EHS Specialist / Safety Supervisor - 2nd Shift

Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Mesa, AZ, US, 85210

Company: Empire

Requisition # : 26027 

Location: Mesa 

Position Status:  Full Time (40 hrs week) 

Shift : 2 

Start Time :  2:00pm 

End Time :  10:30pm 

Schedule Days : Other 

Pay Range: $44,460.00  -  $106,040 




Job Summary:

Facilitates and supports supervisors in developing a Safety Culture within Empire’s work groups. Works with supervisors from all departments to mentor and train employees in best safety practices.  Develops and implements, with Safety Department Managers and Site Management, innovative safety programs complying with Empire’s best safety practices and policies.

Essential Functions:

  1. Mentors Empire’s employees in their work areas to develop safe habits by working with the employees on facility, tooling, equipment, service trucks and work processes.
  2. Plans, organizes, and facilitates safety activities within the facility workgroups to include safety briefings, safety compliance training, and supports and ensures that supervisors are in compliance with required employee training.
  3. Works with Site Safety Committees and/or supervisors to ensure a Root Cause Analysis is completed on incidents, as necessary.
  4. Works with supervisors to conduct detailed safety assessments of work areas
  5. Provides best practice safety instruction with employees.
  6. Plans, organizes and facilitates safety training to area supervisors on identified Federal, State, Local and Empire Safety Policies.
  7. Assists with reviews and revisions of Corporate Safety Policies and Procedures to ensure comprehension and uniform compliance.
  8. Works with Supervisors and the Training Department to assure all Empire Safety and Compliance training requirements are met.
  9. Create an environment of ownership and personal accountability where each person is responsible and accountable for their performance.
  10. Work safely at all times.  Adhere to all applicable safety policies.  Comply with all company policies, procedures, and standards.

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Verifies employee safety training records are up to date.
  2. Maintains knowledge of proper MSDS procedures.
  3. Works with Parts Department to ensure that adequate personal protective equipment and safety supplies are available.
  4. Provides training on safety-related topics as necessary to help maintain regulatory compliance.
  5. Works within and promotes corporate values.

Additional Level Requirements

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  1. Strong leadership and interpersonal communication skills.
  2. Ability to work independently while exercising sound judgment. 
  3. Knowledge of proper operation and repairs of construction and mining equipment.
  4. Knowledge of Crane operation and rigging.
  5. Ability to travel frequently alone or with field employees.
  6. Able to work a flexible schedule to work with different shift employees or after normal work hours to investigate incidents as necessary.
  7. Ability to maintain consistent attendance.
  8. Trained or certified in all tasked areas required of employees within 1 year of employment. (e.g. MSHA, CDL, 1st Aid, etc.)

Education and Experience:

  1. Proof of high school diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  2. Bachelors Degree in Safety, Business, Management, or related field preferred.
  3. Preferred skills; EMT, OSHA and/or MSHA Instructor Certifications
  4. Must be able to communicate (speak, read, comprehend, write) in English.
  5. Three years’ experience in safety compliance.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and talk or hear.
  2. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop and kneel.
  3. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  4. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and outside weather conditions.
  2. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.
  3. The noise level in the work environment is usually office moderate.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The roles and objectives of this job do not include setting corporate policy, and does not constitute a managing agent of the company.


Empire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 480-633-5440 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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