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Safety Manager in Pittsburgh, PA at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

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Job Description

Posted on behalf of Northeast Paving Company

General Description

The Safety Manager will be based in the Pittsburgh, PA area and report to the Safety Director. A minimum of 3 years Construction Safety experience is required. The main job duties include: conducting safety training, site inspections, documentation audits, accident/incident investigations, and statistical input and analysis. Strong ability to develop working relationships and effectively communicate with various levels of management and field personnel is required, along with coaching, enforcing and improving safety performance. Demonstrated performance as a safety professional (professional memberships and/or certifications), ability to converse in basic Spanish, and applicable field experience outside the safety profession will be highly considered.

Key Duties

  • Assists in the implementation and oversight of the Project Safety Program including the development of site safety policies and procedures.
  • Promotes a strong safety culture.
  • Organizes and conducts safety training and safety meetings.
  • Performs project safety inspections and audits, and effectively communicates identified hazards, safety goals and expectations with craft and management employees and project management.
  • Assist with monitoring the project for compliance with safety requirements.
  • Has an understanding of regulatory record keeping requirements and safety administrative procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements

  • General. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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 Experience. This position is not an entry-level job in the Construction Safety Field. An undergraduate degree in Occupational Health and Safety or related equivalent is required. Knowledge of construction safety/current Federal and OSHA requirements preferred. Working field knowledge including: Heavy Highway and Bridge Construction, Crane Operations, Asphalt Plant and Lay down Activities, along with various other grade and utility construction preferred. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, and computer database functions. Effective writing and communication skills required. Valid driver s license and satisfactory driving record required. Certification as a Safety Professional is a plus.
  • Physical Demands. The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by a Safety Manager to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    • Must have the ability to carry out duties in varying work environments including wide ranging weather conditions and terrain.
    • Regularly required to sit and/or stand during a regular work shift of at least eight hours per day.
    • Employee is occasionally required to stoop, bend, walk, crouch, and climb.
    • Ability to lift, on a frequent basis, at least 25 pounds and carry up to 15 pounds.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
    • Continuous mental attention required to complete tasks in an efficient manner.
  • Work Environment. The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those that a Safety Manager encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
    • Work is performed indoors (office setting) and outdoors (construction and asphalt sites).
    • Must have the ability to carry out duties in varying work environments including wide ranging weather conditions and terrain.

Company Benefits

  • Medical & Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Voluntary Term Life
  • Long Term Disability
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Vacation & Holiday Pay
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Additional Benefits including wellness coaching, etc..

We promote a Drug-Free Workplace.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability are encouraged to apply.