Safety Specialist

Arctic Slope Regional Corporation

The primary responsibilities for this position are to provide field support to the workforce for occupational safety and health issues such as hazard identification, evaluation and mitigation, application of company safe work practices and PPE selection and to provide HSE training.  Other responsibilities for this position are to ensure safety and emergency response equipment is in readiness condition and implementation of the HSE training program.  Some travel required (10%). The ideal candidate is a team oriented, customer service focused individual willing and able to assist company site leadership, support production staff, and contractors to complete all scope of work safely.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (and other duties as assigned)
1.    Conduct periodic facility inspections.
2.    Conduct Job Safety Analyses (JSA) and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) assessments as necessary.
3.    Write and update safe work practices/procedures as assigned.
4.    Participate in Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) as requested.
5.    Conduct management of change reviews for potential impact to health and safety and required PSI updates.
6.    Conduct and/or participate in incident investigations as requested.
7.    Provide technical assistance to the workforce in solving health and safety exposure and compliance issues.
8.    Evaluate and identify adequate PPE for both routine and special activities.
9.    Assist PSI & subisidary sites in selecting and maintaining an adequate PPE inventory.
10.    Assist in maintaining facility emergency action and pre-fire plans.
11.    Assist Sites in development of Emergency Response Equipment inventories and audit equipment availability and readiness.   
12.    Assist in the development of Job Roles and Training Curriculums in the corporate LMS related to health, safety and emergency response.
13.    Review, update and provide health, safety and emergency response training.  
14.    Maintain health and safety files as necessary.
15.    Maintain all mobile air monitoring equipment and provide user training.
16.    Provide field support and expertise to the workforce in the areas of safe work practices.
17.    Provide contractor site safety training as well as oversight and support for safety related issues while working at our facilities.
18.    Provide HSE support for other Petro Star facilities as requested.

ASRC’s Core competencies include Leading Self, Leading People and Leading the Organization. In addition to our core competency model, our framework includes competencies specific to the various levels of positions within our company. For more information on our core competencies please contact the HR Department and reference the ASRC Leadership Framework. 
Customer Focus
•    Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
Drive for Results
•    Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.   
Problem Solving
•    Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answers.
Time Management
•    Uses time effectively and efficiently, concentrating his/her efforts on the more important priorities.

1.    High School Diploma.
2.    Valid Alaska Driver’s License.
3.    Current OHST, CHST or similar credentials or ability to acquire within one year.
4.    Minimum five years’ experience in the field of occupational health and safety or industrial emergency response required.
5.    Minimum five years’ experience in the development, implementation and delivery of professional training required.
6.    Demonstrated proficiency in the current version of Microsoft Office and good technical writing skills.
7.    Working knowledge of relevant state and federal regulations and industry standards such as American Petroleum Institute (API) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
8.    Significant continuing education in occupational health and safety, fire prevention and protection.
9.    Training on Hazardous materials and spill response.
10.    Experience in conducting job safety analysis or similar.
11.    Experience conducting and participating in incident investigations.
12.    Experience in Confined Space Entries and Rescue.
13.    Experience in atmosperic monitoring use, maintenance, and training.
14.    Knowledge of HAZMAT & Dangerous Goods transportation regulations.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety policies and regulations operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees or customers.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit; reach with hands and arms; and to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is required to stand, walk, and climb ladders and stairs.  The employee must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job includes the ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment is approximately 50% in an industrial setting and 50% in busy office setting.  The noise level in the work environment is moderate to high.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and may be required to travel in small and large commercial aircraft.

NOTE:  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise.  The statements contained herein are intended to describe the principal functions of this position, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibilities, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.


ASRC is a drug free workplace and pre-employment drug testing is part of the hiring process. ASRC and its family of companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability, protected veteran status or any other legal protected status.  EOE:  M|F|D|V EEO Poster

Arctic Slope Regional Corporation, an Inupiat-owned corporation created as a result of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. ASRC's family of companies apply a shareholder preference in employment, to the maximum extent feasible, as authorized by law.

Fairbanks, AK

2 month(s) ago