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HEALTH & SAFETY SPECIALIST I - SAFFORD, AZ

Job Field:
Health & Safety, Environmental, Security Jobs
Discipline:
Health & Safety Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
United States of America
Region:
Arizona
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
21-Nov-18
Recruiter:
Freeport-McMoRan
Job Ref:
1805662

Facilitate processes in the Health & Safety Management System, including incident investigations and hazard assessments to ensure compliance with government laws and regulations, and company policies.
  • Conduct safety audits and inspect facilities within area of responsibility to ensure a safe working environment and compliance with regulatory laws
  • Coordinate between company managers, insurance administrators, physicians, and employees to investigate and process claims
  • Assist in Safety Training venues, including specialized safety training (e.g., confined space, LOTOTO) and Annual Refresher Training, as required
  • Conduct Health & Safety (H&S) orientations, visit work sites and distribute literature to implement and promote safety and/or environmental policies and procedures
  • Present Health & Safety related information and respond to questions or concerns from employees, managers, clients and the general public
  • Accompany MSHA/OSHA/State Mine Inspectors and document regulated field activities
  • May administer Workers Compensation program for the company, including interacting with workers compensation insurers, monitoring claims, developing and administering loss prevention and rehabilitation management/monitoring programs, maintain files, and provide necessary support in defense of claims
  • Handle additional Specialist projects as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED and four (4) years of Health & Safety experience, including two (2) years of experience performing duties such as actively participating and/or leading safety committees, working on H&S initiatives, participating on emergency response/behavior based safety teams, or participating in MSHA/OSHA inspections, OR
  • Associate’s degree and two (2) years of Health & Safety experience, OR
  • Bachelor’s degree (no experience required)

Qualifications

Preferred

  • None

Criteria/Conditions

  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English
  • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards
  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment
  • Work is in a mine or manufacturing plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear and see
  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 30 pounds) during the course of the workday
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required
  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as per applicable State Laws
Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others. Accordingly, the company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:
  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or 
  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of company business or while on company travel); or
  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

Job

Health & Safety Specialist I - Safford, AZ

Primary Location

United StatesArizonaSafford 5 (Mine Operations)

Requisition ID

1805662

Closing Date:
21/12/2018

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