PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION
Responsible for implementing Mortenson's Zero Injury Safety program at a project site and ensuring a safe work environment for team members, subcontractors, and visitors to the construction work site.
EXPECTATIONS OF ALL TEAM MEMBERS
At Mortenson, we believe everyone is a leader. For that reason, every team member is expected to apply our leadership principles - Do The Right Thing, We Before Me and Inspire What's Possible - in their work. This means we act with dependability, initiative and a positive attitude to produce high quality work and deliver an exceptional customer experience. We are on time, productive and consistent in our attendance. We approach work as part of a team, listen to the opinions of others and cooperate to achieve project goals. We accept direction from supervisors and seek out constructive feedback. We follow rules and procedures to ensure quality work and safeguard the wellbeing of ourselves and others. We push to exceed the established goals, standards and accountabilities of our positions to increase quality, safety and innovation.
All team members are responsible for supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment, as well as positively contributing to our company culture. This begins by aligning with Mortenson's values and ethical standards as stated in the Mortenson Code of Ethics and Business Conduct, in addition to abiding by the procedures and practices outlined in the Mortenson Operations Manual.
The Big Picture:
Mortenson is currently seeking a passionate Safety Engineer I to join our Solar Group who has the ability to interact with a variety of staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment, remaining flexible, resourceful, proactive and efficient with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. The Safety Engineer will work to implement Mortenson's Zero Injury Safety program at a project site and ensure a safe work environment for team members, subcontractors, and visitors to the construction work site.
What Will You Be Doing?
Organization, flexibility, outstanding customer focus and strong communication are critical in performing duties which include, but are not limited to:
Implement and administer safety program at each worksite for team members
- Assist project management team in developing and executing site specific safety program and activities
- Attend, coordinate, and conduct safety orientation and training programs at the project level
- Document and track all safety violations, unsafe conditions, etc.
- Conduct work area safety audits
- Conduct project's leading and trailing indicator data/document collection and trend analyses
- Conduct or assist with major incident analysis
- Record, monitor, and analyze Safety, Injury and Hazard statistics
- Coordinate OSHA reporting and posting requirements
- Review Safety Submittals and attend preconstruction and preparatory meetings with subcontractors
- Monitor and review trade partner work plans and activities for safety concerns
- Assist with onsite injury management and case management
- Monitor Return to Work and Modified duty assignments
- Assist with the organization and implementation of project safety celebrations and recognition/reward programs
- Participate in and contribute to project planning and hazard analysis
Provide resource of safety related information
- Evaluate and offer solutions for industrial hygiene concerns
- Maintain operational knowledge of construction safety, OSHA, ANSI, and other applicable standards, regulations, laws, and procedures
- Serve as resource for safety issues or concerns for all project team members
- Attend and/or chair safety meetings
- Other duties as assigned
- Interface with client safety personnel, union representatives, insurance risk engineers etc.
- Accompany safety, health, insurance and OSHA personnel on work-site tours
- Ensure maintenance and inspection of safety equipment and protective wear
- Maintain project site Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and assist the Project Manager with the management of the safety budget allocated for project
How Will You Succeed?
- Previous one year of safety experience in the field overseeing self-perform crews
- Detail orientation sufficient to organize and manage multiple project tasks
- Ability to work in Microsoft Office and pertinent safety related software programs
- Proven positive and professional attitude, and strong customer service skills
- Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies to team members and outside parties
- Strong teamwork orientation, initiative, communication, problem-solving, and leadership skills
- Effective public speaking and presentation skills
- Current driver's license
- Travel - rotations, 3 weeks on site and 5 days off
- Bachelor's degree in safety, occupational health or related field or a high school diploma, STS/CHST Certification, OSHA 30 Hour Training and a minimum of 5 years of continuous construction experience leading crews and planning work, to include at least 3 years with responsibility for managing safety programs at the crew or project level, conducting / reviewing hazard analyses and developing controls, and planning work activities or equivalent experience in a relevant field.
Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.
VISA Sponsorship is not offered for this position.