Serving as Vice President, Safety, Health, Environment, and Quality (SHEQ), Dave is responsible for the strategic development of Granite’s safety initiatives and has been instrumental in helping to build our safety culture. Dave started his career at Granite 22 years ago holding several safety leadership positions, most recently as the Assistant Director of Safety since 2014. Dave is an experienced safety professional with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry. He is skilled in workplace safety, occupational health, safety management systems, construction, and hazard recognition.
Dave began his career with Granite as a Safety Coordinator in 1998 and was later promoted to the Utah Region Safety Manager in 2001. In 2010, he transitioned to the role of Group Safety Manager for the Northwest Group, then to the Assistant Director of Safety in 2014 to the end of 2017. In January 2018, Dave became the Vice President of Safety and Health. Dave continues to lead the company in making Granite a safe place to work.
Dave holds a BS in Occupational Safety and Health from Montana Tech of the University of Montana and is a certified safety professional.