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JH Kelly Safety Professional - Industrial Construction in Billings, Montana

JH Kelly is Hiring an Experienced

Safety Professional

to join our Safety Operations Team in Laurel, MT.

About Us: Celebrating a century of excellence, JH Kelly, LLC is a fourth-generation family-owned construction company and a recognized industry leader. With offices in Vancouver, Longview, Seattle, Bellingham, Washington, and Milwaukie, Oregon, we specialize in commercial and heavy industrial projects. Our exceptional team, honored with national safety and quality control awards, thrives in a dynamic and family-oriented work environment. Explore our legacy, projects, and opportunities at

Summary: At JH Kelly, safety is our way of life. It comes first, before anything else, no matter what. It is our commitment to our employees and our customers to provide an injury and incident-free environment, ensuring that every single person goes home safely to their families, friends, and communities. With safety as our core value, it has allowed us to deliver quality craftsmanship to our customers while protecting our greatest asset – our people, for 100 years. JHK Safety Professionals play an integral role in our company! This role will join our All-Star project team and be a dedicated resource to a large industrial project in Laurel, MT.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct new-hire orientations

  • Pro-actively communicate safety and loss control policies and procedures

  • Work with the project team to proactively plan upcoming work to ensure safe execution

  • Coordinate/monitor substance abuse program

  • Provide information for weekly safety meetings

  • Continual hazard assessment

  • Basic first-aid response

  • Caring for injured workers, including transportation to and from appointments, maintaining direct communication with medical providers, and monitoring modified duty job placement.

  • Accident/incident investigations, reporting and recordkeeping

  • Being accessible to answer any safety-related questions or concerns

  • Coordinate with, manage, and monitor subcontractors’ safety on a project

  • Providing additional training to workers i.e. respirator training, forklift operation, fall protection


  • Maintain proactive and positive relationships within the crafts, including shop and field craft personnel.

  • Foster positive relationships with customer representatives, vendors, suppliers, subcontractors, safety, CAD/BIM, accounting, IT, and all project teams.

    Experience / Qualifications:

  • Experienced Safety Professional with 5+ years of field experience preferably in refinery industrial construction.

  • Degree preferred but not required

  • Industrial background preferred (cranes, rigging, welding & steel erection experience)

  • Experience on large capital projects in a supervisory role preferred

  • Experience managing self-perform and subcontract work

  • CHST certification preferred

  • First Aid/CPR

  • OSHA 10- or 30-hour training

  • Competent Person for scaffolding, fall protection, and excavations.

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Must be willing to travel as required for project sites, client meetings, and company-related activities. Travel frequency and duration depend on project demands.

    Necessary Skills:

  • Fully proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment & develop strong working relationships

  • Ability to apply knowledge of regulations to field construction environment

  • Able to climb stairs and ladders

  • Thorough understanding of state and federal regulations as they apply to job site safety

  • Self-starter, motivated, and takes initiative.

  • Organized and productive with the ability to prioritize workload.

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with multiple tasks and projects at hand.

  • Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas.

    Why Join JH Kelly?

  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies and make a significant impact.

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.

  • Collaborative and inclusive company culture.

  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities.

  • Career growth potential within a rapidly expanding organization.

  • A commitment to innovation and excellence.

    Benefits Package:

  • Compensation: $30-$45 per hour (DOE), FLSA non-exempt (OT eligible).

  • Annual Performance Bonuses.

  • Profit Sharing.

  • Comprehensive Medical/Vision/Rx – Dental/Ortho coverage (JH Kelly pays 87.5% of total premiums).

  • Paid Vacation (PTO model) and Holidays.

  • 401K with a 50% company match of the first 6% employee contribution.

  • Life Insurance, AD & D, STD & LTD – paid 100% by JH Kelly.

    Join us on this exciting journey! Apply now and become a part of the JH Kelly legacy.