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Cumberland, Rhode Island
United States
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Construction Safety
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Construction /Architecture
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6-10 years
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Corporate Safety Officer

The Hart Companies is a family owned and operated business. Great lengths have been taken to preserve this culture over the years. Each member of Hart’s team is truly part of the family. In return, Hart is fortunate enough to have some of the best, brightest and most dedicated Constructors and Designers in the industry.

Corporate Safety Officer
Department:  Safety  
Reports to:     Vice President

Position summary:  Plans, directs and implements the Company safety program to ensure a safe, healthy and accident-free work environment on every project. 

Expected Outcomes:

  • Safety goals are achieved on every project
  • No accidents or near misses
  • No OSHA citations
  • Employees have a positive attitude toward safe work practices
  • Employees are well-educated in safe practices and have all the resources necessary to work safely
  • All governmental safety regulations are observed and practiced
  • Weekly visits or phone contact with all projects
  • Analyzes and recommends corrective action for all accidents


Position responsibilities: 

  • Develops specific objectives and strategies to maintain an effective safety program that complies with federal, state and local safety regulations
  • Conducts comprehensive on-site safety assessments of projects as part of constant monitoring process and monitors corrective actions taken
  • Participates in pre-construction and handoff meetings
  • Develops and administers safety incentive programs
  • Develops and maintains documentation for the Safety Manual, Safety/EEO booklet, Fleet Operations Program, Emergency Management Plan and the Substance Abuse Policy
  • Develops and administers the company substance abuse policy; establishes testing programs and identifies providers; monitors the testing program to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations; provides information on rehabilitation assistance to employees
  • Plans and implements programs to train employees in work site safety practices
  • Develops Tool Box Safety Talks in compliance with Company safety policies; educates project personnel
  • Implements and maintains the Fleet Operations Policy
  • Provides information, signs, posters, personal protective equipment, barriers, etc. to projects
  • Reviews accident and incident documentation to insure all required records and reports are complete and accurate; ensures corrective action is implemented
  • Participates in investigating all accidents resulting in lost time injuries or major property, liability or equipment damage; produces investigative reports
  • Represents the Company in all safety related hearings (OSHA, etc.)
  • Prepares all required regulatory reports and ensures they are submitted timely
  • Maintains safety files and records; prepares reports for management as needed
  • Recommends and enforces disciplinary actions against safety policy violators
  • Ensures all job site electrical hazards are marked and protected to the greatest extent possible
  • Plans, staffs and supervises all assigned department activities through appropriate delegation to department personnel
  • Creates and monitors divisional budget, prepares reports for President/CEO
  • Ensures company policies and procedures are understood and implemented consistently
  • Develops and continually improves the effectiveness of the department’s procedures
  • Evaluates the performance of the departmental staff
  • Provides advice and direction to department personnel toward their professional development
  • Works with the Director of Human Resources on all personnel-related actions
  • Communicates and reinforces the Company vision, values and goals to department staff
  • Performs additional assignments as directed by the President or Division Head
  • Works with Insurance Companies and serves as liaison with Medical Care Providers to assist in claims management.
  • Reviews and Prepares Safety Requirements on Job Prequalification Forms
  • Reviews and Advises on Safety requirements on bidding projects


Essential skills and experience:

  • 4 year occupational safety/health degree or equivalent combinations of training and related experience
  • At least 5-10 years construction safety experience
  • OSHA30 and/or OSHA500 certification
  • Thorough understanding of and ability to enforce all federal, state, local, and Company regulations
  • Ability to recognize hazardous situations and implement corrective measures
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to train and educate others
  • Good computer skills


Relocation Allowance Available if Relocating from More than 75 Miles.

Reporting to this position:  Field Safety Representative (If Applicable)


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