Safety Professional in Pasadena, TX at The L.E. Myers Co.

Date Posted: 5/11/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Pasadena, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/11/2022

Job Description

Safety Engineers work to ensure that all employees uphold the core value of safety by developing, implementing, administering and maintaining safety-related policies, procedures, and programs. Safety Engineers work closely with field staff, all levels of management, and personnel from external organizations during all phases of construction; commitment to developing positive professional relationships is required. This is a location-based position encompassing work-sites throughout the assigned project area in the Houston, TX area, and requires up to 70% travel.

Company Overview:

Established in 1891, The L.E. Myers Co., the oldest MYR Group subsidiary, is recognized as a premier electrical contractor of large utility construction projects across the nation. Lewis E. Myers founded the company in Chicago with a vision of connecting villages and towns to major cities along railroad lines in the Midwest. L.E. Myers has completed hundreds of transmission and substation projects throughout the Midwest, East and Southeast ranging from 34.5kV through 765kV; and has experience installing a variety of structures ranging from 60’ wood poles up to 400’ steel lattice towers. 

Essential Functions:

  • 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:
    • General employee/department safety meetings
    • Formal safety training for safe work practices
    • Posting of various safety communications
    • 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
  • Understands and ensures compliance with local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to environmental protection or occupational health and safety
  • Inspects and audits facilities for potential environmental or safety concerns
  • May be responsible for safe handling and proper disposal of hazardous materials or bio-waste
  • Investigates incidents or accidents and gathers and analyzes statistics
  • Prepares and submits accident reports in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements
  • May provide leadership, coaching, and/or mentoring to a subordinate group
  • Handles complex issues and problems; performs work under minimal supervision
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Essential functions of this position are to be performed in a Company-designated office or field location
  • Understand and comply with the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards, if applicable
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience working with electrical transmission and distribution line construction projects
  • Journeyman Lineman experience working with (overhead) transmission and distribution line construction highly preferred
  • Safety or related technical undergraduate degree (such as CSP)
  • Safety related credentials (e.g., OSHA 501, OTI certifications, etc.) 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must possess comprehensive knowledge of subject matter
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of OSHA and other industry related safety regulations
  • Attentiveness to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Problem management skills

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Weekly pay via direct deposit. 
  • Comprehensive benefits package - Medical, Dental, Vision, Teledoc, Hearing, Prescriptions, Mental Health, Employee Assistance Plan (EAP), Short Term Disability, Retiree Coverage and Life Insurance under LINECo – (Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums) - $15 weekly premium for employee or employee plus family coverage.  
  • ThrivePass Health & Wellness Reimbursement Program - $250 quarterly, $1,000 annually for health and wellbeing-related purchases. 
  • Annual Paid Time Off starting at 15 days plus 10 paid Holidays (our Cultural Celebration Day is a floating holiday).  
  • Generous 401(k) Plan with 100% match up to 6%; immediate vesting, and Annual profit-sharing potential.  
  • Superior educational assistance program (support for educational costs, internal training, and more!).  
  • Company-paid parental leave program including birth and adoption.  
  • Company-paid short and long-term disability, life, and accidental death & dismemberment.  
  • Company-paid business travel accident insurance. 
  • Various voluntary plans available including supplemental vision, accident, and critical illness, ID theft, group legal, group auto & home, and additional voluntary life insurance plans for employees and dependents.  

Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include a background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need accommodation as part of the employment process, contact our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.   

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects our family of brands. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, or other protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  

MYR Group does not sponsor applicants for work visas. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.  

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries do not work with any third-party recruiters or agencies without a valid signed agreement and partnership with the Corporate Talent Acquisition Team.