Contract Field Safety Specialist

Location: New Jersey

A Field Safety Specialist is responsible to inspect and evaluate workplace environments, equipment, and practices for compliance with corporate and government health and safety standards and regulation and various other functions including, but not limited to

  • Responsible for multiple job sites safety and health plans
  • Develop, implement, and inforce site specific health and safety plans
  • Assisting in coordinating industrial hygiene compliance on job sites
  • Collects samples of potentially toxic materials for analysis (ex. Silica, Lead, HexCr, etc.,etc)
  • Conduct investigations of accidents, incidents, property damage and fatalities
  • Assists in updating all department specific policy and procedural manuals
  • Assists the Safety Managers with external safety-related inspections, follows up on required corrective action when warranted
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must have problem solving skills and find solutions to unsafe working conditions and environmental concerns on our constantly changing job sites
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in safety related coursework or equivalent experience required or 10 or more years’ experience in construction safety or in a managerial position that required safety as part of your job responsibilities
  • Possession of a nationally recognized safety certification is preferred, but not required
  • OSHA 10, OSHA 30, OSHA 510 preferred, but not required
  • Must have thorough knowledge of OSHA and EPA regulations and construction safety guidelines; knowledge MSHA is preferred but not required
  • This job is physically demanding and prospects must be able to stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Prospects must be able to work on project sites in all weather conditions

 Independence Excavating, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Interested applicants can contact us and submit their resume online.

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