Anchor Construction Corporation
  • Greater Landover, MD, USA
  • Full Time

The Safety Director is directly responsible for managing the safety and risk associated with construction projects and company operations. The Safety Director will proactively plan, direct, and implement Anchor Construction Corporation's safety program to ensure a safe, healthy, and accident-free work environment. The Safety Director supports the Field Operations and Safety Team in ensuring each construction project is conducting operations in a safe manner for the protection of our employees, clients, subcontractors, and the general public. The Safety Director ensures compliance with all applicable federal, state, county, and local safety-related regulations. The Safety Director sets the tone for corporate safety and risk management, demonstrates strong leadership skills, works well in a team environment, has excellent communication skills, and strives to enrich the Company Culture.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The main functions and priorities of the Director of Safety is to work closely with employees on a daily basis to ensure compliance standards are being met.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of OSHA safety requirements and of OSHA 300 requirements.
  • Provide OSHA training to employees (OSHA 30 and OSHA 10).
  • Must be comfortable giving toolbox talks.
  • Schedule safety van training for each crew twice a month with various topics

Other Skills and Experience:

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST).
  • Minimum 10 years of direct safety experience in the utility construction industry.
  • Bachelor's degree in industrial hygiene, safety management, environmental science, occupational health, or another related field.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of HCSS Safety Mobile preferred

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide leadership and direction to the Anchor Construction Corporation Safety team.
  • Create a "Culture of Safety" throughout the organization.
  • Provide and schedule safety training for Anchor employees.
  • Continue current employee training.
  • Maintain Anchor's COVID safety procedures for all Anchor employees
  • Responsible for all aspects of driver safety training, accident prevention, safety campaigns, and driver and manager accountability.
  • Provide overall leadership and direction for driving a safety culture and environment and ensure its prioritization in all aspects of the business.
  • Leverage data to identify at-risk behavior trends, target actions, and communications specific to mitigating identified risks.
  • Research and develop innovative programs for screening and training new drivers, track program success and report on employee performance.
  • Facilitate improvement plans and processes.
  • Scheduling drug and alcohol tests, random selection, and reasonable suspicion tests.
  • Conduct Accident/ Injury investigations and reviews
  • Conduct compliance-related audits to assess readiness and ability to respond to tight deadlines Plan and implement programs to train managers and employees in worksite safety practices, safe equipment operating techniques, and fire prevention for job sites and offices.
  • Facilitate employee training in first aid and CPR. Maintain training records in the employee files.
  • Ensure new employees receive safety instructions prior to beginning work. Emphasize any specific site hazards and thoroughly explain all applicable precautions.
  • Provide training and education to all levels of staff, as required, by Federal and State safety regulations. Train employees in proper procedures and conduct periodic emergency evacuation drills to ensure planning is effective in practice.
  • Provide recommendations and assistance, along with the Field Safety Manager, to Project Managers, Superintendents, and Foremen with respect to job site hazards, employee training, new/safe equipment operation, and safe material or substance utilization.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate worker's compensation program including working with internal personnel and third-party administrators/legal counsel, to effectively investigate and resolve claims in an expeditious and cost-effective manner.
  • Perform and oversee investigation of accidents, injuries, and unsafe working conditions to include interfacing with workers compensation claims and communication with injured workers and the return-to-work strategies. Cooperate in the preparation of material and evidence for organizational use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations. Provide recommendations for remedial action.
  • Remain current on federal, state, county, and local safety regulations. Keep management advised of new or revised regulations and their projected impact.
  • Duties, responsibilities, and activities may be assigned or changed from time to time.
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