Construction Safety Specialist - Night Shift

Job Locations US-TN-Nashville
Site Safety
Axiom Builders (Nashville)

About The Company

Axiom Builders is a leading construction partner for many major developers in both residential and commercial construction, with over 5 million square feet under construction in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Seattle and Nashville. Our skilled team of over 500 diverse construction professionals are dedicated to meeting client expectations, with the goal of becoming an extension of their project team. Together, we execute thoughtful community-centric projects, always with safety top of mind and backed by our COR safety certification.  

From iconic residential towers, noteworthy rental developments, LEED Gold office buildings, and purpose-built tenant improvements, our portfolio and expertise continue to grow. Two of our projects – Fifteen Fifteen in Vancouver and REN in Seattle – received a 2023 Award of Excellence from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). We’re also proud to have representation on the UDI U40 Executive Committee, and to have made Kincentric’s Best Employers list a few times over the past few years. 

Our expertise, determination and straightforward approach are derived from our values Accountability, Autonomy, Excellence, Humility, and Respect. The result: a quality product that’s built right – the first time. 

Learn more about life at Axiom and our projects. 

About The Role

Axiom Builders’ brand new project in Nashville is gearing up to start and our leadership team is looking for a Construction Safety Specialist to join our project team in Tennessee. Developed by IPB Properties, this unique project is a triple-tower mixed-use project at the former dairy factory in Midtown. Currently, phase 1 consists of a residential tower of 325 rentals, including 17,000 sqft of distinctive amenities and 14,500 sq ft of commercial space. For more details and information about this project overall, click here 


Reporting to the Site Superintendent and Project Manager, the Construction Safety Specialist is someone who has the ability to manage the night-time safety operations of a high-rise construction site. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and ensure site compliance with TN OSHA and Axiom’s Health and Safety Plan  
  • Complete worker/project safety orientations and maintain records accurately; 
  • Facilitate routine project safety meetings with project team and subcontractors; 
  • Facilitate and document project safety inspections and address deficiencies accordingly; 
  • Maintain subcontractors’ site specific safety plans and job hazard assessments (JHA) 
  • Regularly inspect and review fall protection plans, excavation/trenching, cranes/rigging operations, ladders and scaffolds and other equipment use; 
  • Full Investigation of near-misses, injuries and property damage; 
  • Ensure health and safety compliance and take steps to enforce protocol as required; 
  • Maintain site health and safety signages and posts 
  • Maintain project safety manual and other safety related documents; 
  • Assist with injury claims; 
  • Track training requirements and ensure all employees meet safety standards. 

What You Bring

At Axiom Builders, we are looking for long-term team fit and values alignment with expertise and passion in each person’s specialized trade. The Construction Safety Specialist is self-managed, understanding how to prioritize the different safety aspects of a construction site. Because the project is just getting started, the ideal candidate has the opportunity to build relationships and gain buy-in with future team members while establishing safety procedures early in the project schedule.  

Skills and Experience 

  • 5-10 years of experience in managing/developing (OSHA) construction safety documentation, Competent Person training, and policy/field enforcement; 
  • Thorough knowledge of Tennessee OSHA Construction standards; 
  • Required credentials as a Qualified Safety Specialist (OSHA 500 Trainer preferred), CHST or equivalent; 
  • Authorization to work in the United States; 
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish will be considered an asset; 
  • Willing and excited to work primarily on-site and be a part of the action; 
  • Excellent interpersonal, professional, and business communication skills (written included) to interact with external and internal stakeholders; 
  • Ability to self manage and work under pressure and manage tight deadlines.


Your Rewards  

We’re committed to the success and development of our people and recognize that they are the drivers behind our success. We provide our teams with the tools and support they need to strive, thrive, and advance their long-term career here. 


The base salary range for this role will vary, depending on experience, plus a competitive performance-based bonus program. During the interview process, let’s talk to get the right fit for your experience level. 


In addition, our total rewards package offers:  


  • Benefits & Perks | Health/dental coverage, 401K and big discounts on everything from tickets to travel  
  • Compensation | Competitive pay with annual market analysis   


  • Unique Projects | 40+ projects in major Canadian and US markets, from skyline-changers to bespoke sales centres 
  • Career Growth | Twice per year we level-up with our Performance Feedback Program  
  • Learning & Development | Various offerings from our dedicated L&D team to join virtually or in-person 


  • The People | Annual events to bring teams from different cities together, from topping-off parties to family BBQs 
  • Giving Back | 1600+ volunteer hours since launch of our Community Engagement program 
  • Leadership | 12 down-to-earth leaders that prioritize and value leading by example


What’s Next: How to Apply  

Want to love what you do? We’re always looking for talented people who fit our culture and are passionate about what they do. Here are three easy ways to apply: 

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  • Add your resume via our Careers Portal  
  • Email 

Thank you for your interest in Axiom Builders! While we can only respond to shortlisted applicants, we will keep your information on file for future opportunities. 


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