Walsh Construction

Safety Specialist II

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Requisition ID
2022-7763
Position Type
Experienced - Full-Time
Category
Safety
Division
Transportation

Overview

Walsh is currently seeking a Safety Specialist II for our Transportation Division in the Chicagoland area. 

The Safety Specialist II coordinates, implements and monitors all aspects of the corporate safety program at various project locations.

As a fourth-generation, family-owned business, Walsh recruits individuals who are seeking a small company feel with a large company backing.  Walsh is a successful fast-growing company at the forefront of technology and is committed to being the employer of choice to our employees and the builder of choice to our customers.

There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

  • Challenging, complex work
  • Creative and innovative problem-solving environment
  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward hard work
  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development
  • Flexibility in career path & progression
  • Opportunities to work and live all over the United States

Responsibilities

  • Periodically conducts comprehensive safety assessments. Recommends to project management corrective measures for unsafe conditions.
  • Provides training and education to Company personnel regarding safety requirements and recommends advancements to materials.
  • Assists project management in the coordination of the safety and health of subcontractor, vendor and owner personnel working on company project. Coordinates project safety programs with subcontractors. Assists in planning and coordinating work to minimize risks, and aggressively manage losses involving injuries or property damages.
  • Conducts accident investigations and completes incident reporting for Project Management review.
  • Establishes hospital and clinical care facilities for each project.
  • Accompanies injured employees to treatment and medical evaluation. Ensures all safety protocols are followed.
  • Advises Project Management on Industrial Hygiene protocols; performs Environmental Monitoring.
  • Administers the Company’s Drug-Free Workplace Policy, ensuring proper testing for Pre- Employment, Vehicle Authorization, Reasonable Suspicion, Post-Accident, Random, and Follow-Up.
  • Facilitates orientation of all project employees to the safety practices required by the Company.
  • Provides a weekly safety update to the Regional Safety Manager.
  • Administers the corporate SPAT process on assigned projects.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma, Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred
  • CHST (Construction Health & Safety Technician) Certification preferred
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years of experience in the construction safety field
  • Some travel required.
  • Required to stand, walk, sit and climb stairs or ladders
  • OSHA 30 hour preferred
  • First Aid, CPR AED preferred
  • Self-motivated
  • Leadership skills

The Walsh Group offers competitive wages and benefits, including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Generous Vacation Time & Paid US Holidays
  • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Maternity Leave Policy
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance

If hired by The Walsh Group, you must be in compliance with your employment location’s COVID-19 related requirements, if any.

 

The Walsh Group, Ltd. Is committed to providing equal opportunity to qualified applicants with disabilities to compete for jobs. To request a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, please contact the Human Resources Department at 312-563-5905 or hr@walshgroup.com.

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran

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