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Safety Director

Company: Prime Electric
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Consistently recognized as one of Washington's Best Workplaces!
At PRIME Electric we are more than an electrical construction company, we are a company that truly believes the safety of our people is our Number 1 priority every day. PRIME is seeking a self-motivated Safety Director to help continue our top-down safety culture and support our overarching commitment to cultivating a safer workplace environment where our employees can grow and thrive.
The Safety Director will be an expert in their field of Occupational Safety and Health and is responsible for developing safety policy, monitoring all health and safety incidents, and ensuring the overall safety compliance of all PRIME worksites.
Our ideal candidate needs to be a team player, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, be energetic and have a passion for people.

  • Partner with all construction managers (Group Executives, Project Managers, Superintendents, General Foreman, Foreman and Tradespeople) with education and implementation of our safety procedures and protocol
  • Manage all compliance with regulatory agencies (OSHA)
  • Interface with external partners (NECA, IBEW, etc.) regarding communication and exchange of information regarding safety related topics
  • Manage a team of Safety Managers with supporting field operations
  • Carry out all safety-related training to all parties. In some instances, this will be direct training and, in some cases, you will be asked to "train the trainer"
  • Update and keep current all forms of PRIME's safety programs (written, electronic and/or verbal)
  • Partner with foreman to write job-specific safety plans, schedule regular safety visits and carry out periodic job site safety audits and related risk corrections
  • Ensure weekly safety audits are being performed on job
  • Review PRIME's documentation to insure all required onsite required records, reports and jobsite postings are per established procedures and requirements
  • Assist in work area inspections and personal injury investigations
  • Oversee new vehicle orientation and training
  • Work with our Field Leaders and Executives on the planning and execution of our Safety incentive programs
  • Manage entire claims management process of all injuries at PRIME from the initial reporting and medical interface to case closure
  • Manage any/all vehicle/equipment related safety-related inspections, recommended repairs, or training of operators
  • Manage any/all recommended PNW safety procedures (i.e.: Fire drills, lock down procedures, prefab or warehouse procedures, etc.)
  • Manage all hazardous materials issues or MSDS form management systems
  • Manage and assist with the training of all craftsman required personal safety-related certifications (first aid cards, confined space training, etc.)
  • Maintain and manage an updated safety training log
  • Assist marketing and all group leaders in providing safety-related data needed for proposals and presentations
  • Work with (and assist) foreman in safety process as it relates to the foreman's job site pre-task planning steps
  • Review (and approve) MOP's (Methods of Procedures) when outlined and submitted by foreman
  • Conduct JHA (Job Hazard Analysis) at the onset of all major projects
  • Support all foreman in their "tool box" site meetings in relation to safety topics
  • Work with the field with ergonomics, material handling processes and other tasks that can be modified to a more efficient process
  • Be responsible for PRIME's SSSM (Site Specific Safety Manual) format and production. Administrators usually produce our manuals and distribute to the foreman
  • Provide support the warehouse in safety equipment inspections, recertification, and calibrations
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining PRIME's Injury Illness Prevention Program (IIPP)
  • Serve as Safety advisor on future objectives and directional changes that you recommend in all of our safety programs
  • Ensure full compliance of PRIME's safety plans
  • Use and develop a high level of 'commercial judgment' as it relates to interfacing with all PRIME employees, customers, and 3rd parties in safety-related matters
    • Minimum 7- 10 years of experience leading a progressive and successful EH&S program in the construction industry (electrical industry a plus)
    • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Safety or relevant field experience required
    • Certifications CHST and/or ASP, CSP
    • Demonstrated acumen in safety program management including knowledge of applicable OSHA, DOT, DOL, and other EHS laws
    • Ability to drive continuous improvement programs in the interest of incrementally improving the safety culture and performance
    • Working knowledge of relevant current legislation
    • Practical working knowledge of Health and Safety tools and techniques, ideally within an electrical construction environment
    • Knowledge and understanding of relevant standards, legislation, codes of practice, guidance, and operating procedures
    • Presentation skills to deliver advice at all levels and to deliver localized training to staff as required
    • Strong organizational skills, information management proficiency and collaborative management style are needed
    • Evidence of strong interpersonal skills in order to establish credibility with clients, colleagues and senior management
    • Ability to work through and identify the root cause of any problem
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to carry out an audit and gather objective evidence through observation, interview and sampling of documents and records.
    • Proficient in use of Microsoft office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
      • Competitive Pay
      • Performance Based Career Advancement
      • 100% Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage *Covers employee & dependents with no premium cost to employee
      • Paid Time off and Holiday package
      • 401k Program w/ Direct Benefit
      • Generous Profit Sharing and Discretionary Bonus Program
      • Life and Disability Benefit - long term disability included with no premium cost to employee
      • Mentorship Program
      • Education Reimbursement Benefit
      • Legal Benefit
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
      • Wellness Program which includes paid health club membership
      • Onsite gym
      • Employee Referral Bonus Program
      • Scholarships Program for Highschool Juniors/Seniors of PRIME Employees
        *PRIME Electric does not engage with or utilize recruiting or placement agencies for any recruiting or hiring needs. PRIME hiring managers are not authorized to review or accept resume referrals from any agencies.
        This employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: Prime Electric, Bellevue , Safety Director, Executive , Bellevue, Washington

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