JOB TITLE: Safety Coordinator
REPORTS TO: Safety Manager
GENERAL JOB SUMMARY
The Safety Coordinator is a key position in establishing a safety culture by auditing the processes for the Elite Companies. This position is responsible for planning, implementing, and overseeing the Elite Companies safety programs. Their primary duty is to ensure the company is in compliance and adheres to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) guidelines to reduce work-related injuries.
CORE AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
- Training and Development
- Workers Compensation
- Compliance and Risk Management
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Experience and understanding of: Federal and CA state laws and regulations, Unions and Cal/OSHA regulations and requirements
- A positive attitude when faced with challenges
- Ability to interface with all levels of personnel
- Gather and compile data, and prepare reports
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
- Certificate of Completion for: OSHA 10 or 30 and First Aid/CPR
- Strong verbal, written and persuasive skills to motivate teams; work effectively with diverse groups
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Valid Driver’s License; will travel 60 – 75% of the time (between Bakersfield and the Bay Area), to jobsites and project locations, as required
- Maintain good records of all safety related activities
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred, a minimum of two years’ experience within a Health and Safety role, and two years’ experience in the construction industry.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND REQUIREMENTS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Extensive automobile travel required
- Regularly required to talk and listen
- Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, reach, and use hands, arms and fingers
- Required to move up to 50lbs.
- Constantly moving, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling
- Routinely use standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines
- Frequently operate machinery; only when/if trained and certified according to OSHA and safety standards
- Use hands, fingers and legs to operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect and position materials
- Specific vision abilities required; including close vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus
- Outdoor work in all types of weather conditions and exposure to the elements; including heavy to moderate noise and extreme proximity to moving equipment or machinery, electrical energy, and tools and machines regularly used in construction