Safety Specialist

The Boldt Company
February 13, 2020
Appleton, WI
Job Type


Safety Specialist


Honesty and fairness. Hard work and performance. A love for what we do. At Boldt, these are the values that drive us. They push us to be better every day. To provide the highest-quality service and greatest value to every project we're a part of. We're looking for people who share in that commitment.

At Boldt, we live by a philosophy we call BoldThinking®. It's what allows us to approach every project with an open mind and the freedom to innovate. It's a mindset of collaborative, creative problem solving-of challenging assumptions and forging new paths. BoldThinking is our culture

As a member of the Boldt family, you'll collaborate with some of the most knowledgeable professionals in our industry. You'll have the chance to learn new skills and take on greater responsibilities, while earning competitive pay and benefits. And you'll be part of a team that builds real value in the world around you.

Position Description:

The purpose of the Safety Specialist is to inspire and maintain a "Zero Incident" safety culture. The Safety Specialist will lead, direct, facilitate, and support project "Zero Incident" safety initiatives. The Safety Specialist will be responsible for ensuring all required internal and external reporting obligations are met, including monthly reporting of site safety metrics. Through planning, leading, evaluating, and continuously improving the awareness and practice of safe construction methods, the specialist will strive to create a project environment encouraging a collaborative working spirit and an integrated project culture.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Control hazardous working conditions and unsafe employee activities through safety management and contacting supervisory personnel.

  1. Supervise and administer corporate safety/first aid programs.

  1. Assist corporate program by developing employee and craft safety orientation training program and implement upon completion.

  1. Conduct work area surveillance inspections, air sampling tests for confined space entry, property damage and personal injury investigations.

  1. Document all accidents, safety violations, unsafe conditions/activities. Issue confined area entry and "hot work" permits as required.

  1. Review documentation to ensure all required records and reports are complete, accurate and submitted per established procedures, and implement appropriate corrective action as required.

  1. Accompany all safety, health and insurance inspectors on walk through tours. Coordinate/assist in preparing written appeals for safety violation citations.

  1. Work closely with operational leadership to develop and implement innovative safety techniques, methods, approaches, and ideas to the project teams to continue to improve the Boldt safety culture.


Four-year occupational safety/health degree or equivalent combinations of training and related experience. At least 3-5 years construction and/or industrial safety experience. Thorough understanding of and ability to enforce all federal, state, local, and company regulations. Ability to recognize hazardous situations and implement corrective measures essential. Good interpersonal and communication skills required. Should have computer skills (excel, word, blue beam, etc.).
Travel is required. Ability and willingness to travel; including overnight travel as needed.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk and hear. The employee regularly is required to walk and reach with hands. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee frequently uses computer keyboard, regularly travels (as vehicle driver and as passenger on various modes of transportation), and occasionally performs work on-site at construction work sites. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Employee views computer monitor frequently.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is sometimes exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Appleton, Wisconsin, United States

Full-Time/Regular PI117988088

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