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Safety Representative II (2nd Shift)

Date: Jun 12, 2019

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92113

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com


Shift   2nd Shift (2:00pm - 10:00pm)

Location [[CostCenter]]
Deptartment Number [[Department]]
Band/Grade  [[RDScustom1]]
Security Clearance No Clearance




Provides health and safety guidance and support to the workforce.  Ensures that General Dynamics NASSCO maintains compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and local regulations.   



Must have the ability to communicate effectively, in both oral and written applications in order to successfully interact with management and employees. 

Must have knowledge in:

  • Applicable Federal and State OSHA regulations;
  • Presentation techniques for health and safety training;
  • Techniques used to recognize health and safety hazards;
  • Working with hazardous materials;
  • Ship configuration;
  • Shipbuilding techniques and shipyard operations; 
  • Safe operation of tools and machinery;
  • Use of computer software programs (Word, Excel, WordPerfect, Lotus).


Reports to the Supervisor of Safety.  Maintains internal contacts with Production, Repair, Maintenance, Medical, and Emergency Response personnel.  Daily activities and assignments are directed by the Manager of Safety.





  • Assist Safety Manager, Sr. Safety Representative(s), Industrial Hygienists and other Safety Department personnel in the performance of their duties and, under supervision, perform assigned professional health and safety work of average difficulty including conducting routine compliance inspections; investigating accidents; preparing and disseminating information on safety principles, regulations, standards, and methods; and preparing reports.
  • Conduct daily inspections of assigned areas ensuring that all operations (including those of Sub-Contractors) are in compliance with Federal, State and local regulations and NASSCO health and safety policies and procedures; identify health and safety hazards or deficiencies and initiates corrective action through production supervision.
  • Prepare written reports on inspections, accident investigations, statistical information on injuries and illnesses, employee complaints or concerns. Write articles to be used as Safety Grams, Gangbox topics or other training programs. Review reports and articles generated by subordinates.
  • Conduct various safety training classes as required, (new hire safety orientation; employee recall safety orientation) and other specialized safety training.  Conduct subcontractor safety orientation.
  • Review current literature and trade publications in order to remain current regarding all OSHA and other applicable health and safety standards and regulations.
  • Attend or conduct safety related meetings with all levels of management, employee safety committees and other production training sessions. 
  • Establish a close working relationship and communicate with department, stage, area and ship managers on a regular basis.
  • Participate in Safety Management System audits and other activities required by OHSAS 18001. 
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned.
  • Provide Production Managers and Supervisors with the tools necessary to provide a safe working environment for employees.
  • Assist in the elimination of at risk conditions and behaviors.
  • Effective coaching and training of employees in safety requirements and safe work practices.
  • Enforcement of safety policy and procedures.



While performing the duties of this position, the employee must be able to work at heights and in confining or restricted spaces aboard vessels under construction/repair.  Daily inspections require climbing ladders, working at heights, walking on scaffolding, observing use of tools and operation of equipment/machinery. Physical dexterity must allow for bending, reaching, climbing, crawling, and working on ladders and scaffolding.  Must be physically able to walk to all yard locations.  Must be able to handle stressful situations.  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds of weight.  Visual abilities required include close, distance and peripheral vision, depth perception and color recognition.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to vapors, gases, dust, welding/burning fumes, and smoke.  Must be able to spend up to 70% of time in an outdoor shipyard environment in all climates. The noise level is usually moderate to extremely noisy 70% of the time, which may include sirens, horns, chipping, and hammering. 


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