Site Safety Manager

Sylacauga, Alabama 35150

Post Date: 07/14/2017 Job ID: 16456 Industry: Technology

Project Site Safety Manager






Project Location(s):

Sylacauga, AL



Travel Involved:

None/Not Specified


Full Time – 13-month duration


Job Classification: 



Bachelor’s Degree










Design/Build contractor seeks Safety Professional to manage construction safety activities at MSHA-regulated surface mine industrial site.  Project Owner places emphasis on safety on this high visibility project.


The Project Site Safety Manager will report to the Project Construction Manager and provide support necessary to enforce Corporate safety and health policies and procedures, MSHA regulatory requirements, and safety requirements of facility Owner. Project will require close interaction with Owner’s Safety Manager.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


·         Assist in the development of the project safety program

·         Establish and conduct jobsite orientation for every new contractor employee for the project and administer and record their participation in the orientation program and issue identification to those employees completing the orientation program

·         Attend all initial meetings with the Project Staff and Subcontractor representatives to clearly define their role within the confines of the Project Safety Program

·         Conduct and document pre-planning safety meetings with each subcontractor safety representatives and/or foremen to establish safety procedures prior to subcontractor’s activity on site

·         Establish and conduct regular (weekly) safety meetings with subcontractor representatives and issue minutes of meeting and interface with Project Staff and each Subcontractor Safety Representatives relating to safety regulations to ensure proper compliance

·         Ensure that Subcontractors are conducting the proper training requirements as per the MSHA standards

·         Ensure and maintain a log of each subcontractor’s toolbox safety meetings held with their employees

·         Review each Subcontractors Safety Program and ensure that it meets or exceeds the project Safety Program requirements

·         Ensure that each Subcontractor designates a Safety Representative that is properly trained in the MSHA standards and that person is considered by MSHA standards, competent for the Subcontractors scope of work and has the proper authority to correct safety issues and hazards relating to their safety compliance.  Receive the names of their competent person(s) for their specific work in writing and file

·         Conduct regular (daily) jobsite and work area inspections.  Conduct formal weekly jobsite inspections and complete the safety checklist noting safety violations and corrective actions

·         Record, notify and prepare written report of any violations or unsafe practices to Subcontractors for immediate correction actions

·         Stop at once any violation or unsafe practice

·         Assist Construction Manager in establishing and implementing proper fire prevention, evacuation and fire control procedures

·         Investigate all incidents and generate proper reports

·         Establish and maintain all required job safety records

·         Conduct a monthly overview safety meeting

·         Attend Project Staff Meetings to brief the staff on safety issues on the project and coming from the company and to keep informed of the progress of the job

·         Assume Construction Manager duties on infrequent basis as required by his/her absence.



Candidate with a Bachelor’s in a relevant field or professional experience equivalent. Should have multiple years’ experience in industrial construction, with a working knowledge of safety/environmental principles and techniques. Candidate must possess MSHA training certification and be familiar with MSHA surface mine regulations and Part 46 training requirements.  Capable of identifying known/potential exposures and recommending corrective actions. Computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office suite programs. Strong management, leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of construction personnel hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Performing this job requires use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work on-site at the construction work site where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud.


Zak Janning

Zak was born and raised in Northern Kentucky alongside one older brother. After graduating from Georgetown with a BA in political science and history, Zak enrolled in law school at Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University. While in law school Zak started his legal career as a law clerk with various firms, eventually landing at a criminal defense firm in Covington, Kentucky. After graduation, however, he decided he was ready for a change. This is his first experience in the recruiting/staffing world, but he counts himself fortunate to have found this exciting new opportunity. Fun Fact: He attended Georgetown College on a football scholarship, but spent most of his time in Lexington with the Big Blue Nation.

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