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Safety Manager
Title:Safety Manager
Location:Dubuque, Iowa
Post Date:03/17/2020

Every day, we install the pipes and cables that power our lives--from lighting offices to heating homes. While this paints a pretty picture, our work is just pretty tough. We dig. We cut. We build.

Every time we climb into a protected hole, we're taking a risk. The smallest mistake may cause an accident. This work demands safety, perfection, and efficiency. It's Mission: Impossible. At KS, we live for it. We build energy infrastructure that you depend on. In this industry, everyone is good. WE ARE BETTER!

We are seeking an efficient, self-motivated Safety Manager to join our team
This professional position is responsible for ensuring employee adherence to safety policies & procedures and maintaining strong client relationship through the local management of company safety programs. This position acts as a consultant to the area managers and reports directly to the safety director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties listed below may vary in terms of importance and other duties may be added or eliminated as this position develops.

  • Help build and maintain a safe work culture.
  • Audit workers in the field to verify compliance with company and government safety policies and standards.
  • Participate in client meetings as the designated company safety representative.
  • Generate ideas and implement improvements to current safety practices.
  • Assist with post-incident response: secure evidence for post incident investigations, collect post incident data, and make sure all injuries are reported in a timely fashion.
  • Assist with the development or alteration of health and safety plans, process hazard assessments, and other customer-driven documents.

Required Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  2. Minimum of 5 years of safety program experience, preferably within the Utility Construction Industry or other very similar industry.
  3. Knowledge of OSHA and DOT Safety requirements.
  4. A highly motivated self-starter who is able to prioritize workload.
  5. Basic Microsoft Office Skills
  6. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to present ideas one on one, and in large groups
  7. Demonstrates ability to positively influence others, and develop strong workplace relationships.

Work Conditions and Environment:
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.

  1. Most of the work (90%) will be performed in the field at the job site in all weather conditions.
  2. Some work is performed in an office setting.

KS Energy Services is a family centered company, we value hard work, integrity and diversity. Working for KS Energy Services offers the opportunity for a rewarding career in the construction industry.

We offer excellent compensation and industry-leading benefits, such as health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, all starting on DAY 1. Eligible for Company 401(k) match after 90 days of service.


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