Title: Construction Safety Professional

Location: Chicago, IL

Job Description:  Are you an innovative and experienced safety professional with the ability to lead and develop people and corporate safety management systems? We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about leading people and organizations with a goal to develop and grow them into their very best!

Essential job functions include:

  • Evaluates, manages and ensures client regulatory compliance related to safety, health and environmental policies
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable OSHA regulations
  • Identifies best workplace practices with the overall goal to eliminate hazards, increase safety awareness and develop employee safe work habits
  • Provide site inspections to observe compliance with federal and state regulations
  • Implements site incident investigations to assess root cause with recommendations to eliminate future recurrences
  • Develops and implements safety management systems
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as within a team environment
  • Conducts safety surveys to provide clients with innovative recommendations for corrective compliance

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety, Environmental Sciences or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of progressive environmental, health and safety experience
  • CHST or OHST certified
  • ASP, CSP, CIH or OSHA Outreach Trainer certification (a plus)

Skill Requirements:

  • Experience with different aspects of environmental health and safety such as but not limited to:
    • Job Hazard Analysis
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • OSHA regulations
    • Lockout/Tagout procedures
  • Development and implementation of construction Safety Management Systems
  • Ability to work effectively with Executive and Front-Line Management
  • Proficient in the interpretation and application of legal requirements and company standards
  • Assists with providing the guidance and technical assistance on safety and health related issues within the construction environment
  • Provides the analysis and research of operational and strategic information to determine effective outcomes
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with the ability to partner with management teams on executing business plans
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook in addition to other applications as needed
  • Bilingual English/Spanish (a plus)

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