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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Seattle, Washington
United States
Job Categories:
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Single site
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Multi-site
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Safety Consultant
Industry Segments:
Construction /Architecture
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Some College Coursework

Project Safety Managers

We are looking for safety managers in the Seattle area to join our team and perform project based work in the Seattle area. If you can make the commute to the Seattle area, we want you! 

General Purpose:
The Project Safety Manager is responsible for overall site health and safety and reports to the director of field operations at Intuitive Safety Solutions “ISS” and/or client designated project or site manager. 

Serving in an advisory role, this consultant shall provide the following: 

  • Additional resource support for ISS and/or Client safety program;
  • Consulting services performed under day-to-day assignments and technical work direction provided by ISS and/or Client, with the Project Safety Manager reporting all observed at-risk behaviors and conditions to ISS and/or Client;
  • Work for the sole benefit of ISS and/or Client, with ISS and/or Client fully responsible for stopping any work or implementing any discipline; and
  • Implementation and oversight of ISS and/or Client safety plans and safety related forms.

The Project Safety Manager is regarded as the “Senior-Level” environmental health and safety professional.    

Essential Functions (include but not limited to): 

  • Conduct an in-depth inspections of the entire site. 
  • Hold meetings with the project or site manager.
  • After receiving a list of all contractors on site, hold a meeting with each contractor and obtain a list of all personnel.
  • During the first morning briefing, introduce himself and take a survey to determine who (if any one) has formal OSHA safety training.
  • Conduct on-going surveillance of work habits of all employees. 
  • Maintain a close association with all site personnel by being on site and conducting “tailgate safety talks.”
  • Conduct continuous safety improvement programs.  
  • Maintain records of all incidents, accidents, near-misses, and accident investigations and generate all required OSHA records.  Furnish customer corporate managers and site project managers with a copy of all records and reports. 
  • Emphasize site safety awareness and ensure the technical expertise required for site safety operations is available.
  • Perform technical interface with local/state/federal government agencies.
  • Provide technical expertise and management guidance to investigate process failures that lead to workplace accidents and environmental impact as directed by the Project Manager.  This includes investigating and monitoring of accidents and incidents involving fire, hazardous materials, unsafe situations, security issues, and/or noncompliance issues. This process ensures corrective action and recommendations are made that appropriately address procedural changes as necessary for prevention of future incidents.
  • Evaluate placement of warning and danger signs.
  • Ensure each construction vehicle on site has a backup alarm.
  • Audit all Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS’s or SDS’s) in the workplace.
  • Work schedules permitting, set up OSHA outreach construction safety training classes that 10 personnel at a time will be required to attend to achieve either the OSHA 10 or 30 certification.
  • Inspect all personal fall arrest systems and components for damage and wear.  Any and all equipment with damage and/or excessive wear will be removed from use immediately. 
  • Conduct a thorough inspection of all tools and equipment.  Any broken or unsafe tools or equipment will be taken out of service and repaired/replaced.

Conduct orientation meeting for all employees that include discussions of the following:

  • Zero-tolerance of drugs in the workplace.  A drug test permission form will be required to be signed by all personnel.
  • Policy that anyone involved in an accident or near-miss will be required to take a drug test
  • Zero-tolerance of workplace violence
  • Zero-tolerance of sexual harassment
  • The company’s hearing and sight conservation plan
  • Statement regarding site safety vest policy
  • The site safety plan
  • The site evacuation plan
  • Ensure special safety programs and training lessons provided for wind energy include all pertinent topics and areas of concern.

Education, Training and Skills Required: 

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in technical field OR minimum of five years of industry experience or professional work experience
  • Minimum of three years in an EHS Leader role
  • Minimum of five years of experience with construction environmental, health and safety programs
  • Current OSHA 30 hr Card (OSHA 500 is preferred)
  • Current First Aid/CPR Card
  • Valid Driver’s License, automobile insurance and the ability to pass a background check and obtain a Passport.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow directions.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer relation skills.
  • Able to effectively collaborate with employees at all professional levels and ability to respectfully follow supervision.
  • Basic computer operation skills and familiarity with internet based program navigation.

Additional Required Abilities:  

  • Ability to read, comprehend and write in English.
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders 60-100 meters in height.
  • Comfort working at heights and in confined spaces.
  • Periodic walking.
  • Able to work in extreme environments and inclement weather.