This position will be responsible for the administration and management of the company's Safety programs in accordance with federal and local laws and regulations; serves to prevent, minimize, and correct accident and injuries, as well as addressing safety problems as they affect the corporation.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and industry related professional certifications such as CSP (Certified Safety Professional), CHST (Certified Health & Safety Technician), or CIH (Certified Industrial Hygienist) are strongly preferred
5 years of safety working experience in the Heavy Construction
Thorough knowledge of applicable government regulations, safety compliance and industrial hygiene
Business acumen, strong analytical skills, and strategic thinking abilities
Understanding of organizational behavior, communication skills, the ability to influence, ability to work on a team, and the ability to influence positively
Electrical safety working knowledge
OSHA Outreach Trainer for the Construction Industry, CHST, and/or Certified Safety Professional certification
Self-motivated, team focused professional
ISO 45001 & 14001 knowledge
Plan, implement, and supervise all project safety, accident, and fire prevention programs for a major bridge replacement
Direct the work of other Safety Managers and personnel
Analyzeneed and determine specifications for protective safety equipment, materials, and gear
Direct surveillance, inspect, and control hazardous working conditions or unsafe employee activities
Insure all required records and reports are complete, accurate, and submitted as per established procedures
Maintain Safety and Health Program that meets or exceeds corporate minimum requirements
Create, communicate, enforce and identify opportunities for improvements in Project Safety Program
Coordinate, schedule, and facilitate all Subcontractors Pre-Construction Safety Planning Meetings acting as a resource for field operations with compliance on Federal (OSHA) and state as well as local safety and health regulations
Maintain all administrative tasks related to project specific safety documentation/filing system, etc., including OSHA record keeping, management reports, etc.
Review and approve all Subcontractors Site Specific Safety Programs and Job Hazard Analysis prior to Subcontractor mobilization
Conduct regular site evaluations, follow up and tracking of corrections to deficiencies
Attend superintendent meetings and monitor Tool Box Talks/Discussions to assure documentation and quality
Perform root cause and accident investigation techniques in the event of a job site accident - including collection of safety and health standard incident reporting forms and documentation working closely with local and Risk Management
Enforce documentation on the proper training of employees as related to their scope of work
Ability to conduct in-house training on various health and safety related topics
Assist with OSHA inspections, compliance reviews, insurance provider reviews/audits, and other federal, state, or local agency reviews/inquiries
Work with senior management, line management and project teams to ensure organizations SH&E compliance
Implement SH&E programs, conduct training
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According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in construction and extraction occupations is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations, and gain about 296,300 new jobs. Overall growth in the economy and population will increase demand for new buildings, roads, and other structures, which will create new jobs in construction and extraction occupations.
According to BLS, the median annual wage for all construction and extraction occupations was $48,610 in May 2020, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $41,950.