The Safety Manager plans, coordinates, manages and directs company safety programs and training to ensure compliance with local, state and federal safety regulations, and to preserve worker health and safety. The Safety Manager closely monitors worker compliance, accident statistics and implements corrections as needed.
Attends related Industry meetings and appropriate trainings to maintain certifications to train personnel.
Understands federal and state occupational safety and health regulations and monitors regulatory changes as they occur.
Develops and maintains safe work procedures, policies and practices, and ensures company compliances with local, state and federal safety-related regulations.
Develops and maintains OSHA related compliant documentation and safety related files.
Oversees all safety investigations to ensure detailed documentation, with a recommendation presented to Senior Staff and Human Resources Manager.
Administers safety programs and safety meetings.
Leads the SMEC Safety Committee and presents follow-up to Senior Staff.
Develops and oversees New Hire training and all annual training as required by OSHA.
Identifies safety training program needs.
Works closely with management to cultivate the San Miguel Safety Culture.
Provides safety leadership and direction to San Miguel staff.
Manages safety resources and related departmental budgets.
When necessary plans, requests, and assist in the hiring of new personnel.
Works as the internal incident manager, ensuring that safety emergencies and injuries are properly managed.Performs other duties, tasks and special projects as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Prefer a minimum 15 years safety related experience. 4-year degree in safety, industrial hygiene or related field is preferred.
Valid Driver’s License and acceptable MVR.
Manages Safety personnel, assigns and reviews work; completes performance reviews; supervises all levels of personnel for department; and makes recommendations for hiring, transferring, promoting, disciplining, and dismissing employees.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Industrial and Construction Safety Knowledge
Thorough knowledge of OSHA requirements
Strong organizational skills
Excellent grammar and writing skills
Strong supervision skills
Proven ability to lead others
Communication and interpersonal skills to effectively manage and motivate employees and communicate objectives and action plans
Ability to research pertinent facts, data and other information from internal and external Sources
Proficient use of computer and corresponding programs – Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Ability to implement behavioral-based safety techniques to improve/maintain safety
Ability to establish positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders