Safety Manager - Kiewit Offshore Services


Ingleside, TX, US

Requisition ID: 172356 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Offshore Services District 

Department: Safety 

Market: OGC 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Safety Manager will manage the Kiewit Offshore Services (KOS) Health, Safety and Environmental programs at the project level, driving a safety-oriented approach to work.  The successful individual must be a self-starter, highly motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision.  This position requires someone with the ability to quickly learn and understand various processes regarding KOS' policies, procedures and software programs.

District Overview

Kiewit Offshore Services, a district (or business unit) of Kiewit Corporation that builds structurally complex jackets and topsides for offshore oil drilling rigs. Located in Ingleside, TX, 20 minutes outside of Corpus Christi, the 550-acre fabrication yard is the workplace of 300 staff employees and 1400 craft employees who work in the yard year-round. The projects built by Kiewit Offshore Services require significant equipment planning, detailed cost estimates and schedules, a commitment to safety by all employees, and are truly unforgettable.

The Kiewit Offshore Services team is a diverse, tight knit group that enjoys fun team building events such as deep-sea fishing, golfing, and sporting events throughout the year. The employees are extremely schedule driven, high-energy, friendly, and hard workers. Within the Oil, Gas & Chemical Industry, their teams are the best evidenced by the countless project opportunities from owners who seek their expertise when challenged with complex projects. Kiewit Offshore Service leaders are seeking employees who would enjoy living in Southern Texas, ready for a fast-paced career, trainable, and can work well within a diverse team.


This position will be based at Kiewit's Offshore Services (KOS) yard in Ingleside, TX. 


This is a management position that performs duties that may include any combination of the following:

  • Communicate between KOS and client management regarding safety matters
  • Develop complete understanding of contract plans and specifications.
  • Responsible for overseeing incident investigations reporting and follow through with corrective actions
  • Work closely with the facility safety manager to develop and implement leading indicator action plans
  • Manage and lead at team of 3-7 safety coordinators and techs.
  • Interact with demanding clients and maintain a positive relationships with the client team
  • Routinely inspect the facilities, machinery, and safety equipment in order to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance.
  • Routinely monitor the workforce for unsafe behaviors and coach employees on the correct behaviors when observed.
  • Write, organize and implement the jobsite safety plans.
  • Perform daily reviews and inspection of the jobsite to assure compliance with federal, provincial, client and KOS policies.
  • Coordinate and present safety training to support KOS and client requirements, including planning, documentation, and presentation. This will include: New Hire orientation, Fall Protection, Confined Space, Lockout/Tagout
  • Attend the weekly general safety meeting, weekly supervisor safety meeting, and daily Tool Box meetings, as required.
  • Coordinate with home office Safety Department on overall program, project training needs, injury management, citation management, OH&S reporting requirements, and other application matters.  


  • Degree in Occupational Health and Safety or Industrial or equivalent degree/work experience
  • At minimum 8+ years of experience managing large oil and gas construction projects 
  • Strong work ethic; good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Must be able to act independently with little or no supervision and work collaboratively on a team environment 
  • Ability to operate a standard personal computer as well as knowledge of and experience with standard office computer software. 
  • Ability to carry out duties in varying work environments including wide ranging weather conditions and terrain. 
  • Knowledge of construction safety, current Federal and OSHA requirements, hazard recognition, record keeping and injury management skills is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to manage all aspects of a safety program on projects of increasing complexity.


Other Requirements:

  • Regular, reliable attendance 
  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.


We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

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