The Kelly Group
  • Louisiana
  • Reserve, LA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


The Kelly Group, a leader in general construction and metal fabrication with bases in four states, is looking for qualified Safety Professional candidates for its Reserve, Louisiana, location and work in the surrounding New Orleans area.

Our safety professionals reinforce safe behaviors with our employees at job sites; ensure compliance with OSHA, company and customer safety requirements; serve as a safety resource for employees and customers; and recognize and correct unsafe behaviors and conditions.

The essential functions of this position include:

  • Assist in conducting job hazard assessments
  • Assist with and/or perform safety training
  • Administer safety programs at job sites
  • Coordinate safety observation reports at job sites
  • Conduct safety meetings
  • Retrieve and distribute safety supplies
  • Communicate hazards with employees, customers and the company safety director
  • Address current safety concerns
  • Make recommendations to ensure compliance with OSHA, company and customer safety rules
  • Investigate near miss, first aid, injury and property damage incidents thoroughly to determine their root cause
  • Complete and distribute incident reports
  • Conduct safety equipment inspections
  • Conduct job safety audits


  • EHS degree or equivalent experience (preferably construction related)
  • Ability to communicate clearly (both verbally and in written form)
  • Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve problems
  • Ability to think in terms of abstract ideas
  • Ability to take care of customer needs while following company policy
  • Dependability and trustworthiness
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision
  • Demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions
  • Basic computer skills


Kelly General Construction Company of Decatur was founded in 1983 as a general contractor and sheet metal fabricator serving industry in Decatur, Illinois. Eleven years later, Kelly Construction of Indiana opened in Lafayette.

Now rebranded as The Kelly Group, the company employs about 750 people and has grown to have five metal fabrication facilities across four states -- Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana and Arkansas. The Kelly Group serves the agribusiness community and many other industries, including chemical plants, paper mills and manufacturing facilities in more than 15 states.

Today, The Kelly Group provides a range of services as a general contractor, with five metal fabrication facilities ready to support that work. In addition, an expansive contract maintenance staff makes up more than half our employees.


The Kelly Group is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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