Safety Director


Schmueser and Associates

2019-12-06 21:18:09

Job location Denver, Colorado, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Construction

Job description

Schmueser & Associates is seeking a Safety Director who will be responsible for ensuring the overall working conditions comply with local, state, and federal safety and health regulations. This person will partner with Operations and Schmueser & Associates Leadership to influence and create a zero injuries safety culture.


Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilites to perform the essential functions.

  • Drives and leads a zero injuries safety culture throughout Schmueser & Associates, clients, and subcontractors
  • Directs project teams and safety specialists with site specific safety programs and communicates business unit wide safety programs
  • Reviews, monitors, and evaluates subcontractor activities to ensure a zero injuries safety culture
  • Develop, implement, and lead company and project training and safety orientation
  • Mentor, manage, and provide timely performance evaluations of safety specialists
  • Effectively work and build relationships with groups or individuals of similar or diverse backgrounds at all levels of the organization
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to ensure alignment of Safety's function to the business objectives and create organizational strategies to support safety programs and initiatives
  • Promotes safety awareness throughout the company, project sites, and offices through topics such as safety moments
  • Empowers company personnel to identify and correct safety concerns or issues
  • Partners with Human Resources and the Safety Director at GE Johnson to interview, hire, manage, or terminate employees
  • Monitors the company's progress toward safety goals and metrics
  • Investigates safety issues, concerns, or accidents and develops a solution moving forward
  • Prepares, tracks, and analyzes reports to meet corporate and/or regulatory requirements for monitoring and improving safety metrics
  • Participates and provides representation in local, external safety organizations as well as outreach within local construction industry forums
  • Develop and manage the Safety Department's budget


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in EHS or a related field
  • Prior experience as a Safety professional in the oil and gas, mining, or chemical industry
  • 10+ years of experience as a Safety professional
  • 3+ years of experience in a supervisory position


Preferred Education and Experience:

  • MSHA or OSHA certified

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