Field Health and Safety Inspector in Albany

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Albany, New York View on Map
  • Apply Before : November 3, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Field Health and Safety Inspector in Albany New York. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Albany.


Position : Field Health and Safety Inspector

Work location : Albany, New York

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Field Health and Safety Inspector for our Albany, New York office. The following locations will also be considered: New York City, Valhalla/Hudson Valley, NY offices. 
Be involved in projects with our NY Energy Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. 

Your Impact
General Description: To perform field safety inspection work as assigned by the Project Safety Director or Deputy Program Director. 
Duties & Responsibilities:

Identify and report data for Client/Project safety, health, environmental and quality activities.
Identify and report Client/Project Performance Indicators (KPIs) where health, safety and quality are concerned.  
Responsible for developing, monitoring, and reporting compliance activities. 
Submits daily reports for review and approval. 
Perform complex studies and analyze data to identify process improvement opportunities.
Continuous monitoring of all projects related activities to ensure alignment with and adherence to all Health & Safety, Quality and Environmental Management systems and plans.  
Review of all contractors submitted safety, health, environmental and quality plans prior to construction, ensuring plans adequately cover Client/Project requirements and then monitor activity for adherence to approved plans.
Attend construction kick-off meetings to encourage and enforce compliance to Client/Project SHEQ requirements and conduct site visits to monitor compliance activities on all projects.
Facilitate safety meetings with both internal and external personnel, training of SOP’s and various miscellaneous initiatives as requested.  This includes development and presentation of material to support training, initiatives, etc.
Assist project Managers in the development of all project QMS/EMS documentation. 
Regularly visit active project construction sites to ensure compliance to all project safety, quality and environmental requirements.  
Provide advice to contractor(s) on health & safety, quality, and environmental issues.  
Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
Understands, trains, and enforces “Stop Work” principle
Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.


Who You Are
Required Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED
11 years’ experience in project safety, health, environment and/or quality is required.
Specific experience working in field with various construction disciplines. 
Experience with long, linear utility transmission construction.
Capable interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to a technical and non-technical audience.
Effective self-leadership with attention to detail, results orientation, and managing multiple priorities in a dynamic work environment.
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.
This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP.

Preferred Qualifications:

Associate or Bachelor’s Degree 
3+ years construction safety experience with a diverse project background.
3+ years of experience working on underground high voltage transmission lines 
Completed an OSHA 30 Hour Outreach Construction Course.
CSP or CUSP certification 

Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: 100%
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
All locations: US-NY-Albany, US-NY-New York, US-NY-Valhalla

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


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