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KS Energy Services Safety Specialist in Mt. Prospect, Illinois

Safety Specialist

Summary

Title:Safety Specialist

ID:1263

Department:Operations

Location:Mt. Prospect, Illinois

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Description

We are seeking an efficient, self-motivated Safety Specialist to join our team . This professional position is responsible for ensuring employee adherence to safety policies & procedures on construction job sites.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Help build and maintain a safe work culture.

  • Conduct job site safety evaluations and inspections to verify compliance with company and government safety policies and standards.

  • Assist with post-incident response: secure evidence for post incident investigations, collect post incident data, and make sure all injuries are reported in a timely fashion.

  • Assist with safety training.

  • Assist with the development or alteration of health and safety plans, process hazard assessments, and other customer-driven documents.

    Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Health and Safety or other similar, closely-related degree. On the job experience and professional certifications may be substituted.

  • Knowledge of OSHA and DOT Safety requirements.

  • A highly motivated self-starter who is able to prioritize workload.

  • Basic Microsoft Office Skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to present ideas one on one, and in large groups.

  • Demonstrates ability to positively influence others, and develop strong workplace relationships.

    Desired Qualifications

    1. Previous construction experience. 2. Knowledge of excavation safety.

    Work conditions and Environment

  • Most of the work (90%) will be performed in the field at the job site in all weather conditions.

  • Some work is performed in an office setting.

    About KS: Every day, we install the pipes and cables that power our lives--from lighting offices to heating homes. While this paints a pretty picture, our work is just pretty tough. We dig. We cut. We build. Every time we climb into a protected hole, we're taking a risk. The smallest mistake may cause an accident. This work demands safety, perfection, and efficiency. It's Mission: Impossible. At KS, we live for it. We build energy infrastructure that you depend on. In this industry, everyone is good. WE ARE BETTER!

    KS Energy Services is a family centered company, we value hard work, integrity and diversity. Working for KS Energy Services offers the opportunity for a rewarding career in the construction industry.

    We offer excellent compensation and industry-leading benefits, such as health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, all starting on DAY 1. Eligible for Company 401(k) match after 90 days of service.

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