Construction Project Safety Assistant

Harlingen, TX
Experienced Professionals – Construction Safety /
Full-time /
Our story began in 1953 and is co-authored by Louis Spaw and Frank Glass.  We are an employee-owned, Texas-based construction services provider and our purpose is to provide our clients with the absolute best construction experience.  At the heart of our organization, are our people, and together we strive to fulfill our purpose each day by living the SpawGlass Way: Build Trust, Be Professional, Live Teamwork, Be Passionate and Think Like an Owner.

As our Project Safety Assistant, you will lead the company culture of safety to ensure a healthy and accident-free work environment for our team members and subcontractors. Every day we will rely on you to conduct site safety audits and develop field operations in our safety awareness programs. To thrive in this role, you should be committed to keeping your team safe, knowledgeable about construction operations, and capable of collaborating and communicating effectively. 

What you'll do

    • Promote the company culture of safety and ensure each field worker follows job site-specific safety procedures, including specialty contractors
    • Conduct comprehensive onsite safety audits
    • Coach and develop field crew through Tool Box Safety Talks, conduct onsite safety orientation and weekly safety meetings
    • Document safety violations or unsafe conditions/activities and ensure corrective measures are implemented via on-the-spot training
    • Investigate and report incidents to Safety & Risk Management
    • Prepare safety reports and ensure owner requirements are met
    • Participate in the construction preinstallation meetings as a safety representative

What you bring to the team

    • Dedicated safety experience or relevant education/certifications
    • OSHA 30 required, OSHA 500 preferred or obtained within 90 days
    • Specialized training for emergency first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), automated external defibrillator (AED)
    • Practical knowledge in fall protection, scaffolds, excavation, confined space, crane/equipment operations, electrical, property damage and personal injury investigations
    • Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred
SpawGlass is an Equal Opportunity Employer.