• Advisory Safety Professional

    Job Locations US-WA-Richland
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/17/2018 7:14 PM)
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  • Overview

    NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.


    NV5 is recruiting for an Advisory Safety Professional for work within a 50 mile radius of Carlsbad, NM. This is a Potential Future Opportunity.


    The Advisory Safety Professional will have a passion for the Safety and Industrial Hygiene (IH) field to help our clients achieve success in the health and safety of their operations.


    Required responsibilities of this position are:

    • Provide Safety and/or IH support in various topical areas.
    • Review and submit appropriate documentation.
    • Identify hazards, recommend hazard mitigation strategies, prepare and review permits (confined space, hot work, etc.), and determine task-specific personal protective equipment (PPE).
    • Ensure personnel have the appropriate training.
    • Ensure project activities are conducted in accordance with job-specific requirements.
    • Develop and implement Job Hazard Analyses.
    • Perform field assessments and maintain a strong field presence in project activities.
    • Provide support for the field implementation of Safety and IH management requirements including client procedures, DOE Orders, and 10 CFR 851.
    • Participate in critiques, incident investigations, and corrective action management activities.
    • Prepare written industrial hygiene and safety reports, correspondence and communication.
    • Assist in integration of Integrated Safety Management System (ISMS) /Voluntary Protection Program (VPP).
    • Review and implement safety and health policies and procedures to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal laws, regulations and orders from regulating entities and applicable regulations [i.e., Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) 1926/1910, 10 CFR 851, 10 CFR 850, and Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)].
    • Operate various IH monitoring equipment such as noise meters, photo-ionization detector (PID), and multi-gas monitors.
    • Excellent verbal and written skills.

    Provide safety support to the following operations:

    • Facility maintenance
    • Mining (surface and underground)
    • Security (armed)
    • Construction including oversight of construction subcontractors
    • Emergency Services (Fire Department and EMTs)
    • Medical Services (on-site medical clinic)

    Potential responsibilities of this position are:

    • Perform technical operational safety and health reviews and inspections to determine deficiencies that require corrective action, reports results, and recommends corrective actions.
    • May act as a subject matter expert with development, maintenance, and implementation of safety programs and services including: asbestos, aviation safety, beryllium, biosafety, carcinogens, chemical management, confined space, cranes/hoists/rigging, electrical safety, ergonomics, industrial hygiene and safety equipment, explosives, fall protection, firearms, forklifts, indoor air quality, injury/illness recordkeeping, lasers, lockout/tag out, machine shop safety, noise, non-ionizing radiation, personal protective equipment, pressure safety, reproductive health hazards, respiratory protection, vehicle/pedestrian safety, ventilation, and other programs, as assigned.
    • Review plans, designs and specifications for operations and facilities to identify proper hazard controls.
    • Provide recommended engineering controls to project personnel.
    • Work independently to develop, maintain, implement and supervise safety programs and services.
    • Be able to develop and provide On-The-Job training to peers in support of the safety and/or IH qualification program.
    • Develop hazardous materials communications.
    • Write technical reports based on the interpretation of complex data, observations, and current regulations.
    • Provide leadership to less experienced safety and IH professionals and technicians.



    • Bachelor’s degree in safety, industrial hygiene, or other related degree.
    • Years of experience – 15 to 20 years in construction, mining, facility maintenance, or industrial safety.
    • DOE experience strongly preferred.


    • CSP certification required.


    Working Conditions:

    • The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.
    • The worker is subject to extreme cold. Temperatures typically below 32°F for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity.
    • The worker is subject to extreme heat. Temperatures above 100°F for periods of more than one hour.
    • Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity.
    • The worker is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level.
    • The worker is subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
    • The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions. One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases or poor ventilation.

    Physical Requirements:
    Light work – Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

    Background Check / Drug Screening:
    Candidates who are proposed will be required to complete a background check and drug screen prior to being hired.

    Verification of education will be required prior to employment.

    Medical Requirements:
    Candidates may be subject to baseline medical monitoring depending upon client requirements.

    Potential Future Opportunities are those positions which we believe we will be hiring for in the near future, although not currently open today. By applying for a Future Potential Opportunity, your resume is available to our recruiters immediately and although not currently open, you may be contacted for an exploratory interview. When a position does open for this role, our recruiters will review the candidate pool and contact those qualified at the time of the opening. Therefore, you may not get an immediate response when you submit your resume, since we may not be actively hiring for the role at the time at which you apply.


    NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefits package.


    NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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