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Ghafari Safety Engineer in Chicago, Illinois


Position Responsibilities Include:

  • Makes daily construction job site safety inspections and takes immediate action to eliminate observed safety deficiencies by communication with the Contractor’s Safety Representative, or either the Resident Engineer or Project Manager.

  • Communicates daily with Sr. Safety Officer regarding any existing or potential safety concerns or non-compliance issues related to current or future work activities prior to communicating with field supervision, consultants and contractors.

  • Be available for night and weekend activities as required by construction schedules and as directed by Management.

  • Prepares reports detailing daily project observations.

  • Prepares weekly summary of project safety status.

  • Investigates and reports on contractor incidents and injuries.

  • Assists CDA as requested in safety related manners.

  • Monitors contractor reporting requirements and their follow-up recommendations.

  • Evaluates contractor safety program and job hazard analysis.

  • Assists in the preparation and presentation of safety training.

  • Assists in the preparation of the monthly safety status reports.

  • Maintains adequate quantities of necessary safety equipment utilized by employees.

  • Assists Sr. Safety Officer and CDA Safety in implementing Safety Program, as necessary.


Minimum Requirements for this Position:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Safety, Construction Management or Engineering, accompanied with a strong desire to become a Safety Professional.

  • OSHA Safety certification


Ghafari is a global engineering, architecture, process design, consulting, and construction services firm driven to understand and meet the distinct needs of every client. For nearly forty years, we have taken a personal approach to highly technical projects in complex markets. By blending insight with technological innovation, we help clients elevate their efficiency, sustainability, and impact.

Our full-service, in-house team works together to meet the unique demands of each project. Working side by side, market experts and discipline leaders exchange insights to uncover new opportunities for efficiency. This rigorous collaboration allows us to bridge smart design with precise functionality.

Ghafari was founded on the promise of technological innovation. Today, we are recognized as a pioneer in adopting and standardizing the latest advancements in our field. We aim to remain at the forefront of our industry and create ever-smarter spaces that help clients navigate new demands within their field.

Join our team and work on forward-thinking projects around the world.

Ghafari Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. If you need an accommodation due to a disability in order to use our online system to apply for a position at Ghafari Associates, LLC, you may apply for positions in the following ways:

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It is Ghafari Associates, LLC’s policy not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance.

Job ID 2019-1366

Job Location US-IL-Chicago

Category Construction Management