• Safety Inspector - Main Yard

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    7 months ago(3/16/2018 1:26 PM)
  • Overview

    Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Safety Department.

    We are pleased to accept resumes for Safety Inspector.

    This is a full-time position with competitive pay, based on experience, and immediate work within our headquarters in Norfolk, VA.


    Inspects equipment, tools, and working conditions to ensure safety of workers
    • Observes crews at work and reports/ corrects violations in safety precautions
    • Investigates accidents to determine causes and devises preventive measures
    • May instruct workers in use of safety equipment and safe work methods
    • Enforce safety rules and regulations
    • Conducts vessel, building and grounds surveys on periodic and regular basis to detect code violations, hazards, and incorrect work practices and procedures
    • Ensuring workers are provided with suitable protective equipment, such as eye goggles, ear protectors or appropriate types of gloves and clothing
    • Keeping up to date with new legislation and health and safety standards
    • Writing reports on results of inspections and investigations and completing detailed paperwork
    • Providing training and educational support to new/trainee employees
    • Prepares various safety and mishap reports
    • Understand and act upon instruction



    • Maritime trade experience preferred
    • Bilingual in Spanish, a plus
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Federal safety regulations and job safety analysis required.
    • Experience with behavior-based safety processes preferred.
    • Minimum of 5 years industrial operations experience
    • HAZMAT, CPR, and first aid training
    • Maritime rules and regulations: OSHA, NFPA, NIOSH, ANSI, EPA and State and Local regulations
    • Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to effectively present complex topics in a concise manner
    • Effective interpersonal skills dealing with people at various levels and in a variety of functions
    • Experience with Microsoft Office products
    • Knowledge of NAVSEA/MSC/USCG Standard Items preferred.
    • Must have reliable transportation, maintain a current valid driver’s license with a record that allows the operation of company vehicles.
    • Knowledge of NAVSEA/MSC/USCG Standard Items preferred.
    • OSHA 5410 / 5400 / 3095 / Shipyard competent person, a plus. These courses are part of the ongoing and initial training. 
    • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment- hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe boots/shoes and, when necessary, respirator
    • Work independently to complete responsibilities
    • Must have regular, reliable attendance

    Compensation & Benefits

    Position compensation is based on experience.


    Our benefits include:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • 401K
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Legal Services
    • Annual performance evaluations
    • On-site Human Resources
    • On-site gym
    • Free and close proximity parking
    • Employee perks/gifts and more



    All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.


    Colonna’s Shipyard and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    • Respect
    • Pride
    • Truth
    • Family

    These are our VALUES and the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. We are pleased and confident in stating that our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in the ship repair industry.


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