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Construction DOB Safety Director

  • Location:

    Long Island City, New York

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  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    US$150000.00 - US$190000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

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  • Job ref:

    JN -102023-80552_1696434669

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A leading design-builder and general contractor in the New York Metropolitan area established in 1974, is looking for a Safety Director to oversee a team of 5 Safety Managers, and $8+ Billion Dollars worth of heavy civil and SCA projects

Job Overview

Role: Safety Director

Achieve all training and certifications required to be a Senior Safety Manager: DOB, SST card, CSHT, OSHA 500

  • Must be viewed as a leader and/or subject matter expert by subordinates (e.g. someone they seek out for advice, mentoring, etc.)

  • Must have successfully hired and trained safety subordinates

  • Loyal to the Company and promotes the Company culture

  • Contributes to and helps all locations acquire and execute projects

  • Participate in personnel moves that best suit the overall company goals

  • Participate in the semi-annual evaluation process for all Safety professionals

  • Provide oversight and direction of the safety department in all offices, including the management of field safety personnel

  • Participate and lead involvement in outside safety organizations

  • Help establish future planning including Company direction and strategies as it relates to safety

  • Stays abreast of all current and emerging developments in safety

  • Serve as an expert in the field of safety for each office to address regulatory compliance issues, third party safety and liability consultations and subcontractor inquires

  • Participates in the monthly Project Manager/Superintendent meetings

  • Actively participates in safety meetings across all offices to review H.S.E. performance and policies

  • Leads training of safety personnel in all offices

  • Devise, coordinate and implement training programs to increase proficiency in safety practices

  • Assist in the implementation of corrective actions following incidents

  • Ensure "lessons learned" are communicated throughout the company and are incorporated into the safety program

  • Responsible for the design, implementation, communication, and coordination corporate safety programs

  • Develop and provide direction for the corporate safety committee with critical importance on overall safety performance, objectives, operations, and profitability

  • Assist project teams in the investigation of all project incidents (GL, WC, recordable incidents, observations, First Aid, etc.) to assure proper records are completed/submitted

  • Conduct site visits and oversee safety staff completion of audits and safety observations

  • Address specific reporting and record keeping requirements of OSHA, EPA and pertinent safety/regulatory compliance matters so that project sites stay in compliance

The above salary range represents Cobalt's good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible base compensation range at the time of posting. It is one part of the total rewards package this client provides to employees.


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