Safety Manager - Heavy Industrial Construction - NW Indiana

Chicago Permanent USD80,000 - USD110,000
  • Join one of Indiana's most established contractor for over 50 years
  • Fast paced company offering competitive base salary and bonus structure

About Our Client

One of NW Indiana's fastest growing companies. This construction company, based in NW Indiana, has a track record for excellence resulting from a combination of wide-ranging experience, exceptional teamwork, and phenomenal growth. Their pipeline is significantly higher than anticipated for the next couple years. Additionally, our client places a strong emphasis on positive company culture and they want to grow their team with strong construction professionals.

  • Project Portfolio: heavy industrial
  • Project Locations: Mainly Chicagoland/NW Indiana area
  • Family oriented culture
  • Solid leadership out of top general contractors
  • Hands off management approach
  • Great relationships with subcontractors
  • Strong pipeline of projects through 2022 leading into 2023

Job Description

  • Managing the company environmental health and safety programs at the project level, driving a safety-oriented approach to work
  • Compiling, analyzing, and interpreting occupational illness and accident statistical data at the project level; recommending process and product safety features that will reduce employee exposure to chemical, physical, and biological work hazards
  • Routinely inspecting the facilities, machinery, and safety equipment in order to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance
  • Routinely monitoring the workforce for unsafe behaviors and coach employees on the correct behaviors when observed
  • Developing environmental health and safety training materials to include manuals, brochures, PowerPoint presentations etc
  • Developing a paperwork management system to track training records to track all safety training initiatives conducted personally or by outside consultants/vendors
  • Interpreting safety regulations for the project
  • Coordinating and presenting safety training to support client requirements including new hire orientation, fall protection, confined space, lockout/tagout and repertory
  • Interfacing with Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) (Provincial or federal) officials/inspectors in the event or a site visit

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • 5+ years of construction and safety experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or Safety & Occupational health preferred
  • Civil construction experience highly preferred
  • Relevant safety certifications up to date
  • Experience implementing, developing, and managing company-wide health and safety programs highly desirable
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) / Associate Safety Professional (ASP) highly desirable.

What's on Offer

  • A competitive base salary between $80,000-$110,000 (Depending on Experience)
  • Competitive bonus structure, project/profit based. Typically between $8,000-$15,000 in the first year)
  • Medical insurance including dental and vision (100% coverage for individual and dependents)
  • Generous 401K structure
  • Gas card
  • Company profit sharing
  • Robust career advancement opportunity
  • Strong training programs
  • Generous PTO Days
  • Company wide events
  • Gas/fuel card offered
  • Company Vehicle offered
  • Company phone and laptop provided
  • DE&I Initiative
  • Local role, no travel
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