Sr. Safety Specialist

PBF Energy, Inc.

Oh, OR

Sr. Safety Specialist


PBF Energy Inc. (NYSE:PBF) is one of the largest independent refiners in North America, operating through its subsidiaries, oil refineries and related facilities. We are seeking a talented Sr. Safety Specialist to join our team as a pivotal member that would play a key role here at PBF Energy. This role would be located in our Toledo Refinery in Oregon OH.

This position serves as a technical resource to the Health and Safety group and the rest of the refinery. This position reports to the Health & Safety Superintendent.

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with all levels of the organization to support the development of facility H&S programs, procedures, safe work practices, campaigns, etc.
  • Participate as a member of one of the facility Business Teams.
  • Analyze safety performance and statistics.
  • Lead/participate in various safety committees.
  • Develop, conduct, and participate in safety meetings.
  • Participate in the maintenance and continuous improvement of the existing safety programs for the refinery.
  • Lead and perform safety audits and planned general inspections.
  • Support and participate in incident and near miss investigations.
  • Develop and implement general and specialized training presentations, materials, and testing for regulatory required and topic-specific training.
  • Assist field supervision with loss control efforts including hazard assessment and control.
  • Interface with contractors in respect to adhering to safety policies/standards and related safety and health activities.
  • Serve as a resource to provide information and interpretation on safety regulations, procedures and practices.
  • Participate in pre-plans and work activities for high-risk jobs.
  • Perform Job Hazards Analysis for specific job tasks when necessary.
  • Provide safety support for turnarounds, capital projects, and other engineering projects while ensuring compliance with facility standards and federal and local regulatory requirements
  • Perform technical writing functions that include developing and editing communication material, standards, plans and reports
  • Provide H&S oversight to refinery workforce related to confined space entry, hot work, safe work practices, and other related health, safety, or industrial hygiene matters
  • Maintain a level of H&S-related knowledge and expertise through periodic job function training or skill development

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health & Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Sciences, Occupational Safety or related course of study required.

  • 5+ years’ safety and/or industrial hygiene experience in petroleum, chemical or manufacturing plant required.