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Safety Specialist

Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: Fort Worth, TX, US, 76177

Company: Applied Industrial Technologies

Safety Specialist duties include:

  • Ensure implementation of Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. (AIT) Environmental, Health and Safety policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with Federal, State and Local regulatory requirements (i.e. OSHA, MSHA, and DOT)
  • Provide comprehensive technical safety support to leaders and associates
  • Align to and drive Applied’s Key, Strategic, and Tactical performance indicators
  • “Walk-the-Talk” - Demonstrate passionate leadership and commitment through defined activities and monitor for adherence to Applied’s Safety initiatives
  • Actively champion safe behaviors, individual accountability, and continuous improvement to protect the health and safety of associates, customers and  members of the public
  • Ensure “rituals” are established and implemented that promote the desired safety outcomes.  Examples include weekly safety walkabouts, open corrective action item reviews, daily incident reviews, starting meetings and calls with safety topics, and Life Critical Procedure audits
  • Travel 50% - 60% to Company locations and customers’ worksites to

conduct field audits and inspections

  • Manage the ISN, PEC, and other third party clearing house accounts to ensure Applied is in good standing with customers
  • Active involvement in the Company’s continuous improvement of processes directed toward reducing costs, improving cycle time, increasing sales / gross profit and customer satisfaction
  • Any other duties as assigned


  • 8-10 years of Environmental Health and Safety work experience
  • Working knowledge of DOT, MSHA, and OSHA standards 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Health and Safety or related experience 
  • Experience working with 3rd party contractor clearing houses such as Avetta, ISN, and PEC  
  • Oil & Gas or chemical industry experience is preferred 
  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail is a must

Applied US Energy, Inc., a subsidiary of Applied Industrial Technologies, is a distributor of products, services and expertise to customers in the upstream and midstream segments of the oil & gas industry. Production equipment includes pumps, valves, metering devices, and more; value-added services encompass design, repair, and testing, to name just a few. Applied US Energy operates from locations in Texas, New Mexico, Louisiana and Colorado, and includes the well-known oil & gas companies Reliance Industrial Products, Knox Oil Field Supply, Ira Pump & Supply, and affiliate Texas Oilpatch Services.

Parent company Applied Industrial Technologies is a leading distributor of bearings, power transmission products, engineered fluid power, specialty flow control solutions, and other industrial supplies, serving MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry. In addition, Applied provides engineering, design and systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber, fluid power, and flow control shop services. Applied also offers storeroom services and inventory management solutions that provide added value to its customers.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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