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Granite Construction Health & Safety Specialist II - Liner Products in Paoli, Indiana

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! Since 1922, Granite Construction has continued its long standing commitment to building some of America's largest infrastructure projects including highways, bridges, dams, rail, and power. Recognized as one of the top 25 largest construction companies in the U.S., Granite specializes in complex infrastructure projects and provides award-winning construction services in mining, earthwork, water/sewer, power, tunneling, rail, highway and bridge construction. Granite also produces construction materials-sand, gravel, ready-mix, recycled asphalt product and asphalt concrete, and is a proven leader in alternative procurement project delivery. At Granite, our employees are our most valued asset and we are passionate about retaining, developing, and recruiting the best talent available. Our employees reflect our core values: Honesty, Integrity, Fairness, Accountability, Consideration of Others, Pursuit of Excellence, Reliability Safety and Citizenship and we are continuously looking for individuals who possess a winning attitude and share our Core Values. In exchange, we help you build a career that no other company can duplicate. You will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. Add our award winning safety program, ethics, reputation, and a commitment to continuous improvement and you'll see that we are building more than infrastructure—together, we are building your future. General Summary

The position is responsible for collaborating in the administration of the Company's Safety and Health Management System (SHMS) and the corresponding regulations that relate to the safety of our work, for an assigned location in a manner consistent with the code of conduct. This position is in a manufacturing setting with two shifts with approximately140 employees.

Essential Job Accountabilities

  • Collaborate with Company team members, owner representatives, regulatory agencies, clinics, medical/testing facilities to ensure effective working relationships.

  • Promote engagement with the company safety program and local incident prevention efforts to foster involvement and reduce at risk behaviors.

  • Assist in the implementation of safety related programs to ensure strategic goals are met.

  • Perform and document inspections, observations and audits to reduce incidents and ensure health and the well-being of our employees.

  • Assist in the preparation and performance of safety meetings and training programs to improve knowledge and understanding of hazards and risks relative to work performed.

  • Engage in regulatory agency inspections and investigations to assist in ensuring 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.

  • Assist in the investigation and communication of near misses, incidents and claims to make certain that Company interests are preserved.

  • Perform periodic checks to ensure plans, corrective actions and deficiencies are corrected and documented in a timely fashion.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Safety, Occupational Health or related field, preferred or,

Work Experience Minimum 3+ years' experience in or applicable industry with safety related responsibilities required.

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 may be required

  • Bi-lingual preferred

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 click here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf).

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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