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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Boston, Massachusetts
United States
Job Categories:
Construction Safety
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Construction /Architecture, Engineering, Transportation - Railroad
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent

Project Safety Manager

Herzog companies was founded in 1969 by William E. Herzog as a heavy/highway construction contractor in the Midwest. Herzog now specializes in Railroad Construction, Transit Operation and Maintenance Services, Civil Construction and Railroad Services nationwide. Our team consists of people who are innovators at heart, continuously exploring new ways to improve our products, services, and, ultimately, the industry. By always challenging ourselves - and each other - to push for more, we keep Herzog at the forefront of the rail industry.

Herzog Contracting Corp. is currently seeking a Project Safety Manager in Boston, MA on the Green Line Extension Project.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with Company’s safety policies and programs,and make revisions as needed to maintain its compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Work with managers and supervisors in managing hazardous working conditions and eliminating unsafe employee activities. Investigate and recommend improvements in processes, design, procedures and operations to minimize potential hazards.
  • Assist managers and supervisors in investigating and documenting all property damage, personal injuries, safety violations and unsafe conditions and activities. Review documentation to ensure that all required records and reports are complete, accurate and submitted per established procedures.
  • Assist in the development, implementation and coordination of the safety training programs. This may include employee orientations, specific program trainings, monitoring and assisting in weekly safety meetings, supervisor trainings and accident awareness trainings.
  • Collect reports required for records and evaluations of performance of Safety and Accident Prevention Programs.
  • Ensure employee understanding of and compliance with all company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that all sub-contractors employees comply with jobsite safety rules and regulations.
  • Carry out other such duties as assigned or requested by the Safety Director.
  • Study and provide current information on government regulations for Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA), Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and keep Management and Supervisors advised of revisions of new regulations applicable to company activities.
  • Attend meetings and conferences required by the company, and other organizations considered advantageous to the company’s interest.
  • Must have the ability and availability to respond immediately to emergency or problem calls, and to be on call twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Travel Requirements:

  • Some travel required.
  • Must be willing to relocate if needed.



  • A bachelor’s degree in Occupation Health and Safety or equivalent degree is a plus.
  • OSHA 500 or degree in related field.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Minimum of 3 years of heavy civil construction safety experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years of railroad and or light rail safety experience.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Products.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written skills are required.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to enhance the commitment to and enthusiasm for a safe work environment throughout the Company.
  • Bilingual


Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Subject to pre-employment background check and motor vehicle report review.
  • Subject to pre-employment physical, medical evaluation, and drug screen due to the safety sensitive nature of this position
  • Successfully complete and maintain any required safety certification and testing on an annual basis.



  • Herzog is nationally recognized for its excellent corporate safety record which results from all employees at all levels, in all positions adhering to established policies and procedures. Reporting any and all safety violations to your immediate supervisor is a prerequisite for continued employment. Safety diligence by all results in a safe work environment for all.



  • Herzog offers a robust benefits package including medical and dental coverage. The plans are specific to projects and locations.


It is the policy of Herzog Contracting Corp. to provide equal opportunity in employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, age, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military status, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.