Safety Specialist - Sioux City/Sioux Center/Fort Dodge IA

Job Locations US-IA-Fort Dodge | US-IA-Sioux Center


Interstates is growing, and we are currently seeking an Safety Coordinator to join Interstates Construction For our Regional Office. The  Safety Coordinator will be responsible for assisting the Safety Managers.  This individual will also help our customers achieve a successful and safe work zone, that meets all owner/regulatory requirements, as defined in the primary job duties section, below.  Interstates seeks ambitious, innovative individuals with the ability to grow and maintain value-added relationships with our team and external customers. 


Interstates Employees Describe Our Culture As: 

  • Caring co-workers treat each other like family
  • Be treated like an individual, not just a number
  • Flexible schedules allow you to focus on your personal life as well as work life
  • Lunch gatherings and social activities promotes fun and camaraderie
  • Support charities and your community through events sponsored and hosted by Interstates

Interstates Core Values:

  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Quality
  • Dependability
  • Family

Our Why:

  • Providing opportunities for our people
  • Making a difference with our clients
  • Pursuing a better way


This position reports to: Safety Manager


Position Summary:

  • Assist the Safety Director in promoting behavioral-based safety on remote construction sites
  • Ensure all safety equipment and supplies are on-site
  • Assist in providing First Aid training and First Aid on site
  • Complete job-site safety audits, correcting all potential problems
  • Monitor and promote weekly on-site safety inspections, including logging, reporting, and documentation
  • Assist the Safety Manager with the investigation of accidents, injuries, and "near-misses"
  • Assist with coordinating training programs or media, which will increase proficiency in safe practice and promote safety implementation and awareness
  • Conduct Root-Cause Analyses
  • Attend foreman and team safety meetings
  • Assisting with project start-ups and plant shut-downs
  • Assist crews in observing, communicating, and growing the Interstates Safety Culture
  • Develop relationships with customers, safety managers, and other Interstates personnel
  • Other duties may be assigned.


Minimum Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's Degree from a four-year college or university, preferably in Occupational Health or Construction Safety
  • Or 1-2 years of related experience and/or training
  • Or equivalent combination of both education and experience
  • Preferred Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Able to track information and conduct audits
  • Ability to write reports and procedure manuals
  • Can effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of manager, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Ability to work well with others and achieve results through others, without having a direct line of authority over them
  • Must possess sound judgement skills, and the ability to prioritize work and deal with stress

Application Questions

Job Type: Full-time

Pay:  Dependent upon experience

Schedule:  Monday to Friday


Company's website:

Work Remotely:

  • No

Travel: This position will involve spending time on construction sites; travel will be required according to job site needs within Sioux City, Sioux Cenetr & Fort Dodge IA job sites.

Interstates is an Equal Opportunity/AA Employer and provides a drug free work environment.


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