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Safety Specialist I

Milwaukee, WI

Why JP Cullen?

We specialize in the “Tough Jobs” no one else can do and we need a Safety Specialist I who will play a critical role in ensuring compliance with safety regulations, promoting a culture of safety, and minimizing workplace incidents. We have exciting new project opportunities, which are local in Madison and Milwaukee and require no overnight travel and are seeking someone to educate field personnel on safety procedures and ensure safety policies are followed.

  • Wisconsin-based $700 million, 132-year-old, 5th generation family-owned construction management firm.
  • Seeking to be the construction manager of choice for the toughest jobs in the region.
  • Our clients have high expectations, and our projects are high-profile.
  • We seek “secret weapons” that can help further separate us from the pack.

Someone who strives for Excellence

  • Provide leadership with a focus on safe work practices and pre-task planning.
  • Perform site safety audits to recognize and correct unsafe conditions and behaviors; prescribe corrective actions and measures for those items repeatedly showing up in audits; develop training sessions for the same audit items.
  • Investigate and procure new task-specific safety systems/equipment and educate crews and superintendents as needed.
  • Ensure Foremen and crews are executing according to the safety portion of the Operations Plan.
  • Create, conduct, and document toolbox talks.
  • Ensure the intent of Cullen policies, procedures and quality standards are followed in accordance with our Quality Management System

Influencer, Inspirer, Leader

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers, and management.
  • Educate Foremen on the proper daily work plans/JHA procedure and hold them accountable.
  • Attend and actively participate in daily morning huddles with job crews. Attend daily end of shift (DEOS) meetings when possible.
  • Reward/recognize field personnel for taking outstanding safety initiatives.
  • Network, communicate, and remain current in safety topics and relevant issues with regards to the construction industry.

What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree (safety-related major) or a minimum of 4 years of construction experience or equivalent combinations of education and experience. Appropriate safety certifications desirable.
  • Proficiency with OSHA standards.
  • Knowledge of the construction industry practices, risk management and field operations.
  • Thorough understanding of and ability to enforce all federal, state, local and company regulations.
  • Ability to recognize hazardous situations and implement corrective measures is essential.
  • Good understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards, etc.
  • Strong management, leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing.

Compensation & Benefits:

JP Cullen has a commitment to its community, employees, and employees’ families. We offer outstanding benefits — Health, Life, and Dental Insurance, Competitive Salary and Bonus Structure, Profit Sharing, PTO, Holiday Pay, Employee Assistance, and Training.

JP Cullen is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. We promote diversity by proactively recruiting, hiring, and promoting women, minorities, disabled individuals, and veterans. JP Cullen provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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