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Medcor Inc Safety Specialist in Portland, Oregon

Safety Specialist

Position Code 19-JH -001

Required Licensure/Experience Safety Specialist

Position Type Temporary Non Benefited

Location OR - Portland

Job Category Safety Services

Job Summary

Medcor/Brown Services is seeking a Safety Professional for a project in Portland, OR. The projects duration is unknown at this time, and our client is working anywhere from 40 - 80 hours/week. Project is scheduled to start at the end of September or early October. Candidates must have at a minimum an OSHA 30 and 3 years direct Construction Safety experience to be considered. Ideal candidates would have some experience with Industrial Hygiene as well. We will be gathering more information over the next week on the specifics of this project.

The function of the on-site Safety Coordinator is to consult with contractors and clients and provide recommendations to eliminate or control hazardous conditions resulting from human error, equipment and machine operations which may lead to human injury and/or property damage. Must apply safety principles, standards, practices and analytical techniques. OSHA record-keeping and general administrative duties.


  • The scope of work for the Safety Specialist is to provide construction safety support

  • This position offers third party safety oversight, audits, reports, training and any other construction related safety activities as needed

  • You must be able to work long and variable hours depending on project needs

  • You must be able to work independently with minimal supervision

  • This person must be able to manage one’s behavior when dealing with difficult people and situations


  • Current CPR / First Aid Card

  • OSHA 30 hour certification

  • CHST, OSHA 500 preferred

  • 3 years' Relevant safety experience required


Ability to perform basic word processing and generate spreadsheets as necessary. Also, access and use the Internet and E-mail.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee may regularly be required to stand, bend, squat, sit demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear, and see. On occasion, may be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) during the course of the workday. Specific abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust and focus.