Safety Specialist – MacDonald-Miller

The Safety Specialist is expected to assist in the administration of the Safety Program to maintain a safe and healthy work environment. S/He is expected to meet performance standards set by management and to comply with all policies and procedures. The Safety Specialist reports to the Safety Director.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual who can handle multiple projects at the same time in a fast-paced environment and works well independently or on a team. The successful candidate is proactive, a self-starter, possesses strong problem-solving and time management skills, and enjoys interfacing with others.


The Safety Specialist possessing the listed knowledge, skills, and abilities is accountable for the following:

  • Promote MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions Safety Program.
  • Distribute and track random drug screening notifications to supervisors.
  • Coordinate safety training programs including creating presentations, presenting both safety and hygiene training.
  • Track employee personal vehicle mileage using a report the Payroll Manager distributes.
  • Evaluate subcontractor paperwork including:
  • Safety manual
    • Weekly safety meetings documentation
    • Weekly safety inspections
    • Daily pre-task plans
  • Assemble Site Safety Manuals when needed (evaluate, modify and distribute).
  • Create specific safety manuals for jobs as requested by sales personnel (requires job write-up).
  • Assist in writing light duty job descriptions.
  • Track and assist in scoring employee driving abstracts.
  • Write Corrective Action Notice forms concerning driving and safety related issues.
  • Create, maintain, and distribute driving safety training opportunities.
  • Maintain department confidentiality.
  • Ensure all SDS files are current and accessible.
  • Ensure complete compliance with Hazardous Communication – Workers Rights to Know.
  • Perform job walks independently and document findings.
  • Independently conducts research to determine appropriate safe work procedures.
  • Attend all required meetings.
  • Understand, accept and support MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions’ Operating Guidelines, Operational Beliefs, and Customer Commitment.
  • Create and present safety training (topics include; fall protection, ladder safety, arc flash, confined space, lockout/tagout, heat stress, asbestos, lead, silica, scaffold awareness, scissor/aerial lift, etc…)
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.


The candidate must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

Minimum four-year occupational safety/health degree or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or industrial safety experience.
Ability to recognize hazardous situations and suggest corrective measures.
Knowledge of OSHA/WISHA requirements.
Knowledgeable in the following topics: Fall Protection, Confined Space, Trenching and Excavating, Welding Safety, Fire Prevention, Lead/Asbestos Awareness, Lockout/Tagout, Respiratory Protection, Personal Protective Equipment, Ladder Safety, Powder-Actuated Tool Requirements, OSHA 30 Certification.
An understanding of all federal, state, local, and company safety regulations.
Ability to investigate and analyze critical situations in a non-emotional manner.
Strong organizational and analytical skills.
Possess exceptional verbal, written, analytical, persuasion and interpersonal skills.
Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office products, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Previous construction industry experience is a plus.
Ability to accurately and calmly handle multiple priorities with frequent interruptions.
Eager to learn and the ability to work well under pressure.
Ability to consistently set goals, meet deadlines and adapt to flexible responsibilities.
Ability to effectively interact with office personnel, customers, field staff, and management.
Ability to work independently or in a team atmosphere.
Take pride in one’s work and accept a level of responsibility for his/her professionalism and accuracy.
Ability to receive constructive criticism.
Possess qualities of an innovative thinker and team leader.
Actively participate in the MacDonald-Miller sponsored Education and Training Program.
Project a friendly, professional attitude towards customers and co-workers.
Ability to find creative solutions.
History of excellent employment attendance and dependability.
A valid license and impeccable driving record.


The candidate must possess and be adaptable to the following physical abilities and working conditions:

Ability to see, hear well (either naturally or with correction) and speak clearly.
Coordinate the movement of your eyes, hands, and fingers.
Reach for, handle, use fingers and manipulate objects.
Physical requirements include: standing, bending, climbing, kneeling, driving, and sitting; repetitive motions of hands and wrists.
Ability to participate in job walkthroughs.
Typical working conditions include: working on ladders, in unheated areas and in all weather conditions.
Must be capable of working extended hour days when job/business needs demand.


MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions presently provides employee coverage for:

Medical, dental, vision for employee {coverage available for dependents for shared premium}.
401k retirement plan including Company matching.
Holiday pay.
Vacation, and sick leave compensation.
Disability income protection.
Employee and Dependent Life Insurance.
Flexible Spending Account (Childcare).
Employee Assistance Program.


Please read all pages of this job description. Your resume or application is reviewed prior to setting up a personal interview, so please make sure your resume is up to date. If you do not have a resume, you may fill out an application at the address listed above.

MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a non-smoking facility. MacDonald-Miller is also a drug and alcohol free workplace and tests all new hires (subject to and in accordance with union bargaining agreements).

MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. This information is kept completely confidential, is obtained only after a candidate is hired, and will not be used to pre-screen any job applicant.

This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position would perform. All employees of MacDonald-Miller are expected to perform tasks as assigned by MacDonald-Miller supervisory/management personnel regardless of job title or routine job duties.

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