Safety Professional (2634)

Safety Team  |  Prineville, Oregon, United States  |  175229

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PEOPLE FIRST: BUILDING TALENT BY DESIGN

At Southland we aspire to build a workforce that’s as diverse as the people who occupy the buildings we design, build and maintain. Building talent by design, is our intentional approach to creating a truly safe, collaborative and inclusive work environment that fosters growth, empowers professional achievement and where people are treated with respect at all levels.

If you’re someone with a true passion for our industry, a life-long learner, with high accountability and a drive for results we’re looking for you!  At Southland, we hire problem solvers that are focused on providing customer value through continuous improvement and will take ownership to create the best experiences that will have an impact wider than their own job.  We thrive on creating a strong company and culture where you’ll feel engaged, challenged and valued.

If you’re ready for the next big step in your career and want a career full of fun and excitement and to be a part of a fast-paced growing company, then JOIN our team and become a part of an organization that values PEOPLESAFETY, INNOVATION, COLLABORATION, INTEGRITY, ACCOUNTABILITY & SUSTAINABILITY.

POSITION SUMMARY

Southland Industries is growing and we're looking for a new Safety Professional to join our team! In this position, you'll be promoting safety and regulating all safety procedures to ensure that Southland Industries meets all safety requirements by coordinating all division safety activities.

What you’ll do:

  • Ensure all tasks and functions on project sites are performed safely in accordance with company safety policies, Cal OSHA, and Fed OSHA standards.
  • Implement the Corporate Safety Award Program. 
  • Train field staff on various industrial equipment training and maintain record of industrial equipment training. 
  • Perform and publish hazard analysis.
  • Perform jobsite safety inspections.
  • Assist in reporting workers compensation claims. 
  • Administer new hire orientation.
  • Update and maintain Safety Data Sheets (SDS). 
  • Assemble various safety manuals for distribution.
  • Assist in implementing and distributing safety tailgate meetings. Maintain record of signed safety tailgate meeting forms. 
  • Assist in incident investigations.
  • Develop and implement lessons learned.
  • Develop jobsite safety plans.

 

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • A working knowledge of construction safety practices and a background in safety and loss management.
  • Ability to interface with Southland's field employees/customers in a professional manner.
  • Ability to understand, comply with and communicate state, federal and local safety and health OSHA regulations
  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Health, Environmental Applied Sciences, or a related discipline.
  • Certifications in CPR and First Aid, preferred.
  • A proactive approach to implementing safety measures.
  • A positive attitude.

What you bring to the table:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Health, and Environmental Applied Sciences or a related discipline, preferred.
  • Certifications in CPR and First Aid, preferred.
  • OSHA 10hr, OSHA 30hr, OSHA 40hr training, preferred.
  • OSHA 500 certification, preferred.
  • 1+ years experience in a related field.

Benefits:

As an employee-owned company, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes excellent benefits for you and your family:

  • 401(k) Plan with 50% Company Match(no cap) and immediate 100% vesting
  • Annual bonus program based upon performance, profitability, and achievement
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance – 100% Paid for Employee
  • Term Life, AD&D Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Disability Income Protection Insurance
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care)
  • Paid Parental Leave Benefits
  • Holidays/Vacation/Personal Time/Life Events Leave
  • Numerous training opportunities and company paid membership for professional associations and licenses

For more information on Southland Industries, please visit our web site: Southland Careers or on Facebook or LinkedIN or Twitter

To hear what our employees are saying about working at Southland Industries, check out our Career Video - Working at Southland

Southland Industries and all its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing our employees with a safe work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Southland Industries are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, gender, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Southland Industries will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

**All employment offers are contingent upon successful, drug test, background check and professional reference checks. **

**We are not able to offer sponsorship of employment at this time**

If you don’t feel this position is match for you, we encourage you to share it with others. Feel free to share throughout your social networks and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram to keep up to date on what we’re doing as a company.

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Our safety personnel ensures that our projects and facilities meet all safety requirements in the field by managing and coordinating all safety activities during fabrication and construction. As part of the safety team, you will support and promote general safety policies and procedures, in addition to touring and inspecting job sites to detect existing or potential hazards and continually assessing organization processes addressing safety issues.

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