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Safety Manager - NY/NJ

Location: 

Woodcliff Lake, NJ, US

Requisition ID: 102899 

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 be based in either New York or New Jersey depending on the project

Responsibilities

•     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. 

Qualifications

•     Degree in Occupational Health and Safety or Industrial or equivalent degree/work experience
•     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

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.