Founded in 1941, Dragados is a primary construction arm of ACS Group, consistently ranked first overall on the Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top 250 International Contractors List. Dragados is an industry leader in delivering all types of major infrastructure projects and has a proven track record of completing some of the largest, most complex, and first-of-their kind projects in the U.S. and across the globe. In North America alone, Dragados has experience delivering more than $40 billion worth of major infrastructure projects within the last 10 years and is currently ranked #5 in transportation and #31 overall on ENR's 2022 Top 400 Contractors list.
The Hampton Roads Connector Partners JV (HRCP) consisting of VINCI Construction, Dragados, and Flatiron has been selected to construct the $3.3BN Design Build project -the largest civil construction contract ever awarded by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).
The project scope across a 9-mile section of the I-64 will include: a new 3.5-mile bridge-tunnel crossing that will accommodate a total of 8 lanes of capacity across the water, replacement of the existing marine approach bridges and the addition of a third lane on I-64 in each direction. The twin 45 diameter 1.5-mile tunnels will be bored by TBM, creating the second largest TBM tunnel opening for a TBM in North America.
Including but not limited to:
Administer compliance with the safety program and lead accident prevention efforts to ensure company and project safety goals are met.
Conduct site inspections of project work areas and equipment.
Develop, organize, and implement safety related programs that meet company safety standards.
Assisting in the investigation of accidents and determining root causes and recommend corrective /preventive measures.
Perform and document jobsite inspections and audits with a focus on hazard recognition and unsafe behaviors.
Coordinate and conduct safety meetings/training programs to ensure effective communication amongst new and existing employees.
Participate in regulatory agency inspections and investigations to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations.
Carry out any other assigned tasks given by the Area Safety Manager or Area Project Manager.
Bachelor's degree in Safety from an accredited institution OR 2 years' experience as a safety professional in the construction industry.
2 years' construction safety experience in heavy construction involving marine, tunnel, or roadway works.
OSHA 30 Hour Construction Safety Trained.
Safety Trained Supervisor-Construction (STS-C) Certified, through the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.
First aid/CPR/AED Certified.
ASP, GSP, or CHST designation.
Knowledge and understanding of OSHA Construction Standards, VDOT Safety Standards, MUTCD standards, and other state and federal agency guidelines.
Ability to recognize hazardous situations and make independent judgments concerning the general safety of workers.
Team player with a professional image, capable of handling highly confidential information.
Exercise excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment that may require long hours, including nights and weekends.
Must be able to climb ladders and stairs.
Must be able to work in varied physical environments which include both indoor and outdoor work in the hot and cold.
Demonstrate technical and analytical problem-solving skills.
Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills.
Proficient in MS Office Suite.
Comprehensive compensation package
Health Insurance/Dental Insurance/Vision Insurance
Employer Paid Life Insurance and AD&D
Wellness benefits & Employee Assistance Program
Paid Time Off
This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise; employment in this job is an "at will" employment relationship.
Dragados USA Inc is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
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