United Excel
  • 30-Nov-2018 to 29-Jan-2019 (CET)
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

We offer our employees a competitive salary and benefits package including a comprehensive Medical and Dental Plan, company paid Life Insurance, 401(k) Plan, Education Assistance, and EAP.


United Excel has been executing successful healthcare design/build projects since 1994. We strive to uphold our standard of excellence in delivering complex healthcare projects on schedule, on budget and with complete customer satisfaction, and we demonstrate our commitment to these goals by submitting to third party performance reviews on every completed project. More than 20 years later, we continue to expand our client centric, performance driven, healthcare design/build efficiency model. The measured steps in our growth have presented many new exciting opportunities as our clients engage us on larger, more constrained healthcare projects.

 

SUMMARY & PURPOSE OF POSTION:

This position is directly responsible and has the direct oversight for the Company's safety program, including onsite safety. This person ensures all personnel working on the project, including vendors, are following safety standards and protocols according to OSHA, the company's and the client's standards.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS:

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with the safety program, both the EM 385 & Company Safety Program. This includes all personnel working on the projects under our contract, including subcontractors
  • Adhere to all Federal and State safety requirements. Problem solves any issues
  • Address and eliminate any safety hazards
  • Prepare and implement an effective safety & health program
  • Oversee and Enforce Infection Control & Risk Assessment plans and mediation
  • Complete all documents, reports and other administrative assignments as it relates to Safety
  • Assist the Quality Control Manager and Superintendent as necessary
  • Attend meetings and act as the main liaison with the client for all safety matters
  • Handle any on the job accidents and follow the legal & proper reporting procedures

SKILLS, ABILITIES, EXPERIENCE REQUIRED & PREFERRED:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management or related degree or 7 years minimum of construction safety experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of Experience as a Safety Engineer for a General Contractor
  • Medical project experience required as a Safety Engineer. Strongly prefer to also have medical government experience as a Safety Engineer.
  • Effectively manage safety on jobsites with few minor violations
  • Demonstrates knowledge of basic quality control practices and is efficient in assisting the Quality Control Manager as necessary
  • Correctly utilizes IDBO software and RMS systems according to the Company's procedures
  • Accurately records all incidents and follows safety and workers compensation protocol; maintains proper organization of all safety concerns and incidents
  • Meets the clients standards with safety with few complaints from the owner
  • Must be thoroughly familiar with EM 385 Manual & Infection Control Requirements
  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of Federal and State safety requirements
  • OSHA 30 and EM 385 training completed
  • Quality Control & RMS experience strongly preferred
  • Will be asked to travel approximately 25% of job
  • ASHE Infection control training or ability to obtain training; demonstrates strong knowledge of infection control and the project abides by these procedures
  • CPR and First Aid Certified

PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to navigate through a construction site for extended periods
  • Ability to work on a computer and perform administrative tasks
  • Ability to perform moderate physical work such as climbing, lifting, using construction tools, moving boxes and stooping over up to 40 pounds. Will climb ladders and the usage of construction tools
  • Ability to communicate in person, phone and electronically by hearing and talking
  • Subject to change in weather conditions, such as heat or cold weather
  • Subject to loud noises and vibrations.
  • Subject to atmospheric conditions, such as odors, dusts, poor ventilation, fumes
  • Depending on project location, employee is subject to infectious diseases from patients in hospitals
  • Subject to close quarters, small enclosed rooms, narrow passageways and other small quarters.
  • Must be able to stoop, grasp objects, walk for long periods of time, stand for long periods of time, and climb ladders, balance, push, pull and lift.
  • Subject to changes of environmental conditions both outside and inside; Subject to noise and vibrations; Subject to hazards; Subject to working in hazards, including electrical currents, mechanical parts, fumes, odors, dust, gases and poor ventilation.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, pregnancy, marital status or protected veteran status. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.

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