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Northwest - SSHO 2 - Puget Sound


Federal Way, WA, US Tacoma, WA, US Seattle, WA, US Bellevue, WA, US

Requisition ID: 167243 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Northwest District 

Department: Safety 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Are you passionate about safety and ensuring everyone is working in a safe condition and environment? How about doing so while working for one of the largest contractors in North America. At Kiewit, one of our guiding principles on infrastructure projects and in every office is, “Nobody Gets Hurt” and we’re currently looking for a safety manager who creates, supports, and will audit our program which reinforces our commitment to safety.

District Overview

Kiewit’s Northwest District is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington.  We primarily perform heavy civil projects specializing in earth moving, transportation, roadways, water resources, and underground utilities. We are looking for hard working individuals with a passion for construction who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty! Our current opportunities are spread across the entire west coast including Alaska and Hawaii. 


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•    Routinely inspecting the facilities, machinery, and safety equipment 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.
•    Interfacing with Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) or federal officials/inspectors in the event of a site visit.
•    Conduct daily safety and health inspections and maintain a written log which includes area/operation inspected, date of inspection, identified hazards, recommended corrective actions, estimated and actual date of corrections.
•    Attach safety inspection logs to the Contractors' daily production report.
•    Conduct mishap investigations and complete required accident reports. Report mishaps and near misses.
•    Use and maintain OSHA's Form 300 to log work-related injuries and illnesses occurring on the project site for Prime Contractors and subcontractors and make available to the Contracting Officer upon request.    Post and maintain the Form 300A on the site Safety Bulletin Board.
•    Maintain applicable safety reference material on the site.
•    Attend the pre-construction conference, pre-work meetings including preparatory meetings, and periodic in-progress meetings.
•    Review the APP and AHAs for compliance with EM 385-1-1, and approve, sign, implement and enforce them.
•    Establish a Safety and Occupational Health (SOH) Deficiency Tracking System that lists and monitors outstanding deficiencies until resolution.
•    Ensure subcontractor compliance with safety and health requirements.
•    Maintain a list of hazardous chemicals on site and their material Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
•    Maintain a weekly list of high hazard activities involving energy, equipment, excavation, entry into confined space, and elevation, and be prepared to discuss details during meetings.
•    Provide and keep a record of site safety orientation and indoctrination for Contractor employees, subcontractor employees, and site visitors.


•    Must have a CHST (Construction Health & Safety Technician) 
•    Mut be a US Citizen (Required by Red Hill site) 
•    The SSHO Level 2 is required to have a minimum of 5 years of construction industry safety experience on similar projects.        
•    30-hour OSHA construction safety class or equivalent within the last 5 years.    
•    An average of at least 24 hours of formal safety training each year for the last 5 years with training for competent person status for at least the following four areas of competency: Excavation; Scaffolding; Fall protection, Hazardous energy; Confined space; Health hazard recognition, evaluation and control of chemical, physical and biological agents; Personal protective equipment and clothing to include selection, use and maintenance.    

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

Base Compensation: $100,068 - $150,102 
(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

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.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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