Site Safety & Health Officer


Honolulu, HI, US Waianae, HI, US Kaneohe, HI, US Lahaina, HI, US Ewa Beach, HI, US Hilo, HI, US Waialua, HI, US Kahului, HI, US Kapolei, HI, US Lihue, HI, US Wailuku, HI, US Wahiawa, HI, US Kula, HI, US Waipahu, HI, US Kailua, HI, US Aiea, HI, US

Requisition ID: 169822 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Bridge Marine District 

Department: Safety 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

The Construction Safety Professional ensures compliance with Company and Federal Safety regulations at project level. This position advises and audits the Safety Program on the jobsite, manages safety documentation, and clearly communicates with the division Safety Manager, Superintendents, Project Managers, and Crews to maintain incident and injury free sites.



One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. 


● Conduct and document safety inspections, program implementation and enforcement, activity risk analysis, employee training, equipment inspections, accident investigation and root cause analysis

● Support incident and emergency responses to include accompanying injured personnel to medical facility. Ability to conduct incident investigations, follow reporting procedures and develop safety alerts or lessons learned.

● Conducts and advises project management on accident investigations and assists project management in developing improvement plans to prevent recurrence

● Assist, develop and implement site specific activity hazard analysis or other safety plans with project management; Participate and assist in daily planning and safety implementation on project sites to eliminate hazards. Must be detailed oriented.

● Recordkeeping of safety related documentation on online servers and project site records. Including site safety orientations and indoctrination for all contractor employees, subcontractor employees and site visitors. Must be organized.

● Maintains a close working relationship with field personnel and project management and advises field project managers and supervisors in all aspects of occupational safety.

● Observes behaviors and conditions within the work environment on a frequent basis, coach employees regarding the value of working safely and provides feedback on these activities to project management and employees

● Develops and delivers safety training. Maintains the safety training and certifications of the project.

● Conducts compliance inspections for the project; works to maintain and upkeep all safety equipment on the project site. 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.

● Order, track, receive and audit safety materials and equipment. Conduct routine inspection and maintenance on all safety materials and equipment.

● Attend the pre-construction meeting conference, pre-work meetings including preparatory meetings, and periodic in-progress meetings.

● Ensure subcontractor compliance with safety and health requirements.

● Perform other related duties as required

● Provide safety support and management for the Guam Naval Base Project.

● Repair/Modernize Mike and November Wharves - which include appurtenances at Naval Base Guam Apra Harbor. The replacement of the steel sheet pile bulkhead and soil improvements, replacement of the mooring system, restoration of the heavy weather mooring and fender system, replacement of the existing electrical substation, wharf utilities (potable water, bilge oily water, sewer, steam, drainage, electrical telecommunication) and replacement of lighting, pavement and other appurtenances.


● 5+ years industry safety experience; 3+ years project experience

● Preferred heavy civil, foundation and/or waterfront construction project experience

● Preferred bachelor’s degree in safety, Industrial Hygiene, or Environmental Sciences preferred

● OSHA 30 or equivalent within the last 5 years required

● 40-Hour EM385-1-1 Safety Awareness Certification

● Preferred Knowledge & Experience in EM385-1-1 Safety Regulations

● Average of at least 24 hours of formal safety training each year for the past 5 years

● Competent person status in the following areas of competency: Excavation, scaffolding, fall protection, hazardous energy. Confined space, health & hazard recognition, evaluation and control of chemical, physical and biological agents, PPE and clothing to include selection, use and maintenance (or willing to obtain)

● Familiar with behavioral based safety programs a plus

● Ability to work more than 40+ hours per week, with flexibility to work additional hours as needed, including travel 

● Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications

● Strong written and verbal communication skills

● Requirement Minimum: Ability to type 40 WPM

● This position requires fluent use of the verbal and written English language


Certifications or Licenses:

● Preferred certifications from BCSP- CSP, ASP, CHST or STSC (or willing to obtain)

● CPR/FA/AED responder or trainer credential

● Must be in good standing and able to obtain a government issued Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDs) identification card for access to the Guam Naval Base at Apra Harbor

● Valid Driver’s license and US Passport

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.

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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