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Field Safety Auditor and Coordinator

HBK Engineering, LLC
Norristown, PA
  • Posted: 11 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

HBK Engineering is seeking a Field Safety Auditor (QA/QC). This position offers the opportunity to be part of a team that supports underground facility construction, locating, design, and surveying activities with the purpose of Safety and Quality Assurance / Quality Control. The Field Safety Auditor, in coordination with various projects management teams, seeks to continually monitor and improve safety, professionalism and the company’s philosophy / brand by performing visual on-site audits of field workers and field activities for the purpose of meeting the Company, State, and Federal processes, procedures, rules and regulations for safe work practices in any area where field activities are being performed.

HBK is transforming essential infrastructure to achieve a sustainable future and empower the communities where we live and work.  

Since first opening our doors in 1998, HBK Engineering has quickly emerged as a leader in the utility infrastructure space through our experience on smart grid, modernization, resiliency, communications, fiber to the home (FTTH), and microgrid projects. Today, we’re a Quanta Services Company—a team of 43,000 dedicated individuals offering end-to-end solutions for the utility, energy, and construction industries.  

Team members at HBK Engineering are committed to designing the future we want to live in, and safety is at the center of everything we do. HBK Engineering offers a professional environment where you’ll work alongside some of the best talent in the industry. We offer excellent benefits, competitive salary, employee resource groups, and a community-focused environment where our staff members believe in giving back. At HBK Engineering, you’ll discover a culture where the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion are exemplified by all. Better outcomes are achieved when we bring our authentic selves to work daily.  

Our sights are set on the future, and we invite you to rise to the challenge.  

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: 

  • Be able to exemplify the HBK model of safe work practices in the public way while identifying, correcting and communicating issues.
  • Review and understand all project specific safety requirements, customer safety requirements and verifies / ensures compliance at project sites.
  • Perform and document Safety Audits on HBK field personnel under the HBK Safety Manager’s direction which include observation of safe working practices and inspections of equipment, tools, vehicles, emergency equipment, job site working conditions and office working conditions.
  • Exercise sound judgment in weighing abnormal field conditions as they relate to proper work habits and the use of safety equipment meant for various conditions
  • Use various electronic data capture tools for collecting data and reporting.
  • Use computer programs for spreadsheet creation / management, virtual meetings, electronic filing, and email tasks.
  • Create and maintain proper communications with appropriate staff, including individual program management as well as HBK Safety Manager.
  • Communicate all safety issues via the provided data management system as well as opening all appropriate lines of communication to sufficiently alert all involved parties to severe safety infractions, applied corrections and continually maintain and document all related and valuable data of interest.
  • Assess and determine appropriate levels of Personal Protective Equipment for each geographic location; order and distribute said equipment as necessary.
  • Lead weekly meetings with all personnel on projects, both in person and via virtual settings.
  • Communicate with customer safety representatives.
  • Assists in completing accident and incident investigations.
  • Creates, reviews and updates project specific safety plans.
  • Schedule routes appropriately as to limit travel time.
  • Perform other related duties as may be deemed necessary or effective as directed by the HBK Safety Manager or Program Manager on an on-call basis.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from high school or GED; 2-year or 4-year degree a plus.
  • 5 years minimum utility engineering or construction field experience
  • Valid driver’s license.

Essential skills and experiences:

  • Knowledge and understanding of safe worksite practices.
  • Familiarity with OSHA, State, local and company safety directives and work to continually expand that knowledge.
  • Experience with serving as firm/client liaison.
  • Experience using basic communication and tech devices.
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Power Point.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to be able to interact with the public, contractor representatives, and customers.
  • Strong organizational skills to be able to handle many varied tasks at once in a fast-paced environment.
  • Current OSHA 30 Certification or the ability to obtain the certification within 30 days of start of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience or working knowledge of safe utility locating procedures and equipment a plus.
  • Experience or working knowledge of safe land surveying procedures and equipment a plus.

Tools and equipment used:

  • Personal computer, including word processing, email and spreadsheet software.
  • Motor vehicle
  • Cellular phone
  • Digital camera

Physical requirements:

  • Physically capable of moving about on construction work sites, public streets and parkway.
  • Ability to stand, walk, kneel, sit or drive for extended periods.
  • Capable of lifting up to 50lbs.

Work environment:

  • Work will be performed outside in all weather conditions year-round.
  • Occasionally work is performed in excavation areas and roadways.
  • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is occasionally moderate to loud.
  • May be called upon to work various shift configurations, on call after hour’s service and overtime based on work employee work schedules and off hours emergency response. This may include nights and or weekends.
  • Travel required: Up to 75%

 Job Location: This job is based in Norristown, Pennsylvania but travel will be required along the East Coast.

Background Check and Drug Testing Information 

Offers contingent upon satisfactory results from our standard background check and receipt of results of a satisfactory drug screening test from a location specified by HBK. 

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