Site Safety Health Officer

Job Locations US-WA-Federal Way
Project Management
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Doyon Project Services


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JOB SUMMARY: The Site Safety & Health Officer (SSHO) is responsible for the development and/or 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.





  • Provide site compliance through daily site inspections and daily safety reports
  • Development and/or review of Accident prevention plan, AHAs and crane and rigging plans
  • Provide onsite safety education to subcontractors
  • Coordination of safety issues with the Quality Control Manager and site Superintendent on new definable features of work
  • Provide management and oversight of site-specific safety activities. Examples – Permit required confined space, abatement, lockout/tag out activities, etc.
  • Prioritization of daily tasks to maintain safety compliance and project schedule
  • Demonstrate in depth knowledge of EM-385-1.1, OSHA 29 CFR 1910 and 1926
  • Conduct mishap investigations and complete required accident reports
  • Ensure sub-contractor compliance with safety and health requirements
  • Provide 1st day site safety orientations for all new employees
  • Maintain the OSHA 300 form
  • Maintain applicable safety reference materials on the job site
  • Maintain a safety and health deficiency tracking system that monitors outstanding deficiencies until resolution
  • Maintain current SDS (MSDS) list of hazardous chemicals on site
  • Prepare monthly contractor safety self-evaluation checklist
  • 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


  • Commitment to Excellence - Identifies what needs to be accomplished and takes action to achieve a standard of excellence beyond job expectations
  • Corporate Values - Understands, embraces, and integrates Doyon corporate values into everyday duties and responsibilities
  • Customer Service - Identifies and responds to current and future needs by providing excellent service to internal and external customers
  • Safety and Security - Promotes a safe work environment for co-workers and customers
  • Teamwork - Resourceful team player that builds, strengthens, and maintains collaborative relationships with others inside or outside the organization


  • Attention to Detail- Ensures one’s own and other’s work and information are complete and accurate
  • Planning and Organizing- Systematically develop plans, prioritize, organize, and manage resources in order to accomplish business goals within a specific period of time




  • 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


  • 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.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position.  Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.


A review of this position has excluded marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. 


This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.

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