Site Safety Representative

Ridgedale, MO
Full Time
Mid Level

American Bridge Company

Job Title: Site Safety Representative

Location: Ridgedale, MO

Reports To: Director-HSE

FLSA Status: Exempt

Revision Date: May 24, 2022


Responsible for Safety Support and facilitating program execution for operations.  Assist operations in accident preventions, hazards recognition and control.  Facilitate safety meetings and training as required. Actively observe for all unsafe conditions or acts.  Assist all employees in developing hazard identification skills.  Assist with accident/incident investigations and reports, including near misses.  Provide injury management from the initial incident/accident through the complete cycle of managing the injured employee. Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years of construction safety experience. OSHA outreach (e.g., OSHA 30-hour training) and current first aid/CPR certifications a plus. 


Previous experience working as a Safety Representative

A minimum of 2 years safety work on construction / marine projects.

Demonstrated training and management skills.

Demonstrated knowledge of OSHA regulations as applied to the construction industry.

Ability to understand, interpret and apply regulatory requirements applicable to the project scope of work.

Possess professional qualifications and knowledge of fall protections systems, the control of hazardous materials, electrical safety, permit-required confined spaces, excavation trenching and shoring, crane and rigging, scaffolding, demolition safety, hazard communication, accident investigation and reporting.

Leads safety training sessions as necessary    

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Provide communication, training and enforcement of policies to staff.

 • Makes recommendations on safety improvements.

• Conduct job hazards analyses to identify hazards and potential risks.

• Complete workplace safety audits and ensure remedial action where necessary.

 • Implement and enforce accident prevention plans and activity hazard analysis, and ensure contractor compliance with all safety and health requirements.

• Conducts daily walk through of the site ensuring work is being accomplished safely and occupational health is not compromised.

• Interpret and apply regulatory requirements applicable to the project scope of work.

• Develop site-specific safety programs/plans to include emergency actions, response, evacuation and security plans.

 • Conduct daily safety and health inspections and mishap investigations.

• Provide safety indoctrination to all construction site visitors and new employees.

Other Skills and Abilities

•Must be able to legally work in the United States.

•Must be willing to work in a drug-free environment and agree to a post offer drug test.

•Must be willing to work safely and keep OSHA recordable incidents to a minimum.

•Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards and specialty bridge design software; must be proficient with MS Office.

•Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively plan and organize to meet project deadlines.

Supervisory Responsibilities                     

May be responsible for the supervision of one or more Health and Safety Representatives

Education and/or Experience   

A Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills       

Ability to work with mathematical concepts related to business acumen, financial concepts, and some basic engineering calculations.  A high math aptitude is necessary for computer automation projects and logic.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills  

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Safety systems; Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software, reporting tools related to databases..   

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Current driver's license

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Employee must have the ability to lift/move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand and walk.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  The primary work environment is an office setting.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

American Bridge Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection is based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.  American Bridge does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, Veteran status or any other characteristics.

American Bridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/H/V


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