Safety Representative in San Diego, CA at Austal

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San Diego, CA

Job Description

Any qualified individual with a disability who is having difficulty in completing an application because of incompatible technology or other disability-related application issues may contact us at the following phone number for assistance: 251-445-1932.
Austal shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.  Austal’s commitment to equal employment opportunity applies at all levels of employment, in all job titles, including the executive level, and to all employment actions, including but not limited to decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion. 

  • Assist the HS&E Department in ensuring compliance with Austal Safety Policies, Austal Injury Illness Prevention Plan, Corporate, State, Federal, applicable military regulations, and guidelines regarding occupational safety & health. 
  • Works with employees at Austal USA on safety issues and when employees request assistance on a variety of safety and risk/accident prevention concerns.
  • Performs site and equipment inspections, assists in the completion of accident investigations, and safety inspections.   
  • Perform safety surveys to identify and evaluate occupational health, safety and environmental conditions.  
  • Responsible for performing comprehensive on-site inspections to audit physical conditions and safe work practices.
  • Recommends corrective actions for temporary work stoppages or closings of areas.
  • Must be able to calibrate, use and interpret air monitoring equipment.
  • Must be able to conduct monthly inspection programs (fire extinguishers, air monitoring, vehicle checks and eye wash stations) and complete necessary paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Must be willing and able to extinguish live fires at the incipient stage.
  • Must be able to respond and mitigate small hazardous materials spills in an expeditious manner.
  • Must be able to work with other safety personnel, supervisor and managers and to take direction.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. (E.g. operates the ships on board fire suppression systems, record keeping for permit compliance)
  • Responsible for Permit Authorizing Individual (PAI) duties for hot work on vessels.
  • Perform all safety functions of a government contract. (E.g. Host safety, fire prevention, housekeeping walk through and produce an Attachment A per NAVSEA Standard Items.)
  • Travel and represent the Austal Safety department with little to no supervision.
  • Complies with Austal’s employee handbook general guidelines, company procedures and policies.