Health & Safety Assistant

Job Locations US-MA-Wilmington | US-MA-Reading
Posted Date 2 months ago(3/14/2024 3:57 PM)
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Weston & Sampson Engineering is looking for a Health & Safety Field Assistant with 1-3 years of experience out of our Wilmington or Reading, MA office.


What you’ll do:

  • Conduct on-site safety inspections at active project site
  • Prepare and review Health & Safety Plans and associated safety documents for operations at ongoing project sites
  • Complete work site and facility audits for regulatory compliance
  • Prepare safety inspection and safety audit summaries to communicate action items to project teams and managers
  • Participate in workplace incident and near-miss reviews
  • Work with the Safety Team and others to provide Health & Safety training for staff and clients
  • Communicate and work with project personnel and managers to coordinate completion of safety and regulatory action items, track completion, and conduct follow-up as needed
  • Provide administrative support: training, record keeping, policy review and updates
  • Attend corporate safety meetings and group meetings
  • Possible emergency response events including overnight and weekend work
  • Overnight travel may be required

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Workplace Health & Safety Management, Environmental science or equivalent with a concentration in health and safety preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience in the health & safety environment
  • Successful completion of OSHA 10-hour Construction Safety
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Highly motivated and a self-starter
  • Ability to work across different work groups to schedule project and worksite safety reviews
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Strong listening, written and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and be organized
  • Flexibility to meet project schedules
  • Valid driver’s license

What you could also bring:

  • Successful completion of OSHA 10-hour General Industry Safety
  • OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations (HAZWOPER) Certification
  • CPR/AED/First Aid Certification
  • Experience in health & safety in wastewater/water treatment, construction, roadways, environmental or similar projects
  • Working knowledge and proficiency in the application of OSHA regulatory requirements for environmental, construction, infrastructure operation, and maintenance and engineering projects



Weston & Sampson is an 100% employee-owned, full-service environmental and infrastructure consulting firm made up of more than 800 professionals, who work together to develop innovative, cost-effective solutions for our clients. Since our founding in 1899, Weston & Sampson’s mission has been to protect, improve, and sustain the natural and built environment to enhance the quality of life. As we grow, we are seeking dedicated technical and professional individuals who want to collaborate on meaningful projects with a team that respects and values their ideas. Weston & Sampson offers a flexible work environment, competitive compensation, industry-leading benefits, and exciting career growth opportunities—all in a supportive and dynamic corporate culture that embraces diverse perspectives and recognizes people for their contributions.


Weston & Sampson is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace the rich perspectives and experiences that arise from people of different races, ethnicities, cultures, sexual orientation, gender identities, ages, socio-economic statuses, abilities, and religions, as well as other untapped groups, within our Weston & Sampson family and the communities we serve. Weston & Sampson is committed to the principles of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA). Our goal is to foster a sense of belonging and equitable representation across our organization and to empower our employees to incorporate IDEA values into the work they perform.


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A Note to Third-Party Recruiters:

Weston & Sampson coordinates all recruiting and hiring at our company.  We do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters, staffing agencies or related firms.  Resumes are only accepted if a signed agreement is in place.  All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Weston & Sampson.  Weston & Sampson is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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