Kiewit Corporation Safety Manager in Denver, Colorado

Date: May 10, 2018

Location: Denver, CO, US

Company: Kiewit

Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining.

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 infrastructure 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.

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, Environmental Safety, or a related field of study

• 5-10 years of experience managing construction projects in an environmental health and safety related area

• Demonstrated ability to manage all aspects of a safety program on projects of increasing complexity

• Knowledge of OSHA regulations and hazard recognition, record keeping and injury management skills

• Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel

• Strong organizational and time management skills

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Good attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies

• Strong work ethic - Willing to do what it takes to get the job done

• The ability to work independently as well as part of a team

• Able to interact professionally with all levels of management while simultaneously manage a diversified workload and challenging situations efficiently and effectively

• CPR/First Aid, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification and OSHA/MSHA instructor certifications are preferred

• Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment

• Regularly sit, stand, walk and talk and listen; occasionally lift and move up objects up to 30 pounds.

• Must be willing to relocate and go where the work is.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kiewit and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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