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Director of Safety in Coppell, TX at UniTek Global Services, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/5/2019

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Job Description

Job Summary: The Director of Safety will have national oversight of the Company’s safety programs to include but not limited to; new hire safety training program, accident prevention, and safety compliance.


Primary Responsibilities:


1.     Ensures that all safety training needs are consistently met at all sites

2.     Plan and implement safety policies and procedures nationally while ensuring company and regulatory rules and policies are enforced

3.     Provides reporting on safety training completion and performance through internal LMS and customer systems

4.     Develops and enforces a national process for safety training and development of technicians

  1. Evaluate safety program by reviewing company performance to ensure safety expectations are being met
  2. Provide recommendations regarding improving employee’s safety performance and practices

7.     Receive and analyze feedback from Project Managers on what is working and not working in the area of safety

8.     Monitors and manages safety training to include but not limited to first aid, driver safety, ladder safety, fall protection, and accident prevention for both new and existing employees

9.     Maintains up to date knowledge of industry and company safety requirements

10.  Conducts and attends regular meetings with site level training staff

11.  Regularly visits assigned sites for live safety training observations, safety inspections and validation of performance and successful execution of safety processes

12.  Regularly publish metrics and tools relevant to safety to help drive business strategies and performance

13.  Ensure Company compliance with OSHA regulations

14.  Host Serious Incident Review calls for serious and preventable accidents/injuries

15.  Inspect facilities to detect existing or potential accidental and health hazards

16.  Supports risk management and safety objectives as assigned


Other Functions/Responsibilities:


1.     Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements




•         Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school;

or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience


•         Minimum of 5-10 years Industry Safety / Training experience in construction

•         OHSA 30 Certification

Technical Skills

•         Advanced knowledge of cable installation safety techniques and procedures

•         Aerial and Underground safety experience

•         Knowledge of industry specific safety tools and equipment

•         Maintain up to date knowledge of industry specific trainings, compliance and technology

•         Competency to read reports and understand Performance Metrics

•         Strong working knowledge and curriculum design.

  • Computer and Microsoft Office proficiency


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