Entry-Level Safety Engineer in Battle Mountain, NV at MYR Energy Services

Date Posted: 6/30/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

MYR Energy Services, a subsidiary of MYR Group Inc, provides EPC contracting services for renewable and solar energy facilities throughout the U.S. including permitting, energy storage, complete solar facilities, and substation and transmission line interconnections. 

Job duties will be in the field at job locations across the country. Candidates will typically live and work in the area of the project and then travel as project needs change. The ability to travel and relocate to projects is essential to the success of this position. The initial project will be in the Battle Mountain, NV area where we will be constructing a large solar farm. 


Our Safety Engineers work to ensure all MYR employees uphold the core value of safety by implementing and maintaining safety programs. A successful Safety Engineer will develop positive professional relationships while working closely with field personnel, all levels of management and outside agencies during all phases of construction. This will be a full time field position which will be assigned to solar projects throughout the country.

Essential Functions

  • Coordinate with project leadership team to build a safety culture by engaging and empowering the craft
  • Create a system for communicating safety and health issues to include:
    •  Participate, lead and interact in daily Stretch and Bend
    • Provide formal safety training for safe work practices
    • Posting of various safety communications
    • Development of an idea card and safety suggestion system to be implemented on every site
  • Coordinate and conduct daily site visits of all crews to Observe the work, Listen to the craft, Engage with the crew and Act upon the conversation to empower the crews to own the site safety program
  • Document and communicate site visit information
  • Coordinate other supplemental inspections whenever new processes, equipment, substances, or previously unrecognized hazards are found to be present
  • Verify that corrective measures are completed, including recommendations of the safety committee, insurance carrier, and/or other safety consultant
  • Review, conduct a 5 why and complete corrective actions for all injury and illness investigation reports
  • Understand and comply with the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards, if applicable.


Job Requirements

Principal Skills/Qualifications

  • 0-2 years of experience in construction safety roles, with experience in the solar field preferred
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of OSHA and other industry related safety regulations required
  • Be a team player, take ownership and make safety fun

Preferred Education

  • Safety or related technical undergraduate degree preferred (such as CSP)
  • Safety related credentials (i.e. OSHA 501, OTI certifications, etc.) preferred

Employee Benefits

  • Weekly pay via direct deposit or pay card
  • Comprehensive benefits package
    • Medical, dental, & vision
      • $15 weekly premium for employee only & employee plus family coverage
      • Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Company-paid short and long-term disability
    • Company-paid life and accidental death & dismemberment
    • Supplemental life and accidental death & dismemberment
    • Critical illness & accident plans
    • Identity theft protection
    • Group legal
    • Auto & homeowners
  • Generous 401(k) Plan
    • 100% match up to 6%; immediate vesting
    • Annual profit-sharing potential
  • Paid time off
    • Vacation
      • Tiered increases based on tenure with the company
    • Holidays (8 per year)
    • Sick time (as applicable)
  • Superior educational assistance program

Competitive salary commensurate with experience. 

Apply at: www.myrgroup.com. If you require an accommodation to complete the online application, please call our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.

MYR Group Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

To all recruitment agencies, MYR Group and its subsidiary companies do not accept agency resumes unless they are from an approved vendor and submitted through our Third-Party Recruiter Portal. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, company employees, or any other company location. MYR Group nor its subsidiary companies are responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.



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