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Site Safety Coordinator

American Bridge Company

 

 

Job Title:

Site Safety Coordinator

Location:

Seattle, WA

Reports To:

Safety Manager

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Revision Date:

July 22, 2021

Summary

The Site Safety Coordinator is responsible for executing the company's employee safety program. Their main duty is to ensure that the company is in compliance and adheres to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) guidelines to reduce work-related injuries. Assist operations in accident preventions, hazards recognition and control. 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 passion for and willingness to learn construction safety.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Executing OHS policies and programs
  • Advise and lead employees on various safety-related topics
  • Review and suggest improvement on existing policies and procedures
  • Ensure adherence to all the rules and regulations
  • Assist with on-boarding process for new employees
  • Conduct risk assessments
  • Enforce preventative measures
  • Identify process bottlenecks and offer timely solutions
  • Verify that workers and employees are in adherence with rules and regulations
  • Prepare and present reports on accidents and violations and determine causes
  • Ensure corrective measures are being performed on discovered hazards that have the potential to harm an employee.
  • Ability to understand, interpret and apply regulatory requirements applicable to the project scope of work.
  • Provide safety indoctrination to all construction site visitors. safety staff

•     Participate in the development of job hazards analyses to identify hazards and potential risks.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Must be able to legally work in the United States.
  • Possess outstanding organizational skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Be a team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • 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
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively plan and organize to meet project deadlines.

Supervisory Responsibilities                    

None

Education and/or Experience    

An Associates 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 and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, customers, the general public, team members and workers.

Mathematical Skills       

Ability to work with mathematical concepts related to business acumen, financial concepts, and some basic engineering calculations.  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 concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills  

Experience in a Microsoft Windows Server environment and Office Products. 

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 a construction site.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

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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