Safety Engineer - Heavy Civil Construction in Parma, OH at GPAC

Date Posted: 11/14/2019

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Job Description

Safety Engineer - Heavy Civil Construction

The Safety Engineer is responsible for ensuring job site safety, and will also assist with training, documentation, audits, and reporting. This person will assist in safety management and coordination by researching, planning, developing and implementing programs and procedures necessary to meet the company's compliance and safety needs.

Candidates with experience on road/highway construction, underground utilities, earthwork/excavation, structural concrete, bridge, and/or pile driving projects are highly desired for this role.

This position will require regional travel of up to 50% between project sites in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

Key Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Administers safety and occupational health programs in compliance with standards and requirements and to assure safety, healthy, and efficient operations.
  • Prepares technical guidance and direction for safety and occupational health program implementation.
  • Performs audits and inspections of work sites, as required, to assure compliance with safety and health program requirements; prepares technical reports of inspection findings; and develops corrective actions.
  • Inspects construction projects to determine compliance with applicable occupational safety standards (e.g., floor load capacity, aisle space, adequacy of sprinkling systems, safety features on storage tanks containing flammable and volatile liquids, and the adequacy of scaffolding erected to facilitate painting of buildings).
  • Completes hazard and job safety analysis to ensure proper use of machinery and equipment, personal protective equipment, and procedures.
  • Conducts accident investigations to ascertain causes and to develop preventive safety measures.
  • Trains employees and lower-grade safety staff in specific program requirements.
  • Participates in the facility Safety Committee, Accident Review Board, and/or Environment of Care (EOC) Committee.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • OSHA 30-hour
  • Bachelor's degree in Safety, Occupational Health or related field preferred
  • 3+ years' experience in a construction safety position
  • Valid driver's license

You Will Receive:

  • Competitive Base Salary

  • Company Vehicle + Gas Compensation

  • Health, Vision, Dental, Life, & Disability Insurance

  • 401K Matching

  • Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP Company)

  • Fantastic Upward Mobility

  • Bonuses and Raise Potential Based on Performance

To be considered for this position, please apply with a resume and/or project list. Qualified candidates will be contacted for further information.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 29 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.