• Safety Manager

    Job Locations US-NY-College Point
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/8/2018 11:42 AM)
    ID
    2018-1203
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Management
  • Overview

    J-Track, LLC was formed by three individuals with over 70 years of combined experience in transit and track construction work. We have successfully performed railroad track work, civil construction, and architectural work for a number of government pay for essay online agencies engaged in public transportation. The company’s staff includes professional engineers, project managers, superintendents, foremen, quality control managers and safety managers.

     

    J-Track is rapidly becoming not only a premier track contractor but a formidable force in New York’s heavy civil construction market. Our explosive growth is based on the experience of our principals, our commitment to excellence, and the dedication of our employees. At J-Track we place the highest value possible on customer satisfaction, safety and on-time performance.

     

    The Safety Manager is responsible for the development of the project site safety program; sites will vary by project. He or she should be very knowledgeable in the areas of safety procedure and techniques in order to provide a minimum-risk environment for all employees working at the construction sites. The Safety Manager also works effectively in a team environment and can effectively communicate the importance of safety procedures to all relevant personnel.

    Responsibilities

    • Lead the development of the project site safety program.
    • Directly supervises the role of Safety Engineer.
    • Establish and conduct jobsite orientation for every new employee for the project and administer and record their participation in the orientation program and issue identification to those employees completing the orientation program.
    • Attend all initial meetings with the Project Staff and Subcontractor representatives to clearly define their role within the confines of the Project Safety Program.
    • Establish and conduct regular (weekly) safety meetings with project staff. Ensure and maintain a log of each toolbox safety meetings held with their employees.
    • Review each Subcontractors Safety Program and ensure that it meets or exceeds the project Safety Program requirements.
    • Conduct regular (daily) jobsite and work area inspections. 
    • Conduct formal weekly jobsite inspections and complete the safety checklist noting safety violations and corrective actions.
    • Record, notify and prepare written report of any violations or unsafe practices to direct hire employees or Subcontractors for immediate correction actions. 
    • Stop at once any violation or unsafe practice. 
    • Assist Project Superintendent in establishing and implementing safety procedures including evacuation and fire control procedures.
    • Prepare, submit and obtain approval of safe work plans (SWP) for specific items of work.
    • Investigate all incidents and generate proper reports.
    • Establish and maintain all required job safety records.
    • Conduct a monthly overview safety meeting.
    • Assist the Claims Manager in the management of claims.
    • Attend Project Staff Meetings to brief the staff on safety issues on the project and coming from the company and to keep informed of the progress of the job.
    • Perform any other ad-hoc duties assigned.

    Qualifications

    • 5 years’ experience in heavy civil construction.
    • Active member of American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).
    • Working knowledge of safety/environmental principles and techniques.
    • Capable of identifying known/potential exposures and recommending corrective actions.
    • Computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office suite programs.
    • Strong management, leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to read, understand and interpret engineering drawings
    • Working knowledge of AutoCAD.
    • Ability to work well in a team setting.

    Education/Certifications

    • BS in mechanical, civil, or environmental engineering or equivalent years’ experience.
    • Completion of OSHA 30 Construction Safety and Health (29 CFR 1926) Course.
    • Completion of the 40-hour NYC-Department of Buildings Site Safety Manager Course.

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