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Safety Manager

Ref: US_EN_6_918836_1458085

Posted on 28 July 2022

POSTION SUMMARY:  

The Safety Manager provides direct leadership to company personnel to ensure that daily work activities are accomplished consistent with our safety vision and applicable regulations. Responsible for emergency preparedness, evacuation procedures and development, implementation and compliance with work safety and ergonomic standards. Responsible for creating, maintaining and issuing reports to operations that provide visibility into safety outcomes.  Responsible for leading the efforts during regulatory inspections and investigations.  Must also represent company interests with customers as necessary.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  1. Guides and promotes safe work performance by developing safety systems, policies and procedures; develops safety campaigns and communications that are consistent with our safety objectives.
  2. Reinforces safety policies by conducting audits, reporting statistics and counseling managers and employees.
  3. Identifies and anticipates safety, health concerns and hazards by surveying operational and occupational conditions, rendering opinions on new equipment and procedures, investigating violations and recommending preventative programs.
  4. Provides critical support to project management and fabrication teams with regard to customers with unique safety requirements.
  5. Daily interaction with facility medical center to ensure the comany and subcontractor employees receive appropriate care and follow-up.
  6. Promotes a safe environment by coordinating and cooperating with local, state and regional safety groups and agencies.
  7. Supports company-wide and project objectives. Rewrites and updates procedures and process memorandums as necessary.
  8. Manages the Marine Chemist and Shipyard Competent Person Programs.
  9. Oversees and coordinates the OSHA required Safety Committee.
  10. Identifies the need for, supervises and conducts safety training programs.
  11. Provides by direct intervention, and skilled leadership, accident investigation and follow up including root cause analysis and prevention.
  12. Facilitates health and safety ownership by the line organization through integration of the Health and Safety Management System.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Knowledge of safety principles, methods and techniques needed to define, control and eliminate unsafe physical conditions, equipment and machine hazards and risks in human performance.
  • Practical knowledge of the laws, regulations, policies and procedures related to safety and occupational health.
  • Knowledge of general management functions, practices and procedures needed to understand organizational objectives, safety and occupational health principles, regulations, standards and work processes.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, for constant interaction with all departments and employee levels and outside customers. 
  • Ability to lead, manage and motivate employees in a safety environment. 
  • Ability to develop and implement strategic plans. 
  • Ability to conduct detailed and analytical research into problem areas and special requests. 
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, work well independently, prioritize duties and follow through tasks to completion. 
  • Ability to handle competing priorities and deadlines effectively and respond well to last minute, high priority, and time sensitive projects. 
  • Skilled in scheduling, directing and organizing work within a diverse department and coordinating work with other departments to maintain efficiency. 
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate group decision-making, team building and conflict resolution. 
  • Ability to recognize potential and active high-risk situations and to formulate and advocate corrective and/or preventative measures. 
  • Skilled and experienced in using Microsoft Windows, Advanced Excel, Word and database programs.
  • EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

    Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college in environmental science, industrial hygiene, safety management or a minimum ten (10) years increasingly responsible experience performing safety functions and at least five (5) years of management and supervision of the safety function.  A combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

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