Position Description

Safety Coordinator
Location New York, NY
Company Tutor Perini Civil
Job Code 1209
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Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Supervisory responsibilities include, but are not limited to: training and mentoring employees; planning, assigning, delegating and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and resolving employee issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a SAFE jobsite, monitors safety and takes appropriate action to correct any safety issues or deficiencies.
  • Assists supervisor(s) with jobsite start-up.
  • Coordinates with Project overhead team and owners, as needed.
  • Assesses Safety needs for training purposes.
  • Schedules and implements established training programs.
  • Ensures training requirements are adhered to and maintains all training documentation.
  • Monitors sub-contractor safety training.
  • Ensures Project(s) monthly safety statistics are reviewed for accuracy and forwarded to the Safety Director.
  • Conducts new hire orientations.
  • Assists the General Superintendent with the development and monitoring of the job-specific safety plan.
  • Creates and distributes the minutes of the safety committee meetings.
  • Reviews accident procedures with Superintendent.
  • Maintains MSDS and Haz-Com program for subcontractors.
  • Completes incident reports and distributes and maintains incident documentation and files.
  • Gathers toolbox reports from foreman and subcontractors.
  • Receives and monitors subcontractor safety reports and responds when discrepancies occur in monthly man-hour report.
  • Monitors and maintains OSHA Log 300.
  • Monitors all accidents and maintains appropriate file records.
  • Sets up drug testing appointments for new craft employees.
  • Maintains and conducts Safety audits.
  • Assists in the development of project safety incentive programs with Project Manager and Superintendent

Other Duties:

  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of construction equipment and techniques, drawings and specifications, building materials and required standards applicable to discipline.
  • Develops and manages project safety incentive programs with Project Manager and Superintendents.
  • Maintains cameras and film supply.
  • Develops job-specific safety orientation and holds once a week for subcontractor personnel.
  • Coordinates with Division Safety Director.
  • Attends all pre-installation conferences.
  • Schedules and chairs OSHA 10-hour safety courses.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Creative and resourceful in completing tasks accurately in a compressed timeframe.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Ensure compliance with OSHA regulations to include health, safety, and welfare as appropriate.

Required Job Skills:

  • Ability to work cohesively with all construction groups—management, owners, trades and subcontractors.
  • Must have excellent communication, organizational, decision-making and problem solving skills.

Education and Experience:

Certification:                  OCIP Safety certification in the state of employment required

Education:                    High School Diploma or equivalent required.  Bachelor's degree in Safety Management, or related field desired. 

                                      A combination of education and work experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

Experience:                  A minimum of three years of construction experience in the field, or in a related area, is preferred.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability)

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