Schuff Steel
  • Schuff Steel - Pacific
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Full Time

Comprehensive Benefits Package


This position ensures compliance with all local, state and federal OSHA regulations, along with company and client safety policies and requirements.

Essential Functions

  • Conducts safety orientation for all new hire employees
  • Conducts safety audits, documents audits and is part of the solution for corrective actions
  • Trains employees on site specific hazards, fall protection, aerial lifts and conducts tool box talks as required
  • Maintains current and accurate MSDS file for all materials on site
  • Ensures that corrective action is initiated by foremen responsible for that area, and provides assistance as needed
  • Previous steel erection experience and ability to work effectively with tradesmen is a MUST
  • Evaluates hazardous conditions and works with supervision to eliminate the hazards; Maintains safety compliance within OSHA, Company & Client standards.
  • Provides technical assistance to supervision on safety related matters
  • Conduct accident and near miss investigations as necessary
  • Prepare review and update JSA's as necessary
  • Conduct and review daily Pre Task assignments
  • Maintain a positive pro-active relationship with employees, supervision, management and client personnel
  • Promote a positive safety culture with all employees; Conduct OSHA 10 & 30 hour training as needed


 (The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required by management)

Required qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities) to perform essential functions of this position:

Core Competencies:

  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Critical and Analytical Thinking
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Understanding of OSHA standards, in particular; Steel Erection, fall protection, cranes, rigging, and heavy construction
  • Knowledge of PPE, HAZCOM, Confined Space, and Fall Protection procedures
  • Proven ability to train large multiple groups of employees
  • Knowledge of OSHA, ADOSH, Cal OSHA, and EPA rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of rigging, cranes & steel construction (Subpart R)
  • Knowledge of all other applicable federal, state, and local safety and health regulations


High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Work Experience

Five (5) years of related experience as a safety professional in a commercial construction environment. 

Specialized Knowledge

As outlined in the Core Competencies, an individual must have thorough knowledge and an advanced understanding of each competency outlined above in order to carry out the essential functions of this position.  Specialized Knowledge is also required in the following areas:  OSHA 500 certification preferred, First Aid/CPR certified, EM 385-1 experience preferred.

Software & Technology

Position will require the frequent use of MS Windows 7 and/or MS Windows 10, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, and MS Outlook.  Blue Beam PDF Software; Concur Software for expenses or applicable software. 

Work Environment

Position requires as many hours needed to fulfill the daily and weekly obligations required to carry out the functions.  Working long days including evenings and weekends can be required for this position.  Position may require air/road travel as needed.  A clean driving record will be required due to required road travel.  Current and valid driver's license and proof of acceptable insurance is required.  This position is outdoors.  Therefore, being subject to extreme heat conditions can be expected.  Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request for those who have disabilities that qualify under the American with Disabilities Act.  

Schuff Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer with and Affirmative Action Plan.

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