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Director of Safety

Company Name:  Baker Concrete Construction, Inc
Location: 

Ft. Lauderdale, FL, US, 33312

Req ID: 2927
Travel: Up to 50%
Number of Openings: [[numberOpenings]] 

 

If you’re driven to accomplish great things, Baker is looking for you. As the nation’s leading specialty concrete contractor, Baker has constructed every type of concrete structure imaginable in more than 1,200 cities across the U.S. Today, more than 5,000 co-workers proudly wear the Baker logo.

 

At Baker, you’ll do more, be more, and gain more with a company that puts the key to success in your hands. Join an elite team that recognizes commitment and supports your professional growth; that believes focus + hard work + smarts equals opportunity; that provides more options to take your career to the next level. You’ll achieve more in a day, in a year, and in your career than you thought possible. Apply today — we’re ready to build.


 

Summary

Baker is committed to building better structures and better lives – and we are looking for an experienced Director of Safety to help direct our efforts across the nation. The Director of Safety serves as the senior executive responsible for overseeing our established Incident and Injury Free (IIF) program at a national level. This role leads and manages meaningful initiatives that span teams, regions, and geographies to make a measurable difference in how we operate. This role also partners with regional safety and operations managers to develop, coordinate, and implement occupational health and safety policies and procedures to promote and ensure effective safety operations throughout Baker Concrete Construction Inc. (BCCI). In the process, s/he is part of a broader effort to leave a lasting and positive legacy in the communities where we live and work. This is a new position for BCCI., providing an entrepreneurially minded and forward-thinking candidate with the opportunity to help strengthen and grow one of the most important facets of our culture and operations.

Roles and Responsibilities

The Director of Safety will perform the following duties in a safe, productive, and effective manner:

  • Develops, promotes, and practices continuous IIF improvement and learning across BCCI
  • Ensures that all regional managers have a consistent and unified approach to promoting the IIF culture
  • Collaborates with management to develop, prepare, and implement safety policies and procedures
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local safety laws, regulations, codes, and rules
    • Ensures completion of required OSHA recordkeeping and reporting
    • Serves as point person to bring compliance violations to closure
  • Actively participates and supports Regional Field Safety Managers with all OSHA interactions, inspections, and investigations; oversees and/or conducts the investigation of job site incidents to identify the root cause and communicates that information to regional management
  • Supervises, trains, evaluates, and develops direct reports to ensure maximum return on investment
  • Actively produces monthly reports that highlight progress, safety statistics, identifies major risk issues, training, etc.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) and 20 years’ construction safety experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • At least 3 years’ prior experience as Safety Director preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of safety policies and applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards
    • OSHA 500 and OSHA 510 Certification
  • Certification from a Professional Safety Organization preferred

When you join Baker, you become part of a team that is driven to do more. We offer an excellent pay and benefits package, extensive training, and a culture that is built on the values of People, Honor, and Grit. 

 

Baker is an EOE Disability/Veterans Employer.

 

Applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation for any or part of the application process may make their requests known by emailing hrtech@sharedservices.cc or calling 1-513-539-4000 and asking for HR.
 

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Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami