SOC TEMP Safety Specialist 6 in Hawthorne, Nevada

The position of TEMP Safety Specialist 6, with SOC LLC, A Day and Zimmermann Company, is located at the Hawthorne Army Depot, near the modest, west central Nevada, “High-desert, mountain-side”, community of Hawthorne. Interested applicants are invited to search on-line sites for additional information regarding the renowned Hawthorne Army Depot. (Note: SOC Nevada LLC typically does not deploy personnel overseas.)

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Hawthorne Army Depot, known as “The Largest ammunition storage facility in the world,” is centrally located near the modest community of Hawthorne, Nevada, at the base of 11,000 ft. Mt. Grant and at the south end of large and historical Walker Lake on Highway 95. We are located within a comfortable 1 to 2 hour drive of numerous communities and cities, located in Northern Nevada and Northern California, including South Lake Tahoe, Reno/Sparks, Carson City, Fernley and Sparks, all of which offer abundant opportunities and access to high quality shopping, recreation, health care, education and entertainment.

HWAD, is also located near the East Gate to Yosemite National Park, Mammoth Lakes, Heavenly and Mt. Rose ski resorts, and a comfortable 4 -5 hour drive North West of Las Vegas , NV. For our outdoor enthusiasts, there are abundant opportunities nearby for hiking, biking, fishing, camping, ATV/UTV and other sports.

Interested applicants with questions are encouraged to contact the SOC Human Resources office at 775-945-7582, Monday through-Thursday, 6:30 AM to 5:00 PM (PST).

  • Review plans, procedures, methods and facilities involving the manufacture, demil, or renovation of munitions or components or the update of existing munitions to assure the safety of munitions operations.

  • Perform periodic on site surveys and inspections of work operations and premises and make recommendations. Ensure procedures and facilities are adequate to assure safety of personnel and property. Verify that work is performed in accordance with approved Standing Operating Procedures (SOP). Prepare reports and make recommendations on conditions observed. Review and recommend changes, modifications, approval or disapproval of Operating Procedures (SOP).

  • Use established safety methods, standards, regulations, and practices to eliminate or control hazards. Maintain accident reporting, investigation, and analysis standards to ensure effective corrective action and follow up are provided. Collects accident data for analysis of trends to identify specific areas where additional training is needed. Inspects machinery, equipment and/or structures for compliance with applicable safety and/or health codes and makes recommendation to enhance safety.     

  • Provide apppropriate and professional level safety guidance & expertise to all employees, with emphasis on first line supervisors and planners.

  • Serve as a subject matter expert in one or more areas of safety, e.g., confined space entry, electrical safety, hazardous energy control (LOTO), excavation, MHE, and fall protection. Responsible for reporting potential, reported or known environmental concerns to the Environmental Service.Reports safety/and or health violations and/or deficiencies to appropriate departments. Investigates accidents by interviewing witnesses and/or visiting the site. Reports the result of investigations with recommended corrective action(s) to proper authorities and/or agency staff.     

  • Upholds company values (Safety, Diversity, Integrity and Success). Performs other duties of the same or lower level of difficulty as assigned. May be assigned occasional duties of a higher level of difficulty than those listed above. Maintains high ethical standards, overall values of the business, and the Code of Ethics and Standards of Business Conduct to include cooperating during Company investigations. Reports potential and known safety and environmental concerns to the appropriate personnel or deptartment.

EDUCATION: Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associates degree in a technical field or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

LENGTH OF EXPERIENCE: Minimum of two (2) years of experience in safety operations and/or inspection, incident management or emergency services, required.

CERTIFICATIONS: Must be able to obtain and maintain all certifications as required by SOC's Master Training Plan.

LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS: Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid State of Nevada drivers license. Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate level of government security clearance as well as a clearance through the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

OTHER: Proficient with Microsoft Office desired.

ID: 2018-3455

External Company Name: SOC, LLC

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Street: 2 South Maine Ave