Shawmut Design and Construction

  • Safety Manager

    Job ID
    2018-3862
    Location
    US-NY-New York
    Division
    Field Operations
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Category
    Field Operations
  • Overview

    At Shawmut, our primary objective is to deliver exceptional service catered to our clients’ specific goals and concerns. Our project teams deliver top quality work through a hands-on, collaborative process while keeping our clients’ best interests our absolute focus at all times. With specialized training and the support of a national company, we foster project teams whose skill and dedication leads to the deliberate, predictable and repeatable construction experiences that have attracted and retained the top clients in every market in which we focus. The most memorable construction experiences are based on one principle—it’s the people who make the difference. And at Shawmut, we have the very best.

     

    We are looking for an experienced New York Safety Manager to maintain a safe and secure worksite for the Shawmut field staff.

     

    Shawmut is a proven leader in creating accident free work zones, and this person will continue Shawmut's success in creating a safe construction environment by working as part of the larger safety team, drawing on past experience and always looking for new, improved safety methods.

     

    Responsibilities



    • Set expectations and provide structure around site safety with superintendent and subcontractors
    • Identify strengths and weaknesses of superintendent around knowledge, create site specific programs when necessary and train accordingly
    • Ensure the safety, training and development of Shawmut staff and subcontractors to understand identify and reduce risks in a fast paced construction environment from pre-construction through close-out
    • Raise awareness of potential hazards that exist on a jobsite with owner by reviewing what can be done to minimize risk
    • Conduct regular safety audits throughout the duration of a project assessing all safety related issues and follow up with the project team
    • Communicate directly with subcontractors to discuss concerns and Shawmut's expectations
    • Identify poor performing subs by reviewing past performance and work with project executives and project managers to establish a plan to improve
    • Maintain the information technology and systems that are essential to capture and analyze key data, present reporting and communicate effectively
    • Develop and maintaining strong relationships with every member of the project team, subcontractors and clients
    • Raise awareness of potential hazards that exist in the new building with Owner by reviewing with him/her what the hazards are and what can be done to minimize/prevent them
    • Conduct new hire safety orientations for incoming construction operations staff
    • Train Shawmut staff and subcontractors on topics such as OSHA certification (10 & 30 hour), First Aid, construction specific requirements and new standards review
    • Uphold Shawmut Values and 16 Best Practices

    Qualifications

    • 5+ years experience in construction safety management
    • Extensive knowledge of OSHA construction standards
    • Bachelors Degree in Safety or related experience preferred
    • OSHA 500 trainer
    • Capable of delivering all other compliance based training including First Aid, CPR and Life Safety
    • Work requires frequent travel
    • Must reside in the New York region

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