Title: Safety Engineer
Department: Risk Avoidance
Reports to: Vice President of Risk Avoidance
Provide support to the project staff to ensure quality and timely execution of design/build projects from design to completion. These phases include: scheduling, subcontractor buyout, cost reporting, preparation of subcontracts, owner coordination, construction quality oversight, and project closeout.
- Assist in development of the project safety program.
- Establish and conduct jobsite orientation for new project employees. Administer and record their participation in the orientation program and issue identification to those employees completing the orientation program.
- Attend all initial meetings with the project staff and subcontractor representatives to clearly define their role within the confines of the project safety program.
- Conduct and document pre-planning safety meetings with each subcontractor representatives to establish safety procedures prior to subcontractor’s activity on site.
- Establish and conduct regular (weekly) safety meetings with subcontractor representatives and with project staff to ensure proper compliance.
- Facilitate training for site personnel and ensure that standards are per the OSHA/Clayco and in compliance with Federal and State standards.
- Ensure and maintain a log of each subcontractor toolbox safety meeting.
- Review each subcontractor’s safety program and ensure that it meets or exceeds the project safety program requirements.
- Ensure that each subcontractor designates a safety representative that is properly trained in subcontractor’s scope of work and has the proper authority to correct safety issues.
- Conduct regular daily and weekly jobsite inspections and complete the safety checklist noting safety violations and corrective actions.
- Record, notify and prepare written report of any violations or unsafe practices to subcontractors for immediate correction actions.
- Stop at once any violation or unsafe acts or practices.
- Assist the Project Superintendent in establishing and implementing proper fire prevention, evacuation and fire control procedures.
- Investigate all incidents and generate proper reports.
- Establish and maintain all required safety records.
- Conduct a monthly overview safety meeting and attend project staff meetings to brief on safety issues.
- Perform other duties as necessary.
- Bachelor's in Safety and Health or related
- At least two (2) years of safety experience or combination of education/multiple years experience in building construction, with a working knowledge of safety/environment principles and techniques.
- OSHA 30 hour construction accreditation
- Computer skills with familiarity with Microsoft Office.
- Strong management, leadership, and interpersonal skills
- Ability to communicate well both verbally and through writing
- Ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of construction personnel hoists, ability to climb ladders and navigate work areas under construction.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
- Requires use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
- Occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.
- Regularly works on-site where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions and risk to electrical shock.
- Noise level is usually moderate to very loud.