Company: Wood
Skills: Safety Engineering
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood, Construction and Remediation Group (CRG) is currently seeking a Health, Safety, and Environmental Supervisor (HSES) to implement, monitor, and evolve the safety program at project sites North America. The HSES reports to the CRG Safety Director with daily direction provided by the Project and Construction Manager.

Key Responsibilities
At a minimum, the HSES is responsible for:
  • Review work plans and safety SOPs to ensure they meet Wood and Project specifications
  • Develop, conduct, and track/record daily and monthly required safety briefings
  • Develop task-specific Job Hazard Analyses (JHAs) and work methods for hazardous work
  • Ensure workers have proper levels of safety training and coordinate overall task-specific safety training where required
  • Maintain safety training database by entering all required training in a timely manner
  • Ensure proper personal protective equipment is available and used by work crews
  • Review all subcontractors JHAs prior to procurement of services to ensure subcontracted work methods address identified and potential hazards and comply with Wood and client safety SOPs
  • Conduct regulatory and customer required safety training
  • Obtaining Qualified/Competent Person status for scaffolding, fall protection, etc.
  • Interface with managers, supervisors, team leads, and team members on safety aspects of work efforts to promote open communication
  • Conduct or support occupational and perimeter air monitoring programs
  • Collect and document site Postings and OSHA required information for state and corporate reporting
  • Respond to and report incidents and near-misses and coordinate incident investigations
  • Conduct behavior based safety observations and prepare Lessons Learned on best practices
  • Conduct, document, and report all required monthly and annual safety audits

Skills / Qualifications

Role Requirements
The HSEC shall be at least a high school graduate or equivalent (college degree preferred) with the ability to support construction projects throughout the US, extensive travel will be required and have the following:
  • Experience in managing the health & safety of facility O&M craftsmen, preferably at a Federal government site, and environmental professionals performing contracted services
  • Strong technical knowledge and background in regulatory standards and safety engineering
  • Experience in performing multi-task projects with tight completion deadlines
  • Good working knowledge and skills using MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Demeanor that promotes collaboration, teamwork, safety consciousness, open-mindedness with positive approach to problem solving
  • Experience in developing and presenting safety training materials
  • Experience in managing the training requirements for construction/trade workers
  • Experience in assessing work hazards and developing safe work procedures
  • Experience in briefing work crews and building occupants in the safety aspects of maintenance/construction work
  • Training in OSHA safety and/or industrial hygiene programs related to, construction, and environmental/infrastructure field work

Preferred Qualifications
  • 5 Years construction/field HS experience
  • CHST (Construction Health and Safety Technician) or STS (Safety Trained Supervisor)
  • OSHA 30 Hour Construction Training
  • 40 Hour HAZWOPER training with current certification
  • CPR, First Aid, AED, and Blood Borne Pathogens
  • Construction related competent person/safety training (Scaffold, Fall Protection, Excavation, Forklift)

Physical Demands
  • Body - Position requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body, ability to work extended work shifts and rotating schedules to meet project demands
  • Communication - Position requires expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and written documents;
  • Hearing - Position requires perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels or without correction, the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and the ability to make fine discriminations in sound
  • Seeing - The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; expansive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly of fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.