EHS Professional II

We are looking for a mid-level Safety Engineer to join our team and oversee Health and Safety on our Metro-North contracts. The position will be based out of our Tarrytown, NY field office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Conduct and document health and safety inspections to verify that all safety rules and regulations are enforced.

* Attend meetings and monitor contractor's upcoming scheduled work activities to verify that JHAs have been developed and approved for all new activities.

* Review and comment on contractor JHAs.

* Monitor contractor compliance with safety specification and approved HASP.

* Notify the Resident Engineer of any emergencies or unsafe work practices and, if necessary, make a stop work recommendation.

* Interact with HAKS' Construction Management staff and provide guidance on safety matters

* Conduct weekly toolbox talks for HAKS staff. Ensure contractor conducts weekly toolbox talks.

* Maintain safety training records for HAKS project staff. Audit contractor's safety training records.

* Conduct incident investigations and determine root causes.

Requirements:

* Bachelor's Degree in Construction / Health & Safety desirable.

* 5+ years of relevant experience in construction EHS.

* Prior right-of-way experience, preferably with Metro-North.

* OSHA 30-hour Construction Safety and Health training.

* OSHA 500, CHST, OHST or CSP preferred.

* Detail oriented and able to work independently and as part of a team.

* Valid Driver's license and clean MVR.

* Must pass interview with client.

* Ability to walk on uneven surfaces, climb ladders/scaffolds, and stand for extended periods of time.

* Capable of generating reports and e-mails on a computer/tablet.

HAKS is an established, fast-growing and multi-disciplined engineering, architectural, construction management, land surveying and material testing firm headquartered in New York City with additional offices in Ossining, Albany and Melville, NY; Iselin and Mount Laurel, NJ; Philadelphia, PA; Baltimore, MD; Fairfax, VA; Wethersfield and Bridgeport, CT; Boston, MA, Providence, RI; Palm Harbor and Miami, FL; and an international office in Bangalore, India.

HAKS offers a competitive wage, bonus incentive, complete benefits package including 401(k) with company match, medical, vision and dental plans and opportunities for growth.

We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.