J. Fletcher Creamer & Son, Inc. is seeking a full-time Safety professional to oversee projects located primarily in Delaware, Maryland and Northern Virgina. The ideal candidate will have experience working with underground utilities such as water and gas.

Primary Mission

Reinforce Creamer’s #1 core value of Safety. Coach & reinforce positive behaviors amongst employees to ensure compliance with OSHA, company, and customer Safety requirements.

Serve as a Safety resource to help with hazard identification, mitigation, and incident reduction to further enhance our culture towards a workplace of ZERO incidents. The Safety professional with help employees set their work up safely and to coach employees to identify and recognize unsafe behaviors and conditions & implement corrective actions and solutions.

Essential Functions

  • Lead by example
  • Travel/drive to multiple job sites daily to conduct safety observations
  • Assist in creating & conducting Job Hazard Analysis
  • Assist with and/or perform safety related training with assistance, if needed
  • Administer/assist with developing project specific health & safety programs (HASP)
  • Conduct daily & weekly safety meetings
  • Communicate hazards with employees, customers & Creamer project management
  • Make recommendations/corrective actions to ensure compliance with OSHA, company, and customer safety policies
  • Assist with investigation of near miss, first aid, injury, and property damage incidents to determine the root cause
  • Participate in COVID related activities
  • Assist with Safety Department projects

Qualifications / Skills

  • HS Diploma
  • OSHA 30
  • OSHA 510 - OSHA Standards for the Construction Industry, strongly preferred
  • 5-8 years safety related equivalent experience – preferably underground utility construction such as watermains & services, gas mains & services (OQ training certifications are a plus) with a concentration in excavation operations, earthwork, shoring/protective systems, safe digging, pile driving, foundations, etc.
  • Knowledge of heavy equipment/crane operations is a plus
  • Demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards
  • Ability to build rapport with field supervision and employees and maintain positive relationships
  • Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions
  • Ability to manage sensitive information with high level of confidentiality 
  • Basic computer skills
  • Bi-lingual in both English and Spanish
  • Strong interpersonal and active listening skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail, highly organized, self-starter with ability to prioritize tasks and able to work in a fast-paced environment

Benefits Information:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Ins., Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, 401(k) with company match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Bonus Program, Education Assistance, Training & Development

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.