Safety Technician-Primoris Renewables

ARB, Inc.

Santa Ana, CA

General Requirements:

  • Practice and enforce safety rules.
  • Follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Safe use of hand & power tools.
  • Report to and assist immediate supervisor.
  • Perform quality work as determined by project specifications.
  • Accountable for all tools and materials at the end of your shift.
  • Must work well as part of a team.
  • Additional tasks as assigned.

Functional Requirements:

•Responsible for performing field safety audits.
• Perform accident & incident investigations and reporting as directed.
• Assists in documentation collection while in the field.
• Assists in training functions.
• Investigates instances of non-conformance and facilitates the determination of the root cause.
• Provides input to management.
• Ensure that federal, state, company, and site-specific policies and procedures are enforced.
• Ability to identify and suggest the resolution of problems promptly.
• Ability to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Perform monthly and quarterly inspections on tools and safety equipment.
• Ability to communicate effectively in front of large groups.
• Additional duties as assigned.

  • Travel and temporarily relocate to the project site, for the duration of the project.

Qualification Standards:

  • Three (3) years of experience in construction. If a person does not have a college degree, then five (5) years of experience as a safety professional in related construction shall suffice.
  • Experience in the construction of renewable power plants, conventional power plants, HV Substations, and HV T-lines preferred.
  • Certifications- Preferred CHST, OSHA 30 at a minimum OSHA 510 Safety Certification, current CPR/FA.
  • Basic computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) for input and output of data.
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable OSHA standards.
  • Extensive travel required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus.
  • Post-offer drug/alcohol screen and physical evaluation.
  • New Hire Orientation Quiz
  • Applicant/employee must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of such individual or others in the workplace.
  • Job site safety requirements as required by the client (clean-shaven, long sleeves, steel toe boots, etc.).
  • Safety equipment as required (hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, respirator, hearing protection, safety harness with lanyard, etc.).

Compensation Info: Hourly Range

$24-$35 per hour, flexible

Physical Requirements:

  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol abuse policy.
  • Must be able to pass a physical examination, pre-employment if necessary, and as required by the company.
  • Able to climb and maintain balance on ladders, scaffolding, stairways, etc.
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, or work at elevated heights as well as in confined spaces (towers, vessels, excavations, etc.).
  • Able to carry 50 lbs. of tools and/or materials. It is recommended to get assistance to lift items over 50 lbs.  Check with your project supervisor or project safety director.
  • Must be able to stand or walk for long periods.
  • Must be able to work extended hours on your feet on uneven surfaces (dirt, concrete, asphalt, mud, gravel, etc.)
  • Must be clean-shaven and able to work while wearing a respirator and other personal protective equipment, when required.

Work Environment:

  • Location: industrial construction sites and/or fabrication shop
  • Mobility Barriers to Access Job Site:
    • Uneven ground level
    • Obstructed pathways
    • Work performed at low and/or high elevations
    • Work performed in confined areas
  • Climatic/Environmental Conditions at Job Site:
    • Predominately outdoor climate
    • May be exposed to extreme hot or cold weather
    • Excessive humidity, rain, etc.
    • Various noise levels caused by tools, machinery, equipment, etc.
    • Potential exposure to chemical substances