JOB OPENING AT WEIFIELD
Corporate Safety Director
FLSA Status: Exempt
General Job Description
The Corporate Safety Director is responsible for managing the company safety program for all jobsites and taking measures to increase the company’s effectiveness and efficiency.
>Development of WGC’s Safety Process: Develop and implement the safety, health, environmental protection, and substance abuse prevention programs that affect employee and public safety, occupational health, fire protection and prevention.
>Identify Solutions for Improvement in the Organization: If you see an area of potential improvement in terms of efficiency and WGC effectiveness, speak up and review the proposed solution with the field foreman.
>Training/Mentoring: Continually pursue and attend opportunities for career/training development via IEC programs and other college/vendor programs. Work with apprentice staff to better their electrical field knowledge.
>Recruiting: Continually seek and refer potential employees to the WGC management team.
>Industry Awareness: Continually seek industry and market information to provide WGC with the information necessary for successful business development.
>Site Inspections: Conducts inspections of equipment, structures and work in progress to insure that regulatory safety, health and environmental standards of the company and all applicable codes are followed.
>Limits Liability: Investigates injuries, conditions and incidents that do, or could involve actual or potential liability.
>Training: Plans and coordinates safety and health classes for craft and supervisory employees.
>Site Plans: Create jobsite specific safety manual and review with project manager. Attend contractor safety meetings and complete any reports required by specification.
>SDS: Monitor jobsite compliance with all MSDS hazardous communications compliance. Monitor each employee’s safety training, keep personnel file complete as far as safety issues are concerned.
PACT: Promote and work as a living example of the company values.
>People – Demonstrating fiscal responsibility, physical well-being, and integrity, every day, and empowering each other to be the best we can be through genuine caring and opportunities for teaching, learning, and celebrating together.
>Advance Process – Developing, communicating and improving our processes to achieve quality, training, and consistency, sharpen our focus, and lay the groundwork for continuous improvement.
>Community – Giving our time and financial resources to worthy causes in order to make a meaningful difference in the places we live, work, and play.
>Trusting Relationships – Building our business through trusting relationships and caring concern for the well-being of our clients, vendors, and all other stakeholders.
Job Specific Responsibilities
>Develop specific objectives and strategies to maintain an effective safety program that complies with federal, state and local safety regulations.
>Conduct comprehensive on-site safety assessment of projects as part of constant monitoring process and monitors corrective actions taken.
>Participate in pre-construction and handoff meetings.
>Develop and maintain documentation for the Safety Manual, Safety/EEO booklet, Fleet Operations Program, Emergency Management Plan and the Substance Abuse Policy.
>Develop and administer the company substance abuse policy; establishes testing programs and identify providers; monitors the testing program to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations; provides information on rehabilitation assistance to employees.
>Plan and implement programs to train employees in work site safety practices.
>Develop Tool Box Safety Talks in compliance with Company safety policies; educate project personnel.
>Provide information, signs, posters, personal protective equipment, barriers, etc. to projects.
>Review accident and incident documentation to insure all required records and reports are complete and accurate; ensure corrective action is implemented.
>Participate in investigating all accidents resulting in lost time injuries or major property, liability or equipment damage; produce investigative reports.
>Represent the Company in all safety related hearings (OSHA, etc.).
>Responsible for all Workers Compensation claims management, accommodations and reporting requirements, as well as coordination with OSIP representatives on project sites.
>Prepare all required regulatory reports and ensure they are submitted timely.
>Maintain safety files and records; prepare reports for management as needed.
>Recommend and enforce disciplinary actions against safety policy violators.
>Ensure all job site electrical hazards are marked and protected to the greatest extent possible.
>Develop and implement safety emergency plan drills.
>Plan, staff and supervise all assigned department activities through appropriate delegation to department personnel.
>Create and monitor divisional budget, prepares reports for ownership partners.
>Ensure company policies and procedures are understood and implemented consistently.
>Develop and continually improve the effectiveness of the department’s procedures.
>Work with the Director of Human Resources on all personnel-related actions.
>Communicate and reinforce the Company vision, values and goals to employees.
>Perform additional assignments as directed by ownership.
>4 year occupational safety/health degree or equivalent combinations of training and related experience
>OSHA30 and/or OSHA500 certification
>Possess excellent understanding of the electrical industry.
>Candidate must be punctual, motivated, detail oriented and not accept second best.
>Possess strong interpersonal skills in order to work in a diverse and fast-paced environment.
