Shawmut Design and Construction

  • Safety Officer

    Job ID
    Field Operations
    Regular Full-Time
    Field Operations
  • Overview

    At Shawmut, our primary objective is to deliver exceptional service catered to our clients’ specific goals and concerns. Our project teams deliver top quality work through a hands-on, collaborative process while keeping our clients’ best interests our absolute focus at all times. With specialized training and the support of a national company, we foster project teams whose skill and dedication leads to the deliberate, predictable and repeatable construction experiences that have attracted and retained the top clients in every market in which we focus. The most memorable construction experiences are based on one principle—it’s the people who make the difference. And at Shawmut, we have the very best.


    We are looking for a Construction Safety Officer to maintain a safe and secure worksite for the Shawmut field staff in the Providence, R.I. area.


    Shawmut is a proven leader in creating accident free work zones, and this person will continue Shawmut's success in creating a safe construction environment by working as part of the larger safety team, drawing on past experience and always looking for new, improved safety methods.


    • Provide structure around site safety with superintendent and subcontractors
    • Raise awareness of potential hazards that exist on a jobsite with owner by reviewing what can be done to minimize risk
    • Conduct regular safety audits throughout the duration of a project assessing all safety related issues and follow up with the project team
    • Assist subcontractors with site safety needs via tool box talks, safety check lists, job hazard analysis, etc.
    • Communicate directly with subcontractors to discuss concerns and Shawmut's expectations
    • Maintain the information technology and systems that are essential to capture and analyze key data, present reporting and communicate effectively
    • Develop and maintaining strong relationships with every member of the project team, subcontractors and clients
    • Conduct new hire safety orientations
    • Uphold Shawmut Values and 16 Best Practices


    • 3-5 years on site experience preferred
    • Extensive knowledge of OSHA construction standards
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety or related experience preferred
    • Work requires frequent travel


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