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Safety Specialist 2

Location: 

Federal Way, WA, US Seattle, WA, US

Requisition ID: 159263 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Bridge Marine 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, with an opportunity to become a shareholder in the company? At Kiewit’s Infrastructure District, one of our guiding principles on our projects and in every office is, “Nobody Gets Hurt” and we’re currently looking for a Safety Specialist to support and uphold our programs which reinforces our commitment to safety.
 

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District Overview

Kiewit’s Bridge & Marine District headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, operates with heavy civil, marine, and industrial capabilities across North America. We are a leader in technical and traditional bridges, bridge like structures, marine structures, and dredge work. Kiewit Bridge & Marine is also the foremost constructor of floating bridges across the United States. 

Location

Work is out of our Federal Way / Seattle, WA offices 

Responsibilities

•    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.
 

Qualifications

•    CSP and CHST Preferred.
•    Minimum 3 years of safety experience required in the construction industry.
•    Demonstrated ability to manage all aspects of a safety program on projects of increasing complexity.
•    Knowledge of OSHA and MSHA regulations and hazard recognition, record keeping and injury management skills.
•    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.
•    Able to interact professionally with all levels of management while simultaneously manage a diversified workload and challenging situations efficiently and effectively.
•    CPR/First Aid, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification and OSHA/MSHA instructor certifications are preferred.
•    Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment.
•    Regularly sit, stand, walk and talk and listen; occasionally lift and move up objects up to 30 pounds.
•    Must be willing to relocate and go where the work is.

Must be willing to work night shift.

 

 
 

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 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: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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