GH Phipps Construction Companies

Director of Safety

Location

Various Locations, CO

Type

Full Time

Reports to:         Chief Operating Officer

Status:                  Exempt Salaried

POSITION SUMMARY

The Director of Safety will provide direction and leadership for all aspects of safety in the operations of the Company or a large segment of the Company’s activities. This is a highly visible position with responsibilities which impact the profit or loss of the Company.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Expectations/Success Factors

This management level position will be responsible for:

  • Leading a corporate culture of genuine care for our employees and partners on all GH Phipps jobsites and offices
  • Installing and leading a corporate culture of job site safety
  • Implementing, updating, documenting, and managing corporate safety initiatives
  • Training, support, and enforcement of job site safety requirements,
  • Ensuring the Company is compliant in all areas pertaining to safety, regulatory requirements, and Worker’s Compensation
  • Oversee the management of the Company’s Worker’s Comp and Return to Work programs
  • Interacting with all phases of a project and with all project team members to provide a safe work environment for all persons
  • Provide clear communication and expectations with GH Phipps Senior Managers and Operations teams

Competencies:

  • Technical Knowledge
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Command Skills
  • Managing Through Influence
  • Drive for Results
  • Business Acumen
  • Values and Ethics

Education / Skill Requirements

  • Advanced degree in Construction, Safety or related field
  • Must have knowledge of local, state and federal regulations regarding safety, health, and EEO
  • Familiar with all relevant environmental laws
  • Possess the appropriate instructor certifications
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to drive change
  • Strong verbal, written and analytical skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with corporate management, regional leaders, team leaders, construction managers and team members
  • Demonstrated computer skills, including proficiency in using Excel, Word, PowerPoint, database applications, email, and contract management software
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Group training skills.
  • Solid grasp of technology used in the corporate construction world.

Physical requirements:

   Ability to lift, move and transport items up to 50 lbs.

Physical demands: Prolonged standing, climbing, balancing, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, handling, feeling, talking, hearing, depth perception, visual accommodation, color vision, field of vision, near acuity, far acuity, and strength.

Work environment:

Exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction jobsites: heat, cold, wet and/or humid, proximity to moving mechanical parts, exposure to electric shock, working in high, exposed places, exposure to toxic/caustic chemicals, noise, dust, dirt, mud, vibration, fumes, airborne particles, etc.

Must be able to drive to and from worksites

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Company Website: ghphipps.com

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Company Website: ghphipps.com