Safety Coordinator
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina


Position Description
-Summary/Objective -
The safety coordinator provides technical safety and health support to field and management personnel. Develops safety and health programs and objectives and coordinates safety training programs. Monitors safety and health regulations and provides technical support to field supervisors and project managers to ensure compliance with federal and state safety and health regulations.

-Essential Functions-
1. Works closely with Company Managers, Project Managers, Field supervisors and employees.
2. Provides technical safety and health support and information to Field and corporate personnel.
3. Prepares written safety and health programs and policies.
4. Identifies company safety training needs and develops and coordinates safety training programs.
5. Develops annual company safety and health goals.
6. Participates in new product/process reviews, including process hazard analyses, operator training, etc.
7. Supports Supervision in selection of appropriate personal protective equipment.
8. Maintains corporate safety library (e.g., videos, regulations, reference manuals).
9. Promotes safety and health awareness through mentoring, internal company memoranda, newsletters and specific training programs.
10. Assists as necessary in implementation of a hazard communication program and preparation of reports.
11. Reviews company procedures/records and provides input for safety and health considerations.
12. Understands federal and state occupational safety and health regulations and monitors regulatory changes as they occur.
13. Provides technical support to corporate and operations personnel to ensure compliance with applicable occupational safety and health regulations.
14. Monitors lost-time injuries/illnesses and worker’s compensation claims.
15. Reviews injury/illness and non-injury incident investigation reports and follows up as necessary.

-Competencies-
1. Collaboration Skills.
2. Communication Proficiency.
3. Customer/Client Focus.
4. Decision Making.
5. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.
6. Problem Solving/Analysis.
7. Teamwork Orientation.
8. Technical Capacity.

-Work Environment-
This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The position is expected to transition back and forth between office and field environments.

-Physical Demands-
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days of work are Monday through Friday. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

-Travel-
This position can expect to regularly travel throughout NC and SC, and occasionally to surrounding states. Occasional overnight travel should be expected 1-2 nights a month.

-Required Education and Experience-
1. College degree required
2. Knowledge of construction processes required. Experience in utility, commercial, and/or highway construction a plus
3. Preferred candidates will have 1-3 years experience in a Safety and Health capacity


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