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MasTec Utility Services Safety Coordinator in Metairie, Louisiana

Our company is searching for an experienced Safety Coordinator to join our team. The Safety Coordinator anticipates and predicts hazards based on experience, historical data and other informational sources. He/she identifies and recognizes hazards in existing or future systems, equipment, products, facilities, work sites and operational work procedures. The safety coordinator evaluates and assesses the probability and severity of loss events and accidents which may result from actual or potential hazards. The professional applies methods of conducting hazard analyses and interprets the results. The safety coordinator provides advice and counseling about compliance with safety, health and environmental laws, codes, regulations, standards and the related Company requirements. The safety coordinator is a part of a team of other safety professionals within the organization that consults, shares and contributes safety and health information and resources. The safety coordinator executes their duties, obligations and directions with a professional and skilled manner. We are looking for an individual who is efficient and comfortable being a member of a team.

Essential Duties:

  • Anticipates, identifies and evaluates hazardous conditions and practices

  • Develops hazard control designs, methods, procedures and programs

  • Implements, administers and advises others on hazard controls and hazard control programs

  • Measures, audits and evaluates the effectiveness of hazard controls and hazard control programs

Basic qualifications for this position:

  • Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from an accredited College or University (preferred)

  • Associate's Degree in a technical or engineering discipline and 3-5 years of safety-related or specialized technical experience (acceptable)

  • Certification in, or pursuit of any of the following certifications (preferred but not required):

  • Construction Health & Safety Technician (CHST)

  • Occupational Health and Safety Technology (OHST)

  • Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP)

  • Associate Safety Professional (ASP) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP)

  • Any other recognized certification related to safety, risk management and/or training.

  • Technical experience that may include any aspects of utilities infrastructure construction, operation, and maintenance (electric, natural gas, telecommunications, water) including overhead or underground electric distribution systems, underground or aerial telecommunications systems, underground natural gas distribution systems, DOT/CDL - heavy equipment operations, excavating, safety management systems, mobile cranes / digger derrick operations, qualified electric lineman, pipeline Operator Qualification, etc

  • Valid vehicle operator’s / driver’s license

  • Valid authorization to legally work in the U.S.

Who We Are

MasTec Utility Service's activities include the installation, maintenance and upgrade of communication and utility infrastructure, including but not limited to: communications, electrical and natural gas distribution infrastructure.

Why Work With Us?

We offer competitive compensation for professional, skilled and hourly employees. Our employees are covered by a variety of health insurance plans nationwide, with dental, health, vision care, short- and long-term disability, basic life, AD&D, and supplemental life and AD&D offerings. We also provide a 401(k) retirement savings program with a company match, as well as a company stock purchase plan.

Apply Today to Join Our Team

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. Our policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. We also prohibit harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also our policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

Title: Safety Coordinator

Location: LA-Metairie

Requisition ID: 42064