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Safety Manager

General Description

The Safety Manager manages the overall safety and health for each project assigned.  In addition, this position oversees the subcontractor and vendor on-site personnel from a safety perspective, including any safety representatives assigned to their projects.  This position serves as the primary point of contact for safety related programs/incidents and interfaces with clients.


  • Leads project safety and health initiatives for each project assigned
  • Oversees subcontractor and vendor on-site personnel from a safety perspective
  • Proactively helps and supports crew members to achieve a safe work environment
  • Collaborates with Construction operations to support weekly safety meetings
  • Conducts project observations
  • Communicates with client safety representatives
  • Conducts Safety onboarding training for new crew members
  • Conducts accident and incident investigations
  • Reviews and understands all project specific safety requirements, customer safety requirements, and QISG safety requirements; ensures compliance at project sites
  • Reviews subcontractor safety plans
  • Creates and updates safety plans
  • Ensures proper reporting from subcontractors (JHA’s, tailboards, etc.)
  • Manages project roster and ensures adequate training for all field personnel
  • Performs any other duties assigned
  • Adheres to internal standards, policies, and procedures

Required Experience and Education

  • High school diploma, or equivalent
  • 4+ years’ experience in a safety role within high voltage substation, transmission, and distribution construction environments

Preferred Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety related field
  • OSHA 10 and 30 certifications
  • AED/CPR/First Aid training/certifications
  • Safety certifications (ASP, CSP, OHST, CHST, CUSP, etc.)


  • Knowledge of OSHA legislation/requirements, resources, and inspection process
  • Working knowledge of Minimum Approach Distances (M.A.D.)
  • Must be able to read and understand electrical system One Line drawings
  • Self-starter     
  • Ability to work well independently, as well as part of a team
  • Strong problem evaluation/solving skills
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with other team members
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)

Travel Requirements

  • Travel:  Yes
  • Percent of Time:  Up to 90%

Last Updated: January 26, 2023

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