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AMSTED RAIL COMPANY Safety Engineer - SAFET005582 in Keokuk, Iowa


  • Work alongside the Safety Manager to develop, coordinate and support the safety program and activities through safety contacts, observations, inspections, and accident/incident investigations.
  • Assist with creating safety training materials including, policies and procedures, monthly safety training presentations, etc.
  • Leads safety orientations for new or existing employees.
  • Tracks and maintains safety program, policies and procedures.
  • Conduct work area safety audits.
  • Assist with onsite injury management and case management.
  • Trains personnel on assigned safety subjects such as personal protective equipment, fall protection, etc.
  • Engage in communication with department personnel, both management and hourly workers, to address safety concerns promptly. This includes investigating accidents and incidents and preparing detailed reports with corrective actions and recommendations.
  • Conduct or assist with major incident analysis.
  • Contribute to achieving facility compliance with OSHA and other relevant regulations by applying federal, state, and local safety standards.
  • Inspects equipment and work areas for proper operation and safety requirements. Converses with operating and maintenance crews to check for unsafe conditions and notifies proper personnel when deficiencies are found or reported by other personnel.
  • Coordinates emergency response drills and/or emergency evacuation plans. Conducts follow-up evaluation and critique of the response with involved employees.
  • Conducts the gathering and preparation of information for safety meetings and ensures adherence to monthly topics for reporting. Assists in the preparation and production of various safety videos used in safety training.
  • Audits facility chemicals, reviews SDS documents to ensure all new products are documented and employee acknowledgment and training is completed.
  • Collaborate with engineering and operations teams to design and implement engineering controls for hazard mitigation.
  • Stay informed about emerging safety technologies and industry best practices, and recommend their adoption where appropriate.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelors degree in occupational safety or related field preferred. A minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Communicates details of safety procedures clearly to employees.
  • Demonstrates strong leadership, problem-solving and analytical skills and attention to detail, proficiency in computer skills to include, MS Office and database management.
  • Exhibits ability to think practically and creatively to implement the best safety practices.
  • Responds quickly and efficiently to emergency situations.
  • Exercises caution and alertness at all times.
  • Knowledge of OSHA standards as well as local and state requirements is considered an asset.
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously.
  • Problem solving and reasoning ability to identify the pros and cons of available solutions.


  • Ability to work across functional departments to promote safety culture throughout the facility and awareness to reduce exposures.


  • Moderate physical effort
  • Unfavorable environment
  • Moderate hazards

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