1+ months

Site Safety and Health Officer

Columbia, South Carolina
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO) provides construction safety and health leadership and oversight in support of the Bristol Alliance of Companies (BAC) Health and Safety Programs. The SSHO is responsible for the overall coordination and implementation of Bristol Health and Safety Programs to assure compliance with regulations, client requirements and institutional policies. SSHO monitors and provides technical field support for company project sites. The SSHO provides guidance and oversight on all health and safety matters related to construction, demolition, restoration and remediation projects.

Our mission: We are committed to building lasting relationships that reflect our hard work, ingenuity and dedication to safety. Every employee has an impact on our success, which benefits the Native culture, land and people of the Bristol Bay region.

Our values: People, Communities, Reputation, Teamwork, Trust, Truth

Major Responsibilities

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain access to secure military installations.
  • Provide initial site-specific safety and health orientations that, at a minimum, covers the project Accident Prevention Plan (APP) and Activity Hazard Analyses (AHAs) to all project personnel, including subcontractors, as the controlling contractor.
  • Hold pre-start safety meetings, toolbox meetings, and safety stand downs on an as needed basis.
  • Ensure project personnel complete a daily Bristol Risk Assessment Program (BRAP) Tool, or equivalent (e.g., JSA, JHA) at the work front prior to starting a task.
  • Ensure that all work activities are performed in accordance with the project-specific APP, AHAs, applicable OSHA regulations and client requirements (e.g., USACE EM385-1-1).
  • Interface with all project staff, regulatory agencies, clients and customers to formulate corrective actions, as needed. Be the Bristol point of contact (POC) for any Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspection or other externally driven audit activity (e.g., client).
  • Deliver training, if qualified, to project employees based on the direction of the Bristol Health and Safety Training Manager.
  • Support project personnel in the reporting of all incidents and near miss events and ensure accurate information is communicated to the Bristol Regional Health and Safety Manager or the Health and Safety Director.
  • Assist the Bristol Regional Health and Safety Manager or Health and Safety Director with investigations of serious incidents and near miss events.
  • Ensure Axiom (Bristol’s Medical Case Management firm) is engaged as soon as possible for all non-life-threatening injury incidents.
  • Conduct on-site inspections and audits.
  • Ensure corrective actions that result from incident and near miss investigations, audits, and inspections are implemented.
  • Stay up-to-date on new safety equipment and PPE recalls.
  • Respond and provide assistance to all emergency situations.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Regional Health and Safety Manager or the Health and Safety Director.

Required Knowledge or Skills

  • Must have technical working knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and USACE EM 385-1-1.
  • At a minimum, must possess technical working knowledge of fall protections systems, electrical safety for non-qualified workers, permit-required confined spaces, excavation and trenching, load handling equipment, scaffolding, demolition, hazardous energy control (i.e., lockout/tagout or LOTO), hazard communication, and incident investigation.
  • Must have the ability to gather and analyze data, reason logically and creatively, draw conclusions and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must be flexible and adapt to constant change.
  • Must be able to identify trends and anticipate risks.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills to assist and communicate with project personnel and clients.
  • Must have working knowledge of MS Office.



High School Diploma or equivalent; Bachelors in Science, Engineering or Safety preferred. 


Minimum of five years recent experience in Construction Health and Safety, preferably on USACE, NAVFAC, US Army or USAF facilities. 

Special Requirements/Certifications

The following Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) certifications are preferred in order of priority:

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP),
  • Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST),
  • Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician (OHST), or
  • Safety Trained Supervisor Construction (STSC).


Posted: 2022-10-19 Expires: 2023-09-19

The Bristol Alliance of Companies (Bristol) is a group of Alaska Native-owned, small business and 8(a) companies eligible for direct awards. Our companies have large bonding capacity and a long history of excellent partnerships with the military, government organizations, and private industries across the United States. Our projects are completed safely, with exceptional quality, on schedule, and within budget. We pride ourselves on being solution-based, focused on delivering projects from beginning to end, and we are committed to building lasting relationships that reflect our hard work, ingenuity, and dedication to safety.

Each Bristol company is wholly owned by Bristol Industries, LLC (BI) an Alaska Native Company. BI is jointly owned by Choggiung Ltd. and Bristol Bay Native Corporation.

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