Human Resources

Safety Manager

Job Locations US-IL-Downers Grove
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/19/2024 9:32 AM)
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Are you a passionate problem solver? Do you act with integrity and hold yourself and others to the highest standard? If the answer is, “Yes!” then we have an opportunity that will impress you. Who are we? We are ARCO, a Family of Construction Companies.


The best news is that you can work for an award-winning company with no relocation required as long as you’re willing to travel! Travel during the week to construction projects both in market and nationally from your base office location. Out-of-market travel averaging 3 days/week (Monday-Friday).


We are looking for a highly motivated Safety Manager, who is passionate about the construction process to join our Chicago team. At ARCO, every associate is empowered to drive their success. You’ll be responsible for safety initiatives from day one!


We are dedicated to the well-being of our associates and are proud to be consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work. Our compensation and benefits package not only supports our associates and their families but benefits local communities and communities around the world.


  • Industry-leading performance-based bonus program
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Traditional and Roth 401k
  • Tuition reimbursement for associates
  • Scholarship for associates’ children up to $28,000 per child
  • 1-month paid sabbatical after every five years of employment, plus $5,000 for travel
  • 1-week paid volunteer leave each year
  • 100% charitable match
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • 100% paid 12-week maternity leave


At ARCO, our first core value is to treat people fairly and do the right thing. We are committed to building and sustaining a culture that supports diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


From recruiting, training, and hiring practices to selecting our subcontractors, we understand that diversity of all those involved in the construction process enhances our ability to deliver the best solutions to our customers. We hire the best and the brightest from across the country – constructing a team of experts in architecture, design, engineering, project management, and business services. 


  • Conduct regular safety inspections of assigned projects and publish reports for internal improvement and compliance
  • Educate and train associates on health and safety related issues
  • Work closely with Superintendents, Project Managers, and Subcontractors to ensure compliance with various safety polices
  • Attend preconstruction meetings and other project meetings as required
  • Support field personnel by applying problem solving to changing conditions
  • Conduct formal investigations in work related incidents to determine cause and corrective actions
  • Maintain a current knowledge base of Local, State, and Federal safety and health regulations
  • Conduct training to individuals and groups on a variety of risk management subjects
  • Oversee safety on projects during high-risk scopes as needed


  • 3-7 years of Safety and Health Experience preferred
  • Construction and Concrete Experience is preferred
  • BS in Occupational Health and Safety or closely related field
  • ASP/CSP/ or CHST certification(s) preferred
  • Possess and maintain a current, valid driver license in your state of residence
  • Must be able to climb up to 350 ft. and able to lift up to 50 lbs.  
  • Must be willing to travel out of market approximately 3 days/week  (Monday - Friday) to Construction Project Sites Nationwide and in the Chicagoland area


We are proud to be one of the fastest-growing, privately-owned companies in America, celebrating over 30 years of experience as design-build experts. We have completed over 5,500 design-build projects across 48 states and 38 major cities nationwide. We ranked #3 on the ENR Top 100 Design-Build Firms list, and #17 on the ENR Top 400 Contractors list in 2023. Most importantly, our clients like us, trust us and want to do business with us. We are looking for people with the same enthusiasm, passion, and respect for the hard work that brought us to where we are today. Are you a person that can make a difference at ARCO? If the answer is, “Yes!” we look forward to meeting you.


ARCO does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party recruiting agencies without pre-approval from ARCO’s Human Resource team. Pre-approval is required before any external candidate can be submitted. ARCO will not be responsible for fees related to unsolicited resumes and for candidates who are sent directly to our hiring managers. 

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