full-time position:  posted on September 4, 2018
Safety Manager


Reporting directly to the Vice President of Safety and Quality Assurance, the Safety Manager coordinates Safety and Health matters on several commercial construction projects to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local laws and regulations, as well as The Albert M. Higley Co.’s corporate policies. Implement and manage policies regarding safety, health, accident prevention, first aid and fire protection programs for commercial construction projects. 

The preferred candidate

It is unlikely that any single individual will possess all of the credentials and skills we describe below, which represent the company’s vision for this position.  We encourage you to apply if you possess some of these credentials or skills and the desire to develop your career in these directions should you join our firm.

The preferred candidate possesses:

  • Passion for helping people return home safely every day
  • Possesses the values, ethics and integrity to which  AMHigley holds true
  • A four-year college degree in Safety Management or equal, (may be substituted with substantial work experience in the commercial construction industry)
  • OSHA 30 certification or commit to securing the same within sixty (60) days of hire
  • Thorough understanding of Federal, State, and local construction safety regulations
  • The ability to recognize hazardous situations and behaviors and implement corrective measures
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong computer skills with detailed knowledge of Microsoft Office and strong capability with Excel and Access
  • Detailed knowledge of general contract and subcontract documents including blue-prints
  • Strong team leadership capabilities
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Efficient time management skills
  • The capability of handling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • The capability of maintaining professionalism under duress
  • The ability to make contributions that can improve company procedures, reports, spreadsheets, charts and policies
  • The ability to create, modify and present procedures, reports, spreadsheets, charts and policies
  • The skills to analyze and recommend improvements on existing processes
  • A reliable vehicle which can commute over a 5-state area with no concerns
  • A driving record with no serious infractions
  • Current vehicle insurance and the commitment to maintain this throughout employment

The Performance Criteria for this position include, but are not limited to:


  • Identify and mitigate unsafe working conditions and unsafe employee activities through safety management and supervisory personnel for corrective action
  • Assist with the supervision and administration of safety, health, and first aid activities
  • Supervise subcontractor safety and health compliance on the job site
  • Assist with the implementation of jobsite specific safety programs and employee safety orientation training
  • Conduct safety audits, and environmental sampling tests
  • Documentation of incidents, safety violations, and unsafe conditions
  • Complete accident/incident investigations or assist field leaders in their investigations
  • Generate and distribute the weekly safety toolbox talks
  • Embrace and uphold the Company’s values of integrity, respect, people, commitment, excellence, and ethics
  • Host pre-work meetings with subcontractors prior to high-risk activities
  • Train foremen & superintendents on best practices and lessons learned quarterly
  • Assist the VP of Safety and the Senior Safety Manager with tracking safety training activities, evaluating safety supplies and equipment for the job site, and performing additional assignments as directed
  • Evaluate Site Specific Safety Plans (3SPs) that are developed by subcontractors
  • Grow professionally by continuing education
  • Lead subcontractors to grow the safety culture in their companies through knowledge of regulations and code as well as sharing best practices and lessons learned
  • Holds a four year engineering, construction management, or related degree.
  • Has at least five (5) years of construction field experience with an increasing level of responsibility to establish the basis for a solid understanding of construction practices, means, and methods.

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