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Safety Coordinator - Chicago


The Safety Coordinator plays a critical role in ensuring the safety of thousands of team members on our jobsites each day. Whether working in general construction or one of our affiliate companies, you’ll work alongside Clark leaders to advance our policies, programs, and procedures governing safe work practices and promote our 24/7 culture of care.




Implementing safe working practices and ensuring the well-being of everyone is a core value of Clark. Safety coordinators are responsible for assisting in the administration of Clark’s Safety, Health and Environmental program to ensure a safe and healthy environment for Clark employees, trade contractors, and the surrounding community.



Enforcing corporate and project-specific safety and health programs as well as federal, state, and local safety standards

Promote a positive safety culture through coaching and educating to Clark employees and trade contractors on occupation health and safety requirements

Develop and implement project-specific safety program 

Identify potential hazards and provide immediate input, advice, and direction to mitigate hazardous conditions and assure compliance

Conduct site-walks and report project-specific safety performance and future plans

Working closely with field supervision to plan complex safety aspects of the project construction, including critical lifts, hazardous material handling, fire prevention, and evacuation

Coordinating third-party safety reviews, including OSHA


Basic Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in occupational health and safety, construction management, engineering, or a related field, with an expected graduation in either Winter 2023 or Spring 2024 
  • Passion and interest in the construction industry 


Preferred Qualifications

  • Commitment to safety and the ability to anticipate and solve problems, manage risk, and analyze project needs to deliver high-quality outcomes
  • Ability to build interpersonal relationships with internal team members and trade partners
  • OSHA 10 or OSHA 30 trained, preferred 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills