Safety Director

The Safety Director establishes and promotes the maintenance of a safe, incident-free, and healthy work environment through the implementation of EHS procedures and other initiatives.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Develops, implements, and maintains EHS policies and procedures to be followed by employees
  • Develops and ensures implementation of strategies to deliver EHS training throughout the company
  • Works with General Superintendents, Project Managers, and Field Supervisors to promote a strong relationship between safety, quality, and productivity.
  • Ensures implementation of routine project inspection strategies
  • Oversees the company’s safety review processes
  • Ensures that all incidents are appropriately investigated, reported, and documented
  • Analyzes incident trends and implements preventive or corrective actions
  • Oversees effective injured worker management and works with the insurance carrier to cut down on lost employee time
  • Oversees the maintenance of EHS files and records
  • Prepares reports regarding the performance of the safety department
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in EHS or a related field
  • An in-depth understanding of OSHA, EPA, DOT, and other legal requirements
  • Strong process management skills
  • Ability to communicate well both orally and in writing
  • Professional Certifications ASP or CSP
  • Minimum of five to seven years’ experience in the field of EHS
  • Power/Transmission Line industry experience a PLUS

Working conditions

  • Regular travel is required.
  • Both in office and on jobsite working environment
  • Required safety gear
  • Work in all types of weather

Physical requirements

  • Must be able to navigate rugged terrain
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds

Direct reports
Safety Manager