Graycor Industrial is seeking a motivated Safety Professional for an immediate opportunity in the Minneapolis, MN area! This person will assist and guide the project management team in the conduct of assigned field operations, to assure a healthful and safe work environment on the jobsite, with a goal of accident-free execution.
Graycor is a group of companies with approximately 1,500 people working in offices and on projects throughout North America. Through its group of companies, Graycor is one of America's most experienced and largest providers of construction, maintenance, and related services to companies in industries such as power, oil & gas, metals and alternative energy. Graycor is a privately held company based approximately 30 minutes west of downtown Chicago in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois.
In this position, you will have the responsibility of:
Conducting regular and continuous job inspections throughout the project to detect potential accident situations, report to Project Safety Manager both positive and negative findings
Monitoring proper use of all available safety and test equipment, and promote consistent utilization of such gear among the jobsite work force
Inspecting tools and equipment utilized on the jobsite for compliance with required safety standards and verify corrective repair where indicated
Promoting a high level of safety consciousness among project employees by assisting in the training of supervisors in the proper manner of conducting tool box safety meetings, monitoring compliance to tool box safety meeting requirements
Documenting "incidents" to include unsafe conditions, near misses and actual accidents. Submit required reports to Project Safety Manager, promptly and in complete form
Investigating circumstances of any accident to identify cause and corrective action
Participating in the proper and consistent dissemination of all safety information and company safety policy requirements to jobsite personnel
Assisting, as needed, in obtaining proper first aid and necessary subsequent medical attention for any injured employee
Immediately reporting any willful disregard of safety policy or instruction by any Company employee to the Project Safety Manager, and fully document such a situation
Immediately halting any jobsite activity deemed to be imminently hazardous to personnel or property, to be simultaneously brought to the attention of the Project Manager and Safety Manager.
Causing any employee obviously impaired by drug or alcohol use to be removed from the work activity and reported to the Project Manager and Safety Manager
In order to be successful in this position, you will need:
A proven track record performing all responsibilities as detailed above.
Be willing to travel or relocate to the project site for the duration of the project which is projected to be 18 – 24 months.
A minimum of 5 years' experience working as a safety representative/inspector in a heavy industrial setting. Preference will be given to those with previous experience working within the power industry on environmental upgrade projects
Experience working in a union environment.
Strong computer skills (MS Outlook, Word, Excel); strong report writing skills required.
Effective oral and written communication skills required.
Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to influence and interact with client representatives, project managers, and superintendents required.
Ability to analyze complex problem, evaluate alternatives, and make creative recommendations.
Strong attention to detail, organization skills and the ability manage multiple, competing priorities.
Graycor is an equal opportunity employer