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MYR Group Safety Specialist II in Broadview, Illinois

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Safety Specialist II works closely with field staff, clients and subcontractors, all levels of management, and personnel from external organizations during all phases of electric construction projects. Safety Specialist II's will support the creation of site-specific plans and be a mentor to other safety professionals within the company. The Specialist must be committed to ensuring adherence to safety-related policies, procedures, and regulations while developing positive professional relationships. This is a location-based position encompassing worksites throughout the assigned project area and requires varying amounts of travel.

Company Overview

Huen Electric, Inc., a subsidiary of MYR Group Inc, is a leading electrical construction firm with offices in Illinois, New Jersey, and New York. Established in 1983, Huen Electric has earned a reputation as a dynamic, proactive, and resourceful electrical contractor. Huen Electric has extensive experience completing successful electrical construction projects and telecommunications for general contractors, commercial and industrial facility owners, local governments, and developers. Huen Electric also provides design/assist expertise, from the preparation of cost estimates and controls to value engineering and preconstruction planning.

Essential Functions

  • Conduct accident/injury investigations including root cause analyses

  • Provide support to Operations organization for incident case management and documentation steps

  • Follow-up with Operations organization to ensure completion of corrective actions for all accidents and incidents

  • Complete final review incident case management and documentation

  • Support company safety committees with assessment of safety performance trends, implementing process, and tool improvements

  • Perform ongoing site visits to observe and document safety behaviors and work conditions to ensure a safety focus throughout all phases of electric construction projects

  • Partner with Operations leadership to create site-specific safety plans; actively participate in safety meetings to review job hazard analysis and hazard recognition tools

  • Participate in project kick off and progress meetings

  • Coordinate safety department meetings and action planning to provide technical expertise regarding safety and training topics

  • Support client-specific safety requirements programs and ensure alignment and compliance between client expectations, company rules, and applicable safety regulations

  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to environmental protection or occupational health and safety

  • Coach and mentor project site personnel regarding safety practices and behaviors on an ongoing basis

  • Conduct proactive behavior-based and quality-focused field safety observations and PPE hazard assessments

  • Coordinate with Safety, Safety Training & Operations teams to schedule or facilitate required employee trainings

  • New hire orientation

  • OSHA ETD Quarterly refresher training

  • Customer required training

  • Post-incident training as part of a Corrective Action Plan

  • Participate in site-specific safety planning

  • Provide mentoring and coaching to lower level Safety personnel

  • Participate in safety department meetings and action planning to provide technical expertise regarding safety and training topics

  • Regular and predictable attendance

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Essential functions of this position are to be performance at a Company-designated office or field location

  • Understand and comply with the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards

ABOUT YOU

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in environmental, health, and safety (EHS) field roles - required

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent - required

  • Minimum of one (1) safety certification is preferred, examples include: Certified Safety and Health Official (CSHO) Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) Safety Management Specialist (SMS), Specialist in Safety and Health (SSH), or Certified Safety Professional (CSP)

  • Undergraduate degree in in Occupational Safety & Health Management, Ergonomics, Industrial Hygiene or related technical field preferred; combination of relevant experience and education considered in lieu of degree

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Documented experience with OSHA recordkeeping, reporting and Method of Procedure (MOP) writing

  • Thorough understanding of construction project management practices and procedures

  • Advanced knowledge of local, federal and state regulations pertaining to environmental protection or occupational health and safety

  • Excellent problem-solving and situation analysis skills

  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office Suite programs, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with ability to influence behavior

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of OSHA and other industry-related safety regulations

  • Must be a team player with proven ability to work with co-workers, different departments and outside contacts and maintain strong relationships

  • Attentiveness to details

  • Organizational skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to travel for job site visits for extended periods of time

WHAT WE OFFER

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary - $87,000 - $110,000 / year

  • Commensurate with experience, paid weekly. Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. MYR Group reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • Medical , Vision, Dental, Regenexx, Hearing Care, Teledoc, Mental Health, Prescriptions (Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums).

  • ThrivePass Health & Wellness Reimbursement Program - Twelve hundred dollars annually for health and wellbeing-related purchases.

  • Annual Paid Time Off starting at 15 days plus 10 paid Holidays (our Cultural Celebration Day is a floating holiday).

  • Generous 401(k) Plan with 50% match up to 3%; and Annual profit-sharing potential.

  • Superior educational assistance program (support for educational costs, internal training, and more!).​​​​​​​

  • Company-paid short and long-term disability, life, and accidental death & dismemberment.

  • Company-paid business travel accident insurance.

  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP).

  • Various voluntary plans available including supplemental vision, accident and critical illness, ID theft, group legal, group auto & home, and additional voluntary life insurance plans for employee and dependents.​​​​​​​

Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process, contact our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects our family of brands. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, or other protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

MYR Group does not sponsor applicants for work visas. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries do not work with any third-party recruiters or agencies without a valid signed agreement and partnership with the Corporate Talent Acquisition Team.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary - $87,000 - $110,000 / year

  • Commensurate with experience, paid weekly. Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. MYR Group reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • Medical , Vision, Dental, Regenexx, Hearing Care, Teledoc, Mental Health, Prescriptions (Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums).

  • ThrivePass Health & Wellness Reimbursement Program - Twelve hundred dollars annually for health and wellbeing-related purchases.

  • Annual Paid Time Off starting at 15 days plus 10 paid Holidays (our Cultural Celebration Day is a floating holiday).

  • Generous 401(k) Plan with 50% match up to 3%; and Annual profit-sharing potential.

  • Superior educational assistance program (support for educational costs, internal training, and more!).​​​​​​​

  • Company-paid short and long-term disability, life, and accidental death & dismemberment.

  • Company-paid business travel accident insurance.

  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP).

  • Various voluntary plans available including supplemental vision, accident and critical illness, ID theft, group legal, group auto & home, and additional voluntary life insurance plans for employee and dependents.​​​​​​​

Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process, contact our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects our family of brands. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, or other protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

MYR Group does not sponsor applicants for work visas. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries do not work with any third-party recruiters or agencies without a valid signed agreement and partnership with the Corporate Talent Acquisition Team.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in environmental, health, and safety (EHS) field roles - required

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent - required

  • Minimum of one (1) safety certification is preferred, examples include: Certified Safety and Health Official (CSHO) Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) Safety Management Specialist (SMS), Specialist in Safety and Health (SSH), or Certified Safety Professional (CSP)

  • Undergraduate degree in in Occupational Safety & Health Management, Ergonomics, Industrial Hygiene or related technical field preferred; combination of relevant experience and education considered in lieu of degree

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Documented experience with OSHA recordkeeping, reporting and Method of Procedure (MOP) writing

  • Thorough understanding of construction project management practices and procedures

  • Advanced knowledge of local, federal and state regulations pertaining to environmental protection or occupational health and safety

  • Excellent problem-solving and situation analysis skills

  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office Suite programs, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with ability to influence behavior

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of OSHA and other industry-related safety regulations

  • Must be a team player with proven ability to work with co-workers, different departments and outside contacts and maintain strong relationships

  • Attentiveness to details

  • Organizational skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to travel for job site visits for extended periods of time

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