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Safety Specialist


Posted Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Posting ID: JP-003896145

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Kansas City, MO
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Actalent is seeking a traveling construction Safety Specialist!


This role will train under the safety manager. Will travel to job sites 2 weeks a month to offload the safety manager's travel responsibility. Will also fill in occasionally for current staff for vacations/etc.

  • Assist in developing, implementing, and overseeing company programs and policies
  • Maintain/update Safety S.O.P. as needed.
  • Maintain/update EHS Program as needed.
  • Establish and administer Loss Control Program.
  • Establish and maintain a record-keeping system (OSHA 300 & 301, DART, TCIR, etc.)
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and oversight to Safety Supervisors/Specialists.
  • Ensure Site Specific Safety Plans are created/implemented on every site.
  • Ensure all EHS Program is being complied with at the project level.
  • Participating in workplace safety and health planning meetings.
  • Ensuring managers and supervisors have the appropriate safety and health training.
  • Assist in developing a budget, logistic plans, and work sequencing to accommodate safe working conditions.
  • Overall accident prevention and investigation.
  • Review and approve all incident investigation reports.
  • Ensuring safety and health hazards are corrected, eliminated, or guarded.
  • Develop company health and safety plans and policies and manage programs that ensure safe working conditions.
  • Conduct safety meetings and training.
  • Establish procedures for permitting (Hot work, Confined Space, LOTO, etc.)
  • Establish procedures for OSHA inspections.
  • Establish procedures and documentation for accident/incident investigation and reporting.
  • Establish disciplinary actions for unsafe acts.
  • Develop and implement a disciplinary action plan for safety violations/infractions.
  • Track and record disciplinary actions for safety violations/infractions.
  • Participate in pre-bid planning, project planning, and project closeout meetings as required.
  • Assure compliance with the Safety and Loss Prevention Program.
  • Supervise employee activities.
  • Inspect company equipment and property to ensure compliance with health and safety standards.
  • Manage health and safety plans and policies and ensure safe working conditions.
  • Be a resource for all field-level management for upcoming activities.
  • Track, store, and issue safety devices to job sites as needs arise (AED, gas monitors etc.).
  • Act as a resource for all other departments and all other Health and Safety topics and concerns.
  • Keep up to date on all the latest rules, regulations, and requirements pertaining to construction.
  • Relay all new information to field-level management.
  • Fill in as needed at the site level for employees on vacation etc.

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • CHST certification required
  • Degree in safety preferred, but not a must have
  • 5+ years with construction safety experience
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Ability to relocate to Kansas City (assistance provided)

Contact Information

Recruiter: Andrew Ferguson


The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
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