We are seeking a Safety Director to lead and promote an effective workplace safety program and culture.
- Ensure full compliance of our safety plan.
- Control hazardous working conditions and unsafe employee practices through site visits, worksite inspections, safety hazard and risk assessments, safety plans, and education of all personnel.
- Review internal safety policies and practices to ensure they are current and appropriate.
- Research new regulations and developments, and recommend changes in and training for the company’s program.
- Oversee compliance with applicable OSHA, EPA, and DOT regulations.
- Assist in the documentation and implementation of required or desired changes in the safety program.
- Write job specific safety plans.
- Review documentation to ensure required onsite records and reports are complete, accurate, and submitted.
- Reinforce safety awareness in a working atmosphere that promotes openness and a high level of enthusiasm and morale with a strong safety culture committed to protecting employees’ health and safety.
- Provide overall leadership, professional knowledge, and expertise, and guidance in safety.
- Coordinate with insurance carrier’s safety managers.
- Track and review the Experience Modification Factor.
- Accompany safety, health, and insurance inspectors on walk through inspections.
- Develop an incident investigation program to prevent reoccurrence of incidents and ensure information is shared adequately across all sites.
- Assist with job descriptions of modified work and return to work programs.
- Responsible for required OSHA and other mandated postings.
- Provide job orientation to new hires and to crew at jobsites.
- Lead Safety Committee.
- Conduct and/or coordinate safety training.
- Prepare weekly toolbox talks and actively participate in the scheduling of crew safety meetings.
- Represent the company in insurance claims matters.
- Participate in insurance renewal process; take lead for auto, property, and casualty insurances with assistance from the Vice President.
- Reports directly to the Vice President.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Minimum of 10 years of general construction experience with emphasis on construction and/or industrial safety; underground utility experience preferred but not required.
- Knowledge of applicable regulations including OSHA requirements.
- Ability to recognize jobsite risk factors and take appropriate action with firmness and tact
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Strong customer service skills
- Ability to mentor
- Basic computer skills
- Able to work independently and part of a team
- Hands on approach with heavy field visits; in state Florida only with ability to go home each night
- Bachelor’s degree preferred
- Certified First Aid/CPR trainer preferred but not required
- Authorized OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 hour construction safety trainer preferred but not required
- ASP – Associate Safety Professional
- CSP – Certified Safety Professional
Johnson-Davis is proud to be an industry leader for 45 years working on underground utility projects including storm drainage, water main, sanitary sewer, force main sheeting, and dewatering. Our team’s expertise and creativity allow us to build projects from the most simple to the most complex.
We offer a full benefits package including medical, paid holidays, and vacation, 401k retirement plan with match, and more.
Job training opportunities available after hire. EOE DFWP
Disclaimer: This job description is not a contract and may be adjusted as deemed appropriate in the sole discretion of Johnson-Davis Inc.