Safety Coordinator (Wichita, KS)

SEMA Construction, Inc., recently named a 2019 Top Workplace, has an immediate opening for a Safety Coordinator for a heavy rail construction project near Wichita, Kansas. This position will require travel between Wichita and Emporia.

Major Areas of Responsibilities Include:

-Assist Safety Manager with executing and implementing SEMA Construction, Inc.’s Health and Safety Program.
-Provide ongoing training for employees to understand, recognize and control health and safety hazards to improve working conditions/practices.
-Identify and correct potential hazards by inspecting job sites, facilities, machinery and safety equipment.
-Ensure that projects comply with OSHA and MSHA health and safety regulations, FRA regulations and SEMA policies and procedures.
-Request and direct the installation of safety devices on equipment, if applicable.
-Assist Safety Manager with maintaining and applying knowledge of current safety policies, regulations, and construction processes.
-Assist Safety Manager with investigating work related incidents/accidents to determine their causes (root cause analysis) to prevent recurrence.
-Interview subcontractors and their employees to learn about their work to prevent or eliminate potential hazards.
-Assist Safety Manager with implementing corrections to remedy safety concerns or observations found during safety inspections.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year university or comparable relevant work experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in Safety in heavy civil construction or related field
  • Experience and familiarity with heavy rail/highway construction including:
    -OSHA 1926 and 1910 Standards
    -Roadway and railroad worker protection regulations
    -Heavy equipment including cranes
    -Trenching and excavation
    -Fall protection
    -Confined spaces
    -OSHA record keeping

SEMA Construction, Inc. offers competitive wages and benefits to all employees. SEMA Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.