OSHA Officer II (63588)
Date Posted: November 4, 2020
Deadline: January 30, 2017
Organization: Department of Transportation-District 2
City: Saluda County, South Carolina
Wages/Salary: STATE SALARY RANGE: $32,838.00 - $60,760.00 Annually
A bachelor's degree and two (2) years of work experience in occupational safety and health programs; or an approved acceptable equivalence in accordance with State Human Resources Regulations. A valid Class "A" Commercial Driver's License. (NOTE): This position requires a valid Class "A" Commercial Driver's License within six (6) months of placement in the position. However, applicants without a Class "A" Commercial Driver's License will be considered if no qualified applicants with a Class "A" Commercial Driver's License are available.
Performs physical monthly inspections for Saluda County for their facility, shop, yard, equipment, environmental, etc., to ensure compliance with the appropriate state and federal health, safety, and environmental regulations. Performs follow-up investigations to determine if corrective action has been taken to correct deficiencies. Conducts unannounced SCDOT work zone inspections of crews to determine proper compliance and guidelines are met according to the SCDOT Work Zone Maintenance Manual and MUTCD. This includes making sure all employees are wearing required personal protective equipment and all on-site documentation
has been properly and correctly completed. The county safety representative has the authority to shut down any and all unsafe activities until deficiencies are corrected. Instructs or facilitates all Saluda employees in required health and safety courses including but not limited to CPR/First Aid, Flagger, Fall Protection, Excavation and Trenching. Investigates employees injuries and
vehicle/equipment accidents for Saluda County to determine cause and make recommendations for improving safety and accident prevention in the future. Prepares all necessary paperwork, reports and Risk Management data entry, including but not limited to OSHA 300/300A's as required by Workers Compensation and Fleet Management. Conducts monthly safety meetings for Saluda County and ensures all employees receive necessary material in a timely manner.
Monitors organizational units CDL operations for compliance with Federal, State, and Agency requirements. Assists with CDL training and third party tester. Advises organizational leadership of uncorrected safety deficiencies and recommends methods for correction. Performs any necessary assistance needed in Saluda with Drug and Alcohol Program (i.e. post accident,
pre-employment, and random). Serves as witness in hearings resulting from investigations as required. Performs other related duties as assigned by the Resident Maintenance Engineer and District Safety Representative.