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Health Safety and Risk Manager in Menomonee Falls, WI at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

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Job Description

Staff Electrical is a commercial electrical contractor serving the Milwaukee, Madison, and Racine market areas. We have over 450 field employees and 100 office employees. We provide electrical contracting work in commercial, industrial, and office construction.

The Health Safety and Risk Manager is a salaried position

Leads a team of three Site and Safety Specialists

Responsible for Risk Management including Property Insurance, Liability, and Workers Compensation renewals and claims.

Position will be located in our office in Menomonee Falls, WI.


Under the direction of the Vice President of Operations, the Health Safety and Risk Manager is responsible for multi- faceted job functions which include safety and health; risk management and insurance. Responsibilities involve the management of a comprehensive safety and health program to prevent worker injuries, auto accidents, and property damage. Additional responsibilities include risk management to identify and manage potential risks to the profitability or existence of the organization, its employees, customers, and assets; and manage the company insurance program including worker s compensation, auto, property, and supporting lines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.

Safety and Health

  1. Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local safety laws, regulations, codes and rules.
  2. Develops and maintains safety systems, policies, and procedures along with training the workforce and procuring equipment.
  3. Conducts job site visits to follow up on safety programs, inspections, and to promote safety culture.
  4. Inspects facilities, machinery, equipment, and personnel practices to identify potential safety and health concerns and hazards.
  5. Serves as the staff specialist in safety and health by developing and carrying out procedures within the organization that effectively control accident and health exposures in the company and minimize OSHA citations.
  6. Provides training programs for Foreman, journeyman wireman safety training and new hire employee safety orientation.
  7. Maintains safety incentive programs, drug testing program, and OSHA log.
  8. Generate Safety reports, Insurance Losses, Incident Rates and provide information to top management on costs and recommends long-range accident reduction and cost containment objectives.
  9. Provides Safety Pre-qualification sections during bidding process on new construction projects.
  10. Works with trade and professional organizations to promote goals and objectives in the health and safety area that affect company s business.
  1. Updates and maintains Safety Manual, distributes to field crews and General Contractor requests.
  1. Inspect safety equipment, order safety supplies, and maintains stock of safety equipment.
  1. Completes driving record checks on company truck drivers, does company van inspections, and develops Driver policies and training.

Risk Management and Insurance

  1. Manages insurance programs such as fidelity, surety, liability, property, and worker s compensation.
  2. Implements a risk management process that first identifies, assesses and evaluates risk, and then manages the risk through insurance( risk financing) and an effective safety and health program.
  3. Evaluates different insurance plans and carriers and recommend the best plan to meet the company s needs.
  4. Assists with policy renewals by updating renewal exposures, payroll, vehicle list, equipment list, and property values.
  5. Conducts accident investigation, reporting, tracking and recommendations to prevent reoccurrence.
  6. Administers Claim management by reviewing claims, examine medical billing, and work with claims adjustor on light duty work availability.
  7. Reviews construction contracts, mainly as it relates to insurance and indemnification, and negotiates modifications and adjustments.
  8. Writes contracts for sub-contractors.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Degree in Occupational Safety, Safety Engineering, Construction Engineering or related field preferred.

Certification of a Safety Professional (CSP) desired.

Requires five to seven year s professional safety experience in construction industry.

Should have a basic understanding of Risk Management & Loss Prevention principals.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Ability to train workforce on company policies and procedures and safe work practices.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Computer Skills

Must be able to operate standard office equipment, and be skilled using MS Office software including but not limited to Outlook, WORD, EXCEL, etc.

Reasoning Skills

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.

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 regularly required to sit; use hands to finger; handle or touch; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and travel to job sites which may require reach above shoulders; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move safety equipment and safety supplies weighing up to 50 lbs.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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.

The employee works in an office setting with normal temperatures and noise level is usually moderate. The employee occasionally must travel to site visits and will occasionally be around moving mechanical parts;, work in wet or humid conditions; work in high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outdoor weather conditions; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; or vibration.