Field Safety Technician

Salem, OR, US, 97302

RiverBend Materials



Job ID:  497959


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 employees in the field to support and assist the Safety Coordinator with company safety, health, and risk management programs. You’ll spend much of your time in the field to monitor and reinforce safety best practices relating to confined space, OSHA/MSHA, 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: Salem, OR. Local commutes to locations within the valley as needed. These areas include Eugene, Keizer, Corvallis, and Dallas.


Wage: $26+/hr DOE


Shift: Primarily work 8 – 10 hours per day, 5 days per week. Nights/weekends/overtime as needed.


What You Can Do…
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


Minimum Qualifications

  • You have prior related field experience in mining, manufacturing, construction or related industries to include an active participation in safety programs or initiatives, and familiarity with OSHA and/or MSHA regulations. A Bachelors Degree in Occupational Safety & Health or closely related field may substitute for experience. 
  • You’re comfortable speaking to a diverse range of individuals and groups to deliver training/presentations.
  • You have the ability to recognize both safe and unsafe working practices in the field, and are comfortable providing both positive reinforcement, as well as constructive feedback, coaching, or best practices to your peers.
  • You’re passionate about keeping employees safe and strive to continuously improve safety through innovation.
  • 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

  • Safety-related certifications such as ASP, GSP, CHST, OSHA 500/510, OSHA 10 & 30, MSHA.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Administering/maintaining 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 for all occurrences, providing recommendations for risk reduction as applicable.
  • Overseeing site safety audits & assisting site personnel in selection/installment of safety devices.
  • Conducting hazard awareness and correction sessions with operations personnel.
  • Participate in the use of Coaching Action Plans to eliminate undesired behaviors and create new desired behaviors through pinpointed safe desired behaviors and proper follow-up/reinforcement strategies.
  • Stewarding/Implementing Human Performance philosophies, education, & growth strategies. Coordinating with Operating Company Managers to identify Event Learning Team opportunities and driving a Learning Culture.
  • 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.
  • Developing creative communications methods to ensure the distribution and institutionalization of best practices through tools such as: PowerPoint, Word, Excel, e-mail, SharePoint, Adobe PDF, Teams.
  • 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.
  • Help support safety meetings.
  • Manage and monitor employee engagement programs.
  • Regular and timely attendance.
  • Participate in and promote an inclusive work environment.


Company Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription 
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 401k with Roth option & 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 Performance Based Incentives
  • Potential for Overtime
  • Parental Leave
  • Opportunities for Internal Mobility
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Earn More with our Employee Referral Program
  • Company Discounts on products, goods, services, electronics, automotive, travel & more!
  • Opportunities for Community Engagement


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.

  • Office Environment and Field Visits including Plants, Pits, Shops and job sites.
  • Occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.
  • May require driving for periods of time to perform job duties at various job site locations.


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.

  • The employee is occasionally required to reach with arms waist to shoulder height, sit, stand, walk and handle/grasp equipment and machines.
  • The employee is occasionally required to lift, carry and/or push/pull anywhere up to 50lbs.
  • The employee is occasionally required to crawl, kneel, bend, squat, crouch or climb. And reach with arms above shoulder height or below knee height.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • Most PPE will be provided by our team to keep you safe. Please provide your own pair of steel-toed or composite-toed boots.


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:  Jun 28, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Salem

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