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Safety Engineer - Cincinnati, OH

Location: Cincinnati, OH, United States
Company: Messer Construction Co.
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Messer Construction Co. is an award-winning construction manager and general contractor that provides leadership for complex commercial building projects. An employee-owned company, Messer now stands as one of the nation’s leading healthcare and higher education builders. Messer’s footprint has grown to eleven regional offices located across the Midwest and Southeast: Greenville, South Carolina; Charlotte & Raleigh, North Carolina; Columbus, Cincinnati, & Dayton, Ohio; Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky; Indianapolis, Indiana; and Knoxville & Nashville, Tennessee. Messer employees live where they work, resulting in the company’s sustained commitment to building better communities.  

We are currently seeking Safety Engineer to join the Messer team in our Cincinnati, OH region. This position supports Messer projects and personnel with safety inspections, project planning, employee training, and other safety and health services. 

What You Will Do:

  • Pre-construction safety meetings
  • Contractor safety orientations
  • Weekly site safety inspections
  • Involvement in OSHA inspections and related follow-up
  • Accident/incident investigation
  • Research on safety topics
  • Employee safety training
  • Organize and lead project safety committee
  • Track and identify trends
  • Provide coverage for a Safety Coordinator when they are absent
  • Be active in safety committees in the region
  • Administrative functions including but not limited to:
  • Completion of paperwork, associated with safety inspections, accident/incident follow-up, OSHA inspections, employee training, safety orientations
  • Written communication for fellow safety coordinators about new safety approaches and information compiled at seminars and education programs
  • Tracking of safety equipment distributed to the job site

What You Will Bring:

  • Degree in safety related program or a minimum of 2 years’ experience in construction safety with an expectation to earn a degree that supports the growth of the department and position
  • Efficient with Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint or any new system deemed necessary for job performance
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to function in and support a team environment
  • Accuracy and consistency of work product
  • Ability to work non-routine hours as needed
  • Ability to analyze options and problem solve creatively, while aligning with Messer’s business applications and philosophy

We build where we live, and it shows.  When you take charge of your career through professional growth and collaboration, you can’t help but feel your impact on the community and the industry.  And it’s what you can expect at Messer each day.  In business since 1932 and employee-owned since 1990, Messer is the commercial construction company committed to building better.  Join Messer, where building with purpose is the foundation of everything we do.

All Messer employees are required to comply with our Substance Abuse Prevention Policy as a condition of employment. Messer may condition offers of employment upon taking and passing of a post-offer/pre-employment drug screen.

Messer is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. 

Messer is committed to a diverse workforce.