JOB TITLE: Regional Safety Manager
REPORTS TO: Director, Global Environmental Health & Safety
LOCATION: New York, NY
DATE POSTED: 2021-09-01
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direction of the Director, Global Environmental Health & Safety, the Regional Safety Manager will be responsible for the following, but are not limited to:
- Compiles and keeps all required jobsite safety records, safety manuals, SDS and accident forms that are required by contract, insurance companies and relevant governing agencies.
- Conducts regular on-site inspections of construction projects and active manufacturing facilities.
- Observes workplace conditions and makes necessary recommendation for corrective actions regarding health and safety.
- Enforces safety policy and procedure and administers discipline when necessary.
- Submits daily, weekly, and monthly reports.
- Oversees and works with regional area superintendents and project managers to record weekly job site safety meetings. Attends to give feedback and presentations.
- Reviews and investigates accidents, incidents or serious injuries occurring and notify the Director, Global Environmental Health & Safety and management of pertinent details.
- Carefully analyze reports from accident investigations to ascertain root cause and corrective action needed.
- Reviews and discusses insurance inspectors’ periodic reports.
- Reviews and recommends continued training of employees in safe and efficient work methods.
- Assists employees to understand OSHA regulations and standards, including guidance on handling OSHA compliance, inspections, and citations.
- Coordinates with Director and safety personnel as it pertains to worker’s compensation and other safety issues. Communicate and manage claims with corporate safety personnel with focus on early Return to Work efforts.
- Evaluates hazardous conditions and practices and develops hazard control practices and programs.
- Guides and assists project personnel to ascertain critical safety issues and health problems.
- Works with trade unions and construction managers to promote goals and objectives in the health and safety area that affect the company’s business.
- Assesses new developments in the health and safety field that may have application to the company’s operations and make recommendations to the Director, Global Environmental Health & Safety.
- Keeps apprised of developments in federal, state and city safety laws likely to affect the company.
- Works with the Superintendents, Project Managers and Director, Global Environmental Health & Safety to protect company interests as it relates to safety and risk management.
- Other duties as assigned related to safety and worker’s compensation.
- Work performed in the field at various operating job sites, as well as in an office environment.
SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety and Health or related topic preferred. (Specific experience may be substituted).
- CHST, OHST, or CSP certifications, preferred.
- Current OHSA 30 Construction and OSHA 510 certificates.
- Working knowledge of life-safety codes, OSHA, and other regulatory agencies.
- Prior experience working on high-rise buildings as a Safety Manager or Consultant.
- A thorough knowledge of all trades.
- Strong organization and people skills.
- Knowledge of construction practices and terminology.
- Working knowledge of MS Word, MS Outlook, MS Excel
- Strong verbal, written, analytical, and organizational skills; requires the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management, utilizing persuasive skills.
- Position demands maturity, confidentiality, and the ability to implement improvements in safety.
- Ability to develop procedures and training tools for increased efficiency.
This position qualifies as a safety-sensitive position. A safety-sensitive position refers to a job in which the employee is responsible for their own or other people’s safety. It also refers to jobs that would be particularly dangerous if performed under the influence of drugs and alcohol. Safety-sensitive positions are often the focus of drug and alcohol testing.
Office Hours & Travel:
Full Time, Monday-Friday
Application for Position:
Please indicate your interest by filling out an application online.
Selections will be made based on a combination of skills, knowledge, and abilities. Indicating your interest in this position does not necessarily guarantee that you will be hired.
MiTek is an E-Verify and Drug and Tobacco-Free Workplace
We are an Equal Opportunity, M/F Veterans, People with Disabilities, Affirmative Action, and E-Verify employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, tribal affiliation, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, disability status, medical condition, genetics, pregnancy, or any other considerations under federal, state, or local law.