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Feeney Brothers Utility Services Field Safety Specialist - Lead in Boston, Massachusetts

Field Safety Specialist - Lead

About the Organization Founded in 1988, Feeney Brothers provides diversified infrastructure services to the natural gas, electric, water, and telecommunications industries. We specialize in underground utility installations. Feeney Brothers works with utilities across the Northeast. We are experienced in completing complex projects in urban, suburban, and rural environments with a focus on the expansion of new networks, as well as maintenance, repair, and replacement of existing infrastructure. As a result of the emerging natural gas revolution, along with the aging underground utility infrastructures in New England, our business is uniquely situated for continued growth. Due to our expansion, Feeney Brothers is searching for talented and motivated individuals to join our team, learn our business, and help us continue to grow and improve our services.

Feeney Brothers offers an outstanding, competitive compensation and benefits package.

Category Safety

Position Field Safety Specialist - Lead



Field Safety Specialist Lead coordinates and participates in the investigation of incidents, accidents and near misses, audit and conduct regulatory reviews on risk assessment. The Field Safety Specialist Lead monitors the implementation of safe work procedures and maintains and updates all relevant information to the Safety Department. The position reports to the Director of Safety and Supervisor to ensure that Feeney Brothers’ employees and subcontractors comply with requirement of legislation by monitoring site compliance.


  • Conduct site safety, health, environment and quality audits

  • Inspect site activities for safety compliance

  • Manage on-site corrective actions

  • Share findings with supervision for follow up

  • Intervene at-risk activities

  • Provide on-site review and training if needed

  • Provide consultation as needed

  • Assist with incident reporting and root cause initiatives (injury/illness, property damage, etc.)

  • Assist with reporting process

  • Collect and verify incident reports

  • Assist with the IA process and report

  • Participate in industry conferences, programs, initiatives, etc.

  • Educate and develop a driving culture that encourages See Something Say Something conduct site safety and strives to inspect site activities for safety compliance.

  • Emphasize and reinforce the Company’s Zero Incident culture to all employees.

  • Communicate the directives of Feeney Brothers Excavation, LLC. policies and procedures with goal of reduced accidents and injuries.

  • Lead, coordinate and review the department programs and policies.

  • Assist in internal DOT and SMS compliance audits; prepares reports of findings with recommendations for corrective action.

  • Lead and promote safety, attend safety meetings, and strictly observe safety rules.

  • Provide safety training on company procedures and regulatory compliance

  • Actively participate in self-development and growth

Position Requirements


  • 3-5 years’ experience in relevant safety field

  • Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP) certification (Preferred)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Valid unrestricted Driver’s License with a clean driving record

  • Possess OSHA 30-hour Construction Standards (Preferred)

  • 1926 and General Industry CFR 1910

  • First aid/CPR/AED certified (Preferred)

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety Studies or a related field required

  • Working knowledge of OSHA Construction Standards CFR1926 and DOT requirements

  • Familiarity with ANSI, ASTM, NIOSH, CDC, NFPA


Location Boston

Req Number SAF-18-00003

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.