Safety Inspector

Job ID
Posted Date
2 months ago(1/9/2023 3:11 PM)
Regular Full-Time


Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Safety Department.
We are pleased to accept resumes for a Safety Inspectors. 
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
  • Inspects safety belts, ladders, ropes, and tools and replaces those not meeting safety requirements
  • Observes crews at work and reports 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 employers and new/trainee employees
  • Prepares various safety and mishap reports
  • Maintain occupational health and safety training matrix
  • Performs administrative and record-keeping functions in support of the safety organization for the company
  • Understand and act upon instruction
  • 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
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 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 trade experience preferred
  • 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.
  • Must have reliable transportation, maintain a current valid driver’s license with a record that allows the operation of company vehicles

Compensation & Benefits

Position compensation is based on experience.
Our benefits include: 
• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
• 401K, company match
• 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 Inc. and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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