Safety Director - USE Innovations

<strong>Do you believe no challenge is insurmountable? You&rsquo;ll fit right in at U.S. Engineering, where we&rsquo;ve been building on our award-winning reputation in mechanical contracting, construction, service and maintenance for 125 years. Our experienced team of diverse, talented and passionate leaders are the lifeblood of our company, and the reason we&rsquo;re able to keep our eyes focused on your vision from preconstruction to final testing.</strong>

Kansas City, MO

U.S. Engineering

<strong>We are five generations of mechanical contracting. That&rsquo;s over 125 years of helping to reduce total cost of ownership for hospitals, data centers, commercial buildings, educational institutions and industrial plants. Our storied expertise combined with disruptive innovation leads to smarter investments and higher-performing facilities for our partners.</strong>

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Full Time

Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: <p>In any given year, our people have a hand in installing, maintaining or operating hundreds of large mechanical systems &ndash; or supporting those that do. With each of those, there&rsquo;s a story that is affecting people&rsquo;s lives. That&rsquo;s a responsibility we take very seriously, and it&rsquo;s why we are driving innovation and disrupting the way people think about construction and facility service.</p> <p><strong>We Need Someone Like You&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>As a Safety Director you will plan, develop, implement and supervise company safety, health, and environmental protection programs that support our core value &ldquo;to ensure a safe working environment&rdquo;.&nbsp; You will be Responsible for the development of safety standards and safety training, as well as safety monitoring compliance, and recognition programs.</p> <p>&nbsp;This position requires high volume of travel to remote job-sites.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Your Typical Day Might Look Like This&nbsp;</strong></p> <ul> <li>Provides leadership, administrative and technical direction on all corporate safety and health programs, procedures, and policies.&nbsp;&nbsp; Makes recommendations to corporate Management Committee on all safety-related issues.</li> <li>At a regional level, provides direction to division leaders as well as project leaders to ensure compliance with all safety and incident programs, procedures and policies.</li> <li>At a project-specific level, collaborates with project management to provide technical and administrative direction to on-site Field Safety Coordinators and other field personnel, including staffing and personnel administration activities, etc.&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Leads the corporate safety committee in achieving strategic goals related to safety.</li> <li>Develops and implements corporate safety recognition programs that effectively reward employees for ensuring a safe working environment.&nbsp; Regularly communicates the status of corporate safety records.</li> <li>Develops and facilitates safety training programs, including field employee safety orientation, as well as regular safety training on a variety of topics.</li> <li>Controls hazardous working conditions and unsafe employee activities through safety management and collaboration with other operations supervisory personnel.</li> <li>Conducts proactive jobsite surveillance / inspections, and prepares reports.</li> <li>Develops and implements the corporate Crisis Management Plan.&nbsp; This involves documenting the plan, communicating, and training all employees regarding their responsibilities to the plan.</li> <li>Thoroughly investigates all safety incidents and prepares the appropriate documentation, then communicates the status of incidents to management in accordance to corporate procedures.</li> <li>Monitors the return-to-work process for injured employees to minimize the impact of an injured worker returning to a jobsite.&nbsp; Assists in identifying work an injured worker can perform.</li> <li>Represents the company in all safety related hearings (OSHA, etc.).&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Responsible for purchasing and/or approving purchases for the company&rsquo;s safety supplies and personal protective equipment, as well as other safety program expenses.&nbsp;</li> <li>Reviews safety incident documentation to ensure all required records and reports are complete, accurate and submitted per established procedures, and implements appropriate corrective action as required.&nbsp;</li> <li>Accompanies all safety, health and insurance inspectors on walk through tours. &nbsp;Coordinates or assists in preparing written appeals for safety violation citations.</li> <li>Manages the existing drug and alcohol testing procedures in all geographic areas.&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Requirements: <div> <p><strong>You Will Bring This to the Table&nbsp;</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Occupational Safety and Health preferred. Other related degree programs or equivalent combinations of training and industry-related experience will be considered.</li> <li>Minimum of&nbsp; 5 years experience performing a safety role in the construction industry required.</li> <li>Prefer prior supervisory experience, including oversight of safety training programs.</li> <li>Thorough understanding of all federal, state, and local construction safety regulations.</li> <li>Understanding of mechanical construction industry practices, processes, and standards.</li> <li>Ability to recognize hazardous situations and implement necessary corrective measures.</li> <li>Excellent team collaboration and communication skills.</li> <li>Possesses superior interpersonal skills, such as diplomacy, persuasion, assertiveness and managerial courage.</li> <li>Ability to analyze the company&rsquo;s strengths and potential weak areas in relation to safety and develop proactive process improvements to ensure best practices.</li> <li>Skill in classroom instruction and in facilitating effective individual and group learning.&nbsp; This includes the ability to plan effective training programs, deliver the necessary content, and evaluate and consistently improve the programs.</li> <li>Excellent ability to establish and foster effective professional relationships with others, including employees at all levels of the company, vendors, contractors, etc.</li> <li>Time management and organizational skills.</li> <li>Strong problem-solving and conflict management skills.</li> <li>Job is performed in a combination of settings, including on project sites as well as in the office.</li> <li>Routine driving to local/regional project sites required.</li> <li>Occasional overnight travel to other regional offices and/or remote project sites is required.</li> <li>Physical demands include walking on uneven surfaces, climbing ladders, bending, kneeling, lifting, etc.&nbsp; Position also includes sitting and standing, use of telephone, keyboard, and computer monitor.&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><strong>We Will Bring This to the Table</strong></p> <ul> <li>A team focused on Being the Best.</li> <li>An organization that has had the strength and stability to thrive for more than 125 years.</li> <li>Leadership that understands our next 125 years depends on our ability to evolve.</li> <li>Team members are eligible for a year-end bonus based on company and/or individual performance as well as paid time off. An industry-leading benefits package including health, dental, and vision plans, matching retirement contributions, and matching 529 contributions all add to your total rewards package.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>U.S. Engineering is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and shall provide equal employment opportunities to all people in all aspects of employer-employee relations, without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.&nbsp;</p> <p>U.S. Engineering is compliant with the Drug Free Workplace Act, and all offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a pre-employment drug screen.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <img src=";source=&amp;id=776626" alt="" height="0" /></div> <center>Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.</center>