Optimum Safety Management / Amerisafe Group:  The extraordinary safety services and solutions you’ve been using from Optimum Safety Management will now be provided to you by Amerisafe Consulting and Safety Services, LLC (ACSS). The same great team, now with even more resources and solutions to support your mission.

Chicago, IL

Safety Consultant – Chicago, IL

Job Description:

Looking for an opportunity to make a difference? Then you may have found your next career move. We are looking for a Safety Consultant to join our Chicagoland team, headquartered in Aurora, IL. Our consultants partner with and provide leadership, support, and safety consultation to our clients.

What you will do…

  • Implement and reinforce company safety programs, compliance strategies and sustainable management systems
  • Conduct safety audits in Northern, IL, Northwest, IN and Southern, WI.
  • Assist with reporting and investigating accidents/exposures; communicate risks to management
  • Ensure appropriate individuals are trained in processes and procedures and applicable training, qualifications and certifications
  • Ensure that employees have been trained for their job using MS Office or Similar programs.
  • Conduct regular training and ensure that the following are practiced: personal protective equipment, safety & equipment usage, lockout/tagout, hazardous communication, evacuation drills, fall prevention, etc.

Who we are looking for…

  • 3+ years of work experience and familiarity with safety requirements in the construction industry
  • Must be a self-starter with a high sense of urgency to address safety matters
  • Must be a progressive learner who is willing and able to grow into larger roles of responsibility
  • Strong organizational, oral, written and interpersonal skills and the ability to coach and train others
  • Ability to work independently and on multiple projects
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; can articulate safety practices to colleagues
  • Approachable and effective with the ability to influence change across all levels of the organization
  • Safety certifications are preferred but not required

Work Locations:
Multiple Locations

Wages: Commensurate with Experience

Comprehensive Benefits Package
Life (company paid)
Voluntary Short-Term Disability
Voluntary Long-Term Disability
401(k) Profit Sharing