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Safety Specialist - Construction

Location: 

Alpharetta, GA, US Atlanta, GA, US

Requisition ID: 148080 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Water Facilities South 

Department: Safety 

Market: Water/Wastewater 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

At Kiewit, one of our guiding principles on every projects and in every office is, “Nobody Gets Hurt” and we’re currently looking for a Safety Specialist who will create, support and audit our programs which reinforce our commitment to safety.

As a Safety Specialist, you will report to Project Safety Manager. Your primary responsibilities centers on the successful implementation and support of the Site Specific Safety Plan in the field.  You will assist the Project Safety Manager with the application of the contract, client safety expectations, Kiewit Corporate Safety Manual, Corporate Crane Procedures Manual, District Standards, and all laws governing the work.  You will also verify to ensure that work is being executed as planned, problem-solve with operations and craft, assist with corrective measures, and provide resources to correct and maintain solutions.
 

District Overview

Kiewit's Water Facilities South group is one of Kiewit's leading water/wastewater districts specializing in constructing water treatment facilities, wastewater treatment facilities, and desalination plants. Although we are headquartered in Dallas TX, with regional offices in Miami FL and Atlanta GA, we also pursue various projects stretching across the country. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry as opposed to design. Because our people receive continuous and extensive training, hands-on experience, and challenging responsibilities from the day they join our team, they quickly develop the expertise that has earned our district its reputation as the premier contractor in the southeast United States. 

Location

This position is based out of Alpharetta GA, and will support projects across the Greater Atlanta Metroplex and various projects in the surrounding states.

Responsibilities

•    Assist in the development, review, updating, and communication of the SSSP to everyone including subcontractors
•    Collaborate with the craft every day in the field to encourage buy-in of our safety program and to support craft ownership of the safety program
•    Exercise Stop Work Responsibility to ensure adherence to company policies, regulations, work plans, work packs, and detailed work plans
•    Plan, prioritize, and problem-solve with operations in the field every day based on leading indicator trends and upcoming work
•    Encourage, support, inspire, and advise staff and craft employees to execute the SSSP
•    Assist with maintaining project files in compliance with OSHA/MSHA regulations and in compliance with our policies including accident/injury files
•    Assist with first aid and maintain relationships with emergency medical services and clinics
•    Assist with incident investigations, and implementation of effective solution
•    Complete a daily documented hazard inspection and assist operations, craft, and subcontractors with implementation of corrective actions
•    Review work plans, work packs, and detailed work plans prior to the start of work
•    Assist and provide safety training on policies, procedures, OSHA/MSHA, NCCER, SIMS, orientation, and client specific requirements
 

Qualifications

•    OSHA 30, 500 and 510 certifications
•    Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Safety, or a related field of study is preferred
•    Knowledge of construction safety, current Federal and OSHA requirements
•    Certification as a Safety Professional or Emergency Medical Technician is preferred
•    Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
•    Strong organizational and time management skills
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills
•    Good attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies
•    Strong work ethic - Willing to do what it takes to get the job done
•    The ability to work independently as well as part of a team
•    Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment

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 work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Wastewater, Water Treatment, Compliance, Construction, Inspector, Engineering, Legal, Quality