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Safety Engineer

Company: MYR Group
Location: Decatur
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Job Description:

Company Overview



Established in 1891, The L.E. Myers Co., the oldest MYR Group subsidiary, is recognized as a premier electrical contractor of large utility construction projects across the nation. Lewis E. Myers founded the company in Chicago with a vision of connecting villages and towns to major cities along railroad lines in the Midwest. L.E. Myers has completed hundreds of transmission and substation projects throughout the Midwest, East and Southeast ranging from 34.5kV through 765kV; and has experience installing a variety of structures ranging from 60' wood poles up to 400' steel lattice towers



Our Safety Engineers work to ensure all L.E. Myers and MYR employees uphold the core value of safety by implementing and maintaining safety programs. A successful Safety Engineer will develop positive professional relationships while working closely with field personnel, all levels of management and outside agencies during all phases of construction. This will be a field position encompassing work sites throughout the assigned project area.



Safety Engineer Duties:





* Act as a liaison between management, outside local safety agencies, and insurance carriers.

* Coordinate with district operation personnel to establish safety standards

* Create a system for communicating safety and health issues to include:

1).General employee/department safety meetings.

2).Formal safety training for safe work practices.

3).Posting of various safety communications.

4).Development of a safety suggestion system.

* Coordinate, monitor, and provide technical support for district safety committees.

* Coordinate and conduct periodic job site visits of all crews to identify unsafe work conditions and practices.

* Document and communicate site visit information.

* Coordinate other supplemental inspections whenever new processes, equipment, substances, or previously unrecognized hazards are found to be present.

* Verify that corrective measures are completed, including recommendations of the safety committee, insurance carrier, and/or other safety consultant.

* Review and complete corrective actions for all injury and illness investigation reports.

* Understand and comply with the Company's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards, if applicable

* The essential functions of this position are to be performed in a Company designated office or field location.





Skills/Qualifications:





* Must have prior experience working with electrical Transmission and Distribution line construction projects, preferably within a safety position

* Strong knowledge and understanding of OSHA and other industry related safety regulations required.

* Associates or Bachelor's degree within Occupational Safety and Health helpful

* Journeyman Lineman experience working with (overhead) transmission and distribution line construction highly preferred.

* Safety or related technical undergraduate degree preferred (such as CSP)

* Safety related credentials (i.e. OSHA 501, OTI certifications, etc.) preferred



Employee Benefits





* Weekly pay via direct deposit

* Comprehensive benefits package



* Medical, dental, & vision



* $15 weekly premium for employee only & employee plus family coverage

* Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums



* Flexible spending accounts

* Company-paid short and long-term disability

* Company-paid life and accidental death & dismemberment

* Supplemental life and accidental death & dismemberment

* Critical illness & accident plans

* Identity theft protection

* Group legal

* Auto & homeowners



* Generous 401(k) Plan



* 100% match up to 6%; immediate vesting

* Annual profit-sharing potential



* Paid time off



* Vacation



* Tiered increases based on tenure with the company



* Holidays (8 per year)

* Sick time (as applicable)



* Superior educational assistance program



Competitive salary commensurate with experience.



Apply at: www.myrgroup.com. If you require an accommodation to complete the online application, please call our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.



MYR Group Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.



To all recruitment agencies, MYR Group and its subsidiary companies do not accept agency resumes unless they are from an approved vendor and submitted through our Third-Party Recruiter Portal. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, company employees, or any other company location. MYR Group nor its subsidiary companies are responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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