10 days old

Safety Engineer I

Portland, OR 97201

Company Overview:

Mortensons success is not a matter of luck; its a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

Our foundation and culture are based upon our values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

It all starts with our extraordinary people and collaborative teams. Mortenson has been voted a \"best place to work\" over 40 times since 2002

What are you waiting for? Summary:

Are you passionate about safety in construction? Are you looking for a position where you can influence behavior and drive positive change? Do you love working with people and inspiring them to do what is right?

As a Safety Engineer at Mortenson, you will interact with a variety of people to implement Mortensons Zero Injury program. You will work at a project site and ensure a safe work environment for team members, subcontractors, and visitors.

If you thrive in an ever-changing environment, are flexible, inventive, dedicated and efficient, you'll love working here!

The base compensation range for this role is $71,000 - $88,900 (Actual range is higher for the following office locations: Denver, CO and Chicago, IL 5%, Seattle, WA and Portland, OR 10%, Washington, D.C. 12.5%) This position is eligible for a potential annual bonus.

Base pay is positioned within the range based on several factors including an individuals knowledge, skill and experience with consideration given to internal equity. Responsibilities:

In this role, organization, flexibility, extraordinary customer focus and strong communication are critical in performing duties which include, but are not limited to:

Assist project management team in developing and executing site specific safety program and activities

*Attend, coordinate, and conduct safety orientation and training programs at the project level
*Document and track all safety violations, unsafe conditions, etc.
*Conduct work area safety audits
*Conduct projects leading and trailing indicator data/document collection and trend analyses
*Conduct or assist with major incident analysis
*Record, monitor, and analyze Safety, Injury and Hazard statistics
*Coordinate OSHA reporting and posting requirements
*Review Safety Submittals and attend preconstruction and preparatory meetings with subcontractors
*Monitor and review trade partner work plans and activities for safety concerns
*Assist with onsite injury management and case management
*Monitor Return to Work and Modified duty assignments
*Assist with the organization and implementation of project safety celebrations and recognition/reward programs
*Participate in and contribute to project planning and hazard analysis

Provide resource of safety related information

*Evaluate and offer solutions for industrial hygiene concerns
*Maintain operational knowledge of construction safety, OSHA, ANSI, and other applicable standards, regulations, laws, and procedures
*Serve as resource for safety issues or concerns for all project team members
*Attend and/or chair safety meetings

Other duties as assigned

*Collaborate with client safety personnel, union representatives, insurance risk engineers etc.
*Accompany safety, health, insurance and OSHA personnel on work-site tours
*Ensure maintenance and inspection of safety equipment and protective wear
*Maintain project site Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and assist the Project Manager with the management of the safety budget allocated for project
Required Skills:

*Previous related internship preferred
*Detail orientation sufficient to organize and lead multiple project tasks
*Ability to work in Microsoft Office and pertinent safety related software programs
*Shown positive and professional attitude, and excellent customer service skills
*Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies to team members and outside parties
*Partnership, initiative, communication, problem-solving, and leadership skills
*Effective public speaking and presentation skills
*Current drivers license

*Bachelors degree in safety, occupational health or related field

Mortenson provides a comprehensive benefit program to team members and their families to support their health, build long term financial security and provide the opportunity for work and life balance. Benefits offered to non-craft, non-union, full-time team members include:

*Medical and prescription drug plans choice between two affordable HSA-eligible medical plans that include vision coverage
*Dental plan
*401k retirement plan with generous matching and profit-sharing contributions
*Paid time off, holidays and other paid leaves
*Life, AD&D and disability insurance
*Employee assistance program and online mental health tool and concierge
*Tuition reimbursement
*Adoption Assistance
*Gym Membership Discount Program
*Identity Theft Protection

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.




  • Heavy Civil
Posted: 2023-05-20 Expires: 2023-06-29

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