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Construction Safety Professional

Jacobs

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Scoville, ID
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Job Overview:

Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs. We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary

The Safety Professional develops plans, organizes, coordinates and monitors safety programs to ensure compliance with occupational safety and health regulations, company and client policies and procedures.

This is a site-based role based about 55 miles from Idaho Falls, ID at the Naval Reactors Facility on the Idaho National Lab. This position requires 95% outdoors and 5% office/administrative duties. 

Typical duties include:

Investigates accidents to determine causes; prepares reports of investigations for use in recommendation of preventive measures and the development of safety programs

Inspects worksites; prepares reports with recommendations for corrective actions

Uses industrial hygiene monitoring equipment to test working areas for noise, toxic and other chemical and physical hazards

Observes craft work to ensure compliance with policies and procedures

Provides/develops technical safety training

Conducts safety management training for supervisory and management personnel

Assesses safety and health program performance; identifies trends through data analysis.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in industrial safety required.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required. Degree in Health and Safety management preferred
  • Related working experience on large job sites related to project / building construction highly preferred.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills required
  • Experience functioning as safety professional in industrial construction environment essential
  • Professional health and safety certification preferred
  • First Aid, CPR or OSHA training preferred.

Essential Functions: Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting. Lifting requirements limited to 50 lbs. in the form of supplies, drawings, etc. Longest distance carried of 100 feet. Hand manipulation is required for simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Occasional need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, for supplies, as well as below the shoulder for same. No foot controls necessary. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be occasional travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, continuous need to walk on uneven ground thus good balance and the ability to traverse construction site environment a must, potential exposure to dust, gas or fumes, noise, extremes in temperature (heat and cold) or humidity, and potential work at heights.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

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