The Korte Company is seeking an experienced Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO) for commercial/government construction projects to maintain safety for every aspect of the project. This position is a great opportunity for an individual to join a strong, successful and highly-respected team.



  • Provide proactive, visible safety leadership in developing the safety culture on the project site
  • Demonstrate compliance with the requirements of EM 385-1-1 to include safety orientation, activity hazard analysis, daily safety inspections, personal protective equipment, excavation, scaffolding, confined space, fall protection, toolbox talks, and accident/mishap investigation and reporting
  • Traveling/relocation will be required



The requirements listed below are representative of characteristics sought to perform this job successfully.

  • 30 hour OSHA certification training within last 5 years
  • Average of at least 24 hours of formal safety training each year for the last 5 years – must be able to provide dates and hours
  • First Aid and CPR certified
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, organizational, multi-tasking, communication and conflict management skills
  • Computer knowledge in sending emails, daily reports, construction look-ahead schedules, and iPad use
  • Strong work ethic with a passion to fulfill commitments
  • Remarkable enthusiasm
  • Sincere obligation to client satisfaction



Qualified applicants will have:

  • An accredited certification as a Safety Trained Supervisor (STS), Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST), or Construction Site Safety Technician (CSST)
  • 10 years of progressively responsible experience in a safety role
  • 5 years of experience on similar construction projects – must be able to provide dates and descriptions of previous projects including dollar amounts
  • 10 years experience with EM 385-1-1 requirements



The Korte Company was founded in 1958 on the belief that professionalism, quality and value added services are fundamental to a successful company. Fifty-seven years later, that philosophy has earned Korte the reputation for delivering high quality, responsive services to our clients nationwide. Korte pursues large construction projects from offices in St. Louis, MO, Highland, IL, Norman, OK, and Las Vegas, NV.

This position is eligible for our competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, 401(k) and company paid holidays. Only fully qualified candidates should apply. No phone calls, direct mailings or drop-in inquiries allowed. The Korte Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer Affirmative Action M/F/Vet/Disability.

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