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Safety Manager


Company: Hawaiian Cement Department: Administration
Location: Aiea, HI Hiring Manager: Sean D Haggerty
Closing Date: 10/14/2023 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
The Safety Manager plans, implements, and coordinates programs that align with company business goals and objectives that reduce or eliminate occupational injuries, illnesses, and financial losses. May require supervision of personnel.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. Bachelor’s degree in majors related to safety, construction, or other appropriate discipline, or Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) or Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician (OHST) certification, or equivalent combination of experience.
2. Minimum five years of proven experience in management of health and safety programs for industry, a regulatory government agency or similar organization or significant industry experience with strong safety focus/record.
3. Proficient with MS Office suite of products, including Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
4. Must possess a valid state driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record.
5. Must be able to obtain a TWIC security card.
6. Must be able to travel to neighbor island company locations.
Preferred Qualifications
1. Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification.
2. Strong working knowledge of health and safety regulations related to construction materials industry.
3. General knowledge of insurance and financial matters related to health and safety programs.
4. Working knowledge of computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, or presentation software.
5. Working knowledge of construction materials equipment and operations.
6. Certified trainer or significant training experience.
Additional Information
• *Plans, implements, and coordinates programs to reduce or eliminate occupational injuries, illnesses, and financial losses.
• *Identifies and evaluates conditions which could lead to accidents and financial losses and recommends corrective action(s).
• *Conducts or directs research to identify hazards and evaluate loss producing potential of a given system, operation, or process.
• *Compiles, analyzes, and interprets statistical data and prepares reports.
• *In coordination with Risk Management and Human Resource (where applicable) department, manage and monitor work comp, other general and auto liability insurance claims. Analyze loss runs and design safety initiatives to address areas of concern.
• *Ensures compliance with company safety policies, corporate safety initiatives, state, local and federal regulations.
• *Be proactive in creating a stronger safety culture by undertaking initiatives to improve company safety.
• *Develops and implements accident-prevention loss control systems and programs.
• *Coordinates safety activities with management to ensure implementation throughout the organization.
• *Devises methods to evaluate safety program and audits safety compliance.
• *Strive to reduce accidents and injuries by providing communication, training, and enforcement.
• *Notify and train employees on company safety policies.
• *Troubleshoot and problem solve safety related situations/problems (material quality, equipment operation/repair, etc.). Monitor and discuss safety related production problems with team-members and managers/supervisors.
• *Maintain liaison with outside organizations to assure information exchange and mutual assistance.
• *Evaluates technical and scientific publications concerned with safety management and participates in activities of related organizations to update knowledge of safety program development.
• Stay informed of safety related regulations, rules or laws impacting the construction industry. Provide technical advice of the impact in the operational divisions.
• Keep involved with governing agencies at ground level on new laws. Participate in providing feedback on the development of new regulations. Participate on available agency subcommittees as appropriate.
• *Compare benchmarks; monitor inspections (OSHA and MSHA); address public safety complaints.
• *Ensure MSHA, OSHA, EPA, DNR, DOT safety and environmental (where applicable) regulation compliance.
• Ensure company safety goals are achieved and be a role model of company safety policies, procedures, and behaviors.
• Always work safely and take action to prevent all unsafe actions, processes, and behaviors.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
Key Skills & Competencies
• Proven success in working with high performance teams, achieving results through others and being a strong team player who can organize and manage multiple confidential/sensitive, time-critical, and competing priorities and projects.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with various personalities.
• Strong knowledge of construction practices required skills, and training needs.
• Ability to research, analyze, and prepare detailed safety plans and schedules.
• Intermediate computer skills.
• Strong knowledge of safety risk assessment, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills.
• MSHA/OSHA DOT audit
• Strong training skills.
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment with limited and direct supervision.
• Capable of managing crises as and when they arise.
• Occasional travel.
How To Apply
If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:
99-1300 Halawa Valley St.
Aiea, HI 96701-3289

Hawaiian Cement is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.
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Knife River Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

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