Kiewit Corporation Safety Manager (Salt Lake City) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Date: Apr 11, 2017

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 64651

Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2016 revenues of $8.6 billion and employs more than 20,000 staff and craft employees.

How We’re Different

• Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record

• Consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in North America and in 2015, named one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies

• Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from day one of employment

• 401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent

• Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year

• We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development, and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

The Safety Manager will plan, organize and implement the Kiwit Safety Management Program at industrial construction projects, demonstrating the ability to manage all aspects of a safety program. The Safety Manager may be the lead safety manager on a project, or may report directly to another safety manager.


•The Safety Manager will have a minimum of 5+ years on construction projects managing safety or a related area.

•He/she must have demonstrated the ability to manage all aspects of a safety program on projects of increasing complexity.

•Must have knowledge of MSHA/OSHA regulations and hazard recognition, record keeping and injury management skills, and written and verbal communication skills.

Should have CPR/First Aid or EMT certification, on-the-job experience managing a project safety program, and training experience.

•Certification as an OSHA, MSHA, and Medic First Aid instructor is preferred.

•A high school diploma or GED is required.

•The preferred candidate will have or be working towards Professional certification (CSP, CIH, CHST, OHST, CMSP, etc.)


•Use effective verbal and written communication skills. Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers rapidly and accurately.

•Read and understand plans and specifications. Visualize two-dimensional drawings in three dimensions.

•With regard to that portion of the work assigned, develop complete understanding of contract plans and specifications in accordance with those plans and specifications.

•Examine/inspect field conditions and identify problems, inaccuracies, and cost saving measures that arise or that may be encountered.

•Inspect subordinate’s work for compliance with the contract plans and specifications point out deficiencies and explain and take any corrective action needed.

•Listen to directions and suggestions from supervisors or other employees regarding safe and proper work practices, evaluate that information and implement a plan based on that evaluation for carrying out the duties of this position.

•Observe functioning of installed equipment or systems to determine hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement.

•Lift and carry heavy items weighing up to 80 pounds or more.

•Move in and around confined and cluttered places, and uneven areas. Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with age.

•Work up to a 12-hour shift doing hard physical labor in varying temperature extremes and other outside conditions.

•Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds.

•Identify workplace safety hazards and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate or minimize them.

•Understand and respond appropriately to all safety hazards and warning devices (i.e. back-up alarms, smell of smoke, different colored warning tags, warning sirens).

•Understand and implement lockout/tagout procedures in a safe manner.

•Be motivated and work productively.

•Daily, set exemplary standards of ethics and stewardship of the companies resources; support company philosophy, practice and goals; function as a team player; help to maintain good communication with the Safety and Personnel Department team.

•Write, organize and implement the jobsite safety plans.

•Organize the Kiewit injury management program. Set up a working relationship with a local physician, explaining the Kiewit philosophy of managing accidents.

•Provide for basic first aid, primary medical care, advanced medical care, and emergency transportation.

•Communicate between Kiewit and client management regarding safety matters.

•Plan and implement a Hazard Communication Program in compliance with federal, state, and Kiewit policies, including a hazardous materials list, MSDS file, container labeling, employee training, and subcontractor communications.

•Perform a daily review and inspection of the jobsite to assure compliance with federal, state client and Kiewit policies.

•Produce quality work, meeting requirements of company policies, procedures and industry standards.

•Coordinate and present safety training to support Kiewit and client requirements, including planning, documentation, and presentation.

•Attend the weekly general safety meeting, weekly supervisors safety meeting, and daily TQM Gangbox meetings, as required.

•Participate in the jobsite Safety Committee as required.

•Provide safety program documentation, record keeping, document posting, trenching and scaffold permitting, and regulatory compliance documentation.

•Participate in site inspections and testing as necessary for required permits, including confined space, hot work, trenching, etc…

•Coordinate with home office Safety Department on overall program, project training needs, injury management, citation management, OSHA/MSHA reporting requirements, and other applicable matters.

•Manage injuries to assure a high level of medical care and to minimize accident reportability and lost time.

•Assist in New-Hire processing, including filling out applications, I-9's, Drug and Alcohol testing, etc.

•In addition, perform any other job-specific duties as requested by supervisor.


•Administer drug and alcohol policy on site.

•Maintain jobsite medical supplies.

•Work with, educate, and supervise other safety staff.

•Perform all other actions necessary to accomplish the foregoing essential job functions.

•Coordinate work with other crafts and co-work

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City

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