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What is the job description of a Construction Safety Manager?


Provide effective, pro-active management, leadership and direction consistent with company Safety Program to multiple project teams by supporting the safety professionals and project teams assigned to them. Deliver appropriate problem solving skills. Assist Safety Director in achievement and maintenance of business unit safety performance metrics.


Support the Operating Group Safety Director in leading and implementing the company Safety Programs.
Provide safety oversight on several projects enabling the safety director to better plan direction and vision for the operating group.
Provide professional direction and mentorship to project Senior Safety Engineers, Safety Engineers and Coordinators.
Provide leadership and support to site safety engineers who assist the project teams with site specific safety programs, pre-project planning and task planning, and technical assistance.
Identify training needs and opportunities. Assist in development of training curriculum and materials. Lead training and conduct train-the-trainer sessions.
Conduct site hazard recognition surveys and ensure corrective management action when required.
Oversee the operating groupís loss control data/documentation collection and manage the development of loss trend analysis reports for group management personnel.
Lead project management teams in developing site specific safety programs.
Conduct site hazard recognition surveys.
Review and monitor subcontractor activities.
Provide technical assistance to projects and Safety Engineers.
Support and assist project teams with incident investigations.
Halt and correct unsafe practices.
Evaluate industrial hygiene concerns.
Review site general conditions safety measures.
Ensure required training is executed on projects.
Exhibit operational knowledge of construction OSHA and other pertinent safety standards.
Formulate site survey reports for department.
Ensure uniform interpretation of site safety procedures.
Communicate and distribute new and changing safety-related information.
Manage Operating Group return to work/modified duty program.
Interact with Risk Management Department (i.e. claims management).
Supervision, Coordination or Work Direction:

Provide leadership to other team members in the department by displaying resourcefulness, self-starting work habits, and creativity in problem solving based on information and judgment. Ability to work with minimum assistance and supervision is required.
Summary of the Expected Outcome(s):

High quality professional level work product, a positive attitude and behavior traits, initiative and productivity are expected in this position.
Performance should meet and/or exceed the positions established standards, goals and accountabilities.



A minimum of 7-9 years of experience in industrial or commercial construction in a safety role, or equivalent combinations of training and related experience
CSP or CIH preferred
A four year or advanced degree in EH&S education preferred, but not required
A progressive career history, with demonstrated increase in leadership and responsibility
Must have an absolute commitment and passion for the Zero Injuries Philosophy, and the ability to integrate safety and operations
Working knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations across the country
Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to work effectively with a broad range of individuals, from craft worker to senior management
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong teamwork orientation
Must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office and email
Positive attitude and professional customer service skills
Detail oriented

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