Safety Manager

Works with all employees of Terra Site Constructors, LLC, (Chantilly, VA) to develop, implement and monitor the firm’s Safety programs and procedures to ensure a safe working environment.  The Safety Specialist/Manager ensures that Terra Site Constructors, LLC complies with all Federal, state, local and client Safety requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Assists with development of Company Safety policies and practices.
  • Assists in developing project site specific safety programs at project startups.
  • Conducts Safety training programs for all employees of the company on an on-going basis.
  • Coordinates and implements field safety training on construction projects.
  • Participates in project preplanning, progress, and relevant project related issues on Safety related matters.
  • Develops, implements, and manages system to report, track and evaluate worker injuries identifying recurring incidents that require specific attention to keep from recurring.
  • Ensures compliance with all OSHA regulations and all other state/federal, client Safety regulations.
  • Investigates accidents and/or injuries and prepares necessary documentation, including incident reporting, root cause analysis and recommends appropriate measures to eliminate or mitigate recurrence of the issues.
  • Ensures timely, thorough and proper notification and reporting to management when accidents/incidents occur
  • Conducts Safety audits on projects to identify, document and recommend solutions to potentially hazardous/unsafe work conditions.
  • Manages the company return to work program for employees injured on the job.
  • Works with injured employees in need of medical attention and medical providers to ensure that the employee receives appropriate treatment and is returned to work at some capacity in a timely manner.
  • Monitors status of injured employees, return to work status, follow-up treatments/visits and ensures return to work (even in light duty status) as quickly as possible.
  • Maintains records/reports of accidents and prepares required reports to regulatory agencies and insurance carriers.
  • Identifies and recommends training programs needed to ensure the company maintains a safe working environment.
  • Conducts and coordinates safety and first aid/CPR training to educate employees about safety policies, laws and practices.
  • Identifies and enforces requirements for personal protective equipment.  Ensures proper use of equipment by employees consistent with equipment standards.
  • Appraises safety performance, identifying areas for improvement, recognizing/rewarding safety practices identified by employees, addressing safety complaints, and resolving safety issues.

Education and/or Experience:

  • 5 – 7 years of successful experience as a Safety Professional in the Construction (Heavy Civil) industry.
  • Bachelor of Science from an accredited institution or relevant certification. (Desirable)

Communication Skills:

  • Well developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret rules and instructions.
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to conduct presentations communicate effectively before groups of employees or clients
  • Bi-lingual – Spanish (Highly desirable)

Computer Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office package, i.e. spreadsheet software (Excel), word processing software(Word) and presentation software.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations:

  • CHST Preferred
  • CPR/First Aid Certification

Work Environment:

Position requires regularly working on Project Job Sites exposed to outside weather conditions and working around construction equipment.  The noise level of the work environment is usually moderate, but at times loud.

Resumes should be forwarded to Thomas Smith tsmith@terrasiteco.com