Location: Stockton, CA
Please Apply at: https://acrt.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ACRT_Careers/job/Stockton-CA/Safety-Manager_R2914
ACRT Pacific, LLC.
This position directs ACRT Pacific’s safety programs to protect the employees of the operating company against harm and to maintain safe working conditions. Formulates and suggests work safety standards and enforces procedures. Risk prevention areas include slips, trips, and falls, noxious plants, insect exposure, dog/animal safety, vehicular accidents, eye injuries, repetitive motion disorders, and other potentially unsafe conditions related to field and office environments. Ensures that the company meets compliance and reporting requirements of federal and/or state regulations. Develops and conducts company and OSHA-required safety training. Advises management on problem correction. Develops a safety culture by working closely with customers, management, field staff, and industry leaders. Conducts program audits and makes recommendations for improvement. Exemplifies the safety leader to all company stakeholders. This position is located in Stockton, CA.
Duties & Responsibilities
Essential & Duties and Responsibilities:
- Responsible for being the ‘face of Safety’ for ACRT Pacific. This includes meeting with customers, speaking at tradeshows and seminars, publishing articles, and leading by example.
- Organizes and conducts regularly scheduled and special safety meetings; Designs safety training and re-training programs as required for existing employees. Specifically:
- Ensures that departmental safety meetings are conducted and documented by each team.
- Ensures, where necessary, that field and management staff requiring special safety training (ATV Safety, Chainsaw Safety, Confined Space, etc.) remain current with any ongoing training requirements and applicable certifications.
- Secures non-routine safety training sources, as necessary, for safety instructors, climbing instructors, and ACRT Pacific leadership teams (i.e. ATV Safety, other specialty equipment as may be required by contracts, CPR / First Aid, Confined Space, D.O.T. etc.).
- Completes, maintains, analyzes, and properly houses data:
- Gathers interprets, and assists the Corporate Compliance Manager with preparation of injury and statistical data, accident reports and audit/near miss reports to identify possible problem areas requiring correction and for government audit and reporting requirements.
- Analyzes and prepares reports, as necessary or as requested, for ACRT Pacific’s occupational injury/accident statistical data in order to recognize developing trends; Produce reports for customers, senior management, management, and field staff at regular intervals.
- Ensures that OSHA recordkeeping and reporting requirements are met and compliant with applicable laws and regulations.
- Provides oversight for monitoring activities and making formal recommendations to limit loss control:
- Schedules and conducts field inspections of field staff, safety equipment, vehicles, facilities, working conditions, and safety practices and reporting on unsafe conditions for assigned operating companies. Responsible for assuring that safety inspections are properly scheduled, performed, monitored, and acted upon.
- Supports and coordinates light duty program elements; works with Risk Manager to support insurance claims and consultants as it affects safety and loss control.
- Ensures continuous improvement of safety practices:
- Provides overall direction relative to the ACRT Pacific’s safety education, accident prevention, and loss control programs.
- Evaluate hazardous conditions and practices and develops hazard control practices and programs.
- Recommends safety goals for long-range accident prevention and cost-control objectives.
- Works directly with the ACRT Pacific President, Directors, and managers to identify strategies to improve safety performance; Works with all members of Fleet, HR, Operations, Accounting, and IT staff (ACRT Services) in implementing practices, programs, and policies.
- Works with ACRT Pacific’s Safety Committee, and any other safety-related committee, to review safety suggestions and incident review recommendations and formulate strategic plans to address situations as they may arise.
- Must continuously monitor professional literature and attend seminars to stay current with governmental compliance requirements and safety management trends.
- Investigates serious incidents/injuries in conjunction with line and staff personnel and for notification to top management of pertinent details.
- Completes/maintains accident logs, prepares proposals, reports safety performance, develops newsletter articles and weekly safety messages, prepares safety bulletins and/or posters, manages/maintains and updates online safety training programs; ensures Safety Data Sheets (SDS) are maintained and accurate; researches and makes recommendations on safety solutions for recurring or new safety exposures, etc.
- Assist in the development of, and adherence to, and ACRT Pacific safety budget (financial).
- Responsible for helping develop Safety as a Service for-profit program.
- 4 Year Bachelor’s degree AND 1 year work experience in a safety sensitive role
- OR 2 Year Degree and 2 or more years of experience working in Utility Line Clearance Safety
- Bachelor’s degree in Safety Engineering, Occupational Safety, Environmental Health or Health and Safety, Forestry, Wildlife, Biology, or Ecology
- Master’s degree
- Professional designations (OHST, ASP, CSP, CSR, OSHA, CTSP, CUSP)
- Documents experience with ISNetworld
- Demonstrated experience overseeing safety with a collectively bargained workforce
- Must have the ability to attain desired Professional designations, certifications and training
- Willingness and ability to travel
- Strategic and analytical thinker
- Organized and disciplined approach to work
- Adept at multi-tasking and managing complex work processes
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills – technical writing is desired
- Strong leadership and collaborative abilities
- Highly responsive to deadline-oriented matters
- Customer focused – able to keep needs of customers paramount at all times
Equipment, environmental and safety requirements:
- May need to work outdoors in any state in which ACRT Pacific and ACRT Services does business
- Walking or hiking, sometimes strenuously, over uneven terrain, in hot/cold weather, rain, snow and storm situations
- Driving over uneven, off road and under variable road conditions
- Occasional lifting to 50 pounds
- Field and office environments
- Customer facilities
- Tradeshows and industry events
- Some risk or hazardous exposure in field operations
- Travel may be required up to 25% of the time
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
- General Foreman
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