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Burns & McDonnell Senior Corporate Safety & Health Specialist (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri


The Senior Corporate Safety & Health Specialist is responsible for leading the execution of the Burns & McDonnell Safety & Health program in conjunction with the Site Safety Management team and Corporate Offices. This position is responsible for providing professional Safety & Health leadership and oversight as a key resource for Safety & Health compliance matters.

  • Plan and execute corporate and project Safety & Health initiatives in order to ensure a safe, healthy, and incident-free work place.

  • Lead the corporate and project safety policies and procedures while maintaining compliance processes applicable to the Local, State, and Federal Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations.

  • Manage all aspects of Safety & Health at multiple project sites; to ensure contractual regulatory compliance by corporate employees and subcontractors.

  • Lead Safety & Health personnel supporting field construction projects to assure operations are planned and conducted in a safe manner.

  • Identify unique project specific Safety & Health issues for resolution. Provide advice, guidance, and direction to Site Safety personnel regarding safety and health issues and work practices.

  • Create and validate project Safety & Health walk-through assessments. Monitor conformance to Safety & Health requirements to drive continuous improvement at the project site for any assessment findings.

  • Document and resolve items that require immediate correction.

  • Distribute specific Safety & Health information to corporate and project location.

  • Generate memos relative to project safety and assist Site Safety personnel in the implementation of the site specific safety and health program goals.

  • Design & conduct on-site training required for project specific Safety & Health subjects to ensure compliance with the site specific Safety & Health Program and ensuring that the project training addresses all concerns with project personnel and subcontractors.

  • Lead near misses, property damage, environmental incidents and accident investigation reporting, and the implementation of corrective measures as appropriate.

  • Present to Corporate Safety & Health management periodically regarding the Project Safety & Health Program progress, challenges, and objectives.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering, or Construction Management; and minimum 12 years of experience in a construction field environment. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

  • Knowledge of applicable electric utility transmission and distribution standards and work practices.

  • Expert knowledge of Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), Construction and General Industry, America National Standards Institution (ANSI), National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH), Army Corps of Engineers (CoE), Engineers Manual 385-1 and National Electrical Code (NEC), Standards.

  • OSHA 10 and/or 30 Hour Outreach Construction.

  • Proficient in Windows-based platform and basic computer skills

  • Previous experience actively working as Site Safety & Health representative on/at heavy industrial project locations preferred.

  • This position requires driving to various locations; a valid driver's license is required.


Job Safety & Health

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time

Req ID: 221197 Job Hire Type Experienced