Site Safety and Health Officer
CompanyNorth Wind Construction Services
LocationKnoxville, TN
Job TypeFull Time
Job Description
North Wind Construction Services is currently seeking a Site Safety and Health Officer to join our Knoxville, TN team!

  • Implements and enforces client, project safety and health plans and the North Wind Corporate Health and Safety Program; conducts and/or participates in required trainings, safety meetings, and routine inspections
  • Works with the North Wind Project Management and Regional Safety Manager to standardize safety practices 
  • Communicates and supports a proactive Safety Culture
  • Able to create and implement Emergency Action Plan (EAP) and Fire Prevention Plan (FPP) as needed
  • Schedules and supports training as required by Project Management and Regional Safety Manager
  • Monitors safety and health regulations and provides technical support to managers and personnel to ensure compliance with OSHA, USACE, federal and AKOSH safety and health regulations
  • In conjunction with the North Wind Project Management and the Regional Safety Manager, investigates near misses, accidents/incidents, identifies root causes, reports on the causes and solutions to ensure countermeasures are implemented in a timely manner
  • Participates and facilitates safety lessons learned
  • Performs routines safety assessments and inspections
  • Ensures pre work equipment, tooling, and PPE inspection has been performed and documented
  • Stays abreast of new regulations and applicable laws, communicates and integrates changes or corrections as required
  • Is familiar with Hazard Analysis (AHA, THA, etc.) development and implementation for work tasks performed on the project
  • With the help of Project Management, ensures subcontractor personnel attend daily safety meetings, necessary preparatory meetings, making sure they are aware of client and North Wind project safety requirements
  • Conducts project specific safety orientations for visitors, new hires, and subcontractors
  • Tracks, trends and reports to the North Wind Regional Safety Managers all leading/lagging safety indicators
  • Perform other duties as are appropriate and as assigned by site and regional management
  • Familiar with full or partial structure demolition, including lead and asbestos abatement, silica in construction, excavation, and crane safety standards  
Required Skills:
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Ability to take initiative, to maintain confidentiality, to meet deadlines, and to work in a team environment essential.
  • PC-bases computing experience (MS Word, Excel, Power Point) essential
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and handle multiple/detail oriented tasks
  • Minimum three years experience in Department of Energy


Security Access REquirements: Must be US Citizen able to obtain clearance if required




Desirable Skills:



Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. 


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diegram form and deal with severe abstract and concrete variables.

US Army Corps Experience 



Specific Skills/Training/Certifications Required:




OSHA certified with CSP, ASP, OHST, and CHST considered a strong asset


TDEC level 1 certified







Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8714 or e-mail for assistance.


North Wind Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.