1+ months

Construction Safety Engineer

Somerville, MA 02143
Be involved in projects with our Constuction Services Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP has an immediate opening for a Construction Safety Engineer, to join our management team helping oversee the $1 billion MBTA GLX Project in Somerville, MA, a large, complex, high profile rail/transit design/build (DB) effort.  WSP is a major partner of the Program & Construction Management (PM/CM) team overseeing the project. The successful candidate will posess strong health, safety and environment support service skills, helping to develop a strong safety and reporting culture, while ensuring regulatory compliance.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct daily documented inspections of facilities, job sites, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance.
  • Review Design-Builder's construction work plans Job Hazard Analysis for suitability and conformance to project safety expectations. Review and investigate reports on dangerous working conditions.
  • Conduct and/or coordinate training programs and develop safety procedures. Promote health and safety education, awareness and engagement through scheduled meetings.
  • Verify personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements and monitor for proper fit and use. Maintain PPE inventory and assign to GLX Management Team.
  • Prepare specilized accident/incident reports and corrective action plans as required by the MBTA Safety Plan and in accordance with the State Safety Oversight Program as required by regulations, rules and procedures.
  • Maintain open lines of communication with GLX Program Safety Manager and the Program Construction Teamon project status, and prepare reports as necessary.
  • Assist as requested with the maintenance of project safety documentation through eBuilder.
  • Provide project leadership and develop working relationships with project staff, and the various safety representatives.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant safety oversight experience, or a combination of education and multiple years experience.
  • Professional safety certification in one or more of the following (CIH, CSP, ASP, CHST, STS or equivalent).
  • Working knowledge of HSE principles and techniques to include OSHA, and other federal, state, and local standards.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • OSHA Certifications.
  • Hands-on familiarity with energy codes, mechanical codes and ADA requirements as it applies to occupied public spaces.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency with MS WORD Suite
  • CPR, First Aid Certifications
  • e-Builder experience
This role is subject to a client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy. As such, employee may be subject to random drug/alcohol tests. A copy of the client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request. " should be included as a basic qualification.
The successful candidate will 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.
  • 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 
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of 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 transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
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 a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started? 
As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and 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.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.


Posted: 2020-08-19 Expires: 2020-10-19

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