SAFETY ENGINEER

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Job Title:  Safety Engineer    
FLSA status:  Exempt
Reports to:  Corporate Safety Director

Position summary:  The Safety Engineer works with the Corporate Safety Director and Project Management teams to coordinate, implement, and monitor the CG Schmidt safety and health program.

Expected Outcomes:
• Reduction of frequency and severity of  at-risk actions
• Reduction of Workers’ Compensation, General Liability, and property claims
• Elimination of OSHA citations
• Development of positive attitudes on the part of employees regarding safe and healthy work practices

Position responsibilities: 
• Work with Corporate Safety Director to:
o Provide training and education to Company personnel regarding safety and health requirements
o Organize pre-job safety planning meetings to plan for potential hazards and problems prior to start of job
o Inspect jobsites to ensure Company safety and health program and OSHA compliance
o Provide emergency response plans for projects
o Arrange and conduct safety and health training for CGS personnel
o Investigate and analyze near miss, bodily injury, and property damage accidents
o Coordinate project safety and health programs with subcontractors
o Compile and issue regular accident report summaries
o Provide updated information to employees regarding safety and health requirement changes
o Assist with developing and preparing internal CG Schmidt safety and health program materials and documentation
o Assist with the development and implementation of new safety and health policies and procedures
o Assist with Toolbox Talks, Superintendent meetings and VPP requirements
o Identify and work with project management personnel needing assistance, training, or discipline in meeting Corporate safety and health guidelines and goals
o Complete other responsibilities as assigned

Physical Elements:
• Ability to operate in changing environments
• Ability to sit, stand, and walk for long periods of time
• Ability to climb ladders and stairs frequently

Essential skills and experience:
• Occupational Safety and Health, Construction Management, Engineering degree or equivalent experience
• OSHA 30-Hour Construction
• Thorough knowledge of OSHA Construction Regulations
• Ability to evaluate construction work activities with respect to safety, health, and loss control
• Ability to recognize and analyze Company trends with respect to Company near misses and accidents
• Ability to train and educate others
• Well-disciplined; ability to maintain detailed schedule servicing all Company Divisions
• Effective written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent computer skills
• Valid Wisconsin Drivers License