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Safety Engineer

What you'll be doing:

Works collaboratively with the Pankow team and maintain a Zero Incident Culture

  • Pankow Safety Principle: Like project performance and client service, the well-being of the Pankow team and the public is an essential core value that guides our actions. Safety Does Not Happen By Accident is a principle that embodies Pankow’s firm belief that all accidents are preventable and that injury is unacceptable. It challenges the entire Pankow team – employees and subcontractors – to actively participate in the process and to develop innovative approaches to overcome the obstacles to achieving and maintaining an injury-free workplace.
  • Assist operations in new hire safety orientation program and procedure.
  • Assist in the coordination of Regional Safety Council meetings

Anticipate, identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices

  • Attend monthly project review meetings and conduct monthly safety focus discussion with focus on upcoming work
  • Assist project management in review of subcontractor qualifications program

Develop hazard control designs, methods, procedures and programs

  • Assist Project Managers and Superintendents in developing in Site Specific Safety Plan and Site Specific Orientation.
  • Assist Superintendents and Foremen in the development of Job Hazard Analysis.

Measure, audit and evaluate the effectiveness of hazard controls and hazard control programs.

  • Conduct safety audits with Operations of Pankow sites on a regular basis for compliance with Company’s safety program.
  • Monitor and coordinate assist with safety inspection process (Predictive Solution, SafetyNet)
  • Monitor and coordinate assist the Pankow’s electronic MSDS system.
  • Assist in Incident Investigations and Accident Reporting Procedures regarding W/C claims in each region using root cause techniques/training. Participate in regional Accident Incident Review Committee meetings.
  • Assist the superintendents with OSHA inspections

What we look for:

  • 4-year degree or 2-year degree in safety preferred
  • OHST, CHST, ASP preferred

About you:

  • Effective communication skills, sense of urgency, taking ownership of work, ability to work as part of a team
  • A knowledge of safety principles and regulatory compliance

What you've done:

  • Work experience or internship in related field, preferred

*For San Francisco Positions: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.