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Safety Specialist

Company: Nucor Harris Rebar
Location: Englewood
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Nucor is North America's largest recycler and most diversified steel and steel products company. Since 1969, we've led the industry in developing innovative technologies for recycling scrap into high-quality steels that are all around us, from bridges and buildings to cars and appliances.About Us Western Metals Recycling, a division of Nucor Corporation, is seeking applicants for our Safety Specialist position. Western Metals is a world leader in scrap metal recycling, trading, and transportation. We have relationships with scrap metal businesses around the world. We pride ourselves on our dedication to safety, and the principles of integrity and respect. We're recognized as a good community citizen who is trustworthy, financially strong, and environmentally proactive. Our parent company Nucor Corporation is a Fortune 100 company, known for being North America's leader in designing, manufacturing, and recycling steel and steel products with a history of long-term sustainability and stability. Fortune Magazine recently ranked Nucor No. 1 on their list of the World's Most Admired Companies in our industry. The key to Nucor's success is that we care about the safety and well-being of our teammates and customers, the health and protection of our environment, and the relationships we establish in the communities where we live and work. At the heart of every Nucor division are the dedicated people who make up our team. We are seeking a creative, motivated, and dedicated teammate to join our team. We offer you a challenging and rewarding work environment where you can contribute to the success of over 30,000 Nucor teammates! Basic Job Functions: Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times. Safety is at the core of who we are, and we are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic teammate to carry on our strong culture of safety.

  • Assists with the development of facility specific procedures (i.e., JHA's, Hazard assessments, LOTO) as processes are implemented.
  • Keeps Safety Engineers, and site management informed of safety items as they arise.
  • Audits site for safety and health compliance; follows up to correct deficiencies.
  • Promotes Near Miss and Incident reporting, ensuring the lessons learned from these are shared appropriately and corrective actions completed.
  • Works with plant core teams to investigate accidents and incidents.
  • Trains teammates on safety related items and ensure comprehension.
  • Analyzing key metrics such as incident trends, near misses, behavior observations and audit findings
  • Make field visits to coach teammates, conduct safety inspections, and complete special projects.
  • Enforces safety rules and helps develop good employee safety attitudes.
  • Ensures all documentation and record-keeping is properly filled out and on site.
  • Support Workers Compensation claims and work with case managers on claim management and plan of action.
  • Ability to travel 20% to other locations across the country.
  • Supports the Safety Engineers team for all other projects as needed. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree - Occupational Health & Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or closely related field OR 2-3 years of operation experience with a desire to expand their education into the Safety field. Preferred Qualifications:
    • Ability to communicate verbally and/or through written communication with all levels of personnel within the Company and with Federal, State, and local safety regulators.
    • Experience in a Construction or manufacturing safety environment
    • Ability to organize daily tasks and to work in a self-directed environment with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to work outdoors in a construction atmosphere.
    • Experience using personal computers in a work environment for spreadsheet and document presentation. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint preferred.
      • Competitive compensation
      • Unlimited Growth Potential
      • Paid Training
      • Flexible Schedule
      • Paid Vacation
      • Paid Parental Leave
      • Pro---t Sharing
      • Tuition Reimbursement Scholarships
      • Low-cost medical, dental, vision
      • Company-paid life and disability insurance
      • Company matching 401(k) plan
      • Employee stock purchase plan

Keywords: Nucor Harris Rebar, Denver , Safety Specialist, Other , Englewood, Colorado

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