.
- Assist in planning, developing, implementing, maintaining, and improving industrial safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Department of Transportation (DOT).
- Assist in planning, developing, implementing, maintaining, and improving emergency related policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations.
- Assist in planning, developing, implementing, maintaining, and improving environmental safety policies and procedures in compliance with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (i.e., Storm water, Spill control, Hazardous Waste, etc.).
- Assist in planning, developing, implementing, and providing safety, environmental and emergency procedure training for employees. · Maintain safety records including incident reporting, OSHA reporting, etc.
- Coordinate incident reporting with HR Department and thereby support claim management. · Perform safety audits/inspections on construction sites.
- Prepare written reports of findings and recommendations for corrective or preventive measures where indicated; follow up to ensure measures have been implemented.
- Conduct post-accident investigation and prepare report identifying possible accident causes and hazards for use by company personnel and senior management.
- Work with project management teams and field workers to implement solutions to safety-related issues on project sites.
- Represent construction company in meetings with government bodies (AHJ) and other organizations (OSHA, MiOSHA) on issues regarding workplace health and safety.
- Other duties as assigned.
Rights: This position has the authority and responsibility to stop work on any equipment or process that you are concerned is unsafe and report your concern immediately to the onsite Management with your recommendations for return to work.
Educational and Certification Background
- High school diploma or GED, required.
- Bachelor’s degree in safety management and one years’ experience; or five years’ experience coordinating safety & environmental programs, required. Experience in construction environment preferred.
- Valid State Driver’s License., required. CDL or ability to obtain CDL certification, preferred.
- OSHA 30, required. MIOSHA Level I or Level II Certification, or OSHA 500, preferred.
Personal Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Attributes):
- Ability to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
- Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, employees, and the public.
- Ability to prioritize tasks especially when handling an accident or incident.
- Ability to manage daily priorities and ensure task accomplishment.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written.
- Thorough knowledge of health and safety laws and guidelines.
- Extensive attention to detail to distinguish safety hazards.
- Good understanding of data analysis and risk assessment.
- Good organizational, leadership and motivational skills.
- Maintain regular and acceptable attendance.
- Willing to work hours necessary to support the accomplishment of organizational goals.
- Commercial Construction Setting 100% of the time: Job Site terrain and outdoor work with exposure to weather fluctuations in addition to construction site hazards.
- Travel Required 100% of the time: Travel is required 100% of the time. Weekend work (6 days/week) is anticipated. Hotel and transportations costs are covered. Additionally, food per diem is paid for overnight stays.
Interested? We hope so! To be considered, send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com