Location: Albany, OR
Title: Site Safety & Health Officer
Schedule (FT/PT): Full-time
Travel Required: As Needed
Clearance: Ability to Obtain

North Wind General Contractors, LLC (NWGC) is a small business firm that provides comprehensive construction services for commercial, military, and government customers. NWGC is part of a family of North Wind companies with common ownership under Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI), an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC). NWGC offers clients a low risk small business backed by a mature, financially strong parent organization and an excellent past performance history.

North Wind recognizes our biggest asset is our employees. Our success is a direct result of the hard work, skills, expertise, and unique perspectives and talents that each of our employees bring to North Wind. We are looking for exceptionally talented, motivated, and dynamic individuals to join the North Wind team – not only to support our mission but be an integral part of our continued success.


The Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO) is responsible for project and site safety by implementing and enforcing the applicable safety standards, established and approved project Accident Prevention / Site Safety and Health Plans, and North Wind Safety Program policies. The SSHO will perform the following: Exercise authority to stop work for conditions adverse to quality or safety; Ensure safe conditions exist at the job site; conduct daily and periodic safety meetings with project staff, serve as a competent safety person, Ensure equipment and other project resources are in working order and to comply with the APP and associated activity hazard analyses (AHA)


  • Implements the company’s health and safety program; conducts and/or participates in associated training, safety meetings and inspections.
  • Supervision of all field activities, in-house and subcontract laborers, and coordinating site logistics.
  • Implements site safety and emergency plans.
  • Coordinate with subcontractors in timely development of activity hazard analysis and control measures for scopes.
  • Daily Safety inspections and reporting of inspections.
  • Prepares daily reports, job diaries, narratives, and all other documentation as determined by the company and by the project needs.
  • Enforces all regulatory, base and company specific safety rules.
  • Communicates and supports a proactive culture of Safety.
  • Routinely assess work activities to ensure tasks are performed in accordance with the requirements detailed in the Activity Hazard Analysis (AHA), project specification and Health and Safety Plan (HSP).
  • Ensure equipment is inspected, meets HSP safety requirements and is adequate to meet the intended function for the project.
  • Authority to stop work for conditions adverse to quality or safety.
  • Provide day-to-day technical overview of on-site project activities.
  • Ensure project field activities are performed safely to execute work in accordance with the HSP, work scope, and schedule, AHA’s.
  • Ensure equipment and other project resources are in working order and comply with the HSP; implementation of the HSP.
  • Performs other duties as are appropriate and as assigned.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or related educational background is preferred
  • Possess at least five (5) years’ experience in the role of a site safety health officer on government projects. DOE project experience preferred, however USACE/DOD is acceptable.
  • In addition, applicant must demonstrate a minimum of five (5) years of continuous safety related roles in increasing size and complexity.
  • A combination of experience and education that demonstrates the required skills, knowledge, and abilities will be considered.
  • Demonstrated ability to work accurately, follow procedures and schedules, and prioritize multiple tasks

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency with all MS Office products (Word, Excel, Project).
  • Ability to work in a team environment and fit in with company culture and processes.
  • Effective professional oral and written communication skills.
  • Must possess a strong work ethic, Strong organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Civil, Structural Steel Erection, Electrical, and Mechanical experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Procore

Special Requirements:

  • Must pass pre-employment background check
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening
  • Ability to obtain a National Energy Technology Laboratory security badge.


This position is primarily sedentary in nature. The work involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. The work may involve exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.


Works mainly in the field on active construction site that utilizes heavy machinery and various construction equipment to erect a multistory industrial building.

North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.

Candidates may be required to obtain and hold a Secret or Higher US Government Clearance.