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Safety Coordinator at Cupertino Electric

Safety Coordinator

Cupertino Electric Waukee, IA Full-Time

Position:  Safety Coordinator

Waukee, Iowa

As one of the nation’s largest specialty contractors focused on electrical construction projects, what we do is important, but how we do it is what makes us special or unique. For more than 65 years, Cupertino Electric has built the infrastructure that allows forward-looking companies to realize their vision. We deliver commercial, energy, and data center projects fast and without compromise. Our values of People, Integrity, Excellence, Innovation, and Safety are reflected in how we treat one other, interact with customers, and approach problems. In addition to building great projects, we believe in building great communities as evidenced by our generous giving and volunteer programs.

Position Summary: 

Excellent opportunity to add value to a "mega construction" site.  This vital role will support the Project Team in developing and sustaining an Incident and Injury Free Culture (IIFC). Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local safety regulations.   Provide technical support and assistance to Project Team in developing and maintaining a Project Safety Roadmap. This position will report to the assigned project or division Safety Manager.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Support Crew Foreman/General Foremen in the development of Job Hazard Analyses.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of safety programs through daily field walks. Regulatory compliance and audit oversight.
  • Meet regularly with field personnel and support in the development of project-specific corrective action plans to address safety issues and concerns
  • Provide regular feedback to project leadership in a constructive manner on needed areas for safety improvement and recognition. 
  • Provide coaching and mentoring for employees exhibiting unsafe behaviors and provide recognition for employees exhibiting safe behaviors.
  • Assist with the delivery of job site-specific safety orientations for new employees joining the project, as applicable.
  • Assist and co-facilitate safety training, testing for all employees (HazCom, Fall Protection, Lockout/Tag-out, etc.)
  • Support Project Leadership in the completion of incident investigations.
  • Facilitate all injury/illness cases. 
  • Perform periodic evaluations of power tools and equipment (i.e. scissor lifts, forklifts, fall protection, laser levelers, etc.) to ensure equipment is being maintained in good working order, as applicable.
  • Monitor and evaluate CEI/Subcontractor compliance with applicable rules and regulations, and project safety requirements.
  • Support Project Leadership in the development and execution of weekly toolbox safety meetings.
  • Attend the assigned safety meetings each morning:
  • Ensure that meetings are taking place daily
  • Audit for continuity of topics to be discussed
  • Evaluate the participation of the crew and/or whether the foreman gave them an opportunity to do so.
  • Evaluate meetings and provide feedback to Project Leadership on effectiveness.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the Flex & Stretch Program
  • Ensure Foremen, GF and Superintendents are evaluating the SPTP and giving appropriate coaching as needed

General Work Environment:

  • Standing, walking, sitting, climbing, typing, carrying, pushing, bending. Work is conducted in both indoor office settings and outdoor construction job site settings. Environmental conditions will vary.
  • Occasional work at heights, in confined space, and lifting up to 40 pounds.
  • The duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing and other duties will be assigned based on the position’s role within the business unit.

Job Requirements:

  • College degree desired, preferably in environmental health and safety discipline.
  • 1 - 3 years of construction safety experience (electrical safety experience preferred).
  • OSHA 30 Construction required
  • Understanding of electrical industry consensus standards such as NFPA, NESC, ASTM, and ANSI
  • Experience with union workforce desired
  • CPR/FA Certified (Trainer Preferred), along with other safety certifications desired
  • Ability to work independently, strong communication skills with the ability to influence behaviors
  • Proficient in using a computer and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Bi-lingual desired


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