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Director of Safety
Summary
Title:Director of Safety
ID:DOS1220
Department:Operations
Description

Summary

Plans, directs, and implements organization’s safety program to ensure a safe, healthy, and accident-free work environment by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors for multiple projects.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

  • Oversees and implements site work and operations to operate within corporate plans, to implement, and comply with Company and safety policies and procedures in compliance with Local, State, Federal and Occupational Safety and Health Administration including DOT, MSHA, OSHA, EPA, EPD, GSWCC, Hazmat, Hazcom, Hazardous Materials / Waste rules and regulations
  • Maintains Federal, State and Local regulation recordkeeping
  • Conducts safety meetings, audits, and inspections to ensure compliance, evaluate performance, identify corrective action and implement follow up assessments
  • Inspects construction sites and facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, determines corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented
  • Provides information, signs, posters, barriers, and other materials to warn of potential and actual safety hazards and to prevent access to hazardous conditions
  • Plans and provides training to managers and employees on work site safety practices, fire prevention, and correct handling and techniques for equipment and other materials.
  • Conducts accident investigations and injuries and cooperates in the preparation of material and evidence for organization use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations
  • Liaise with insurance adjusters, follow and manage employee recovery while involved with workers compensation and disability status
  • Compiles and submits accident reports required by regulatory agencies
  • Conducts research, development, and training programs associated with multiple projects
  • Serves as a liaison with attorneys, governmental agencies, and customers
  • Represents the organization in community or industry safety groups and programs
  • Manages compliance with third party auditing organizations such as ISN and Avetta
  • Inspects and approves Electrical Pre energization and Energy Control operations
  • Operates as a team player for Risk Management and Human Resources Departments

 

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directs compliance and safety field responsibilities of site supervision, site safety personnel, and field personnel.

 

Qualifications

Those necessary for the functions of the job. May include those that will be trained after hire.

 

  • Education and/or Experience- College or university degree/program certificate; or five years related electrical and mechanical field operations technical experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Trade Experience- Electrician or Plumber pipefitter recommended
  • Professional certifications- CSP, SMS, ARM, CHST recommended or seek to attain
  • Language Skills-Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write safety programs and procedures. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
  • Mathematical Skills-Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
  • Reasoning Ability to apply conflict management and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Computer Skills-To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Ability to Multi-task

 

 

Functional Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

 

  • OSHA 500 and 510 Required
  • Georgia Secretary of State Electrical, Plumber or Utility license
  • GSWCC IA Contractor
  • NFPA 7E train the trainer Required
  • CPR/ First Aid Train the trainer Recommended
  • Georgia Motor Vehicle Driver License

 

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Must know all facets of safety training for company field operations (e.g. but limited to working at heights, cranes, forklifts, respirator, trenching, hazwopper, Hazcom, Industrial Hygiene)
  • Knowledge and willingness to perform occasional high work
  • Rigging associated with lifting and cranes
  • Ability to speak Spanish preferred, but not required

 

 

 

 

Physical Demands 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 frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand; sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision and color vision.

 

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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