Safety Professional

RHC – McKittrick, CA

Under the general direction of the Safety Director, the Safety Professional is responsible for supporting the Safety Department in the implementation and maintenance of the safety program. This includes designing and building safety programs and procedures to control, eliminate, and prevent disease or injury from occurring. Safety Professional will conduct inspections for adherence to laws and regulations governing the health and safety of individuals.

Responsibilities and Duties

  1. Assist Safety Supervisor in analyzing data collected through safety process.
  2. Make recommendations on data findings to improve the overall safety of RHC.
  3. Review RHC policies to ensure they meet all customer and government requirements.
  4. Prepare and review specifications and orders for the purchase of safety equipment, ensuring that proper features are present and that items conform to health and safety standards.
  5. Coordinate “right-to-understand” programs regarding hazardous chemicals and other substances.
  6. Develop and maintain hygiene programs such as noise surveys, continuous atmosphere monitoring and ventilation surveys.
  7. Plan emergency response drills.
  8. Writing of Job Safety Plans (JSP).
  9. Conduct incident investigations and safety training.
  10. Interacting with our Customers and Safety Staff from other companies.
  11. Take injured employees to the industrial medical doctor.
  12. Build presentations of Safety Data results for the Safety Supervisor and Senior Management.
  13. Demonstrate a high visibility and positive attitude in order to establish an effective and responsible safety culture.
  14. Communicate daily all safety concerns to Field Employees and Management.
  15. Perform Audits to continually improve RHC Systems and Processes.
  16. Performs other duties as assigned by the Safety Supervisor.

Qualifications and Skills


  1. Must possess a high school diploma or GED, and have either or combination of CET, CHST, OHST, CSP or other Nationally recognized Safety Certifications.
  2. Additional certifications/training preferred; Safety Risk Management, Workers comp and EMT


  1. Three years of experience in construction/oilfield safety.
  2. Understanding of labor laws and CalOSHA.
  3. Experience in implementing safety programs desirable.


  1. Must have excellent organizational, communication and analytical skills.
  2. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  3. Skilled in the use of computer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Safety Management Software).


  1. CalOSHA, DOT, Worker’s Comp., Drug and Alcohol Policies & Procedures, minimal Industrial Hygiene, minimal Environmental Reg. Requirements

Other Requirements

  1. Possession of a valid California Driver’s License and State automobile insurance, and acceptable driving record substantiated by a DMV printout.
  2. Completion of a substance abuse screening upon offer of employment.

Physical Demands

  1. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  2. Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as hot and cold temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors and loud noises. Exposure to the oil fields. Little physical effort required.
  3. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; and occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  4. Some overtime and weekends will be required.


Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Flex Spending Account

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