Construction Safety Project Manager
Responsible for the administration of safety, health and environmental programs for a project site. Advise management on all safety related issues. Serve as liaison between client representatives and regulatory agencies. May assume responsibilities as onsite CCIP representative for project designated as such.
PRINCIPLE AREAS OF RESPONSIBLITIES
1. Prepare site specific safety orientation program to incorporate both client and Building Group requirements. Utilize the standard Building Group videos and ensure that all provided orientation forms are completed for all new employees. All subcontractors’ employees to be provided a pre-work safety orientation and documented proof maintained.
2. Establish a schedule for daily safety briefings and weekly safety meetings. Safety meeting topics are to be provided to supervision in a timely manner and should incorporate subjects applicable to work at hand and general site safety. File copies of meetings for future reference.
3. Identify specific training needs by way of project safety inspections, accident investigations and other noted deficiencies. Assess training priorities and advise project management of such needs. Arrange and/or provide training in a timely manner.
4. Implement schedule for regular inspections of the job site, equipment and facilities to detect and make recommendations for the elimination of unsafe conditions and to ascertain if all applicable policies and regulations are being met. Establish means of distributing documented inspections to project supervision and subcontractors with required follow-up for documented close-out.
5. Ensure substance abuse policy is implemented for the project. Establish a method of collection with project team and arrange points of contact with testing facility. Designate a point of contact at project site to receive test results in a timely manner.
6. Establish a procedure for the documentation of investigations of all accidents and near misses. Coordinate an investigation with immediate supervisor or witnesses in a timely manner and ensure meaningful conclusions and corrective actions. Send completed report to corporate safety the same day. Facilitate implementation of corrective actions.
7. Establish and maintain a first aid facility onsite. Maintain and monitor all necessary first aid supplies and equipment. Provide first aid treatment as required. Manage injuries to effectively prevent or limit doctor cases and OSHA recordable cases. Ensure accident report is completed and forwarded to corporate safety the same day. Coordinate the return-to-work of all light duty cases.
8. Develop an effective means of providing timely updates of project status or trends to project supervision and management and corporate safety. Participate in the preparation of monthly project status reports. Communicate safety concerns to project management on a routine basis by way of memos and meetings.
9. May assume responsibility as onsite CCIP representative to assist in the implementation and execution of the corporate CCIP program on projects designated as such. Ensure that all contractors and their subcontractors have been enrolled properly in the CCIP program prior to commencing work on the project. Establish proper contractor pre-mobilization safety orientations for contractors and their subcontractors.
10. Direct and supervise all project subordinates to ensure comprehension and execution of corporate safety and health policies and procedures. Identify areas for improvement and provide required training when necessary.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
1. A minimum of 6 years experience in the Construction Safety field.
2. Should have previously demonstrated success at the level of Safety Engineer for three (3) or more years.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS - TECHNICAL SKILLS
Expected to have completed the OSHA 30-hour outreach program
Expected to obtain the Safety Trained Supervisor Certification (STS) within one year of assignment to Safety Manager
Maintain a current First Aid / CPR card
Will have completed certification in Substance Abuse Testing
Be familiar with and demonstrate working knowledge of CCIP Programs and Claims Management
Expected to have completed and maintained competent person and/or train the trainer training in one of the following topics within one year of assignment to Safety Manager I. All topics remaining on the list are to be completed in a reasonable time frame.
a. Fall Protection
d. Confined Space
e. Ladders & Stairways