Burns & McDonnell Senior Corporate Safety & Health Specialist in Kansas City, Missouri


The Senior Corporate Safety & Health Specialist is responsible for leading the execution of the Burns & McDonnell Safety & Health program in conjunction with the Site Safety Management team and Corporate Offices. This position is responsible for providing professional Safety & Health leadership and oversight as a key resource for Safety & Health compliance matters.

  • Plan and execute corporate and project Safety & Health initiatives in order to ensure a safe, healthy, and incident-free work place.

  • Lead the corporate and project safety policies and procedures while maintaining compliance processes applicable to the Local, State, and Federal Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations.

  • Manage all aspects of Safety & Health at multiple project sites; to ensure contractual regulatory compliance by corporate employees and subcontractors.

  • Lead Safety & Health personnel supporting field construction projects to assure operations are planned and conducted in a safe manner.

  • Identify unique project specific Safety & Health issues for resolution. Provide advice, guidance, and direction to Site Safety personnel regarding safety and health issues and work practices.

  • Create and validate project Safety & Health walk-through assessments. Monitor conformance to Safety & Health requirements to drive continuous improvement at the project site for any assessment findings.

  • Document and resolve items which require immediate correction.

  • Distribute specific Safety & Health information to corporate and project location.

  • Generate memos relative to project safety and assist Site Safety personnel in the implementation of the site specific safety and health program goals.

  • Design & conduct on-site training when required for project specific Safety & Health subjects, ensuring that the project specific training compliance concerns with all project personnel and subcontractors conforms to the site specific Safety & Health Program.

  • Lead near miss, property damage, environmental incidents and accident investigation reporting, and the implementation of corrective measures as appropriate.

  • Present to Corporate Safety & Health management periodically regarding the Project Safety & Health Program progress, challenges, and objectives.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering, or Construction Management; and minimum 12 years of experience in a construction field environment. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

  • Expert knowledge of Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), Construction and General Industry, America National Standards Institution (ANSI), National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH), Army Corps of Engineers (CoE), Engineers Manual 385-1 and National Electrical Code (NEC), Standards.

  • OSHA 10 and/or 30 Hour Outreach Construction.

  • Proficient in Windows-based platform and basic computer skills

  • Previous experience actively working as Site Safety & Health representative on/at heavy industrial project locations preferred.

  • This position requires driving to various locations; a valid driver's license is required.


Job Safety & Health

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 181782