Job: Safety Manager

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Job Description

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Chief Operating Officer, the primary responsibilities of the Safety Manager role are to develop, plan, organize, and enhance the safety performance of the organization. The Safety Manager will work in partnership with multi-state operations and divisions to ensure safe and productive performance. This role will be responsible for providing education at all levels of the organization focusing on applicable standards, codes, and company policies, and for planning, implementing, and maintaining the organization’s risk management program, to include the administration of property and casualty insurance, general liability insurance, product liability insurance, and worker’s compensation.


Job Functions

  • Provide safety and training leadership and management of the safety process. Focus on continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Set priorities and goals with senior management team by providing regular performance reports and communicating strengths/opportunities for improvement.
  • Provide safety education to achieve companywide business and divisional goals.
  • Conduct job site safety surveys focusing on critical behaviors, compliance, and crew improvement opportunities.
  • Investigate all work related injuries, property, and third party incidents to determine cause(s) and develop “lesson learned” reports for use as future safety topic education.
  • Responsible for reporting all incidents to the appropriate insurance personnel.
  • Compile, analyze and interpret statistical loss trends to positively impact occupational illnesses and third party claims.
  • Serve as a knowledgeable resource on DOT requirements.
  • Review Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) abstracts for new hires to ensure driving eligibility (annually).
  • Manage relationship with insurance brokers and insurance companies. Own and drive coordination amongst the company, liability insurance companies, brokers and/or attorneys.
  • Lead the Safety department and further enhance our safety culture and performance to become best in class.
  • Oversee claims reporting process including direct management of high-risk claims, payment authorization, and reconciliation of invoices.
  • Establish and implement procedures to ensure timely notification and proper reporting of claims and litigation against company to appropriate internal stakeholders, insurers and third party administrators.
  • Understand applicable insurance policies and advises in-house counsel of significant developments on liability matters and insurance coverage issues that may impact company’s risk and exposure.
  • Interpret safety regulations and bid requirements to ensure the most effective and efficient safety processes are implemented and budgeted.
  • Manage staff of safety administrators.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

Skills / Requirements


  • 10+ years of previous safety and risk management experience, preferably in the construction industry



  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and/or equivalent work experience.
  • OSHA Authorized Outreach Instructor for Construction preferred.
  • Associate Risk Manager (ARM) or Certified Risk Manager (CRM) preferred.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Associate Risk Management (ARM) preferred.
  • Professional depth in leading core practice areas of risk management especially focused on aiding senior management in making informed, imperative decisions, assessing potential pitfalls or threats to the business.
  • Detail oriented including strong analytical and communication skills.
  • Individual should have the ability to quickly establish trust and rapport with senior leaders, operating managers, and field personnel, while having the ability to clearly communicate across a wide range of cultures.
  • Demonstrated ability to make good decisions, solve problems and drive for results.
  • Efficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point.
  • Individual should have the highest work ethic and business integrity.
  • Frequent travel to multiple locations including offices and job sites.
  • 30% multi-state travel required.