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Engineering Construction Safety Specialist

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Dow Chemical Midland , MI 48640

Posted 4 months ago

The Dow Chemical Company has an exciting opportunity as a Engineering Construction Safety Specialist in Midland, MI. This position is a challenging, rewarding and highly visible role responsible for a portfolio of expense and capital projects over the life cycle of capital projects. Responsibilities are across various Michigan Operations businesses in Northern North America.

The selected candidate will partner with Construction Managers, Operations, Engineering and Maintenance Leadership, as well as contract partners to deliver safe and effective construction projects in the field.

The Construction Safety Specialist will assist in developing safety plans for capital construction projects, reviewing contractor project safety plans and assist on Life Critical Standard interpretation as it relates to capital construction projects. In addition, this role will perform weekly safety audits on programs and processes while tracking the number of project observations and comments. It will also perform safety observation/interventions on TES managed construction projects, provide positive feedback, and communicate the injury free vision daily.

  • Champion the use of construction safety best practices and drive to a zero-incident safety culture on contracts.

  • Work with Construction Managers to develop safety plans for capital construction projects.

  • Assist the Construction Manager with reviewing contractor project safety plans.

  • Assist the Construction Manager on Life Critical Standard interpretation as it relates to capital construction projects.

  • Develop relationships with plant EH&S Technicians where project work is occurring.

  • Perform safety audits on programs and processes weekly. Perform safety observation/interventions on TES managed construction projects, provide positive feedback, and communicate the injury free vision daily. Track number of project observations and comments.

  • Attend all RCI's that meet the trigger criteria for TES managed capital projects.

  • Audit housekeeping on construction project site walks.

  • Participate in pre-job safety meetings.

  • Participate and facilitate weekly safety tailgates.

  • Participate in the TES BBP program.

  • Lead and attend contractor tailgate meetings and audit for content.

  • Lead and attend Project Day Zero's

  • Monitor contractor safety rep to craftsman ratio.

  • Implement the ES Construction Safety Best Practices.

  • Participate in Contractor Owner Safety Team (COST).

The Dow Chemical Company does not offer relocation if the position is offered to someone who lives outside the area or reimbursement for travel to and from interviews. If you consider a position that is not within the area you reside you will be responsible for all cost that is incurred.

Required Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, such as Word and Excel, and have the ability to learn new systems quickly.

  • Exceptional Customer Service & Interpersonal Skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Good interpersonal skills are required.

  • Strong multi-tasking, problem solving and time management skills.

  • Demonstrate leadership skills - inspire others and lead them through influence.

  • A self-starter who can identify, prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks.

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English.

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • OSHA or MIOSHA safety training accreditations COSS-
  • Knowledge/Understanding of Behavior Based Safety principles


  • A minimum of a High School Diploma, GED or equivalent and a minimum of 10 years experience leading construction safety activities

About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

Dow Offers:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

  • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at, you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.

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