Safety Position

For Immediate Release: August 10, 2018

Sierra Nevada Construction, Inc is hiring!  Please read the position details below and apply by filling out an application online and emailing it along with a copy of your resume to Human Resources at


  • 10+ years’ Construction industry experience
  • Heavy Highway / Civil Construction experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to manage jobs in the Nevada and California
  • Valid Drivers License
  • B.S. in Occupational Health and Safety or similar discipline required
  • Must have prior safety leadership experience
  • Familiarity with NDOT, CalTrans, City of Reno, Washoe County, City of Sparks and other local safety requirements
  • Must be well versed in Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements
  • OSHA 30 for Supervisors /MSHA Certification
  • CHST preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer and technology skills
  • Experience with MSHA a plus
  • Federal Motor Carrier experience a plus
  • Previous experience with risk management and interfacing directly with insurance companies preferred


  • Implements and enforces the Company Health and Safety Program. Initiates and communicates updates to the program as needed.
  • Ensures that all subcontractors and suppliers are informed of and comply with the contractual environmental, health, and safety requirements.
  • Coordinates between [project engineers and project managers and subcontractors to ensure proper safety procedures are being carried out.
  • Conducts regular site visits, inspects and audits working conditions, safety equipment and machinery on each jobsite.
  • Studies audit reports for non-compliance and leading indicators to develop preventative measures and focused safety audits conducive to proactive safety strategies
  • Implements and reviews Construction Work Plans and any and all specification pertaining to the project in relations to OSHA rules and regulations and job specifications.
  • Prepares and maintains all OSHA logs and acts as the point of contact for all OSHA interactions.
  • Conducts onsite safety training for all workers when needed.
  • Establishes and modifies accident prevention and control strategies for each work location – recommend procedural, design and operational improvements to minimize/avoid potential hazards.
  • Investigates accidents, near misses; issues a root cause analysis report and develops an action plan to avoid future similar incidents.
  • Ensures all required records and reports are complete, accurate and submitted per protocol and implements appropriate corrective actions as required through safety engineers.
  • Interfaces with and maintains insurance industry relationships
  • Identifies and analyzes operational risk for impact to corporation including frequency, trends and severity
  • Provides safety mentorship to all field personnel, especially to less experienced ones.


  • Lifting/carrying: Carrying light loads related to field measurement equipment, equipment cases weighing 15 lbs. or less.
  • Dexterity: Ability to type using a keyboard with relative efficiency, ability to make handwritten notes and sketches indoors and outdoors at industrial plant and construction sites at any time of the year.
  • Walking/Climbing: Ability to use multi-level stair towers and rung ladders unassisted.
  • Visual Acuity: Ability to discern single line and 3-dimensional computer images representing objects being designed or drafted.
  • Hearing: Ability to hear safety alarms and signals while wearing hearing protection.
  • Physical exertion: Ability to walk up to one mile on industrial plant and construction sites outdoors at any time of the year. Ability to work in protective clothing which may elevate body temperatures by several degrees Fahrenheit for periods of up to 15 minutes without a break.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Safety Construction: 10 years plus

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