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Construction Safety Manager

MCL Construction


Job title:
Construction Safety Manager

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Job description:


The Safety Manager is directly responsible for managing the safety and risk associated with construction projects and company operations. The Safety Manager will proactively develop, plan, direct, and implement MCL’s safety program to ensure a safe, healthy, and accident-free work environment. This leader naturally aligns with our core values of Passionate, Thorough, Dedicated and Respectful.

Essential functions of the role include, but are not limited to, the following:

Leadership and Culture Building:                            30% of time
•    Champion a proactive safety culture throughout the organization with frequent site visits.
•    Lead, mentor, and inspire a team of safety professionals to excel in their roles.
•    Establish safety goals, objectives, and KPIs, and drive the team to meet and exceed them.

Safety Training and Education:                                30% of time
•    Conduct regular safety training sessions for employees and subcontractors on site.
•    Identify specific training needs and develop tailored programs to address them.
•    Foster a learning environment that empowers individuals to take ownership of safety.

Safety Program Development:                                   20% of time
•    Develop, implement, and continuously improve safety policies, procedures, and programs.
•    Stay updated with industry best practices and regulations, ensuring compliance at all times at all levels – local, state, federal, etc.
•    Create innovative safety initiatives that set us apart in the industry.

Incident Prevention and Management:                        10% of time
•    Implement proactive measures to prevent accidents and incidents on construction sites.
•    Investigate incidents thoroughly, identify root causes, and develop corrective action plans.
•    Ensure timely reporting of all incidents and compliance with reporting requirements.

Safety Advocacy:                                                           10% of time
•    Act as a safety ambassador both internally and externally, advocating for our commitment to safety.
•    Collaborate with clients, contractors, and regulatory agencies to promote safety best practices with time spent on-site and in-person.

•    At least 5 years of safety experience in commercial building construction, with a working knowledge of safety/environmental principles and techniques
•    Experience in developing and implementing safety policies, procedures, and programs
•    Ability to perform various safety functions on-site
•    Excellent communication, organizational, decision-making and problem-solving skills

•    Extensive knowledge of OSHA safety processes and guidelines along with Worker’s Compensation Regulations
•    OSHA 30
•    CPR and First Aid Certified
•    OSHA 500 Certification highly desired
•    CHST or CSP preferred

•    Highly motivated with a drive to champion a proactive safety culture
•    Exceptional organizational skills for managing multiple projects simultaneously
•    Ability to prioritize tasks effectively under deadlines

•    Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
•    Capable of building and maintaining strong relationships
•    Ability to work collaboratively across teams and departments 

•    Capable of identifying known/potential exposures and recommending corrective actions
•    Creative problem-solving abilities to overcome industry challenges, fostering innovation

•    Ability to inspire and motivate teams towards common goals
•    Adaptability to changing circumstances 

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, talk, hear, reach with hands, and arms, stoop, kneel, and crouch or crawl. The employee is required to drive to construction work sites other than the main office location. The employee may be required to lift 40-50 pounds.
Work Environment
The noise level in the work environment is a typical office setting unless at a construction site with equipment and occasional loud tools. This position is an office and field position that is required to visit active construction sites.
The functions and skills described here are general in nature and represent the type of work performed. They do not constitute an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities performed on the job.

MCL embraces equal employment opportunity and is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive and diverse we are, the more we can exceed our clients’ expectations and continue to deliver world-class projects.

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Posted on:
July 1, 2024

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