Safety & Health Specialist III
Granite Construction

Carlsbad, New Mexico

Posted in Building and Construction

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Job Info

Building a career at Granite may be the most valuable thing you could do...

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company that will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If so, then you've come to the right place!

General Summary

The position is responsible for administering and managing the Safety and Health Management System, and the corresponding regulations that relate to the safety of our work, for an assigned location in pursuit of continuous safety improvement. English/ Spanish speaking required.
Working with the project team and managing safety professionals to make sure policies and procedures are implemented. Investigating incidents, and client facing responsibilities.

Essential Job Accountabilities

  • Partner with Company team members, owner representatives, clinics, medical/testing facilities to ensure effective working relationships.
  • Administer and manage compliance with the Company's Safety and Health Management System and Group incident prevention efforts to ensure company safety goals are met.
  • Advise changes and/or adjust work procedures as required to ensure the safety of affected employees and/or the general public.
  • Perform inspections, observations and audits to reduce incidents and ensure health and the well-being of our employees.
  • Conduct and monitor training, regulatory compliance and strategic initiatives in order to ensure knowledge and awareness of Safety and Health Management Systems.
  • Initiate, coordinate and conduct meetings and training programs to ensure the effective communication of company expectation and safety standards.
  • Participate in regulatory agency inspections and investigations to ensure compliance and protecting Company interests.
  • Assist in the development and review of job hazard analysis to ensure successful completion of work through identification of hazards and control measures.
  • Investigate and communicate near misses, incidents and claims to make certain that Company interests are preserved.
  • Manage periodic checks to ensure plans, corrective actions and deficiencies are corrected and documented in a timely fashion.

  • Bachelor's degree in safety, Occupational Health or related field, preferred.

Work Experience
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in construction or applicable industry with safety related responsibilities required.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Health and Safety Technician (CHST) or Certified Mine and Safety Professional (CMSP) certification preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of applicable state and federal safety and health regulations
  • Demonstrate good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong organizational, follow through and time management skills
  • Ability to work in high production environment and respond swiftly
  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize effectively
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Microsoft Office Suite

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  • The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard.
  • The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and must have the ability to work at height, in enclosed or confined spaces and climb stairs and ladders in a construction/plant environment.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds from floor to waist.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Subject to outside working conditions.

Additional Requirements/Skills
  • Valid state issued driver's license
  • Travel required
  • Bi-lingual required

Our Benefits at a Glance:

Building tomorrow starts with you, and Granite knows that you can excel only if we support you in and out of the workplace. That is why we offer a broad benefits package that includes paid holidays, sick leave, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, flexible spending plans, as well as special programs for musculoskeletal health, mental wellness, and more.

Salaried employees may choose from two PPO medical plans through Anthem BlueCross, including our most popular plan, for which 100% of the premium is paid by Granite for eligible employees and dependents. Employees can also opt into a Health Savings Account (HSA) or a Flexible Spending Account (FSA).

As part of our investment in your future outside of the workplace, Granite provides a 100% match on the first 6% of eligible compensation that salaried employees defer into their 401(k) plans, which vests immediately.

Benefits may vary for positions located outside of the continental United States.

Base Salary Range:
$76,845.00 - $115,268.00
Pay may vary based upon relevant experience, skills, location, and education among other factors.

About Granite Construction Incorporated

Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please clickhere.

Notice to Staffing Agencies

Granite Construction, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Granite") will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Granite, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Granite mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Granite employees, or to Granite's resume database will be considered Granite property. Granite will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.Granite will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees.Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening.Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place.Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.

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