Safety Engineer

Grunley Construction Company, Inc.
Rockville, MD
Sep 21, 2021
Sep 23, 2021
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Description/Job SummaryThis is an on-site, full time position located at one of our project locations. The Safety Engineer is responsible for the safety of the employees at the jobsite and to ensure that all personnel assigned to the project are fully aware of applicable elements of the Safety Plan and have been properly trained to ensure compliance. This position also requires the need to help preplan for the work with the project staff and Contractors by requesting and reviewing safety work plans and Activity Hazard Analyses (AHA's) well ahead of the scheduled preparatory meetings before Contractors begin work.A Safety Engineer is an entry-level role learning the foundations of Safety in General Contracting. A Safety Engineer will support and learn from both safety teams and field superintendent teams. The Safety Engineer reports to the Director of Corporate Safety.Responsibilities/DutiesPresent the new hire orientation to those workers arriving to the project and answer questionsRequest and review submitted work plans from subcontractors to confirm they are detailed and accurate. Provide comments when needed before contractors perform work.Perform and document daily safety audits to verify that the work is being done in accordance with the submitted and approved safety plansPromptly follow-up with open issues from safety audits to confirm issues have been adequately addressed and resolved in a timely mannerProvide assistant and guidance when needed to help those in the field do what is necessary to perform the work safelyAssist with the development, coordination, and delivery of safety training programsConduct accident investigations to determine the root cause, develop reports and implement measures to prevent re-occurrence when events occurAttend and take part in the weekly Foreman's Meetings and Owners Progress MeetingsWork together as a team player and remain involved with the Grunley staff and the subcontractors working for Grunley on our projectsAsking questions, researching and providing correct answers to supervisor when encountering the unknownRequired ExperiencePreferred ExperienceSafety internship experience. OSHA 30 hour course; Competent Person Training (CPT) in fall protection, confined space, scaffolding, and excavation.Required EducationBachelor's degree in Environmental, Health & Safety (or related field).DetailsA COVID-19 vaccination is required for the position. Grunley will provide reasonable accommodations for disability, pregnancy and religious-based objections in accordance with applicable law.

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