MasTec Utility Services Safety Coordinator in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
The Safety Coordinator is responsible for acting as the front-line safety professional conducting safety inspections, observations, investigations, safety training, and regulatory compliance for OSHA, DOT, and EPA. This position supports personnel across ALL departments.
Provide advice and counseling about regulatory compliance with safety, health and environmental laws, codes, regulations, standards, and the related Company requirements.
Inspect workplace facilities, including tools, equipment, and machinery, to identify and correct deficiencies or potential hazards, and to ensure compliance to OSHA/DOT/MasTec USG safety and regulatory requirements.
Assist local management in the investigation of safety related damage incidents, employee injuries or occupational illnesses, and motor vehicle accidents to determine cause and contributing factors.
Develop mitigation measures and corrective actions for the objective findings of observation and inspection deficiencies, incident investigations, and like-industry experience to reduce the risk of hazards from recurring within the USG organization.
Conduct or facilitate safety training and education programs to supervisory and field employees through formal training classes, safety meetings, or other venues.
Administer training, safety recordkeeping, and documentation for compliance to safety training policies and requirements in the assigned area of responsibility. Recommend safe work processes and demonstrate personal protective equipment safety features that will reduce employees' exposure to workplace and environmental hazards.
Ensure tools, equipment, materials, vehicles, and technical instruments are fit-for-purpose, functional, calibrated, and the appropriate protective equipment, methods, guard, management systems are in place to reduce or eliminate the risk of employee injuries or illnesses.
Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.
An Associate’s degree, or equivalent related work experience of 5 or more years
Knowledge of construction industry standards.
Knowledge of laws, legal codes, formal interpretations, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and procedures.
Knowledge of business and management principles and practices involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Ability to consider the relative costs, risks and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one based on business and employee needs. Ability to actively listen, giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Ability to bring separate parties together to attempt to reconcile differences and negotiate results.
Ability to Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement appropriate solutions.
Ability to monitor/assess performance of self, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective actions.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
10 or more years of construction related safety experience.
Bilingual in Spanish.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
This job operates in a field environment. This role routinely requires extended periods of bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting, lifting in awkward positions, standing, and twisting. Also, working in inclement weather conditions, such as extreme heat, extreme cold, rain, ice, snow, and wind.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This position is physically active, with lifting required. Must be able to bend and lift and carry up to 100 pounds. This should be removed. No one person can safely lift and carry 100 pounds. Should be limited to 40 lbs per individual lift) I think this should be 50 but can live with suggestion.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. Employee may be required to temporarily perform duties in areas of increased hazards.
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All applicants must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen. Benefits available include Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance, a 401k plan and Employee Stock Purchase plan. MasTec is a publicly traded company MTZ (NYSE).
MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec’s policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.
Title: Safety Coordinator
Location: LA-Baton Rouge
Requisition ID: 38282