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Construction Safety Manager - Louisville, KY

Company: Sheakley Group, Inc
Location: Louisville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Sheakley Workforce Management Services is currently seeking a Safety Manager for a position in Louisville, KY. Our client is one of the country's leading heavy highway and bridge contractors.The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in the highway and bridge construction industries.Full-time direct hire position with benefits.Relocation assistance is available.Vehicle Allowance Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, implement and monitor the Company Safety and Health Program at various project locations in the Louisville region and surrounding areas.
  • Assist in developing and implementing strategies for reducing and eliminating injuries, illness and other incidents in a manner that effectively ensures the attainment of business unit targets and objectives.
  • Provide training and education to Company personnel regarding safety and health requirements.
  • Support pre-job safety planning meetings to plan for potential hazards and problems prior to start of job, and develop emergency response plans for projects. Develop work safety and health plans on time in a fast-paced environment.
  • Initiate, coordinate and lead safety meetings and training programs to ensure the effective communication of company policy and procedures.
  • Independently initiate, perform and document safety and health audits, evaluations, inspections and/or behavioral observations throughout the Company's operations and communicate and facilitate the implementation of corrective and preventative actions.
  • Assist in the investigation of injury, illness and general liability incidents.
  • Develop and issue regular safety and health correspondence.
  • Provide updated information to team members regarding updates to company or regulatory requirement changes.
  • Self-identify team members that need assistance, training, or support meeting the Company safety and health requirements.
  • Coordinate project safety programs with subcontractors, vendors and third-party personnel to ensure adherence to Company safety policies and procedures.
  • Serve as a point of contact for any federal, state or municipal safety or risk management authority and/or personnel, including but not limited to OSHA, when the Company Safety Manager is not available.Qualifications/Education/Experience Requirements:
    • 7+ years of construction management experience
    • Bachelors degree in safety is preferred.
    • BCSP certification preferred. Ideally a CHST
    • The safety manager on a heavy highway or bridge project
    • Needs experience managing ironworkers, and painters, and experience being ON TOP of a bridge
    • You must understand working on railroads NOT just around them. Familiar with active railroad and proper terms for starting and stopping.
    • OSHA 500 and/or OSHA 510
    • Solid knowledge of EHS standards, industry regulatory standards in construction, with the ability to communicate such standards to others.
    • 10 years safety and health experience.
    • Excellent public speaking abilities.
    • Energetic, ambitious, assertive and an excellent communicator.
    • OSHA outreach training experience preferred.
    • Able to meet deadlines, work independently without direct supervision, as well as in a team environment.
    • OSHA and regulatory safety training experience.Skills, Specialized Knowledge and Abilities
      • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain a high level of confidentiality
      • Outgoing personality, self-motivated
      • Excellent customer service, telephonic, electronic, and written communication skills. Analyze and recommend improvements for safe work practices, policies and training programs.
      • Technical experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office products such as Outlook, Word, and Excel.
      • Use of standard office equipment.
      • Organization, attention to detail, flexibility and strong ability to multi-task interfacing multiple client situations on any given workday.
      • Ability to work in a fast paced environment without direct supervision. Must embrace a team based, initiative driven environment.
      • Effectively work with others to build consensus and rapport
      • Work conditions are typically warehouse, clinical, manufacturing facilities, construction projects, and field conditions. May require working after hours, occasional weekend to respond to emergency or non-emergency situationsThis job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY POLICY: It is our policy to seek and employ the best qualified personnel and to provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees, including upgrading, promoting and training and to administer these activities in a manner which will not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or any other basis prohibited by law.

Keywords: Sheakley Group, Inc, Louisville , Construction Safety Manager - Louisville, KY, Professions , Louisville, Kentucky

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