Safety Manager - New York

Suffolk Construction New York, NY

Are you a talented, hardworking overachiever who thrives on problem solving and client service? Are you a natural leader who is motivated by developing people and getting results? Are you goal driven and excited to be part of a winning team? Are you innovative and creative at work, and compassionate and proactive in your community? Are you a true professional who is passionate about what you do and interested in taking your career to a whole new level?

If you answered "yes" to these questions then Liberty Construction might be the organization for you. Find out why Liberty is considered a great place to work and how we are positioned for tremendous growth and opportunity!

This position works with the Superintendent and Project Manager to administer, direct, and implement compliance with the Corporate Safety and Health policies and procedures to ensure the achievement of Company standard operating procedures and goals for Safety and Health Plan. This position is responsible for the overall safety procedures on a project specific level or as assigned to multiple project sites within a region or sector.


* Create, communicate, enforce and identify opportunities for improvements in corporate safety programs

* Mentor Safety Supervisors as required by Regional Safety Director

* Perform administrative tasks related to project-specific safety binder and document storage

* Coordinate, schedule, and facilitate subcontractors Pre-Construction Safety Planning Meetings acting as a resource for field operations with compliance on Federal (OSHA) and state as well as local safety and health regulations including NFPA and JCAHO Standards

* Review all Subcontractors Site Specific Safety Programs and Job Hazard Analysis prior to Subcontractor mobilization.

* Conduct regularly scheduled site evaluations, follow up and tracking of corrections to deficiencies

* Periodically attend and monitor Tool Box Talks conducted by subcontractors to assure documentation and quality.

* Perform root cause and accident investigation techniques in the event of a job site accident – including collection of Suffolk Safety and Health standard incident reporting forms and documentation working closely with Risk Managers

* Active coordination with Regional Risk Manager's for identification of Claims trends and pro active risk management planning

* Enforce documentation from all subcontractors on the proper training of their employees as related to there scope of work.

* Conduct training for OSHA 10 or 30 Hour, HAZWOPER, and other Safety related topics.


* 3 – 5 years of work experience in field of Construction Health and Safety Working knowledge of Federal and State safety and health regulations, as well as local building code issues for safety and health

* Bachelor's degree in Safety Science, engineering or other demonstrated equivalent business experience

* OSHA Outreach Trainer for the Construction Industry

* CHST or CSP preferred

* Demonstrated knowledge of construction best practices

* Demonstrated experience in leading, motivating and coaching a large employee base

* Strong sense of urgency in support of providing best in class customer service

* Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

* Strong planning, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills

* Individual must be highly collaborative and demonstrated positive results in directing people

* Demonstrated ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing to all levels of an organization.

* Capacity to coordinate efforts involving staff from different departments and external partners.

* 25% to 50% travel within New York

* Proficient in Microsoft Office

Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stands; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. Job site walking.

EEO Statement

Liberty Construction Services provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran, gender identity, age or any other status protected by law. This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Liberty Construction Services will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination toward, or harassment of, applicants or employees by anyone at Liberty Construction Services, or anyone working on behalf of Liberty Construction Services