Job Opportunity

Senior Safety Specialist

09.18.19 | Location: Central Virginia


For over two decades, Hourigan has established itself as the “go-to” firm when it comes to managing complex projects and delivering them to the highest standards. Our portfolio is filled with many success stories, but we’re most proud of the strong relationships we have built and continue to grow. Our relationship-centered approach starts with our employees.  We are looking for people who embody our values of fairness, integrity, and trust.  We want self-starters who take ownership in their work and value building and maintaining relationships every step along the way.  We take pride in our desire to become better every day, providing our employees with opportunities to develop both personally and professionally.

Hourigan has an opening for a Senior Safety Specialist with large construction project experience. This position is responsible for the safety activities of a large and significantly complex project.  This position will conduct inspections, make observation and enforce adherence to laws and regulations governing the health and safety of individuals.  This role will respond to and investigates workplace accidents and incidents as they occur to determine their cause and prevent re-occurrence.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Qualifications and Experience:

i. Master’s degree in safety with a minimum of 2 years of large project experience in a construction safety environment, or

ii. Bachelor’s degree in safety with a minimum of 3 years of large project experience in a construction safety environment, or

iii. A minimum of five years’ experience on a large project in a construction safety environment and be current with the OSHA     500/502 Training Course, or

iv. A CHST designation with a minimum of four years of large project experience in a construction safety environment

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package including, but not limited to:  medical, dental, vision, and life insurances, short-term and long-term disability, 401k employer match, and paid time off.

The summary of essential duties and responsibilities listed above is not intended to cover all possible job duties and is subject to change at our discretion.

Hourigan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or protected Veteran status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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