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Safety Inspector/Competent Person

Bay Metals & Fabrication, LLC is currently seeking a Safety Inspector/Shipyard Competent person.

Will be responsible for the safety and inspections of all job sites, conduct safety walk-throughs, handle accidents and investigations, and ensure spaces are safe for work. Works with the Production team to coordinate all work functions in confined and enclosed spaces by performing atmospheric testing to ensure the space is safe for workers and safe for hot work.

Duties and responsibilities

· Conduct Atmospheric testing and space inspections to determine that the area is safe for workers and hot work.

· Maintain and ensure calibration of atmospheric testing equipment.

· Maintains records of inspections and tests.

· Applies gas-free work scope process to production needs while ensuring compliance with NFPA 306 and associated regulatory requirements.

· Test hollow structures for explosive atmosphere and recommend safe work practices.

· Conduct training in confined and enclosed space entry.

· Must have the ability to climb vertical ladders up to 100 feet. Enter confined and enclosed spaces. Distinguish colors, kneel, stand, squat, crawl in and out of holes, walk up to 5 miles a day, climb stairs, sit, and reach. All the listed physical requirements listed are classified as frequent in nature.

· Monitor sub-contractors’ production activities to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and contractual safety standards.

· Must be capable to wear a respirator.

· Must be able to gain access to all area shipyards (BAE, MHI, NOB, NNSY, NASSCO, etc).

· Must have reliable transportation

- Strong knowledge of OSHA regulations and occupational health standards
- Experience in training and development related to EHS (Environmental Health and Safety)
- Familiarity with workers compensation processes and laws
- Background in Ship Repair
- Understanding of EPA regulations
- Ability to write detailed reports and conduct root cause analysis

Please submit your resume

Bay Metals & Fabrication is an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate based on race, sex, gender identity, natural origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, vet status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.50 - $25.00 per hour



  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance




  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed


Work Location: Multiple locations