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Jacobs Safety Manager - Construction in Kansas City, Missouri

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Your Impact:

At Jacobs, our PMCM team works seamlessly with clients by delivering projects and programs that achieve our clients’ goals. What we do is more than construction; we play a part in moving a vision from concept to reality. If you’re interested in a rewarding career working on ENR's #1 Program Management and Construction Management-for-Fee firm, then Jacobs is where you belong.

As a Safety Manager based at our client’s site in Kansas City, MO you’ll be responsible for safety inspections and guidance to ensure Contractor compliance with OSHA Standards and Site-Specific Safety Plans. The Safety Manager must be able to provide ongoing communication to management concerning the assessment of the HSE project performance with associated recommended proactive and/or corrective actions, provide governance oversight to ensure alignment and consistent implementation of the project HSE requirements. You’ll develop, plan, organize, coordinate, and monitor HSE Programs to ensure compliance with occupational health, safety and environmental regulations, along with Jacobs and the client’s policies and procedures.

You’ll assist the Project Management team to review and provide directive on project Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) plans and hazard assessments, review contractors’ site-specific safety plans for compliance with the client’s standards and local regulations, verify contractors are monitoring safety compliance with their site-specific safety plans and local regulations and review contractor incident investigations and provide comments on investigations and related trends. Participate in pre-construction and pre-mobilization meetings and provide reports to the project team documenting compliance issues, safety related challenges, incidents, and observations.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Engineering, Construction, or related field

  • 10+ years of construction project safety experience on large construction projects /programs

  • Certified Safety Professional certification (CSP)

  • OSHA 30-Hour Training Card in Construction Standard issued within the last 5-years

  • Understanding and application of NFPA, NEC, ANSI, State Fire Code, etc., and any Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)

  • Working knowledge in regulatory compliance, as well as all federal, state and local agency requirements

  • Must be familiar with applicable local, state, and OSHA rules, regulations, and standards

  • Ability to create dashboards and reports along with strong verbal and written communication skills to articulate findings to contractors, client, and project team members

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Teams, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

Ideally, You'll Also Have:

  • OSHA 500 Certification

  • Previous Data Center construction experience


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.