Safety Coordinator in Elkton, VA at Atlantic Constructors, Inc.

Date Posted: 6/7/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Elkton, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/7/2020

Job Description

Atlantic Constructors is seeking dynamic, motivated, career minded individuals to join our expanding team! Atlantic Constructors has been recognized as an industry leader in the Mid-Atlantic Region for over 50 years.

Job Title: Safety Coordinator

Reports to: Safety Director

Summary/Objective:

Ensures construction projects are planned and executed in compliance with safety standards and without injury, illness, and incident or reliability issues related to the construction work. This position stewards contractors’ and their subcontractors’ adherence to appropriate safety standards and requirements. 

Essential Functions:

  • Actively participate in developing the safety aspects of a project
  • Serve as Loss Prevention Systems, Inc. (LPS) coach/facilitator
  • Conducts Root Cause Analysis and Job Safety Analysis development/reviews
  • Attend daily work crew morning Start of Shift meetings
  • Manage Injury/Illness case files for incidents
  • Generate safety reports / logs and submit to appropriate personnel
  • Represent Atlantic Constructors safety at construction kickoff meetings
  • Perform observations on construction work in progress and identify opportunities for improving safety
  • Participate on project specific incident investigations
  • Ensure corrective actions are identified and tracked to completion
  • Ensure strong communication with appropriate project team members
  • Interact with site Safety, Health, Environmental and Industrial Hygiene to ensure projects are meeting site expectations
  • Analyze Incident Reports
  • Work with project teams to identify corrective actions needed, and track follow-up to completion
  • Ensures that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed and brings problems to supervisor, safety or HR
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibility: N

Required:

  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in industrial construction safety; or, equivalent combination of vocational training and experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; team oriented
  • Excellent oral, written communication and organizational skills
  • Initiative to work with limited supervision
  • Formal training in OSHA 1926 - Construction Safety Standards
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must be able to multi-task, work with minimal supervision, follow written and oral instructions, show attention to detail and demonstrate problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to pass post-offer pre-employment drug screen, and may be required to satisfactorily complete additional background checks as required (i.e. DMV, criminal history)
  • Must adhere to all company policy and procedures
  • Must be available to work assigned schedules and extended hours as needed including day, evening, weekend, and holiday hours

The work environment and physical demands required would be representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, and may include, but are not limited to the following:

Work Environment:

  • May work in varying temperatures; both inside and outside, including inclement weather, heat, humidity, cold and dampness
  • May be required to use hearing protection in and around areas with moderate/high exposure to high noise levels
  • May be required to use respiratory protection when working in areas with fumes, or airborne particles including dust
  • May be required to work in confined spaces or at heights

Physical Demands:

  • This role routinely uses construction equipment such as heavy machinery, hand and power tools
  • While performing duties of the job the employee may work aloft, climb, bend, pull, reach overhead, stand/walk for long periods of time and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms
  • Must be able to correctly identify all colors of a color-coded cable/wires and see close vision, distance vision, depth perception, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus

Travel:

  • May require travel (typically not overnight)

Preferred:

  • OSHA 500 Instructor Certified
  • Prior military experience 
  • HS diploma or GED equivalent

Benefits:

Atlantic Constructors offers competitive benefits, for more information check out our comprehensive list on our website.  


At this time, Atlantic Constructors, Inc. will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization (work visas) for any position.

Atlantic Constructors, Inc. is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or other related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation/gender identity, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you would like an accommodation or any assistance in order to apply for a job, please call 1-877-WRK-4ACI for assistance, or fax your requested accommodation to 804-523-8781. Nothing contained herein is to be construed as an offer of employment or a binding contract of employment for a specific period of time. Employment can be terminated by either the employee or the employer at any time, for any reason, with or without notice.

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