OECS - Workplace Safety Experts Safety Associate- Rochester, MN Remote · Full time Company website

We are looking for a Safety Professional that is located in Rochester, MN that can join our team. We are looking for a candidate that is a self-starter who is passionate about bringing value to the organizations they work with. They are very knowledgeable in manufacturing safety and how to deliver effective training but are continually driven to learn and improve themselves. They are ethical, responsible, and take ownership of the clients they are assigned to. They are organized and detail-oriented. They are skilled in communicating with a variety of audiences.

Description

OECS, a privately held company, has been a leading safety consulting firm for over 30 years in the Upper Midwest. Our clientele includes small, medium, and large-scale manufacturing, commercial, and residential construction companies. Our professional and on-site safety audits, engaging safety training, and customized safety programs cater to our client's unique safety requirements. We take pride in instilling strong safety cultures within our clients' organizations, and our daily operations reflect our core values of Integrity, World Class Customer Service, Safety Excellence, Unwavering Loyalty, and Mission. We operate according to the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) principles, which are based on the highly successful book TRACTION.


What you will be doing:

  • Working on-site at a couple dozen clients to help them build a strong safety culture.
  • Responding to customer questions on safety/environmental compliance issues.
  • Conducting safety audits using IAuditor software at assigned manufacturing or construction sites, noting best workplace practices and state and/or federal OSHA regulation violations.
  • Developing customized safety programs and training modules for clients.
  • Conducting engaging safety training at clients’ locations.
  • Building rapport and trust with our client’s workers and management.
  • Participating in client’s safety committee meetings to provide direction and advice.
  • Completing PPE, chemical, and guarding audits.
  • Providing OSHA Compliance onsite support when OSHA Compliance Officer is conducting an inspection.
  • Participating in informal conferences with OSHA in contesting citations.
  • Providing knowledge on OSHA 1910, OSHA 1926, State rules, and various ANSI/NFPA standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Where you will be working:

Our safety professionals are mobile, and we work hard to assign clients within a reasonable driving distance (using a company vehicle) from their home. This position does include 1-2 trips to outstate clients, must be willing to travel on airplane. Typically, our associates are away from home less than 4 days a month. We work at home, in the office, and at various job sites.


What you bring to the table:

  • Multiple years of background in safety-related construction and/or manufacturing experience.
  • Vast knowledge of manufacturing and/or construction industry, for example, worked as a manager, supervisor, safety coordinator, foreman, or superintendent.
  • Safety BA or multiple years of either manufacturing and construction safety experiences
  • Working knowledge of OSHA standards.
  • Ability to investigate accidents to identify controls that can be implemented to reduce or eliminate risk.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Excel at being flexible, adapting to change, and working as a team.
  • Strong intercommunication skills: working with diverse personalities from management to line level.
  • Strong verbal and written communication.
  • Microsoft Office proficient.
  • Presents safety training in a positive, engaging manner. Tell stories to make training entertaining and relevant to our clients.
  • A lifelong learner. Excels at teaching, coaching, and educating.
  • A clean driving record with a current license and being able to properly operate a vehicle driving to clients to conduct consulting work.


What really excites us:

  • Current Outreach Trainer Certified in General Industry and/or Construction Industry
  • MA degree in Safety
  • Background in working with iAuditor, ISNET, Avetta, DOT
  • Safety certifications such as OHST, ASP, CSP


What you get in return:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Bonus and sales commission potential
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Short-term and Long-term disability
  • Life insurance coverage
  • Professional development assistance and continuous employee development.
  • A great support system to help you achieve your goals.
  • Work/life balance: only 2-4 overnights per month. 
  • Work for a family-oriented company that values each employee and their contributions.


Salary

$75,000 - $90,000 per year