Aurora, IL/Chicago, IL

Project Field Safety Advisor – Aurora, IL/Chicago, IL

Job Description:

The Amerisafe Group is a national full-service Safety Consulting, Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene and Confined Space Rescue company. We are currently seeking Full-Time Field Safety Consultant for Chicago, IL /Aurora, IL. 

***New graduates with safety backgrounds should apply***

***Local safety consultants should apply***

What makes us different? We focus on professionalism, being customer centric and relationship building with clients and our Safety Consultants. Our Project Managers are heavily involved in helping you be successful from day one! This is a great opportunity to be a Safety Professional where you can use your existing safety knowledge to educate and help keep on-site crews safe. At the same time you, will be growing your expertise in various industries from Heavy Construction, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Chemical/Power Plants, Mfg. and more.

We offer a full benefits package to include:

Medical, dental, vision, PTO, STD, LTD, 401K, Life Insurance, Tuition reimbursement, extra hours bonus plan, in-house training, professional membership cost allowance, assistance financially and with study materials to help you obtain professional certifications, birth/adoption of a child leave, bereavement leave, PPE, company issued laptop.

These positions require a local consultant or willing to relocate to the area. 

Responsibilities vary by project site, but in general:

  • Investigate specific incidents and complaints to identify improvement strategies.
  • Provide risk assessments and training to reduce risk in various workplaces.
  • Inspect sites and identify potential OSHA and safety hazards, documenting recommendations.
  • Present safety information to employees and management.
  • Apply knowledge related to industrial workplace hazards and accident prevention in their workplace.
  • Communicate with external resources such as hospitals, local fire departments, and rescue teams so that the proper emergency personnel are available.
  • Review accident reports and document accidents using the proper forms and protocols, inspect facilities.
  • Engage in worker safety training.
  • Conduct tests of environmental and workplace quality factors to comply with local, state, and federal laws regarding radiation, air quality, and other hazards.
  • Research and present data related to employee accidents and hazards.
  • Install or oversee the installation of safety devices and protective equipment.
  • Lead workshops and interventions to improve safety behaviors and equipment usage.
  • Inspect machinery and safety gear to ensure their proper operation and workers’ protection.
  • Develop client relationships and look for new business opportunities.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational, Health and Safety.
  • Must live within reasonable commuting distance. 
  • New Grad and experienced safety professionals should apply.
  • Available for travel across the region and long work hours, including weekends based on the job site needs.
  • The ability to evaluate technical information regarding workplace safety.
  • Proficiency with basic computer programs such as Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to teach peers and those under your supervision safety skills in a concise manner.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Certifications are a plus.