Construction Site Safety & Health Manager

Weeks Marine, Inc   •  

Cranford, NJ

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


5 - 7 years

Posted 34 days ago

Job Description

A Site Safety & Health Officer ensures compliance with Company and Federal Safety regulations at project level.

Essential Job Functions

  • Document safety inspections, program implementation and enforcement, activity risk analysis, employee training, equipment inspections, accident investigation and root cause analysis
  • Develop and Implement Site Specific Safety Plans
  • Work closely with client safety representatives
  • Maintains a close working relationship with field personnel and project management and advises field project managers and supervisors in all aspects of occupational safety
  • Observes behaviors and conditions within the work environment on a frequent basis, coaches employees regarding the value of working safely and provides feedback on these activities to project management and employees
  • Prepare and implement construction site specific safety manuals and best practices
  • Conducts and advises project management on accident investigations and assists project management in developing improvement plans to prevent recurrence
  • Develops, coordinates and delivers safety training
  • Assists project management in preparing JHA's for project activities and implements controls to eliminate hazards in the workplace.
  • Perform other related duties as required
  • Follows company and work site safety policies/procedures and commits to an "Incident and Injury Free" work environment


  • 5+ years industry safety experience (4 years if holding a 3rd party, nationally accredited certification; BCSP- CSP, ASP)
  • Candidates with a Bachelor's degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or Environmental Sciences are only required to have 4 years of experience
  • Extensive experience managing construction projects in Refinery's for major Oil companies
  • OSHA 500, CPR/First Aid, experience in Marine Construction, familiar with behavioral based safety programs all pluses
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work more then 50 hours per week
  • This position requires fluent use of the verbal and written English language
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to relocate for temporary assignments

Required Certifications or Licenses

  • CPR/FA/AED responder's card
  • TWIC - Transportation Worker Identification Credential
  • Valid US Passport
  • Driver's license

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to tolerate rough seas, vibrations, heat, harsh weather conditions, confined spaces, and high noise levels
  • Work will frequently require individuals to push, pull, bend or stand for long periods of time, and climb ladders that have capacity limits of 300 lbs.
  • Must be able to lift or carry miscellaneous equipment, supplies and parts up to 50 lbs. unassisted