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Cupertino Electric Safety Specialist - Critical Infrastructure in De Soto, Kansas

Posting Title: Safety Coordinator

Reports To: Project Safety Manager or Division Safety Manager

Location: Kansas: De Soto, Kansas

Salary Range: $65,000 to $85,000

Final determination of a successful candidate’s starting pay will vary based on a number of factors, including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, education and experience. The pay scale listed for this position is generally for candidates that meet the specified qualifications and requirements listed on this specific job description. We provide a competitive compensation package that recognizes your experience, credentials, and education alongside a robust benefits program to meet your needs. Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets.


For nearly 70 years, Cupertino Electric, Inc. (CEI) has been powered by people who’ve built a reputation for delivering high-profile, complex projects. Real, tangible things that alter the landscape and improve lives. But even more than that, we’ve built a reputation for integrity. We’re problem solvers and innovation seekers. We’re team players and safety fanatics. And we always—always—do the right thing. Even when no one is looking. Because what we do here is important, but how we do it is everything.


We build mission-critical data centers throughout the U.S. to ensure crucial information accessed by millions of people is always available and secure. For two decades, CEI has designed, installed and commissioned more than 11.5 million square feet of data center space totaling $2.3 billion worth of electrical systems.


The Safety Coordinator plays a vital role in supporting the Project Team in developing and sustaining an Incident and Injury Free Culture (IIFC). This role will ensure compliance with federal, state, and local safety regulations. Additionally, you will provide technical support and assistance to the Project Team such as developing and maintaining a Project Safety Roadmap. This role will support the General Foreman, Project Leadership, and the Project Team in the completion of incident investigations and the facilitation of all injury and illness cases.


You have construction safety experience and a general understanding of electrical industry consensus standards such as NFPA, NESC, ASTM, and ANSI. You are a natural relationship builder and have experience supporting and engaging with field personnel. You are excited about the idea of contributing to an organization that values and places safety as a priority for our employees, the public, and the environment.


At CEI, safety is not a behavior, but a state of mind. In this role, you will have the unique opportunity to support and evaluate the effectiveness of our safety programs. You will gain hands-on experience by serving as a co-facilitator of safety trainings and testing for all employees, as well as assisting the Project Leadership Team in the execution of weekly safety meetings. By engaging with field personnel, you will support the development of project-specific plans to address safety issues and concerns. At Cupertino Electric, you will experience our “Safety First” culture and quickly learn that this core value is woven into the processes that we follow and the business decisions we make each day.


  • Standing, walking, sitting, climbing, typing, carrying, pushing, bending. Work is conducted in both indoor office settings and outdoor construction job site settings. Environmental conditions will vary.

  • Occasional work at heights, in confined space, and lifting up to 40 pounds.

  • The duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing and other duties will be assigned based on the position’s role within the business unit.


Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree in environmental health and safety discipline or construction management preferred, or business, engineering, or similar desired.

Licensure/Certifications: OSHA 30 Construction required. CPR/FA Certified (Trainer Preferred), along with other safety certifications desired.

Experience: One (1) to three (3) years of construction safety experience (electrical safety experience preferred).

*Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. This position is not eligible for sponsorship.


PLEASE NOTE: CEI will never ask for any money or financial information from applicants during the hiring process. To learn more about "job scams" how to avoid them, click here. (https://consumer.ftc.gov/articles/job-scams)

CEI is a place where every single person can—and does—have an impact on the work we do and the communities we serve. Here, you can build your own story and grow to your full potential. You can collaborate and celebrate with amazing people. And you’ll go home every day knowing you helped contribute to important work that shapes people’s lives. Our commercial, data center and energy projects may be complex, but our approach is simple. We build great things, and we do it with great people.

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department, program or project needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Cupertino Electric, Inc. (CEI) is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.

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Cupertino Electric, Inc. (CEI) is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.