Safety Engineer
McKinstry - Portland, OR

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We are currently seeking a Safety Engineer to join the team as a member of our growing Portland team.
McKinstry's success isn't a matter of fate or luck. It's the natural consequence of our commitment to we support our employees...the unique truly integrated way we deliver...the long-term relationships we forge with our clients...and our unwavering commitment to creating buildings that are good to their owners, occupants, and the environment. Innovation runs on ideas, which can come from anywhere. Projects at McKinstry are not owned by individuals or departments, but by all of us, which is why it's common to see new employees from one discipline collaborating with 30-year veterans from another.
Established in 1960, McKinstry is a full-service design, build, operate and maintain (DBOM) firm with over 1,600 employees. McKinstry"s professional staff and trades people deliver consulting, construction, energy, and facility services. As an early adopter of the DBOM process, the company advocates collaborative and sustainable solutions that are designed to ensure occupant comfort, improve systems efficiency, reduce facility operational costs, and ultimately optimize client profitability for the life of their building. While we are well known for our expertise in design build delivery, our full service offerings of mechanical, electrical, data and plumbing have been the hallmark of our success.
This person will be responsible for:
Administrative *
  • Focuses on the identification, elimination, and control of hazardous conditions that may lead to injury and/or property damage by utilizing McKinstry safety standards and best practices. *
  • Administers McKinstry Safety Program and initiatives to reduce risk of accidents. *
  • Verifies that subcontractors are conducting the proper training as per OSHA standards. *
  • Evaluates subcontractor safety programs for comprehensiveness and compliance with McKinstry policies. *
  • Conducts safety audits. *
  • Conducts effective worker orientation for new employees. *
  • Investigates and reports claim information to Safety Director. *
  • Conducts safety meetings and issues minutes. *
  • Implements and supports safety incentive program. *
  • Provides safety records as needed. *
  • Promotes safe work practices and conditions in accordance with local, state, and federal laws.
Support the Safety Team *
  • Assists Project Manager, Superintendent and Foreman on jobsites with adherence to company safety and loss control policies. *
  • Assists in the development of Safety Programs during pre-construction phase. *
  • Builds working relationships with job staff and subcontractors.
Qualified candidates will possess the following: *
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Visio required; working knowledge of SharePoint preferred. *
  • Ability to recognize onsite risk factors and take appropriate action with firmness and tact. *
  • Clear understanding of McKinstry Co. mission and values. *
  • Understanding of applicable federal, state and local safety regulations. *
  • 1-3 years experience with emphasis on construction and/or industrial safety required. *
  • Bachelor"s degree in Safety or related field preferred. *
  • OSHA 500 certification preferred.
  • Ability and willingness to travel regionally. *
  • Provide personal transportation for meetings and job visits away from the office; reimbursed.
Our company culture includes a robust mix of sound business practices and employee initiatives that promote personal and professional development, work/life balance, health and wellness and community involvement.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer. We believe every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, or Veteran or military status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law in the relevant jurisdiction. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment and training.
McKinstry is committed to strengthening our diversity through recruiting and retaining minority and women professionals from all backgrounds. Our commitment is consistent with our recognition that it is the outstanding people within McKinstry who have always been the source of our strength. We recognize that promoting diversity is an integral component of our continuing quest for organizational excellence.
This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.
Anyone with questions or concerns regarding Equal Employment Opportunity should contact their direct supervisor or the Human Resources Department without fear of retaliation of any kind.

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For over five decades, McKinstry has been creating and maintaining buildings that keep tenants comfortable and bottom lines healthy. And...