Superintendent/Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO)


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About Brawley:

Brawley is a design, build and furnish provider managing facility projects since 1992. From the headquarters in Wilmington, NC, our company has worked throughout the United States in the military, senior living, commercial, hospitality and ICT sectors.


The Superintendent/Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO) provides construction safety and health leadership and oversight in support of the Brawley Company Health and Safety Programs. The SSHO is responsible for the overall coordination and implementation of Brawley Health and Safety Programs to assure compliance with regulations, client requirements, and institutional policies. SSHO monitors and provides technical field support for company project sites. The SSHO provides guidance and oversight on all health and safety matters related to construction, demolition, restoration, and remediation projects.

Major Responsibilities

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain access to secure military installations.
  • Provide initial site-specific safety and health orientations that, at a minimum, cover the project Accident Prevention Plan (APP) and Activity Hazard Analyses (AHAs) to all project personnel, including subcontractors, as the controlling contractor.
  • Hold pre-start safety meetings, toolbox meetings, and safety stand-downs on an as-needed basis.
  • Ensure project personnel completes a daily AHA’s.
  • Ensure that all work activities are performed in accordance with the project-specific APP, AHAs, applicable OSHA regulations, and client requirements (e.g., USACE EM385-1-1).
  • Interface with all project staff, regulatory agencies, clients, and customers to formulate corrective actions, as needed. Be the Brawley point of contact (POC) for an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspection or other externally driven audit activity (e.g., client).
  • Deliver training, if qualified, to project employees based on the direction of the Brawley Health and Safety Director.
  • Support project personnel in the reporting of all incidents and near-miss events and ensure accurate information is communicated to the Brawley Health and Safety Director.
  • Assist the Brawley Health and Safety Director with investigations of serious incidents and near-miss events.
  • Conduct on-site inspections and audits.
  • Ensure corrective actions that result from the incident and near-miss investigations, audits, and inspections are implemented.
  • Respond and provide assistance to all emergency situations.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Health and Safety Director.

WB Brawley Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. WB Brawley Company encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

Minimum Education/Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent; Bachelors in Science, Engineering or Safety preferred. Minimum of five years of recent experience in Construction Health and Safety, preferably on USACE, NAVFAC, US Army, or USAF facilities.

Required Knowledge or Skills

  • Must have a technical working knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and USACE EM 385-1-1.
  • At a minimum, must possess technical working knowledge of fall protection systems, electrical safety for non-qualified workers, permit-required confined spaces, excavation and trenching, load handling equipment, scaffolding, demolition, hazardous energy control (i.e., lockout/Tagout or LOTO), hazard communication, and incident investigation.
  • Must have the ability to gather and analyze data, reason logically and creatively, draw conclusions and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must be flexible and adapt to constant change.
  • Must be able to identify trends and anticipate risks.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills to assist and communicate with project personnel and clients.
  • Must have a working knowledge of MS Office.

Professional Certifications

The following Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) certifications are preferred in order of priority:

  • Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST),
  • Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician (OHST), or
  • Safety Trained Supervisor Construction (STSC).