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Underground Construction Safety Trainer in Benicia, California


Underground Construction Co., Inc. has provided quality gas, power, airport fueling and telecom construction services for over 84 years. Since laying our first pipe in 1936, we have successfully completed thousands of government, commercial and private sector construction projects throughout the United States. Underground Construction Co., Inc. is one of the oldest and most respected contractors in the West. We continue to lead our industry in safety, quality, customer satisfaction and community service. Our complete and diverse range of construction services includes gas transmission and distribution, electrical transmission and distribution, airport fueling facilities, industrial and special projects, telecommunications and utilities.

Our projects are regulated by federal and state laws which require all employees to successfully pass criminal background checks, MVR, and drug tests (post-employment and random testing).


Safety Trainers are responsible for educating employees about their roles and responsibilities in keeping the workplace safe.


Incumbent must have the skills, ability, and judgment to perform the following essential job duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Safety Training – Training is provided for, but not limited to the following subjects as appropriate to the hazards and conditions presented by the job and duties of employees:

  • Knowledgeable in utility electric work and can demonstrate basic Pole Top and Bucket Truck Rescue Training as part of the onboarding process.

  • New Hire Orientation and future updates

  • Leadership Training

  • Competent Person in Trenching and Excavation

  • Rigging and Signal Person

  • Confined Space

  • Accident Investigation

  • Temporary Traffic Control

  • Substance Abuse Awareness Training

  • Substation Orientation

  • Forklift Training

  • OSHA Training


  • Horizontal Directional Drilling Safety

  • Additional client requirements

  • Update new hire/re-hire safety in-house training matrix and spreadsheet.

  • Assist workers in web-based trainings.

  • Assign workers web-based training resources, not limited to the following:

  • Railroad Orientation

  • Driver Orientation

  • OSHA Trainings


  • Client Requirements

  • Input daily/weekly timecard for employees in training.

  • Work with safety and other departments in accordance with the onboarding procedures.

  • Update training records.

  • Occasional travel or field visit to perform safety trainings.

  • Organize Personal Protective Equipment for employees.



    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Minimum 3 years of Safety Training Experience mostly held in a classroom learning environment.

  • Preferred Bachelor’s degree in Safety & Health or other technical courses is a plus.

  • Minimum High School Diploma.

  • Experience/Familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint.

  • Board of Certified Safety Professional Cert. (CIT, CHST, OHST, ASP, CSP) is a plus.

  • OSHA 500 certification is a plus or has the ability to pass and acquire in the future.

  • Other safety certification/s is a plus (e.g. ATTSA, Competent Person In Excavation, Rigging and Signal, Confined Spaces) and has the ability to teach safety training courses.

  • Ability to communicate and relate in a professional manner

  • Willing to work in a fast pace working environment.

  • Ability to maintain composure especially when under pressure.


    The requirements listed below are representative of the physical ability required.

  • Occasional lifting of onboarding materials (60 lbs. or less)

  • Carry 30 pounds 1 to 3 times per shift

  • Sit for 4 hours per shift

  • Stand for 4 hours per shift

    This description portrays in general terms the type and levels of work performed and is not intended to be all-inclusive or represent specific duties of any one incumbent. The knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.

    It is the continuing policy of Underground Construction to afford equal opportunities for all qualified persons, regardless of their race, creed, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status or any other protected class at the local, state, or federal level. No person shall be excluded from employment consideration on the basis of these factors.