Senior Safety Engineer Opening – San Francisco Bay Area

Job Title:                 Safety Engineer
Department:            Operations
Reports To:              Safety Director
FLSA Status:            Exempt
Last Revised Date: August 14, 2019

POSITION SUMMARY

Manages risk associated with construction projects.  Assures compliance with all applicable federal, state, county and local safety related regulations.  In a proactive manner, plans, directs, and implements organization safety programs to ensure safe, healthy, and accident-free work environments by performing the following duties personally or through direct reports.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Summary:

Manages risk associated with construction projects.  Assures compliance with all applicable federal, state, county and local safety related regulations.  In a proactive manner, plans, directs, and implements organization safety programs to ensure safe, healthy, and accident-free work environments by performing the following duties personally or through direct reports.

Essential Duties and Primary Areas of Responsibility include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Plan and implement risk management and safety policies and procedures in compliance with all federal, state, county and local rules and regulations, including SDS requirements, for both field and office operations, maximizing a safe working environment.
  • Plan and implement programs to train Superintendents, managers and employees in work site safety practices, safe equipment operating techniques and fire prevention for both job sites and office
  • Develop and ensure safe equipment operating techniques and environments
  • Prepare, study and analyses of industrial accidents and hazards to health for use by company personnel or outside agencies.  Make recommendations to resolve any deficiencies.
  • Inspect organization facilities and job sites to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, determines corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follows up to ensure agreed upon corrective measures have been completed.
  • Inspect, and maintain jobsite/office SDS manuals; train employees in SDS procedures.
  • In partnership with job site managers, plan and participate in job site safety meetings.
  • Complete and submit accident reports required by regulatory agencies.
  • Remain current in federal, state, county and local safety regulations.  Keep management advised of new and revised regulations and their projected impact.
  • Represent the organization in community or industry safety groups and programs.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Demonstrate leadership at all levels

Exercises creative, innovative and effective problem solving

Review/follow up to ensure optimum results

Foster team atmosphere

Communicate effectively with management and co-workers

Keep information flow open and effective

Conveys an image that supports Client’s core values

Education and/or Experience:

CSP, CHST preferred and five years directly related experience or eight to twelve years current and directly related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (minimum requirements before going into job)

Human relations skills:

  • Must work well with others
  • Clear, effective communication skills
  • Ability to give and take direction
  • Ability to work well independently

Problem Solving Skills:

  • Ability to take a task with minimal direction and complete it
  • Ability to work with others to resolve accounting issues
  • Ability to foresee and meet challenges effectively
  • Ability to ask questions when something is unclear

Commitments/Characteristics of Excellent Performance:

  • Understands and identifies priorities and effectively coordinates.
  • Excellent follow through on assignments and conveys status without having to be asked.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Demonstrates consistently helpful and collaborative behavior

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

The position requires work in an office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and arms.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and talk or hear.  The employee occasionally is required to climb, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and /or move up to 25 lbs.

This is a full-time, exempt position, expected to work the hours required to be successful in this position.

Note:  This job description reflects a summary of the job and does not prescribe or restrict the responsibilities that may be assigned.   The job description is subject to change at any time.

Contact Maggie Blanc-White (maggiew@overaa.com) for more information or interest.