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Underground Construction Site Safety Consultant in Chico, United States

About Us

Underground Construction Co., Inc. has provided quality gas, power, airport fueling and telecom construction services for over 80 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).


Field Safety Representatives provides safety support, leadership and technical expertise on assigned projects. Coordinates efforts to ensure compliance with site specific safety plans, corporate safety plans and policies, project requirements, and all Federal, State and local requirements.


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

  • Ensures adequate safety oversight is provided at all times during construction operations

  • Ensures project specific safety training is provided and all employees, including subcontractors, are aware of site-specific safety requirements, contractor’s site-specific plans, and required Federal, State, and local laws, rules and regulations

  • Documents all safety violations or unsafe conditions/activities;

  • Ensures adequate, appropriate, and timely actions are taken to correct hazards once identified

  • Ensures attendance and participation at project safety meetings including attendance of subcontractor safety personnel

  • Ensures all reporting is completed in a timely fashion

  • Collaborates with customers and outside agencies as required

  • Educates/trains employees in regulatory and company requirements

  • Conducts and/or participate in incident investigation

  • May accompany an injured employee for treatment and medical evaluation

  • Conducts environmental, health and safety compliance audits to ensure compliance

  • Communicates constantly with all levels of project management and supervision as it relates to both good and bad safety practices that are observed.

  • Educates project personnel through “on-the-spot” training and Tailgate Meetings

  • Will need to work after-hour/weekends, as needed

  • Orients employees to the safety practices required by the Company and on the project


  • Prior heavy construction experience

  • Knowledge of and ability to enforce all federal, state, local and Company safety regulations/requirements

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively to both project and office work groups

  • Ability to recognize hazardous situations and implement corrective measures

  • Knowledge of: PPE, Fall Protection, Confined Space, Scaffolding, Crane/Rigging, Hazardous Communication, Equipment Safety, Incident Investigation, Traffic Control, OQ Training

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively to both project and office work groups

  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational and planning skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office

  • Travel requirements to job sites and other offices as needed

  • Must be able to maintain a valid driver licenses


  • Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly. Work involves walking or standing to a significant degree.

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.