Current Job Openings

Safety Director

  • Qualifications
    • Education Requirements: Currently pursuing or posses a bachelor’s degree in Occupational safety/health or related degree
    • Knowledge and ability to comply with federal, state, local and company safety regulation requirements
    • Ability to recognize imminent danger and act accordingly
    • Must have a valid driver license and an acceptable driving record
    • Ability to give presentations to large groups of employees
    • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks
    • Good communication skills (oral, written, listening, and presentation)
    • Ability to motivate others
    • Effective interpersonal and supervisory skills



    • Approximately 65% of work time should be spent in the field conducting audits, crew visits, subcontractor visits, etc
    • Essential Job Functions – Will assist and collaborate with site supervisory personnel to identify and remedy unsafe working conditions, immediately if necessary in establishing an injury free work site
    • Conduct regular walk through inspections and audits of construction area; visit with the crews and subcontractors to ensue safe work practices; assist in the investigation of all accidents and near misses with the trade superintendents and required foremen and crew; accompany all safety, health, and insurance inspectors on walk through tours; and ensure all documentation is completed according to corporate and outside safety processes and procedures
    • Collaborate with site safety and corporate safety representatives in reviewing all safety documentation to insure all required records and reports are complete, accurate, and submitted timely
    • Ensure appropriate corrective actions are implemented in a timely manner
    • Assisting in changing behavior oriented towards safety
    • Follow through with injury management and collaborate with supervisors to mitigate claims and exposure to costs with personnel, subcontractors, and equipment


    Salaried Position


    The work site locations would mainly include the Minneapolis / St Paul metro area.


    This position is full time, however we will consider a COOP / Internship position as well.

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