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Safety Manager - Traveling

Location: 

New York, NY, US Chicago, IL, US Kittery, ME, US Washington, DC, US

Requisition ID: 118159 

Job Level: Senior Level 

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, one of our guiding principles on 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 Eastern District specializes in challenging heavy civil construction projects throughout the Northeast, including the metropolitan areas of New York, Chicago, Boston, and Washington DC.  We are leaders in bridge, transit, foundation, tunnel, and water/wastewater construction while specializing in cast-in-place concrete, structural steel erection, earthwork, pile driving, and caissons. Kiewit’s Eastern District also has a large amount of work in the energy/power sector in various northeast locations. With our experienced and dedicated employees, extensive resources and in-depth market knowledge, the Eastern District can handle projects of any size.


 

Location

This position will require travel and potentially relocation.  It could be based in NY, DC, Chicago, ME, CT, or potentially some projects in the Midwest.  

Responsibilities

As a Safety Manager your responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 
•    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

•     Degree in Occupational Health and Safety or Industrial or equivalent degree/work experience
•     Minimum of 5 years of construction safety-related work
•     Must be able to act independently with little or no supervision and work collaboratively on a team environment 
•     Ability to operate a standard personal computer as well as knowledge of and experience with standard office computer software. 
•     Ability to carry out duties in varying work environments including wide ranging weather conditions and terrain. 
•     Knowledge of construction safety, current Federal and OSHA requirements is preferred

Working Conditions

• 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.

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.


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