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Construction Safety Manager

Company: Curran Contracting Company
Location: Crystal Lake
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

\ SUMMARY \ The full time Safety Manager is responsible for the ongoing development, implementation, integrity, and effectiveness of safety, health, and environmental functions. This position will work closely with management and employees to provide a safe working environment and to develop a culture committed to injury-free and environmentally conscious performance. Must be a strong hands-on leader and motivator capable of dealing with all levels of management, employees, and site personnel. \ ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES\ include the following: \_The position will include, but not be limited to the following for company operations: \_ \ Provide the direction and oversight necessary to achieve a workplace culture committed to accident and injury-free performance. \_"All accidents are preventable."\_ \ Provide the direction and oversight to achieve a culture in which property damage incidents and near misses are viewed as unacceptable and as serious pre-cursors to injury incidents. \ Monitor the safety and regulatory compliance of our work activities and identify opportunities for improvement. \ Facilitate and lead effective safety committees and employee safety incentive programs. \ Ensure operational, training, policy/program, and recordkeeping compliance with OSHA and MSHA regulations. \ Ensure commercial motor vehicle operations are conducted in full compliance with US DOT FMCSA regulations. \ Develop, implement, and manage effective safety orientation programs. \ Develop, implement, and maintain effective written safety plans. \ Participate in construction project pre-planning to ensure potential safety issues such as fall protection, confined space entry, silica-containing dust, etc. are identified and plans are developed to mitigate potential hazards. \ Develop and present regular, dynamic, and valuable employee safety training. This includes scheduling, coordinating locations, providing proper materials, developing, and maintaining proper records of training, etc. Ensure that all required training is regularly completed and provide pro-active training to address trends and incident prevention strategies. \ Regularly travel to construction sites, shops, plants, and work areas to provide safety resources, training, and assistance. \ Develop, maintain, and present various management measurement indicators. \ Responsible for maintaining and enhancing company's vision, values and objectives. \ Interact with customers, suppliers, contractors and subcontractors to establish and continuously improve effective safety partnerships and to identify and establish best practices. \ Actively participate with trade organizations such as the American Road & Transportation Builder's Association (ARTBA), the Illinois Road & TransportationBuilder's Association (IRTBA), the Illinois Asphalt Paver's Association (IAPA), stateAssociation of General Contractors (AGC), and other trade groups to identify industry safety leadership and best practices. \ Oversee and manage the worker's compensation claims management function. \ Oversee and manage the post-incident investigation and claims management process for general liability, public, vehicle, equipment, etc. claims. \ Provide leadership, mentoring, and direction for the Safety Coordinator position (Direct report). \ Position Requirements Ability to effectively participate and lead as a member of Curran's Management Team. \ Regularly travel to and tour various company work locations. \ Participate in ongoing education in safety and environmental issues as well as personal development, computer software and systems, etc. \ Maintain confidentiality in dealing with employee accidents, controlled substance testing, workers compensation claims, etc. according to applicable lays, e.g. HIPPA \ Someone to be seen as an advocate for safety not a "safety cop". \ Committed to the Curran Core Values, leading by example, and exemplifying these values within written and verbal communications, conduct, and actions. \ Communicate effectively with employees at all levels of the organization. \ Set and achieve goals with minimum supervision. Work closely with jobsite and management personnel to address their needs. \ Work effectively with corporate Risk Management and Legal staff. \ Strong personality and ability to adapt to situations as required \ Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills. \ Physical Requirements Ability to travel via rail, ground, and air. \ Ability to walk for prolonged periods of time on uneven surfaces such as mass grading and excavation jobsites, etc. \ Ability to conduct repetitive motions in an office environment such as sitting, typing, computer use, etc. \ Ability to climb ladders, stairs, and on and off heavy trucks and equipment. \ Ability to stand, walk, bend, kneel, and otherwise get around indoor, outdoor, and other general work areas and equipment. \ Vision must be sufficient for driving and for conducting safety audits and inspections. \ Environmental Conditions Exposure to outdoor conditions, including inclement weather, when conducting site visits/audits/training, etc. \ Exposure to general office conditions while conducting office duties. \ Exposure to dust/fumes/mist, grinding particles, smoke, and particulates consistent with earth moving, asphalt paving, welding, grinding, and heavy construction/industrial work. \ Education / Experience Requirements An undergraduate degree in Occupational Safety & Health, Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Industrial Technology, or a related discipline is preferable. A minimum of10 years of related alternate work experience may be considered. \ Road & bridge building/excavation/civil construction industry experience preferred. \ A minimum of 10 years of experience in a position with safety & environmental compliance and leadership responsibilities preferred. \ Bi-lingual in English and Spanish is of benefit.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time offSchedule: Monday to FridayEducation: Bachelor's (Required)License/Certification: Driver's License (Required)Work Location: On the road

Keywords: Curran Contracting Company, Crystal Lake , Construction Safety Manager, Professions , Crystal Lake, Illinois

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