Safety Engineer
at : MYR Group Companies

Date Posted: 6/12/2018

Job Description

Exciting opportunity for a Safety Engineer!  Do you eat, sleep, and breath safety and always seem to be able to help people practice safety better?  Do you have a knack for training best practices? Then this job may be for you!


Our Safety Engineers work to ensure all Sturgeon Electric Company employees uphold the core value of safety by implementing and maintaining safety programs. A successful Safety Engineer will develop positive professional relationships while working closely with field personnel, all levels of management and outside agencies during all phases of construction. This will be a field position encompassing worksites throughout the assigned project area and will require up to 70% travel.  Projects will be within the electrical construction field within commercial and industrial projects as well as transportation projects. 

Since 1912 Sturgeon Electric has been providing comprehensive electrical construction services to clients throughout the western United States. Why work for Sturgeon Electric? Our highly competitive benefits package is a great start! Our Safety Engineers have excellent benefits including: Medical, Dental & Vision insurance, Paid Vacation & holidays, Company paid Life Insurance and a 401K. If you were to ask our Safety Engineers across the country why they like working for Sturgeon Electric, chances are they would say, “Because of the people.” We help each other out. There’s a “we’re all in this together” mentality that prevails.

What are you waiting for, build yourself with us!

Safety Engineer Duties:

• Act as a liaison between management, outside local safety agencies, and insurance carriers.
• Coordinate with district operation personnel to establish safety standards
• Create a system for communicating safety and health issues to include:
1).General employee/department safety meetings.
2).Formal safety training for safe work practices.
3).Posting of various safety communications.
4).Development of a safety suggestion system.
• Coordinate, monitor, and provide technical support for district safety committees.
• Coordinate and conduct periodic job site visits of all crews to identify unsafe work conditions and practices.
• Document and communicate site visit information.
• Coordinate other supplemental inspections whenever new processes, equipment, substances, or previously unrecognized hazards are found to be present.
• Verify that corrective measures are completed, including recommendations of the safety committee, insurance carrier, and/or other safety consultant.
• Review and complete corrective actions for all injury and illness investigation reports.
• Understand and comply with the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards, if applicable

The essential functions of this position are to be performed in a Company designated office or field location.



Experience within the electrical construction industry working commercial and industrial projects is essential to the success of this role.

Job Requirements

Safety Engineer Skills/Qualifications:                                                            

  • Minimum of 5 years experience working with electrical commercial and industrial projects; transportation project experience highly desired
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of OSHA and other industry related safety regulations required
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of transportation projects desired
  • Journeyman electrician or wireman experience working with various commercial and industrial  projects such as hospitals, business/commercial buildings, data centers, mechanical, manufacturing preferred
  • Safety or related technical undergraduate degree preferred (such as CSP) but not required
  • Safety related credentials (i.e. OSHA 501, OTI certifications, etc.) highly preferred 
  • Prior experience as an electrician, wireman, or Traffic Signal Technician, or IMSA training helpful

Salary commensurate with experience.

Apply at:  If you require an accommodation to complete the online application, please call our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.

MYR Group Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Job Snapshot

About Us

With roots dating to 1891 and nearly 5,000 employees nationwide, MYR Group has delivered some of the largest transmission, distribution and substation projects in the United States and is consistently recognized by Engineering News-Record (ENR) as one of the top 5 specialty electrical contracting firms in the country. And we’ve built strong and dedicated employees who have fueled our continued success!

The skills, talents and commitment of our employees is what makes MYR Group a leader in the electrical services industry by allowing us to deliver superior customer service and capitalize on new opportunities. In today’s world, long-term employees who feel valued, challenged and secure in their jobs seem to be more of the rule rather than the exception. Investing in those who invest in us is what makes our company so unique, and is something we are extremely proud of. We understand that providing a satisfying work environment helps us to get the most out of our people, and is what ultimately leads to personal achievement.

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