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Safety Specialist - Pipeline Job in Lakewood, Ohio US

Safety Specialist - Pipeline

Kokosing Inc - Lakewood, OH

Posted: 4/16/2024 - Expires: 7/15/2024

Job ID: 272450136


Job Description

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Safety Specialist - Pipeline

Title:Safety Specialist - Pipeline


Location:Cleveland, OH

Company:Integrity Kokosing Pipeline Services


Kokosing is one of America's 60 largest General Contractors and services a broad spectrum of clients in both the private and public business sectors.

Located in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic Regions, Kokosing's services include the construction of highways/bridges, industrial facilities/factories, data centers, marine, solar, advanced industrial, pipeline, and water/wastewater facilities, along with asphalt/concrete pavement and underground utilities.

For over 70 years, our family-owned company has successfully attracted the most qualified technical personnel in the construction industry by offering visible challenges, superior quality, and attractive rewards.

With over $1.2 billion (and growing) in annual sales and a commitment to its workforce, Kokosing is the winning team.

Position Summary:

Responsible for providing field support services and assisting managers, supervisors and team members with the implementation of specific Company Safety and Health policies and procedures. Regulatory compliance, and continual improvement of the overall performance of the Company in a manner that is consistent with the Company's Core Values.

** Please note: This role will require regular travel within the project geographic region. For reference, Columbus, OH is considered to be the central point of the territory, with jobs extending West to Dayton, OH/into Indiana and Southeast to West Virginia. Some overnight travel is to be expected - company will pay for the hotel accommodations.**

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Coordinate, implement and monitor the Company Safety and Health Program at various project locations.

Assist in developing and implementing strategies for reducing and eliminating injuries, illness and other incidents in a manner that effectively ensures the attainment of business unit targets and objectives.

Provide training and education to Company personnel regarding safety and health requirements.

Support pre-job safety planning meetings to plan for potential hazards and problems prior to start of job, and develop emergency response plans for projects.

Initiate, coordinate and lead safety meetings and training programs to ensure the effective communication of company policy and procedures.

Independently initiate, perform and document safety and health audits, evaluations, inspections and/or behavioral observations throughout the Company's operations and communicate and facilitate the implementation of corrective and preventative actions.

Assist in the investigation of injury, illness and general liability incidents.

Develop and issue regular safety and health correspondence.

Provide updated information to team members regarding updates to company or regulatory requirement changes.

Self-identify team members that need assistance, training, coaching, or support meeting the Company safety and health requirements.

Coordinate project safety programs with subcontractors, vendors and third-party personnel to ensure adherence to Company safety policies and procedures.

Serve as a point of contact for any federal, state or municipal safety or risk management authority and/or personnel, including but not limited to OSHA, when the Company Safety Manager is not available.


Education and Experience:

Bachelor degree in Safety and Health or equivalent combinations of technical training and experience is a plus but not required.

Five (5) plus years of experience with safety and health in the construction industry is preferred.

Pipeline experience is a strong plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of OSHA, DOT and EPA regulations as well as other state/federal safety regulations and company safety policies/procedures.

Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

Excellent organization skills and the ability to independently prioritize.

Ability to think independently, communicate thoroughly and influence the implementation of the appropriate corrective and preventative actions.

Ability to work in high production environment (50+ hours/week, including nights and weekends) and respond quickly and effectively under pressure and deadlines.

Ability to make independent judgments to manage and facilitate company programs/policies as they relate to the safety of our work.

Ability to positively interact and influence front line supervisors and field personnel to create a safe work environment.

Certificates Licenses and Registrations:

Must have valid driver's license, good driving record required.

CPR/First Aid instructor certification preferred.

OSHA 30-Hour and 10-Hour Trainer certification preferred.

OSHA 40 Hour Certification for Hazardous Material Clean-Up Operations is preferred.


IKPS offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, life, and disability insurance, paid time off and a 401K plan.

IKPS is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action federal and state contractor. The company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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