Safety Engineer – Post Co-op / Internship

The Safety Engineer is a resource for supporting the Safety Manager and project team in the successful completion of a construction project. This position assists the project team in planning, monitoring work activities and gaining correction of unsafe acts or conditions.

Position Requirements

Essential job functions include:

  • Knowledge of the Company Safety and Health Program
  • Assist in the completion and maintenance of the Accident Prevention Plan
  • Participate in the 6 Step Quality/Safety Process
  • Assist the Project Superintendent in the project site-specific safety orientation
  • Assist in the development and review of Activity Hazard Analysis
  • Conduct project safety audits
  • Assist in OSHA inspections, as necessary
  • Assist with accident and/or near miss investigations
  • Assist in monitoring of subcontractor safety performance
  • Audit project safety point files
  • Assist the Project Superintendent in the implementation of the Safety Management Tool
  • Attend awareness and competent person level courses

Preferred qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Computer software – Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel based templates, Prolog, Primavera and AutoDesk Suite
  • No experience required, however, past internships in the construction industry are preferred
  • A 4 year degree in Occupational Safety and Health

The position may require the new hire to be assigned to a project with specific badging or other security requirements, which may require the Company, Owner, or third party to conduct a criminal or other background check.

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Hensel Phelps is an equal opportunity employer and contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status, nor will they be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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Hensel Phelps will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Hensel Phelps’ legal duty to furnish information.