Safety Representative, Loss Control

The Position
Safety Specialists promote recognized safety practices covered by State and federal safety and health laws andregulations. Incumbents identify and train others to identify safety and health hazards and violations, andrecommend reasonable and feasible means of abatement; research specific technology and industry applicationsusing technical references and applicable codes, standards and regulations; prepare written reports and trainingmaterials; make public presentations to promote knowledge of safety issues; maintain current knowledge of newtechnologies, standards, codes, rules and regulations. This position will be located in Las Vegas within the Safety and Training section/ District One. The incumbent will conduct safety inspections/audits of NV Department of Transportation (NDOT) facilities, roadway job sites, construction sites, and equipment; develop reports, including photographs and other supporting documentation, summarizing safety and health hazard inspections; submit written reports to the District I Safety and Training Officer; reviews workplace conditions to identify potential safety and health hazards and ensures recognized State and Federal safety/health laws and department policies are followed and makes recommendations for new processes/procedures to improve worker safety; ensures personal protective equipment is employed, maintained and used properly by employees; accompanies safety, fire, and other regulatory inspectors conducting inspections on NDOT properties and documents findings; research safety and health compliance issues and make recommendations to attain compliance; identify safety and health training needs and coordinates with NDOT's District I Safety and Training Officer to design, develop and present formal training on a wide range of safety and health topics, including applicable regulations; reviews and evaluates written district and departmental workplace safety and health programs for regulatory compliance, applicability, comprehensiveness, effectiveness and implementation; investigates, gathers information and prepares factual written reports relative to vehicular accidents, property damage and work related injuries; coordinate with Workers' Compensation Claims Manager and legal division regarding contentious claims; attend safety committee meetings as required and monitor safety committee activities for department applicability and action.
Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.
To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in occupational safety and health, public health, safety engineering, industrial hygiene, environmental science or related field and two years of experience which included two of the following four areas: hazard identification and mitigation; occupational safety/health program development and implementation; safety/health program compliance; and interpreting and enforcing state and/or federal regulations related to public health or environmental protection; OR certification issued by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals as a Certified Loss Control Specialist, Occupational Health and Safety Technologist, Construction Health and Safety Technician, or Certified Safety Professional and two years of experience as described above; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of experience as described above; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Special Requirements A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment. Additional Position Experience Experience training adults is required. Tell us how you heard about this job!

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