>Candidate must be self-motivated and flexible to accommodate changes in Weifield’s business strategies.
>Must be willing to travel as needed.
>Possess management and training experience.
>Preferred certifications: LEED AP, OSHA, NICET, NABCEP, ASHE, CSP.
- Standing – Remaining on one’s feet in an upright position at a work station without moving about, for extended period of time.
- Walking – Moving about on foot.
- Sitting – Remaining in the normal seated position for extended periods.
- Lifting – Raising or lowering an object (~50 – 150 lbs) from one level to another (includes upward pulling).
- Carrying – Transporting an object, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulder, e.g., tools equipment, and materials up to 100 lbs up to 400 feet.
- Pushing – Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves away from the force (includes slapping, striking, kicking and treadle actions)
- Pulling – Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves toward the forces (includes jerking).
- Ascending or descending ladders, lifts, stairs, scaffoldings, ramps, poles and the like. Body agility is emphasized.
- Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or running on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces.
- Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
- Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.
- Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.
- Crawl over, under and into equipment as necessary to perform job duties. Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
- Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
- Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands. Fingers are involved only to the extent that they are an extension of the hand.
- Picking, pinching or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.
- Perceiving attributes of objects, e.g., size, shape, temperature, or texture, by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
- Work environments may be noisy, congested, and/or in confined spaces.
- Must be able to read and understand technical documents, blue prints and work orders.
- The physical demands described 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.
>Ability to perform duties in extreme varying temperatures, e.g., exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions, on your feet, 8 to 10 hours daily up to 6 days a week.
>Job requires employee to wear required personal tools and belt with them at all times.
>Work from all types of ladders, stepladders up to 14′, “A” frame ladders and all size extension ladders.
>Carry and relocate extension ladders up to 20′ stepladders up to 12′ by yourself.
>Employee’s personal weight with personal tools cannot exceed weight limit of ladder (Class 1 ‑ 250 lbs., Class 1A ‑ 300 lbs.).
>Perform work at various heights, up to 50′ from ladders, scaffolds, aerial lifts, catwalks or other safe work areas.
>Work in restricted areas, switchgear room, manholes, utility tunnels, crawl spaces, attics and vaults.
>Wear personal protective equipment, e.g., hard hats, safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, masks, and earplugs at all times, and when applicable, respirator.
>Follow special procedures including contamination control, noise control, vibration, building systems awareness and procedures.
>Candidate must be able to work night shifts and mid shifts, as required by customers.
>Respond to short notice overtime requirements.
>Field employees will wear appropriate shirts with sleeves, long pants and sturdy work shoes or boots (OSHA standard). All clothing will be of a proper fit and condition so as not to constitute a safety hazard. Clothing may not have any derogatory, offensive, sexually suggesting or degrading writing, symbols, pictures, language, or logos of other contractors. Employees may wear jewelry as long as the jewelry is appropriate and does not constitute a safety hazard. Body piercing (other than earrings) should not be visible. Similarly, employees will keep their hair and facial hair groomed to avoid safety hazards; or they will secure their hair to avoid safety hazards.
Start Date: TBD
Status: Full-time, Exempt
Pay Rate: 95,000.00 -120,000.00 annually
Employee Health Insurance: Healthcare 100% of family medical “Base Plan” by WGC 1st of the month following date of hire.
Voluntary Dental/Vision Insurance: Paid by employee based on coverage selection 1st of the month following date of hire.
Disability & Accident Insurance: Paid by employee based on coverage selection 1st of the month following date of hire.
Life Insurance: 50K Life and ADD; Employer paid for employee 1st of the month following date of hire.
HSA Plan: Employer contributes up to $600 annually in quarterly contributions of $200. Individual can contribute to max of $3,000 or $6,600 for family.
PTO: 15 days per year 1-5 years and 20 days per year after 5 years and 25 days after year 10. Seven paid holidays per year.
401k/Safe Harbor: Participate after 60 days. Weifield matches 100% of investment up to 4% after one year of consistent employment.
Vehicle: Company vehicle or vehicle allowance of $875/month
Cell Phone: Company cell phone or cell phone allowance of $150/month
Background Check/ Drug Test Required: Yes
Work Schedule: 7AM- 5PM Monday through Friday.
Due to the nature of this position additional time may be needed in order to complete work activities with no additional compensation.
Current Drivers License Required: Yes
Journeyman Electrician License: Preferred
This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions and position responsibilities. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Weifield Group Contracting Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.