Construction Safety Consultant

Job Description

OECS, a privately held company, has been a leading safety consulting firm for the past 30 years in the Upper Midwest. Our clientele includes small, medium, and large-scale manufacturing, commercial, and residential construction companies. Our professional and on-site safety audits, engaging safety training, and customized safety programs cater to our client's unique safety requirements. We take pride in instilling strong safety cultures within our clients' organizations, and our daily operations reflect our core values of Integrity, World Class Customer Service, Safety Excellence, Unwavering Loyalty, and Mission. We operate according to the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) principles, which are based on the highly successful book TRACTION.

We are looking for a Construction Safety Professional that can join our Twin Cities, MN team.  We are looking for a candidate that is a self-starter who is passionate about bringing value to the organizations they work with. They are very knowledgeable in Construction Safety and how to deliver effective training but are continually driven to learn and improve themselves. They are ethical, responsible, and take ownership of the clients they are assigned to. They are organized and detail-oriented. They are skilled in communicating with a variety of audiences.

What you will be doing:

  • Working on-site at a couple dozen large to mid-size commercial and residential construction general contractors and subcontractors, helping them build a strong safety culture.
  • Responding to customer questions on safety/environmental compliance issues.
  • Conducting safety audits, using IAuditor software, at assigned construction facilities noting best workplace practices, state OSHA, and/or federal OSHA regulation violations.
  • Developing customized safety programs and training modules for clients.
  • Conducting safety training at the client’s office, job site, or OECS’s state-of-the-art training center.
  • Participating in clients’ Safety Committee meetings to provide direction and advice.
  • Providing OSHA Compliance onsite support when OSHA Compliance Officer is conducting a job site inspection.
  • Building rapport and trust with our client’s construction workers and management.
  • Participating in informal conferences with OSHA in contesting citations.
  • Interpreting construction plans and specifications.
  • Attending and providing input at construction progress meetings.
  • Providing knowledge on OSHA 1926, MN Rules 5207, and various ANSI/NFPA standards.
  • Growing your professional skills and your safety knowledge. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Where you will be working:

  • Our safety professionals are mobile, and we work hard to assign clients within a reasonable driving distance (using a company vehicle) from their home.  We work at home, in the office, and at various construction sites. 
  • We work on construction sites with different terrains, such as ladders, scaffolding, and MEWPs.

What you bring to the table:

  • Multiple years of background in safety-related construction experience.
  • Vast knowledge of industrial construction industry, for example: worked in the building trades, as a superintendent, project manager, foreman, or safety coordinator.
  • Safety BA, or construction safety experiences such as management, safety supervision, or safety leader.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA construction standards.
  • Ability to investigate accidents to identify controls that can be implemented to reduce or eliminate risk.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Excel at being flexible, adapting to change, and working as a team.
  • Strong intercommunication skills: working with diverse personality types from management to line level.
  • Strong verbal and written communication.
  • Microsoft Office proficient.
  • Presents safety training in a positive, engaging manner.  Tell stories to make training entertaining and relevant to our clients.
  • A lifelong learner.  Excels at teaching, coaching, and educating.
  • A clean driving record with a current license and being able to properly operate a vehicle driving to clients to conduct consulting work.

What really excites us:

  • Current Outreach Trainer Certified in Construction
  • MA degree in Safety
  • Background in working with iAuditor/Procore, ISNET, Avetta, DOT
  • Safety certifications such as CHST, OHST ASP, CSP

What you get in return: 

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Bonus and sales commission potential
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Short-term and Long-term disability
  • Life insurance coverage
  • Professional development assistance and continuous employee development through EOS
  • A great support system to help you achieve your goals
  • Monday-Friday, with a flexible schedule based on clients' needs.
  • Work/life balance, only 1-2 overnights per month. 
  • Work for a family-oriented company that values each employee and their contributions
  • Financial contribution to your retirement plan
  • 4 weeks of Paid time off for life, vacations, staycations, and rest. 
  • We celebrate 9 holidays per year! 
  • We work smarter, not harder.  A complete mobile IT package is provided, as well as resources to ensure you aren’t writing reports for 10 hours a day.   
  • Vehicle mileage paid at current IRS rate or Company vehicle that is available for personal use
  • Cell phone service reimbursement

Please note that the candidate must be in Twin Cities and/or the surrounding area. No relocation package will be offered. 

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Type: Full-time
Pay: $75,000.00 to $95,000.00 per YEAR

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OECS Workplace Safety Experts

OECS, a privately held company, is the leading safety consulting firm celebrating 30 years in business in the Upper Midwest. We work with small to medium-sized manufacturing and commercial construction companies providing professional, hands-on, on-site, safety programs and trainings. We are passionate about inspiring companies to build strong safety cultures. We live our core values of Integrity, World Class Customer Service, Safety Excellence, Unwavering Loyalty, and Mission daily. We operate by the principles of the popular and effective Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS), based on the book TRACTION.

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