Safety Engineer

Bellwood, IL 60104

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Environmental Health & Safety Job Number: Na693541 Compensation: $75000-85000 / year

Job Description

Sterling Engineering is a growing staffing and engineering services firm, we specialize in placing top talent in the U.S and Ireland. We have partnered up with a long-time client of ours on adding to their EHS and Safety sectors. 

Why Work Here? 

  • Great Benefits 
  • Growth Opportunity 
  • Exceptional Culture 
  • Employees work cross-functional, as "swiss-army knives" 


  • Conduct New Hire Safety and Contractor Safety training programs to ensure all employees and contractors understand safety protocols and procedures.
  • Organize monthly safety training sessions and coordinate third-party specialty training as needed.
  • Update existing training modules to reflect current safety standards and develop new modules for continuous improvement.
  • Maintain accurate training records using QT9 or other designated systems
  • Oversee the management and distribution of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) across all locations.
  • Continuously assess and improve the range and quality of PPE offerings to ensure optimal safety for employees.


  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Engineering, or related field.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) designation preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of OSHA General Industry regulations, NFPA standards, and other relevant safety requirements.
  • Proven experience in developing and delivering safety training programs.


Meet Your Recruiter

Erik Butzen
Technical Recruiter

Erik Butzen is a skilled and compassionate Senior Recruiter passionate about empowering individuals to advance in their careers. With two years of dedicated service at Sterling, Erik has already significantly impacted the organization's talent acquisition efforts.

Having honed his expertise over five years in the field of recruiting, Erik possesses a deep understanding of the industry's intricacies. His journey began with the desire to assist individuals in finding opportunities that would propel their professional growth forward.

As a Senior Recruiter, Erik takes great pride in his ability to help people make meaningful advancements in their careers. Whether it's guiding a candidate through the interview process, providing valuable insights into the job market, or matching the right talent with the perfect role, Erik is committed to positively impacting the lives of those he interacts with.

One of Erik's most valuable pieces of advice to both hiring managers and fellow recruiters is to ask a lot of questions. Understanding the needs and expectations of both candidates and employers is essential to finding the best fit for both parties.

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