Careers

Safety Representative

Greater Boston Area • Field Operations

Overview

W.T. Rich Company has been providing construction services in eastern Massachusetts for over 50 years. We have grown from a small family business to a mid-sized construction firm that provides exemplary service to our clients while still maintaining that close “family feel." Our employees are an intricate part of the firm’s outstanding track record and admirable reputation among owners, architects, engineers and subcontractors.

Responsibilities

We are seeking a Safety Representative to support the Senior Safety Manager in the effort to oversee the W.T. Rich Safety program. In this role, candidates will get exposed to all of W.T. Rich’s Massachusetts projects and have an opportunity to work and interact with all of our project team members. The Safety Representative will plan, implement, manage, and assess fire prevention and occupation safety and health programs for one or multiple projects. The Safety Representative will conduct accident and incident investigations, determining root causes and making recommendations for corrective action. Using their extensive knowledge of industrial safety operating regulations, the individual will utilize the construction safety auditing process to encourage and create a high level of safety awareness on their project(s), conducting said audits and the accurate reporting of results.

Are you passionate about joining a team of professionals who put the client first to deliver a great end product? At W.T. Rich we will provide you with specialized training and development tools that support you to be your best at running projects, collaborating with clients, and developing professionally.

Qualifications

Experience/Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Construction Safety or related field required
  • 0-2 years of experience
  • Proficiency in web-based safety management programs (Highwire/SiteForm) –strongly preferred
  • Computer literacy and working knowledge of spreadsheets – strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in NFPA 241 – strongly preferred
  • OSHA-10 Certification – required
  • OSHA – 30 Certification – required   

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Proactive, self-motivated, innovative, collaborative, multi-tasker
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and attention to detail   
  • Strong team player with a positive attitude
  • Basic computer skills and competency
  • Experience in Root Cause Analysis Incident Investigations – required

If you are an innovative collaborator and truly enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment, W.T. Rich will provide long-term career opportunities for the right candidates. Please upload your resume and cover letter to Careers@wtrich.com.

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

W.T. Rich Company has on staff a diverse and representative set of employees from a wide range of backgrounds, nationalities, and lifestyles. We have an outstanding track record for fulfilling minority business enterprise, women business enterprise, and workforce participation requirements for public projects in which these goals are established. In addition, we frequently complete projects with significant MBE, WBE and DBE participation where no goals or requirements are established.