Posted: May 24, 2018
Job Title: Safety Director
Reports to: President
Salary Level: Based on experience
Location: Frederick, Maryland.
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This position will be the leader of the development and continuous improvement of the company
safety culture and values. The Safety Director will manage and enforce corporate safety and health
policies and procedures. Establish and maintain compliance with all safety, health and
Environmental laws and regulations issued by federal, state, and local agencies. This position also
Sets and reviews the safety and health guidelines in order to minimize the risk of injuries and
•Develops safety compliance policy and training and provides policy oversight and communication to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and internal company policy.
•Develop, review, and enforce corporate and site-specific safety policies and procedures.
•Develops and ensures a behavior based Safety Culture making recommendations for corrective or preventative measures
•Success achieved by: active site visits, analyzing safety risks, championing a behavior based safety system.
•Coaching leadership on how to create a Safety Culture in their divisions.
•Develops, manages and administers the Occupational Safety and Health Program.
•Works closely with management team in formulating safety and health rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
•Conducts safety audits and inspections of all site and office/shop locations.
•Proactively identifies unsafe conditions and unsafe acts/behaviors and develops appropriate responses.
•Manages worker’s compensation processes including claims management, modified duty program and taking proactive measures to limit injuries.
•Directs and participates in the Safety Committee programs and attends local safety meetings as needed.
•Completes required governmental reports (e.g. OSHA, DOT and other Consumer Regulated bodies) and other paperwork according to established policy.
•Develops implements and administers written policies and procedures designed to ensure compliance with the provisions of applicable federal state occupational safety laws and regulations (e.g. OSHA).
•Develops and implements drug testing procedures as required by federal regulations.
•Maintains confidentiality of financial information, insurance and litigation documents, employee information (e.g. wage information, discipline, health information) and other sensitive and confidential information.
•Ensures compliancy with all applicable Federal, State and Local Laws.
•All other duties as assigned.
•Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety/Human Resources, Construction Management or related field
•Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in occupational safety/risk capacity required.
•Minimum of 3-5 years of previous supervisory experience required.
•Individual must possess a questioning mind and the ability to think independently. Ability to challenge situations in a constructive manner and present reasonable alternatives.
•Must possess superior problem solving skills.
•Ability to identify and investigate potential problems with respect all safety issues.
•Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with staff.
•Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.
•High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
•Knowledge of public relations, principles and practices.
•Knowledge of communication and public relation techniques.
•Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
•Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
•Experience in a construction environment preferred.
•Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
•Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
•Valid driver’s license required
•Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.
Qualifications Preferred (not required):
•Experience in construction.
•CSP, and CIH certification, preferred.
The physical demands 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. While performing the
duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, and hear. The employee is
regularly required to sit, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is regularly
required to stand, walk, and bend. The employee must regularly lift and/or move from 1 to 50 lbs.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision,
peripheral vision and depth perception.
Company is involved in Mechanical/General construction. Position will be working on construction project sites and in the main office.
Position will work outside in all seasons and occasionally works near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.