DuPont Field Contract Administration and Safety Specialist in Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Field Contract Administration and Safety Specialist (Job Number: 194114W-01)


Under the direction of the Site Contract Administrator, the Contractor Administrator and Safety Specialist acts as the liaison between the production area and contractor supervision to improve cost, safety/environmental, and service. Coordinates cost and/or capital contracting work. Monitors on-going contractor activities in the field. Also, as needed, provides analytical and implementation support in the following areas: safety, contractor safety, occupational health, process safety, fire protection, environmental, distribution, and ergonomics.


  • Work with the Pre-qualification Process of new contractors,

  • ensures all information required is received and assist the Site Contract Administration in the evaluation.

  • Ensure Safety Variance is executed and approved for all contractors that do not meet established plant requirements.

  • Participate in bid meetings and pre-work meetings for work in the area as required by Contract Administrators.

  • Ensure contractors meet all safety and environmental requirements, including obtaining permits, providing Material Safety Data Sheets, meeting required background and substance abuse testing, controlling emissions, and maintaining proper housekeeping

  • Ensure that the AUTHORIZATION FOR CONTRACTOR'S PERSONNEL TO ENTER THE PLANT FORM is completed and authorized for all contractors.

  • Arrange for Site Safety and Security orientations for all contractors and make sure that contractors understand and follow DuPont safety and security procedures, OSHA regulations and local laws with the help of the Safety Resources.

  • Maintain Contractor’s files with updated information. (Document and retain in the files: information concerning contractor performance and all documents executed with contractor.

  • Maintains daily communication related to contract works with areas

  • Participate in contractor scheduling as required by Contract Administrators and assist with the coordination of contracted work in the plant as needed.

  • Ensures that all contractor safety incidents and injuries are reported, investigated, documented and corrective actions identified are completed.

  • Perform routine safety and quality audit of contractors working in the plant.

  • In conjunction with Contract Administrator monitor contractor performance and perform performance evaluations.

  • Gets involved in understanding all the hazards in the areas where contractors will be performing work.

  • Ensure proprietary information protection.

  • Help avoid co-management and co-employment issues and unauthorized commitments.

  • Assist the Contract Administrator to maintain financial control by monitoring all expenditures (including “not to exceed” limits).

  • Ensure that daily timesheets are issued, signed, approved and monitor return of these timesheets to the Contractor file if applicable.

  • Attend area shutdown, maintenance or project meeting to coordinate contract services needed.

  • Prepare the Site Contractor schedule.

  • Participate and present in Plant safety meetings (RCMS, PSM, Incident investigation)

  • Participates and assists as needed in the site contractor safety meetings.

  • Assist in Service Entry Sheet and Web Cycle process as needed by Contract Administrator.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must have or develop a thorough understanding of the business and site drivers, Corporate Standards and Regulatory Quality Requirements.


BS in Safety and Health – must (Master Degree preferred) and three (3) or more years of SHE experience in a construction environment. Experience with leading safety and health programs, work permit, area monitoring, Injury and illness prevention , incident investigation , RCFA , PPE , Scaffolds , Working surface , and Audits Compliance.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures manual. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Requires excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Spanish.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.


Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral diagram or schedule form.


  • Knowledge of critical lifesaving procedures (Lock and Tag, Confined Space Entry, Excavation, Hot Work, Line break, Elevated work, Rigging, among others)

  • Knowledge of Process Safety Management (PSM)

  • Knowledge and understanding of ISO14001 a plus

  • Demonstrated SHE functional/technical expertise with strong knowledge of safe work practices, auditing, record keeping, investigation.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of industrial hygiene principles and monitoring

  • Strong organization and prioritization skills

  • Good interpersonal skills and experience in working with an organizational culture of different levels

  • Ability to train, coach, and mentor others

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to work independently, with minimal supervision and collaboratively

  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Demonstrated strong data management and analytical skills


Six Sigma trained is a plus , Black Belt or Green Belt preferred, OSHA 30 Hours industrial and construction certification, Training the trainer certification from OSHA is a plus, Must have completed basic industrial hygiene


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. Regularly required to take or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk, sit and climb stairs. Since most of the work requires presence in the field, the employee must be able to walk 60% of the time (inside the building and in the surrounding areas outside the building, including the roof)


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise, temperature and lighting conditions in the work environment is usually moderate. This position is not subject to extreme conditions although may spend time outside the building during hot weather conditions when auditing field work.

This role provides support to an operation that runs 24/7, therefore requirement to provide support outside normal work schedule may be required.

Primary Location: NA-Puerto Rico-Puerto Rico-Manati

Organization: Electronics & Imaging

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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