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Title:  Site Safety Specialist


Omaha, NE

Ahern, one of the leading mechanical and fire protection contractors in the United States, has an exciting opportunity for a Site Safety Specialist to be on a job site in the Omaha area. In 2020, Ahern was named the ENR Midwest Specialty Contractor of the Year. Building this first class reputation in the industry since 1880 did not happen by chance. It has developed over time through our commitment to conducting business ethically and by providing continuous learning, improvement and development opportunities for its number one asset, employees. You owe it to yourself to find out what Ahern has to offer!


How you will contribute:  
This is a great opportunity to perfect your leadership skills by helping to ensure work is completed in a safe, compliant and reliable manner.  Work closely with the project leadership team not only has a Safety leader, but as a partner in the project’s success.  You will be surrounded by highly skilled trade’s people on the frontline looking to work together with a supportive and influential team member.

Specific accountabilities will include monitoring compliance with safety policies, procedures, plans and regulatory compliance requirements; building engagement in preventative safety activities (leading indicators); training and communication; inspections/audits; incident investigation and management.

Strive to become an instrumental team member that adds value by identifying areas for improvement and continue to build the safety culture. Work alongside customers and members at all levels of the organization by providing top-notch customer service.


What you need to qualify:
Ahern will help make the most of your Bachelor degree in an Occupational Safety program (related field) and three to five years of experience or equivalent experience and competency. You can stand out above other candidates by demonstrating the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment.  A commitment to providing exceptional customer service, possessing strong written and verbal communication skills, and being able to execute tasks with a great amount of detail will be crucial.  You will need to possess the ability to lead and influence the safety culture within our worksite locations.  Candidates must be a proactive problem solver and be able to identify hazards and assess risk prior to incidents occur.   Candidates must be willing to travel.


What's in it for you?

The Company has a commitment to excellence that extends beyond our outstanding customer satisfaction ratings and numerous safety awards. The Company extends this commitment by passing a significant amount of profits back to employees through bonus programs, and generous 401K match. Ahern has a health benefits package that ranks in the top 20% of all plans nationally. Ahern also has a wellness program that was designed to keep employees and their families happy and healthy. Significant investment in employee training programs, advancement opportunities, educational assistance, and flexible work schedules have helped Ahern stand out above others in the industry. Experience for yourself why Ahern has been voted the Best Place to Work!


Ahern is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages veterans, women, minorities, and disabled individuals to apply.


Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs