Safety Director

Clearance Level
Business Operations
Chesapeake, Virginia

REQ#: RQ129014

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

We are looking for an experienced quality / safety director to join our company. In this role, you'll be responsible for creating and overseeing health and safety protocols for the Defense Professional Services sector, primarily for waterfront operations in support of the United States Navy and Marine Corp and ensuring that staff members are properly informed regarding emergency preparedness, use of protective equipment, and accident protocol.

To ensure success as a director, you should display exceptional knowledge of company quality and safety policies and relevant occupational safety and health administration (OSHA) standards. Ultimately, an outstanding director should be able to identify opportunities to minimize workplace health hazards quickly and efficiently.

Quality / Safety Director Responsibilities:

  • Developing and implementing workplace safety policies and procedures in accordance with OSHA standards.
  • Providing personnel with safety-related information such as training sessions, emergency protocols, and proper use of safety equipment.
  • Reviewing existing policies and procedures to ensure they are up to date.
  • Overseeing the sector's daily operations and identifying opportunities for improvement of safety regulations.
  • Performing safety audits and physically inspecting all work areas and jobsites to identify possible quality and safety issues.
  • Conducting risk assessments to minimize workplace accidents, occupational illnesses or long-term health hazards.
  • Preparing monthly or annual safety reports and presenting the information to management.
  • Collaborating with management to plan and implement a safety protocol budget.

Quality / Safety Director Requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree in Business, Management, or a similar field or related experience.
  • Proven Management experience dealing with complex work environment
  • At least 5 years’ experience as a Quality or Safety Manager in a complex safety environment.
  • Experience developing and implementing Quality Plans and Surveillance Plans and Schedules
  • Excellent knowledge of OSHA standards and federal safety legislation.
  • Solid knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices in the workplace.
  • Experience developing and leading Corrective Action, Continuous Improvement programs
  • Familiarity with writing health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Proficiency in conducting data analysis and reporting statistics.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • Excellent Management and leadership skills.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.