Position Description

Field Safety & Health Coordinator
Location Leesport, PA
Employment duration Full time
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Position Purpose: This position is responsible for the administration and management of a comprehensive safety management system for transmission, distribution, and substation work.  The Field Safety Coordinator will work closely with the Safety & Health Department, Project Managers, Project Superintendents, and craft personnel to promote and ensure safe work practice and conditions.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Assistance with new hire general safety orientation
  • Coordination of on-site safety meetings and conducting safety training
  • Supporting incident investigation efforts
  • Conducting and documenting on-site safety audits and providing safety technical support
  • Recordkeeping and reporting
  • Promoting proactive and preventive safety activities by observing, analyzing, encouraging safe work behaviors and correcting unsafe conditions
  • Integrating safety into project plans, establishing safety goals, reinforcing safety policies and procedures, monitoring safety metrics
  • Supporting and coaching supervisors and employees
  • Providing feedback to encourage learning, monitoring safety compliance and creating awareness
  • Setting priorities that focus on continuous improvement

Knowledge | Skills | Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to work with IBEW union craft personnel
  • Strong interpersonal skills are a must
  • Due to the nature of this position, extensive travel is required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree Occupational Safety & Health, Construction Management preferred, or related field equivalent experience will be considered
  • 1-3 years of construction safety experience

Work Environment

  • Must be able to remain standing approximately 50% of the time
  • Occasional bending, stooping, squatting, reaching, climbing
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with employees and vendors and must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations
  • Occasionally works in outdoor weather conditions
  • Occasionally lifting 40 pounds
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