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Safety Specialist

Company: Bettis Asphalt & Construction, Inc.
Location: Topeka
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

Bettis Companies is currently seeking a full-time Safety Specialist. For over 40 years, Bettis Companies has been a leading paving contractor based in Topeka, Kansas. Bettis Asphalt portfolio includes Highways, Streets, Airports, Office/Retail Centers, Large Industrial Parks, Banks, Hotels, Apartments, Restaurants, and Residential Developments. This position will provide project management and supervision to the Safety Program requirements in a construction environment, focused on Heavy Highway Civil Construction including earth moving equipment, bridge construction, surface mining, trucking, and concrete and asphalt operations.

*Role and Responsibilities*

The successful candidate will work with the Director of Safety in planning, developing and administering an effective Environment, Health & Safety management program at several different sites. This position will include being able to execute the Safety program at the site level and provide strategic guidance to employees on all Safety related issues.

- Coordinate and promote Safety programs and policies. This includes interpreting government and corporate Safety regulations and policies.

- Develop and deliver Safety training to employees, supervisors and managers.

- Prepare for, participate in and follow up on Safety Audits/Inspections.

- Coordinate incident/injury investigations.

*Qualifications and Education Requirements*

Bachelor's Degree in occupational health and safety or related degree. Internship or 1+ year experience preferred. Relocation to the area required, must live within 75 miles of Topeka, Kansas.

*Preferred Skills *

- Strong knowledge of safety regulations specifically in Kansas.

- Experience in handling Safety compliance issues, including evaluating/interpreting MSHA, OSHA, EPA, KDHE, ATF and DOT regulations.

- Required skills include strong communication, technical writing, training, analytical, time management and organizational skills.

- Must be self-driven; possess excellent interpersonal skills with all employee levels.

- Demonstrated commitment to safety.

- Ability to manage multiple on-going tasks to meet deadlines.

*What Bettis Offers You*

- Highly competitive base pay.

- The company will pay most of the "employee" health insurance plan provided by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas.

- Company funded term life insurance.

- Group retirement savings program eligible after one year of service (2 enrollment periods per year - July 1 and January 1). The company will contribute/match funds up to 4% of your total compensation into the 401K plan. The company may also contribute to a voluntary profit-sharing plan based on the overall annual performance of the company. Contributions to the profit-sharing plan are at the discretion of the company's management.

- A company vehicle and fuel are provided.

- Two weeks paid vacation will be provided per year. Three weeks of paid vacation after five years of employment.

- Paid holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

- A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion.

*Bettis Asphalt & Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace. Women, Minorities, and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.*

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* Monday to Friday

Education:
* Bachelor's (Required)

Experience:
* EHS: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Bettis Asphalt & Construction, Inc., Topeka , Safety Specialist, Other , Topeka, Kansas

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