KWFS - Safety Manager


Sherman, TX, US

Requisition ID: 169661 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Water Facilities South 

Department: Safety 

Market: Water/Wastewater 

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,” we’re currently looking for a safety manager who creates, supports, and will audit our program, reinforcing our commitment to safety.

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. 


Sherman, TX


  • Implement and oversee the Project Safety Program including the development of site safety policies and procedures.      
  • Conduct training, including new hire orientation and safety meetings.      
  • Monitor all heavy industrial construction work for compliance with safety requirements.       
  • Certification as a Safety Professional or Emergency Medical Technician is also desired. 
  • Embody the Kiewit approach to safety, being constantly aware of conditions and work practices, being empowered to stop all unsafe work when needed. 


  • Degree in Occupational Health and Safety or Industrial or equivalent degree/work experience     
  • 5 or more years’ relevant construction experience and EHS management.      
  • Strong work ethic; good interpersonal and organizational skills     
  •  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 

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.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Plano

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