Safety Professionals

Responsible for ensuring that all aspects of each commercial construction project are completed in accordance with approved methods and procedures to ensure compliance with local, state and federal safety regulations. Remain current on local, state, and federal regulations as they pertain to construction safety.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Review subcontractor safety plans for compliance with corporate safety standards.
  • Conduct on-site safety inspections, analyzing work practices to determine safe and efficient methods of performing work. Ensure implementation of Federal safety regulations (OSHA) and Company’s safety policies and procedures. May be required to inspect and track MOSHA and Coast Guard safety requirements for marine work.
  • Based upon daily contact and site inspections, observe, record, and evaluate crews’ and individuals’ performance as to effectiveness and completeness of preparation for daily duties and success in achieving compliance with technical and safety requirements.
  • Prepare and maintain detailed logs and inspection reports and communicate professionally with site teams, federal agencies, insurance companies, executives and corporate staff.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for all scheduled and unscheduled governmental (OSHA) inspections. Accompany inspectors and document their activity, participate in opening and closing conferences, ensure prompt correction of any noted discrepancies, and follow through with the Director of Safety on formal and informal conferences and meetings.
  • Investigate reports of safety concerns and forward the report and recommendations to Corporate Safety Director and Project Leaders for review and necessary action.
  • Prepare and conduct weekly safety meetings and toolbox talks with employees and subcontractors.
  • Assist local office management as needed in identifying potential safety issues affecting overall safety performance for an assigned operating unit or company.
  • Perform special projects and completes all other duties as assigned or requested for the general support of the assigned project and corporate safety initiatives.

Required For Success

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) in safety, construction, environmental, or a related field preferred, however, other combinations of education and experience will be considered.
  • 5 years’ experience with a general contractor working on commercial construction sites, creating and administering safety and risk management programs, supporting similar key responsibilities as listed above.
  • First Aid AED/CPR certification required.
  • OSHA 30 certificate required.
  • CSP, ASP, CHST or other Safety related designation preferred.
  • Ability to write professional reports, business correspondence, and technical procedures.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook as well as the ability and willingness to learn new software applications.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • The ability to multi-task and most importantly, the ability to work well in a team.

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