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AZCO Assistant Safety & Health Specialist - AZCO (Field Opportunities) in Appleton, Wisconsin


The Assistant Site Safety & Health Specialist will assist the site project management team to deliver Safety & Health programs at the respective field location. This position assists with the interpretation of policies and procedures to ensure a safe, healthy, and incident-free work site in a heavy construction environment, and takes corrective action and educates employees when necessary.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assist with orientation and training employees on safety and health requirements to ensure understanding and compliance with regulations and company policy.

  • Assist with providing Safety & Health program support on field construction projects to verify operations are executed as planned and conducted in a safe manner.

  • Assist in planning field activities and the development of Activity Hazard Analysis with project management and provides support to eliminate Safety & Health violations including monitoring subcontractors to ensure a safe working environment for all AZCO employees on site.

  • Conduct daily walk throughs and coordinates with site supervisor to effectively carry out the site-specific safety plan.

  • Assist in executing Safety & Health Program deliverables as defined by the Corporate Safety & Health department of Burns & McDonnell.

  • Assist in maintaining compliance with applicable Local, State, and Federal Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations.

  • Assist with availability and safe use of safety equipment and quantities.

  • Assist in obtaining permits and monitors hot work, confined space entries, lockout/tag out, and excavation.

  • Assist investigates incidents, prepares appropriate reports, and assists management in implementation of Return to Work policy.

  • Assist in identifying potential causes for incidents and recommends changes in policies and procedures to prevent accidents and illness.

  • Strive to further site safety through combined effort with craft supervision and labor.

  • Assist with communicating to local responders and medical facilities for pre-job mobilization.

  • Assist with work stoppage incidents when circumstances could lead to an immediate danger to life and health on a project.

  • Resolve safety and health concerns and document the details and personnel involved for the project management team.

  • Assist the corporate and project Safety & Health teams in a collaborative manner to verify that the project safety program is being implemented and required safety compliance is documented.

  • Assist in identifying and documenting unique Safety & Health issues during the execution of the work at the project, and assist with implementing corrective action based on policies, guidelines and procedures for resolution.

  • Distribute and communicate safety information and materials.

  • Assist with correspondence to heighten safety awareness, project safety and health goals.

  • Assist in maintaining Burns & McDonnell project Safety & Health reporting requirements and project specific Safety and Health records are in an audit ready state at all times.

  • Assist in the maintenance and submittal of all documentation as required by the Corporate Safety & Health Department.

  • Assist in policy and procedure development and determination of department goals and objectives; works with Safety Director to determine best means of implementation and provides feedback as to success and challenges.

  • Acts as liaison between customers and jobsite contacts.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/ or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in Occupational Health & Environmental Safety or Safety Management; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office and Bluebeam.

Travel Requirements: Must be available to travel to jobsites not yet determined for the duration of a given project.

Other Qualifications:

  • First Aid/CPR Certification.

  • Familiarity with Zero Injury techniques of Construction Industry Institute desired.

  • Completion of OSHA 30 Hour Construction Outreach Safety Training Course.

  • Basic knowledge of Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Construction and General Industry Regulations, America National Standards Institution (ANSI), National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH), Army Corps of Engineers (CoE), Engineers Manual 385-1 and National Electrical Code (NEC) Standards.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Valid driver's license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without requiring future sponsorship for employment visa status.

  • EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Safety & Health

Primary Location US-WI-Appleton

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time

Req ID: 225805