SUMMARY Implements the safety, marine environmental and regulatory policies of the fleet to include auditing, training and continual improvement by performing the following duties:
Inspects and evaluates Company vessels for safety related issues; notifies appropriate Vessel Managers and appropriate corporate management of all deficiencies; provides appropriate recommendations for improvements; ensures noted deficiencies are corrected.
Serves as an alternate point of contact for oil spill reporting for the vessels and vessel maintenance facilities; makes required Federal and State notifications; liaison with Federal and State representatives visiting spill site; assists responsible vessel representative in drafting and submitting required paperwork.
Assists vessels with Safety Equipment needs with the goal of standardizing across the fleet (e.g. SARTs, SCBAs, Emergency Pumps, etc.).
Conducts pre-departure training instruction for vessels in the Puget Sound Region or Alaska as requested; audits vessel emergency drills, and conducts additional training as needed.
Works with primary trainer to ensure each vessel undergoes USCG Witnessed Safety Drills at least every two years.
Monitors vessel injuries and notes trends and recommend appropriate training and measures to prevent reoccurrence.
Assists appropriate vessel crew members to meet Respiratory Protection program requirements (e.g. medical clearance and annual fit testing).
Ensures that all vessel occupational health and safety training aligns with Safety and Regulatory Compliance objectives.
Maintains an Annual Training Schedule for vessel crews and individuals requiring corporate supported training.
Promotes the “train-the-trainer” concept by working with each vessel to have designated and trained personnel to meet the safety and health training needs on site.
Ensures vessel training is conducted and documented including Coast Guard, OSHA, and Company required training, both for entire crews, and for individuals.
Organizes current Yard safety plans, policies, and procedures and achieves continuity throughout support operations.
Ensures all maintenance facility occupational safety and health training aligns with Safety and Regulatory Compliance objectives.
Acts as internal auditor for safety processes at the Old Yard facility.
Assists in monitoring outside labor services to ensure they are following safety policies.
Performs injury and casualty investigations.
Maintains emergency procedures and evacuation plans, posting of plans and applicable training.
Reviews and monitors the “competent person” procedures, policies and practices.
Monitors activities and establishes and /or modifies procedures based on visual assessment and input from the facility SCP (Shipyard Competent Person), industrial hygienic testing, managers, and leads.
Provides and/or coordinates initial and refresher safety training as needed including developing and presenting programs/workshops on applicable local, state, and federal requirements.
Maintains records and documentation required by applicable local, state, and federal requirements.
Performs other similar or related duties as requested or assigned.
Organizational Core Competencies:
Builds customer confidence by ensuring expectations and commitments are met. Establishes and maintains effective and positive relationship with internal and external customers. Acts with customers in mind, and values the importance of providing high-quality customer service.
Integrity & Trust:
Sets an example by consistently modeling high standards of honesty and integrity. Is widely trusted and is seen as a direct, truthful individual who presents information in an appropriate and helpful manner. Maintains a reputation for honesty, confidentiality, reliability and fairness. Is willing to admit mistakes, and doesn’t misrepresent him/her self for personal gain.
Getting Results ("Can Do" Spirit):
Performs work with energy and drive; values planning, but will take quick, decisive action when an opportunity presents itself.
Creativity & Innovation:
Injects originality into daily work and generates many new and unique ideas. Thinks "outside the box" and is seen as original and value-added in brainstorming ideas. Creates competitive and breakthrough solutions.
Collaborates positively to achieve team and company objectives. Works effectively within a diverse environment. Builds strong relationships with fellow employees, helping to support a contribution to overall company success.
Management Core Competencies:
Motivates, inspires, and encourages others to perform well. Leads through change and adversity with ease. Makes the tough call when needed and effectively influences the actions and opinions of others.
Balances both short- and long-term goals while developing and inspiring commitment to a vision of success. Supports, promotes, and ensures work alignment with the company's overall mission, vision and values.
Managing & Measuring Work:
Clearly assigns responsibility for tasks and decisions to minimize confusion or error. Sets clear objectives and measures and monitors the process, progress, and results to ensure success. Designs feedback loops into work to ensure constant and effective lines of communication.
Builds and actively maintains working relationships both internally with other departments and externally with customers and vendors to further the company's goals. Responds and relates well to people in all positions at all levels. Is seen as a team player, looks for common ground, and solves problems for the good of all.
Fishing Industry or maritime sailing experience preferred. Hands-on maritime safety training instructor experience preferred. Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of International, Federal and State maritime vessel safety requirements. Knowledge and thorough understanding of OSHA, WISHA and DOSH requirements as they apply to seagoing vessels and repair facilities. Knowledge and thorough understanding of maritime pollution regulations and requirements, both State and Federal.
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Fishing Vessel Safety Instructor, Qualified Instructor and/or Designated Examiner for training purposes preferred.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of email, spreadsheet software, word processing software and presentation software.