Site Safety & Health Officer/Superintendent

Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
Project Management
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Doyon Project Services


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The Site Safety & Health Officer (SSHO) is responsible for the development and review of the Accident Prevention Plan, activity hazard analysis’s, amendments to the accident prevention plan, on site safety education, toolbox safety meetings, all around safety compliance of the project, and a proactive innovative attitude towards solving difficult site-specific safety issues. The SSHO is responsible for managing, implementing, and enforcing the project Accident Prevention Plan. The SSHO shall provide full-time on-site safety and occupational health management, surveillance, inspections, training, and safety enforcement. The SSHO may also serve as the Superintendent.



The SSHO must:

  • Conduct daily safety and health inspections and maintain a written log which includes area/operation inspected, date of inspection,identified hazards, recommended corrective actions, estimated and actual dates of corrections. Attach safety inspection logs to the Contractors' daily production report.
  • Conduct mishap investigations and complete required accident reports. Report mishaps and near misses.
  • Use and maintain OSHA's Form 300 to log work-related injuries and illnesses occurring on the project site for Prime Contractors and subcontractors, and make available to the Contracting Officer upon request. Post and maintain the Form 300A on the site Safety Bulletin Board.
  • Maintain applicable safety reference material on the job site.
  • Attend the pre-construction conference, pre-work meetings including preparatory meetings, and periodic in-progress meetings.
  • Review the APP and AHAs for compliance with EM 385-1-1, and approve, sign, implement and enforce them.
  • Establish a Safety and Occupational Health (SOH) Deficiency Tracking System that lists and monitors outstanding deficiencies until resolution.
  • Ensure subcontractor compliance with safety and health requirements.
  • Maintain a list of hazardous chemicals on site and their material Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
  • Maintain a weekly list of high hazard activities involving energy, equipment, excavation, entry into confined space, and elevation, and be prepared to discuss details during QC Meetings.
  • Provide and keep a record of site safety orientation andindoctrination for Contractor employees, subcontractor employees, and site visitors. Superintendent, QC Manager, and SSHO are subject to dismissal if the aboveduties are not being effectively carried out. If Superintendent, QC Manager, or SSHO are dismissed, project work will be stopped and will not be allowed to resume until a suitable replacement is approved and the above duties are again being effectively carried out.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Must be able to perform daily safety inspections and associated reports, daily equipment inspections, hazard analysis prior to activities, and weekly safety meetings
  • Must be able to present safety evaluations and coordination with production and quality control functions at weekly owner and subcontractor meetings
  • Ability to communicate successfully with Site Superintendent, Quality Control Manager, Government Quality Assurance Representative, OSHA, Environmental, Fire Marshalls, Crane Safety, subcontractors, and tradesmen
  • Maintains safety records and manages all required reporting
  • Must be proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, and Internet


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience and education
  • A minimum of 10 years of construction industry safety experience; federal government construction projects preferred
  • 30-hour OSHA construction safety class or equivalent
  • Fall Protection, HAZWOPR 40, Lead awareness, blood-borne pathogens, first aid/CPR, confined space management, attendant, and rescue, general competent person, trenching and shoring competent person, control of hazardous energies, forklift, man-lift, and fire watch training certified
  • An average of at least 24 hours of formal safety training each year for the past 4 years with training for competent person status for at least the following [4] areas of competency: [Excavation]; [Scaffolding]; [Fall protection]; [Hazardous energy]; [Confined space]; [Health hazard recognition, evaluation and control of chemical, physical and biological agents]
  • Personal protective equipment and clothing to include selection, use and maintenance
  • Meets the requirements of EM 385-1-1 Section
  • Must have the required training, experience, and qualifications in accordance with EM 385-1-1 Section 01.A.17, and all associated sub-paragraphs.


  • Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) certification
  • Healthcare and railroad construction safety

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:  The majority of the work is performed in an indoor/outdoor setting with a wide variety of people in differing functions, personalities, and abilities.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: An individual will be required to climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motions.   Light Work: Exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally, and /or up to 15 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects is required. The employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; viewing a computer terminal; reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes. Occasional to frequent travel.


REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:  It is Doyon’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.


PREFERENCE STATEMENT:  Doyon grants preference to qualified Doyon Shareholders first, and second to qualified shareholders of other Alaska Native corporations that grant a similar preference in all phases of employment and training, which include, but are not limited to hiring, promotion, layoff, transfer, and training.


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We are a Federal Contractor and comply with the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA).


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