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Praxair, Inc. ST Team Construction Safety Engineer in Tonawanda, New York

Team Construction Safety Engineer


Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company with 2016 sales of $11 billion, is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and largest worldwide . The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases , and high-performance surface coatings. Praxair products, services and technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace , chemicals , food and beverage , electronics , energy , healthcare , manufacturing, primary metals and many others.

We currently have an exciting opening for a dynamicGlobal Product Line and US Project (GPL&USP) Team Construction Safety Engineerto join our Global Supply Systems (GSS) organization in Tonawanda, NY.This position will be responsible for supporting construction safety activities of Praxair’s US project team:

Team Construction Safety Engineer Responsibilities

  • Supporting development and periodic update of the annual regional safety plan

Developing and executing training program for field construction management personnel

  • Visit job sites, perform safety inspections and proactive support of the execution team

  • Providing support to reporting and investigating incidents and accidents and performing / leading RCAs (as needed)

  • Developing and delivering training programs; inspecting sites for compliance with OSHA and local rules

  • Providing feedback to the organization on safety improvement

  • Assisting in the contractor qualification process

  • Supporting the Region in implementing requirements and improving overall Safety standards

  • Conducting periodic Safety Meetings on construction safety topics designed to communicate safety related matters, policies, and procedures

  • Facilitating Safety training for GPL&USP employees as per the Safety Matrix


  • B.S. degree (engineering preferred) additional Occupational Health and Safety qualification or equivalent experience

  • 10 years of progressive Safety experience with at least 5 years of field / on-site experience in construction

  • Understanding of OSHA & knowledge of Federal and State health and safety regulations

  • Excellent time management & the ability to work with little to no supervision

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong Computer skills, MS Office required

  • Demonstrated ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to travel of up to 50%

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Engineering

Primary Location New York-Tonawanda

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 17001613