DLZ Corporation

  • Safety Coordinator

    Job Locations US-IN-Indianapolis
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  • About DLZ

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    DLZ Corporation is an award-winning, full-service organization, which has provided complete project management, surveying, construction administration, engineering and architectural design services for nearly 100 years. In 2016, DLZ was named Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest.  In addition, DLZ is consistently ranked as one (ENR)'s Top 150 U.S. Design Firms, a Top 100 Pure Design Firm, Top 50 Program Management Firm,  Top 100 Construction Management for Fee Firm; and a Top 50 Trenchless Design Technology Firm. DLZ has also been recognized by Roads & Bridges magazine as a Top "Go-To" Design Firm for road and highway, storm water, and mass transit design.


    Our mission is to build on our reputation for excellence by becoming the preferred architectural, engineering, and environmental firm. We focus on meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations and are known for our competence, integrity, and contributions to the people and communities we service and in which we live.

    Job Description

    DLZ is looking for a Safety Coordinator in  Indianapolis or South Bend, IN.  This is a individual contributor position reporting to the corporate office in Columbus, OH.  The Safety Coordinator will be responsible for the distribution and implementation of the corporate occupational safety program in DLZ’s Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin operations. #LI-DM1



    • Coordinate the implementation of corporate occupational safety programs in assigned region.

    • Travel to regional offices and job sites approximately four days per week; a company vehicle will be provided.

    • Perform at least two construction & industrial jobsite audits per week to assess compliance with DLZ and site-specific client safety procedures; communicate findings via written report to project managers, audited employees, and senior leadership.

    • Identify safety knowledge gaps. Conduct workshops and provide advice concerning all local, state, and federal safety and environmental regulations, and company safety policies as needed.

    • Review Project Safety Plans and Job Hazard Analyses.  Recommend changes that capitalize on opportunities to eliminate work place accidents and injuries, and the development of site-specific safety procedures.

    • Order required personal protective equipment, arrange necessary physical exams & training, and order required post accident drug testing.

    • Track and maintain health & safety statistics and records, including safety training, pulmonary function tests, respirator fit testing, nuclear badges, etc. within assigned region.

    • Work with General Counsel to facilitate investigation of safety incidents and ensure accurate record keeping and reporting, within region. Analyze incident reports to identify causal factors, prepare recommendations for corrective & preventive action, and communicate information to stakeholders.

    • Other duties as assigned to support the company’s safety values.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental/Engineering Sciences, or related field.

    • 2 – 5 years relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    • Experience coordinating the safety function in an engineering or construction environment highly preferred.

    • Technical skills Preferred:

      • Must currently possess or be able to complete OSHA 30-Hour Construction Outreach certification within 3 months of employment,

      • Experience delivering safety &/or environmental training,

      • Root cause analysis,

      • Strong computer skills required

    • Valid driver’s license in any U.S. state and good driving record.

    • Ability to traveling within assigned region approximately 80% of the time, may occasionally need to work irregular hours to inspect jobsites and perform incident investigations.

    • Relocation to the greater South Bend, Indiana area; relocation assistance may be provided. 

    Applicants must submit a resume meeting minimum job requirements and must indicate target salary range to be considered for this position.


    At DLZ we offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and 401(k) with an Employee Stock Ownership Program. We also offer an innovative wellness program including gym reimbursement!


    DLZ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. DLZ fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.


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