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Construction Safety Advisor

Construction Safety Advisor job overview

A construction safety advisor works closely with project managers and construction managers to ensure all potential risk management and safety issues are addressed at construction sites. They create workplace safety programs, implement construction health and safety training programs, and run safety meetings. Construction safety advisors also conduct site risk assessments, investigate job-site safety reports, and lead incident and injury evaluations when needed. They typically work on-site for construction companies, developers, or municipalities.

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Construction Safety Advisor job summary

We are looking for a construction safety advisor to join our well-established team. We need someone who can create our safety management system and establish policies and procedures that comply with all safety regulations. This role ensures safety standards are maintained and documented, and issues are resolved according to safety guidelines. If you’re an experienced safety professional with excellent interpersonal, project management, and communication skills, we’d love to talk with you! Please apply today.


Ashburn, VA
Construction Safety Advisor responsibilities
  • Collaborate with project managers and construction managers to be sure all potential risk management and safety issues are addressed
  • Create and execute workplace safety programs, emergency response plans, construction safety policies, and job-site hazard analyses
  • Implement construction health and safety training programs, including new hire safety orientation
  • Perform construction site risk assessments, safety audits, and safety meetings
  • Monitor adherence to OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) safety regulations and safety standards on sites
  • Investigate job-site safety reports and lead incident and injury evaluations
  • Ensure personal protective equipment is available and used correctly
  • Issue safety reprimands and corrective action recommendations when safety concerns are present
Construction Safety Advisor qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational health and safety, EHS/HSE, or related field is valuable
  • 3 years of experience in the construction industry as a safety officer, safety consultant, or in risk management/ safety management
  • OSHA 30 certification is required and OSHA 500/510 is strongly preferred
  • Has BCSP Qualified Credentials including OHST, ASP, CSP, or CHST
  • Must have a current CPR certification
  • Firm understanding of construction safety standards and regulations (OSHA, ANSI, NFPA, and OHSA)
  • Familiarity with computers and MS Office is needed - safety management system software is a bonus
  • Ability to work independently and excellent project management, interpersonal, and communication skills are needed
Construction Safety Advisor compensation

$62,923 (National Average)

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