Safety Manager

Employer
ARS International, LLC and Subsidiaries
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 14, 2018
Closes
Jun 15, 2018
Function
Management
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Description POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for planning, directing and implementing the safety program to ensure a safe, healthy, and accident-free work environment. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS; EDUCATION/TRAINING: Bachelor's degree (BA) from a four-year college or university; or four to ten (4-10) years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE : Experience dealing with the Union and working in the transportation industry a must. Knowledge of accident investigation and knowledge of training safety is preferred. Safe work practices and policies. Safe driving rules and practices. General inventory and recordkeeping practices. SKILLS & ABILITIES : Ability to manage and supervise others. Ability to multi-task projects. Excellent problem solving skills. Ability to work with time constraints and complete projects on time. Ability to understand and communicate complex written and oral instructions. Thorough knowledge of the occupation hazards and corresponding safety precautions necessary for the safe performance of assigned duties. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Valid state driver's license. Ability to pass a pre-employment background check. Ability to pass pre-employment and random drug screens. Extensive travel is required. Must be able to work scheduled off-hours and emergency overtime as required. CERTIFICATIONS: None PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS : Operations experience is preferred. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Plans and implements safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health administration (OSHA) rules and regulations. Plans and implements programs to train managers and employees in work site safety practices, fire prevention, and correct handling techniques for chemicals, toxins, equipment and other materials. Prepares studies and analyses of industrial accident causes and hazards to health for use by company personnel and outside agencies. Inspects organization facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, determines corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and flows up to ensure measures have been implemented. Provides information, signs, posters, barriers, and other materials to warn of potential and actual safety hazards and to prevent access to hazardous conditions. Leads the investigation of accidents and injuries and cooperates in the preparation of material and evidence for organization use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations. Compiles and submits accident reports required by regulatory agencies. Oversees the administration of workers' compensation program, including working with the insurance carrier to reduce employee lost time. Prepares and arranges safety exhibits and material for display, promotional work, industry conference, and exhibitions. Represents the organization in community or industry safety groups and programs. Maintains safety files and records. MENTAL & COGNITIVE DEMANDS : Must be able to read, analyze, and interpret data; read and understand professional journals, legal documents, codes, construction and engineering plans and technical manuals; provide response in a timely and professional manner; able to write proposals and bids; able to communicate clearly and succinctly on a basic and technical level. Must be able to write procedures, technical reports, and correspondence. Must be able to perform advanced math calculations. PHYSICAL DEMANDS : Must possess strength, stamina and mobility to perform project site walk through in all weather conditions and with exposure to any potentially harmful environmental conditions. Must be able to lift up to 80 lbs. Ability to verbally communicate with, hear and understand others. Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time. Ability to walk, reach with hands and arms. Ability to perform repetitive movements of the fingers, hands, wrists and arms. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include): Other duties as assigned. JOB DIMENSIONS: Supervision Received: Reports directly to the Program Manager for assigned project(s). Supervision Exercised : Supervise and monitor work performance of project staff and personnel. Interface Required : Interfaces with client, teaming partners and/or subcontractors, co-workers, management, suppliers and vendors, local/state/federal regulatory personnel/agencies and the general public. WORK ENVIRONMENT : While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to normal office conditions when not in the field. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. When performing site walk through, employee may be exposed to environmental hazards, extreme weather conditions, and loud noise. Company Description ARS International is an Alaskan Native Limited Liability Company, Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB). ARS is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Aleut Corporation (TAC), one of the 13 Regional Alaskan Native Corporations. ARS maintains multiple subsidiary companies with Small Business and 8(a) Certifications. ARS International, LLC (ARS) is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall select, train, and promote the most qualified individuals based upon relevant work factors such as work quality, attitude, education, and experience, so as not to discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. As a wholly owned subsidiary of The Aleut Corporation, ARS is committed to providing employment and development opportunities for our shareholders and their descendants. The company shall make employment selections first based on qualifications for the position; Preference shall then be given to eligible and qualified Aleut shareholders and their descendants in accordance with the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, 43 USC § 1601 et seq (PL 100-241) and other applicable state & federal laws.

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