Safety Director

Elliott Contracting is looking for a Safety Director. Elliott Contracting offers excellent salary along with an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, life, disability, and 401(k) retirement plan. Safety Director will have the responsibility to provide leadership and focus on Health and Safety Practices for Elliott Contracting. Leadership Practices will include working closely with Project Managers, Foreman, Field Operations Manager and project safety personnel to effectively implement and maintain Elliott's Safety program. Additionally, the Safety Director will work with the project personnel to implement safety protocols, conduct pre-task planning efforts including the writing of Health and Safety Plans, and Hazard Analysis, ensure compliance, and mentor both field and office employees in the implementation and practice of the safety program.

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Key Responsibilities

• Provide leadership and manage all aspects of health and safety for all individuals within the project, ensuring compliance with company policy, project and client specific policy and OSHA requirements. Major focus will be on safe work practices and pre-task planning. The Safety Director will be a leader that can motivate others to perform construction and non-construction tasks safely and to buy into the company's Safety Culture including any project specific safety program.
• Prepare or Review / Approve Site-Specific Health & Safety Plans and all necessary documentation required by general contractors and OSHA, including but not limited to Respiratory Protection Plans, Hazard Communication Programs, Lead Abatement Plans, Lockout/Tagout Plans, Asbestos Abatement Plans, Fire Prevention Plans, Critical Lift Plans, etc.
• Review and update all Company safety policies.
• Prepare and assist project managers and site safety personnel with completion of Hazard Analysis prior to the start of project or critical scopes of work.
• Conduct jobsite inspections and or audits.
• Conduct accident investigations and prepare reporting documents in accordance with OSHA, Client and Elliott Contracting requirements, maintain OSHA 300 logs or equivalents
• Lead both formal and informal training sessions at job sites and offices
• Assist with determination of means, methods and equipment during pre-construction evaluation phase
• Attend jobsite meetings as needed.
• Review each Subcontractors Safety Program to verify that it meets or exceeds Elliott’s and the project Safety Program requirements.
• Conduct monthly safety lunches which includes a training plan each month.
• Ensure all field personnel are up to date on all compliance requirements required by contract (OSHA 30-hour, first aid, CPR, etc.)
• Ensure that all required signage is properly posted and maintained at offices and work areas
• Assist Project Managers in the event of an OSHA inspection
• Oversee project to ensure the reporting and written documentation of safety deficiencies found; the assignment of any necessary corrective action to responsible party has been carried out and; follow up to document that any corrective actions have been completed as scheduled


Skills / Qualifications

• A four year degree in Safety and Health or equivalent is preferred
• At least four years of safety experience within the construction industry and knowledge of safety / environmental principles and techniques.
• CSP (Certified Safety Professional) certification or the ability to obtain CSP within one year is required
• Proficiency with OSHA standards, environmental regulations, and quality control
• Advanced knowledge of the electrical construction industry practices, risk management and field operations required
• Excellent organizational, leadership, communication and analytical skills are necessities
• Ability to identify known / potential exposures and recommend corrective actions
• Excellent computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs and Bluebeam.
• Strong management, leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing

Training

Competent Person designation is a plus. When applying for this opportunity please indicate any competent person designations and / or training you have. When applying for this opportunity please indicate training courses you have completed. Training courses on the following list that are not completed are expected to be completed within a reasonable time. Successful applicant will develop a training plan within 2 weeks of starting work to complete the uncompleted courses within a reasonable amount of time. Completion of the following training Courses is a plus.
• OSHA 30
• Confined Space Entry
• Cranes and Rigging
• Drug and Alcohol Abuse
• Electrical Safety
• Emergency Action Plans
• Excavation Safety
• Hand and Power Tools
• Hazardous Materials
• Construction Health Hazards
• Log out / Tag out
• Materials Handling and Storage
• OSHA Record Keeping
• Personal Protective Equipment

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.