Walsh Construction

  • Safety Claims Manager

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Experienced - Full-Time
    Service Group
  • Overview

    Walsh is currently seeking a Safety Claims Manager for our Chicago, IL Office.

    The Safety Claims Manager assists with inspections, accident investigations, manages safety claims, and mitigates risk for the company. The Safety Claims Manager shall be responsible for compiling and maintaining necessary records, logs and other reports pertaining to safety required by the contractor, client, Federal, State and Local regulations.

    Walsh is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Walsh employees are "built to succeed" - competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges and are willing to take risks after careful planning. There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

    • Challenging, complex projects
    • Creative and innovative problem solving environment
    • Supportive, communicative managers who reward your success
    • Opportunities for growth, training, and development
    • Flexibility to build what you want, where you want



    • Onsite Injury Management
    • Case Management of Injuries
    • CPR/AED/First Aid Training on projects and Corporate Office
    • Respirator Fit Testing and Training on projects
    • Industrial Hygiene Sampling and Lab Interpretation
    • Setting up Clinics and Hospitals for projects
    • Assist Site Safety Managers on Rescue Training and other Trainings as needed
    • Assists in planning and coordinating work to minimize risks, and aggressively manage losses involving injuries or property damages.
    • Coordinates quarterly comprehensive on-site safety audits. Periodically inspects and evaluates the project site, equipment and processes for compliance with applicable local, state and federal regulations, as well as company and owner policies and procedures.
    • Conducts accident investigations and completes incident reporting for Project Management review.
    • Accompanies injured employees to treatment and medical evaluation. Ensures all safety protocols are followed.
    • Advises Project Management on Industrial Hygiene protocols; performs Environmental Monitoring.
    • Manages Company’s Drug-Free Workplace Policy, ensuring proper testing for Pre-Employment, Vehicle Authorization, Reasonable Suspicion, Post-Accident, Random, and Follow-Up.
    • Administers the corporate SPAT process on assigned projects.
    • Completes and provides a weekly safety update to the Regional Safety Manager.


    • Paramedic Certification Required
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in the construction safety field is preferred
    • Excellent communication skills, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities, and ability to prioritize, organize and manage time
    • Knowledge of regulations and standards as well as hazard recognition and injury management skills
    • Some travel required
    • Required to stand, sit, walk, and/or climb stairs or ladders


    Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran


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