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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
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Location:
Romeoville, Illinois
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Multi-site
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Utilities
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Reference Number:
444

Regional Safety Superintendent

Asplundh was founded over 90 years ago by three brothers who created a business to prune tree branches away from power lines. Built upon providing its customers and employees with “A Better Way”, Asplundh is the leader in safe and efficient vegetation management services.

With Asplundh, your contributions help keep electricity flowing, and are critical to restoring power to communities after disaster strikes. Tens of thousands have joined the family-like culture at Asplundh. Now is your opportunity to branch out into a rewarding career.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Conduct regular job site inspections and/or Job Behavior Observations (J.B.O.’s) with major focus on:

  • The Four Objectives of Safety Management.
  • Observing and correcting unsafe acts and at risk behavior.
  • Evaluating General Foreperson knowledge of safety training programs, and supervisory skills.
  • Identification of job site hazards.
  • Evaluation of Crew Foreperson knowledge of their safety training responsibilities.
  • Observe and report on proper work techniques in accordance with the Forepersons’ Manual & Region Policy Manual.
  • Verification of required documentation.
  • Oversee the data collection, input and distribution of reports of statistical information gained from the J.B.O. reports.
  • Work with regional office to monitor files for compliance with required documentation, as specified by corporate and region policy.
  • Assist in the General Foreperson orientation process and mentoring program.


Assist with the Incident Investigation process:

  • Review reports and assure that appropriate documentation is complete and filed.
  • Assure that the investigation reaches the main contributing factor(s).
  • Assure recommendations are appropriate for the causes.
  • Assist Regional Manager with assignment of recommendations to individuals, and that the recommendations have an achievable completion date.
  • Assure injuries are properly classified according to O.S.H.A. rules.
  • Assure communications to the Corporate Safety Department are completed.


Ride with General Forepersons to assure that they understand:

  • O.S.H.A. compliance.
  • Uniformity and implementation of the region disciplinary policy.
  • How to conduct a thorough safety visit.
  • Crew Foreperson evaluations.


Assure that General Forepersons implement: 

  • First Aid / CPR certification classes (become an instructor).
  • Lift School taught by Regional or Corporate Safety Personnel.Home Study Programs (Lift and Foreperson).
  • Spanish documentation (when required).
  • Regular scheduled Foreperson training meetings.
  • Vehicle Loss Prevention Program (V.L.P.P.).

Assure regional compliance with:

  • General Foreperson meeting requirements.
  • Screening applicants for hiring.
  • Pre-employment drug testing.
  • New employee orientations.
  • Background checks, etc.
  • Safety Management Process (S.M.P.).


Monitor and review current claims:

  • Work with the Home Office Claim Examiners and regional insurance adjuster on light duty positions available.
  • Establish a working relationship with local physicians.
  • Contact doctors with job descriptions for modified duty.
  • Work with Risk Management Department to question reserves, return to work status on current claims, surveillance, etc.
  • Inform and communicate with your Corporate Safety Supervisor on weekly activities, questions, concerns, problem areas, etc.
  • Advise Manager on trends within his / her region, such that they can take appropriate action.
  • Consult with the Manager to assist him / her in the establishment and implementation of regional safety goals.
  • Provide safety coverage on emergency response work when requested by corporate or the regional manager.
  • Actively participate in safety teleconference calls as scheduled.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to wear necessary PPE as necessary.
  • Must be able to safely drive an approved company vehicle.
  • Must be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day.
  • Must be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, i.e., rain, heat, sun, cold.
  • Must be able to traverse various terrains.
  • Must be able to write, read and comprehend written and verbal job instructions/information.
  • Must be able to communicate and handle confrontations professionally.
  • Must have transportation to and from the show up location.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Must pass a background and/or MVR check.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test.


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