Field Safety Specialist

Eguee, OR, US, 97408

RiverBend Materials



Job ID:  489723


RiverBend Materials, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division family, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion.  We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies.  For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality rock products, concrete, asphalt paving, and construction services.   We have been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to safety, customer service, and innovation.  


What You Will Do

In this role you will work directly with our construction crews and transportation department to support and assist with company safety, health, and risk management programs. You’ll spend much of your time in the field on construction sites to monitor and reinforce safety best practices relating to confined space, trenching and excavation, working at heights, commercial driving (DOT/FMCSA), and heavy construction equipment, From participating in incident learning teams and safety meetings, to conducting employee trainings, you’ll play an integral part as we stand together to reinvent the way our world is built.


Location: Eugene, OR with frequent local travel to various jobsites.


What You Can Do

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


Minimum Required Qualifications

  • You’re passionate about keeping employees safe and strive to continuously improve safety through innovation.
  • You have the ability to cultivate a strong safety culture by proactively building employee engagement, and positively reinforcing safety best practices.
  • You’re comfortable speaking to a diverse range of individuals and groups to provide coaching or deliver training/presentations.
  • You have prior demonstrated experience in heavy civil construction and/or transportation (1-2 Years).
  • You can effectively navigate and research regulatory agency and industry related web content.
  • You have a working knowledge of PC Programs and the Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • You have a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid driver’s license, current authorization to work in the United States, and are able to pass pre-employment controlled-substance testing.


Preferred Qualifications

  • OSHA 30, CPR and/or First Aid Certifications
  • Certificate, Associate Degree and/or Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Health and Safety or related field.
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards pertaining to OSHA for Construction, DOT/FMCSA, Confined Space, Trenching and Excavation, Fall Protection and/or state and federal agency guidelines.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Support company safety programs ensuring any/all new developments in human performance and technology available are utilized for incident/injury prevention and continually evaluated.
  • Assist with incident analysis, by participating in event learning teams and providing recommendations for risk reduction as applicable.
  • Lead and assist with various trainings including but not limited to new hire orientations, heat illness, wildfire/smoke, LOTO, confined space, hazard awareness, and others.
  • Steward Human Performance philosophies, education, & growth strategies. Coordinate with supervisors and management to identify Event Learning Team opportunities and drive a Learning Culture.
  • Support and promote company safety initiatives including site safety audits, See Stop Do Days, CRH Life Saving Rules Audits, Cultural Assessments and associated action items, and strategic plans to ensure continued success in meeting key business objectives.
  • Assist with providing direction/technical support to ensure employees’ health and minimize potential employee exposures through established industrial hygiene practices. i.e. Respiratory Protection Program, Hearing Conservation Program, Silica Awareness Program.
  • Develop creative communication methods to ensure the distribution and institutionalization of best practices through tools such as: PowerPoint, Word, Excel, e-mail, SharePoint.
  • Coordinate and schedule annual safety training, project specific safety trainings and develop/assist/create project specific safety plans and/or reporting as required by the project specifications. Provide annual contractor training when needed.
  • Coordinate, schedule, attend and lead on-site safety committee meetings.
  • Manage and monitor employee engagement programs, liaising positive feedback and concerns between field employees, supervisors, and management.
  • Maintain PPE/Safety Inventory within budget, deliver safety supplies to various locations, and manage site specific safety equipment maintenance (AED, fire extinguishers, etc.)
  • Regular and timely attendance.
  • Participate in and promote an inclusive work environment.


Wage: Starting at $27+/hr DOE w/ Potential for Overtime


Company Benefits:

  • Bonus Eligible
  • Company Leased Vehicle Provided
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription
  • Generous Vacation Policy
  • 401k with up to 5% Company Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • 9 Paid Holidays (8 Static and 1 Floating)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Annual Merit Raises
  • Opportunities for Internal Mobility
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Training Provided
  • Earn More with our Employee Referral Program
  • Company Discounts on products, goods, services, electronics, automotive, travel & more!
  • Opportunities for Community Engagement 


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to handle or feel. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 80% Field Environment / 20% Office Environment including job sites, plants, pits, and shops,
  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.
  • Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and risk of electrical shock.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • Work hours are frequent early mornings, and occasional weekends and/or evenings


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


RiverBend Materials, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Nov 13, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Eugene

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