The Safety Supervisor supports the Safety Director in developing and implementing safety programs, overseeing safety training and standards for the employer and all employees to reduce potential accidents and injury. The Safety Supervisor travels to job sites and workplaces to make visual inspections. The Safety Supervisor reports to the Safety Director.
Duties and Responsibilities
Proactively audits all work processes to look for potential safety hazards by physically inspecting work areas and job sites. Be available for an emergency response to the job site in case of an accident, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In coordination with the Safety Director, manage the regular site visits, so that, all project sites are inspected regularly and as needed to address emerging issues.
Review Incident Reports
Review incident reports with the Safety Director to determine where changes need to be implemented to prevent future similar accidents.
Maintain Regulations / Compliance
Adhere to, enforce, and uphold Company Safety Policy, OSHA and MOSHA Standards at all times and resolve unsafe issues immediately, then timely communicate unsafe issues to the Safety Director.
Support the Designing of Safety Training Programs
Support the Safety Director to design safety training lectures and presentations. Provide training sessions on a routine basis to all employees on safety-related topics as needed.
Skills and Qualifications
The Safety Supervisor needs analytical skills and good attention to detail to spot potential safety hazards and design effective plans to reduce incidents and injuries of all types.
Excellent English verbal and written communication skills, using IT devices, are essential for the Safety Supervisor to collaborate with Owners/Officers of the company and employees and write detailed safety reports.
Attention to detail – use the “attention to detail” mindset to investigate workplaces and job sites and promptly address potential safety risks.
Multitasking – abilities and organizational skills are essential for this job.
The Safety Supervisor may be called upon to give presentations, attended by all employees, all of which require strong leadership skills.
Ability to lead by positive influence rather than positional power. Ability to demonstrate the competencies of achieving results and building teamwork.
Possess a strong work ethic, a high level of integrity, and be self-motivated.
Education and Training
A bachelor’s degree in an industry-specific field related to safety is preferred or field experience.
Must possess credentials common to Safety Supervisor in our industry.
Experience with both infrastructure and building construction is preferred, but is not necessary
Ability to communicate verbally in Spanish is helpful.
Regularly work near moving mechanical equipment and in outside conditions that may include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt.
Must be able to lift, push, pull or carry objects, use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue and to effectively climb, jump, sprint or throw an object.
Ability to lift heavy objects in excess of 50 lbs., walk, sit, or stand for long periods of time and perform strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions.
Must be able to have flexibility to go and stay out of town for up to a week at a time upon request.
Requires good manual dexterity (hand, hand with arm, two hands) and multi-limb coordination.
Ability to tolerate a generally loud noise level.
Anticipate exposure to normal work hazards associated with construction environment.
Wearing a respirator and passing a fit test may be required.
Required to regularly talk, hear, and communicate with others.
Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
Must possess or be able to obtain a valid and appropriate state driver’s license prior to employment.
All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
This job description in no way states or implies that all positions within this class perform all the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.
The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship.