Safety Business Partner
Before Wes came to Ahern as a Safety Business Partner, he was a superintendent for a general contractor. Eighteen years of field experience means he has always understood the importance of safety on the job. Wes felt passionate about moving into a safety role to make a larger difference in the lives of field and shop employees – and he knew Ahern was the place to do that.
“When I was in the field working with Ahern, I knew everyone had a safety mindset,” Wes said. “The culture of safety at Ahern really drew me in, and I knew I wanted to be a part of it. Safety truly is the number one priority here.”
At Ahern, safety isn’t just a buzzword; it’s a fundamental commitment that guides our every action. Wes’ story is just one example of how people committed to safety can find a fulfilling career path at Ahern. As a Safety Business Partner, Wes is responsible for creating monthly safety trainings, answering safety questions, brainstorming how to complete jobs safely, and so much more. He says his favorite part of the job is, by far, getting out on job sites and building relationships with the field crews. His previous field experience gives him a deeper understanding of how he can best assist Ahern’s employees with safety.
If you’re looking for a place where safety is the top priority, where you can do work that matters and build lasting relationships, Ahern is the place to be.