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Baker Concrete Construction, Inc. Field Safety Manager in Charlotte, North Carolina

Baker Concrete Construction, Inc., one of the nation's largest concrete contractors is searching for a Field Safety Manager. The Field Safety Manager promotes the Company's IIF Culture by ensuring everything co-worker returns home safely every night. Is expected to spend a minimum of 90% of time in the field observing and coaching co-workers and Field Safety Representatives on correction of unsafe conditions and behaviors. Reinforces positive behavior through recognition and/or rewards. Serves as a resource to co-workers by answering questions about safety and sharing lessons learned. uses leading indicators to influence the future direction of safety on the project. Embeds self with the project team and strategically "dives in" using a hands-on approach to improve project safety, quality and productivity (SQP).

Duties and Responsibilities

Promotes the Company's IIF Culture by being a Safety Resource to the Project: Develops relationships with project co-workers to promote the IIF culture. Observes and coaches co-workers responsible for Mission Task Analyses (MTAs) and Tool Box Talks to ensure they are completed effectively. Identifies unsafe conditions and behaviors, and coaches the immediate correction to eliminate the condition or behavior. Participates personally, when possible, to make safety corrections. Communicates observations, corrective actions, incidents, etc. through participation in daily project meetings. Defines and communicates a consistent, dynamic vision for IIF Safety to both internal and external customers. May conduct new hire orientation. Participates in the job transitions process to help identify the safety and IIF cultural responsibilities for a specific project (i.e. safety clinics, safety professional to co-worker ration, OSHA 10, site specific safety plans, etc.) and implements and maintains the safety plan. Identifies and implements recognition and reward programs to motivate co-worker to live the IIF culture.

Assists in Project Compliance with all Safety Rules and Regulations: Applies all OSHA regulations to the scope of work. Ensures all project co-workers attend IIF orientation, and Leads and Keys complete Supervisory Skills Training, OSHA 30, MTA and other required training. Develops and maintains all required project safety records such as hazard communication manuals, training, and emergency action plans. Notifies Regional Safety Manger and/or Corporate Safety immediately with OSHA personnel arrive on site. Conducts continual safety audtis of project. Attends job site safety and sub-coordination meetings. When qualified, conducts co-worker safety training and certifications (where required) such as fall protection, rigging, equipment operations, confined space, and Haz-Com. Participates in the project and subcontractor safety start-up meetings. Responsible for job site postings.

Conducts Job Site Case Management: Leads investigation of job site incidents to identify the root cause and communicates that information to job management. Participates in weekly incident review call and communicates incident review summary to co-workers during Tool Box Talks. Notifies corporate physician and follows proper notification procedures when incident occurs. Communicates the Company Transitional Work Program to treating physicians and clinics and explores alternative treatment options with them. Utilizes the Transitional Work Program for the injured co-worker until full release.

Oversees the Work of Direct Reports: Supervises, trains, evaluates and develops direct reports to ensure maximum return on investment. Addresses complaints appropriately. Provides guidance, direction, coaching, and support to direct reports to maximize individual and overall department performance. Takes appropriate action to develop direct reports including, but no limited to, preparing and monitoring career development plans, promotions, demotions, lateral moves, corrective action, and progressive discipline. Recommends that direct reports receive timely and appropriate compensation. Collaborates with HR to ensure compliance with all employment laws, and related Company policies; may be responsible for conducting training or coordinating workshops related to such compliance.

Work Environment: Work is a combination of office and field environments involving various types of conditions encountered on the construction site. Involves exposure to outside weather and job site conditions.

Participates in Training/Certifications

Ensures a Safe Work Environment

Job Requirements:

Specific qualification for the Field Safety Manager include:

  • Bachelor's degree (safety related major)

  • Minimum of a certificate in a related field, or construction experience with OSHA 500 training certification

  • Minimum of 4 years' of construction experience and construction safety experience

  • Ability to read and comprehend safety rules, and follow written routine correspondence

  • Working knowledge of common regulations for concrete construction industry

  • Willingness to work with others and be part of a team

  • Proficiency in Microsoft software programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Ability and/or willingness to work with tools to correct unsafe conditions

  • Ability to transport co-workers to clinics

  • Must have the ability to exert physical effort, handling average weight objects up to 20 pounds

  • Ability to maneuver in and out of job site trailers and various states of job site terrains

  • We offer an excellent salary and benefits package as well as the chance to join a dynamic and growing organization.


Requisition ID: 3723

Baker Concrete Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer /Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation for any or part of the application process may make their requests known by emailing or calling 1-800-539-3935 and ask for HR.