Safety Director

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position reports to the Senior Safety Director and works to promote a safety culture through action-based involvement. The Safety Director coaches, mentors, and teaches common safe practices at all yards and jobsites, while constantly working to improve processes and procedures. The incumbent must have proven experience writing and communicating safety practices, policies, and procedures for a large team environment. Frequent interaction with senior management to ensure the safety program and culture align with the business objectives of the company.

Responsibilities include managing the in-house employee safety training program and assisting Field Managers with jobsite safety for all projects, including a review of the entire jobsite safety submittal process; Activity Hazard Analysis (AHA), Fall Protection Plans, Site Specific Safety Plans, Crane Plans, Subcontractor documentation (when applicable) and other documentation to be in compliance with applicable laws or local regulations.

Schedule and maintain employee trainings, certifications, and continuing education as it pertains to continuous safety compliance on every jobsite. Ensure all contractual obligations are met from a health and safety standpoint. Attend pre-start walkthroughs with operational employees to develop safety strategies and develop a rapport with owners and clients.  

Spend a minimum of sixty percent (60%) of time embedded with the field and yard crews to ensure policies and procedures are in place and followed by employees. Work closely with Division Managers, Warehouse Managers, Operations team members, and yard crews to develop a safety culture. Perform ride-alongs with Field Managers at least once a month to maintain an understanding how they operate their jobs.

Frequent attendance at drop tests and state and engineering inspections. Inspect all jobsites and facilities for safety violations, and address them until corrected, with regular follow-up as needed to ensure compliance. Manage all OSHA Logs, remain current on all ANSI and other standards appliable to hoisting and construction, submit and manage all third-party safety applications, create and manage monthly Incident Log, conduct Accident/Incident Investigations in conjunction with the Senior Safety Director and the Operations team, oversee workmen’s comp claims, and manage time for all contractual scaffold inspection processes.

Manage Safety Roundtable meetings (including the creation of weekly agendas), attend and contribute to Foreman, Field Manager, Building, & Labor meetings, and attend networking events and awards banquets to promote the company’s safety program.

This position is also responsible for creating, training, troubleshooting, and management of all digital forms in iAuditor (company’s internal auditing system).

COMPETENCIES:

  • Proficiency in verbal and written English required.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus.
  • Independent self-starter; takes the initiative to get the job done, even when not directly asked to do so.
  • Problem solving skills; willingness to research and probe into multiple sources (i.e., emails, logs, calling Sales Representatives and Field Managers directly) to get necessary information.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously with the ability to meet required deadlines.
  • Organization, collaboration, multi-tasking, and thoroughness.

SUPERVISION/MANAGEMENT:

This is a full-time position and is supervisory in nature.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in safety, construction management, or related field required.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience managing a construction safety program.
  • CHST and CSP required.
  • Proficient in the use of computers, smart phones and tablets for audits, safety reports, email, and other job-related software and technology.
  • OSHA-500 Construction.
  • Leadership experience/training.
  • Training in Incident Investigation and Reasonable Suspicion.
  • First Aid and CPR trained.
  • This is a 365 days-per-year, on-call position, with a minimum of 8-10 working hours per day, for an average of 50 hours per week. Hours spent are a combination of field, office, and telework.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and own transportation including insurance.

Certain requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate persons with disabilities.

Send resumes to molly@scaffoldresource.com