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Methuen Construction Company, Inc. Safety Specialist in Somerville, Massachusetts

Do you have a passion for construction safety? If you have at least five years of continuous construction industry safety experience or four years with a BCSP designation, please apply! You will be responsible for the oversight of safety for one project site and will work with the project team to proactively plan safety into the day-to-day operations and tasks.

  • Apply knowledge of construction worksite safety practices and procedures

  • Inspect, correct and provide education on safety deficiencies as they occur

  • Identify and correct problems before they become hazards and report results to designated company representatives

  • Apply federal and state-specific health and safety regulations and interpret and apply these regulations

  • Ensure that Project Executives, Project Managers, Superintendents, and others are abreast of all OSHA regulations and the consequences of violating these regulations

  • Verify that subcontractors are adhering to the Site Safety Management Plan, OSHA and all other regulations

  • Ensure familiarity with Hazardous Communications, Confined Space, Air Monitoring, Job Safety Analysis and Health and Safety Plans

  • Train employees on health and safety related policies, procedures, and regulations

  • Provide information in a clear, concise manner with an appropriate level of detail, empathy and professionalism

  • Build and maintain effective relationships

  • Maintain OSHA 30 for Construction

  • Work independently and use sound judgment capability and discretion with confidential information


    Travel is limited and primarily local to jobsite locations in the Northeast

    Education and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of continuous construction industry safety experience required or 4 years with a BCSP designation (i.e. CSP, CHST, etc).

  • Maintain certification in HAZWOPER and 30 Hour Construction

  • Experience in conducting safety training

  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

    Essential Functions

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

    An Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

    Methuen Construction provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. As a Federal Contractor, we encourage priority referral of protected veterans under VEVRAA.

    Voted one of New Hampshire's Best Companies to Work For, Methuen Construction is widely recognized as the most successful, self-performing general contractor in the industry with experienced Project Managers, Superintendents, Estimators, Project Engineers, in addition to other operational teammates and support teams. Built on 60 years of experience, Methuen Construction employs only the highest skilled trades professionals including Pipefitters, Carpenters, Heavy Equipment Operators, and Laborers. Methuen Construction consistently strives for complete client satisfaction by delivering outstanding construction services and cutting-edge solutions. As we expand our construction territory, diversify our client base and enhance our operational capabilities, our need for highly skilled teammates is growing!