Job Title:Safety Engineer
Requisition Number:2018-019

Type of Position:Career Fair Recruiting
Education Required:Bachelors
Security Clearance Required:No
Posting Start Date:9/4/2018

Safety Engineer

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Description/Job Summary

This 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.



  • Present the new hire orientation to those workers arriving to the project and answer questions

  • Request 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 plans

  • Promptly follow-up with open issues from safety audits to confirm issues have been adequately addressed and resolved in a timely manner

  • Provide assistant and guidance when needed to help those in the field do what is necessary to perform the work safely

  • Assist with the development, coordination, and delivery of safety training programs

  • Conduct accident investigations to determine the root cause, develop reports and implement measures to prevent re-occurrence when events occur

  • Attend and take part in the weekly Foreman’s Meetings and Owners Progress Meetings

  • Work together as a team player and remain involved with the Grunley staff and the subcontractors working for Grunley on our projects

  • Asking questions, researching and providing correct answers to supervisor when encountering the unknown

Required Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Environmental, Health & Safety (or related field).

Preferred Experience

Safety internship experience. OSHA 30 hour course; Competent Person Training (CPT) in fall protection, confined space, scaffolding, and excavation.


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Grunley is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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