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Safety Specialist - Marine District

Company: Kiewit
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

**Requisition ID:** 168425
**Job Level:** Entry Level
**Home District/Group:** Eastern District
**Department:** Safety
**Market:** Water/Wastewater
**Employment Type:** Full Time
**Position Overview**
At Kiewit, one of our guiding principles on every projects and in every office is, Nobody Gets Hurt and were currently looking for a Safety Specialist who will create, support and audit our programs which reinforce our commitment to safety.
As a Safety Specialist, you will report to Project Safety Manager. Your primary responsibilities centers on the successful implementation and support of the Site Specific Safety Plan in the field. You will assist the Project Safety Manager with the application of the contract, client safety expectations, Kiewit Corporate Safety Manual, Corporate Crane Procedures Manual, District Standards, and all laws governing the work. You will also verify to ensure that work is being executed as planned, problem-solve with operations and craft, assist with corrective measures, and provide resources to correct and maintain solutions.
**District Overview**
Our Marine district is one of the largest marine, dredging and tunneling contractors in North America and has successfully completed projects throughout North and South America, from inland waterways to offshore sites in the Pacific and the Atlantic. Our district's vast reach and deep expertise, combined with the sheer size and diversity of its equipment fleet, enables the company to serve as a one-stop shop for clients in both the private and governmental sectors, providing exceptional customer service, environmental sensitivity, operational efficiency, and a long-standing commitment to safety
One of the many things that makes Kiewits culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs.
Assist in the development, review, updating, and communication of the SSSP to everyone including subcontractors
Collaborate with the craft every day in the field to encourage buy-in of our safety program and to support craft ownership of the safety program
Exercise Stop Work Responsibility to ensure adherence to company policies, regulations, work plans, work packs, and detailed work plans
Plan, prioritize, and problem-solve with operations in the field every day based on leading indicator trends and upcoming work
Encourage, support, inspire, and advise staff and craft employees to execute the SSSP
Assist with maintaining project files in compliance with OSHA/MSHA regulations and in compliance with our policies including accident/injury files
Assist with first aid and maintain relationships with emergency medical services and clinics
Assist with incident investigations, and implementation of effective solution
Complete a daily documented hazard inspection and assist operations, craft, and subcontractors with implementation of corrective actions
Review work plans, work packs, and detailed work plans prior to the start of work
Assist and provide safety training on policies, procedures, OSHA/MSHA, NCCER, SIMS, orientation, and client specific requirements
0-3 years industry safety experience
OSHA 30, 500 and 510 certifications
Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Safety, or a related field of study is preferred
Knowledge of construction safety, current Federal and OSHA requirements
Certification as a Safety Professional or Emergency Medical Technician is preferred
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
Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment
**Other common names for this role:** Project Safety Coordinator, Onsite Safety Coordinator, Field Safety Coordinator, Environmental, Health & Safety Coordinator, EH&S Coordinator
**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 thats 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._
Company: Kiewit

Keywords: Kiewit, Newark , Safety Specialist - Marine District, Other , Newark, New Jersey

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