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Safety Manager - Water/Wastewater


Austin, TX, US Houston, TX, US Dallas, TX, US

Requisition ID: 147762 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Safety 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

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. 



This position is located on site at a project in Taylor TX.  Subsistence will be provided.




•    Managing the company environmental health and safety programs at the project level, driving a safety-oriented approach to work.  
•    Compiling, analyzing, and interpreting occupational illness and accident statistical data at the project level; recommending process and product safety features that will reduce employee exposure to chemical, physical, and biological work hazards.
•    Routinely inspecting the facilities, machinery, and safety equipment in order to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance. 
•    Routinely monitoring the workforce for unsafe behaviors and coach employees on the correct behaviors when observed
•    Developing environmental health and safety training materials to include manuals, brochures, PowerPoint presentations etc. 
•    Developing a paperwork management system to track training records to track all safety training initiatives conducted personally or by outside consultants/vendors. 
•    Interpreting safety regulations for the project.
•    Coordinating and presenting safety training to support client requirements including new hire orientation, fall protection, confined space, lockout/tagout and repertory. 
•    Interfacing with Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) (Provincial or federal) officials/inspectors in the event or a site visit. 


  • Degree in Occupational Health and Safety or Industrial or equivalent degree/work experience.
  • 5 years of experience in heavy industry construction safety practices
  • 5 years in construction under operating conditions preferred 
  • OSHA Construction Safety Training 
  • First Aid/CPR/Blood Borne Pathogens Training
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) preferred

Working Conditions (Selection)

  • Fast-paced office environment;
  • Must be able to interact professionally with all levels of management while simultaneously manage a diversified workload and challenging situations efficiently and effectively.
  • Regularly sit, stand, walk and talk and listen
  • Occasionally lift and move objects up to 30 pounds.

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

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: Austin

Job Segment: Wastewater, Water Treatment, Construction, Architecture, Compliance, Engineering, Legal