Leads and implements the Company safety program to ensure a safe, injury and incident-free work environment on assigned project(s).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for practicing safe work standards and promoting an Incident and Injury Free (IIF) work environment as a condition of employment.
Assists the Superintendent by suggesting safe work practices as part of preplanning and training; establishes jobsite safety procedures and participates in pre-construction and hand-off meetings; Accompanies the Superintendent and local EMS on a tour of the project at the beginning of the project and as phasing changes; ensures emergency phone numbers are adequately posted
Conducts comprehensive and daily jobsite safety assessments as part of constant monitoring process and documents all safety violations and unsafe conditions/activities; ensures corrective measures are immediately implemented; follow through to verify corrections have been made and are maintained
Regular and consistent communication with the Superintendents, Foremen and craft workers in the crew regarding both good and bad safety practices that are observed
Orients all project employees to the safety practices required on the project and by the Company and ensures company policies and procedures are understood and implemented consistently
Educates project personnel through on-the-spot training and Tool Box Safety Talks
Arranges for basic first aid training for jobsite personnel
Develops the job specific Emergency Management Plan and communicates through orientation to all project personnel
Administers the Substance Abuse Policy
Completes Accident Reporting and Investigation, as needed; may accompany an injured employee for treatment and medical evaluation
Accompanies all safety, health and insurance inspectors on walk through tours; coordinates/assists in preparing written appeals for safety violation citations
Coordinates project safety programs with subcontractors
Tracks information needed for the Foremen Safety Incentive Program
Assists the Superintendent in completing the Weekly Jobsite Safety Checklists, investigating property damage and personal injury complaints
Maintains safety files and records and ensures compliance with contractual obligations, when applicable
Develops and continually improves the effectiveness of the departments procedures
Performs additional assignments as directed by the Safety Manager/Safety Director
Ensures compliance with Mansons Code of Ethics and Standards of Business Conduct and communicates and reinforces the Company vision, values and goals
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform satisfactorily the essential duties and responsibilities noted above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
A two or four year Occupational Safety and Health Management or Environmental Health and Safety degree, or equivalent course of study. A minimum of 5 years of diversified health and safety construction experience. Advanced knowledge of and ability to enforce all federal, state, local, and company regulations. Ability to recognize hazardous situations and implement corrective measures.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
A health and safety certification recognized by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) such as STSC, or the ability to obtain one within the first six months of employment. Completion of OSHA 30 hour Construction outreach class or qualified to teach OSHA Construction Outreach courses and have a minimum of 5 to 7 years of construction safety experience.
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook) required.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret contract specifications, permit regulations, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations. Ability to execute business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present management information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Position is primarily a field position, but also requires regular office/desk work utilizing a computer and telephone. Position may also require regular travel for visiting and monitoring of construction job sites.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to adverse weather conditions, fumes, airborne particles toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud. Employee must be able to wear the personal protective equipment (PPE) required of various construction work environments (hard hats, personal floatation devices, safety glasses, respirators, etc.). The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers, to grasp, grip, handle, or feel. The employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time. The employee is required to stand, walk, use stairs, ladders, and step stools and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and may occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to navigate stairs, ladders and gangways, board, work on and disembark floating vessels and structures.
Manson Construction Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.