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Safety Manager 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Parsons Electric, an ArchKey Solutions Company, is one of North America's premier electrical and low voltage providers based in the Midwest. Since 1927, we have been tackling challenges head-on to help our customers reach new levels of success. Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, Parsons Electric has offices across the Midwest including Plymouth, Rochester, Duluth and Fargo.

When you work with an ArchKey Solutions platform company, the future is yours to create. With an average employee tenure over nine years, we are committed to developing your talents and finding the best place for you to succeed within our organization.

The culture at Parsons Electric is built around empowerment and our shared core values - Problem Solvers, Responsive to Customers, Optimize Teamwork, Uncompromising Integrity, and Do What You Say - and embodies the attitudes we use to create an inclusive work environment. Our inclusive workplaces extend beyond the traditional to also celebrate diverse ways of thinking. As problem solvers, we believe there's always room for growth and evolution and that what makes us different provides unique perspectives that can also make us better.

No matter where your journey with Parsons Electric begins, we look forward to seeing what impact you can make on us to improve, reshape and enhance our culture.

Join a team that's breaking ground both in the office and in the field.

Job Summary

Responsible for providing regional oversight and project safety leadership of all aspects of occupational safety management on regional projects at field job sites under the guidance of the Company's mission and in alignment with all Company policies, procedures, values, key objectives and regulations. This includes planning, implementing, managing, and maintaining comprehensive environmental safety and health policies and procedures on assigned regional projects in all project site location(s). This position provides project teams, subcontractors, safety teams, and trade partners with guidance, mentoring, and training on health and safety programs and confirms that the project site complies with all customer, industry, local, state, and federal guidelines, and regulations.

Essential Functions

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Assists, plans, and implements safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
  • Provides leadership and support for our safety software systems and ensure applicable training, implementation, and safety analysis is being conducted.
  • Creates, implements and communicates high quality safety and claims strategies, programs, policies and procedures designed to assure compliance with the most updated rules and regulations of federal, state, and local agencies.
  • Works with management and the safety team to hold employees accountable to Company safety policies/procedures and regulatory compliance and provides coaching assistance on employee disciplinary safety issues.
  • Works closely with senior management to direct the development of an effective safety strategy to assess and mitigate strategic and operational safety and security-related threats/risks, manage crises, claims and incidents and to appropriately safeguard the organization. Advises leadership of trends and actions to reduce injuries; provides leadership with information to aid in reduction of incidents and improve safety.
  • Directs and participates in safety inspections and audits of job sites for recognition and correction of safety hazards. Provides uniform direction of accepted safety practices throughout the Company and identifies opportunities to promote and recognize employees who conduct themselves in a safe and professional manner throughout the organization.
  • Monitors claim investigations, medical reports and partnerships with claims adjusters and legal counsel to ensure successful claims resolutions are being practiced and processed. Monitors records for occupational injuries, medical treatment and light duty situations to ensure quality and appropriate practices and procedures are being followed with regard to claims management.
  • Evaluates field and staff training needs and develops employee safety training programs and documentation to fit those needs. Assures that all employees receive a thorough orientation to the safety program and provides continuing safety education. Works with the safety team to instruct and train employees in the recognition of unsafe conditions, elimination of hazards, specific safe work methods, and the Company's safety policies.
  • Develops and maintains strong, positive working relationships with all stakeholders. Provides leadership to field employees and project managers with hazard analysis and safe work method pre-planning.
  • Provides regular and high-quality hiring, communications, mentoring, coaching, problem-solving and training to staff and other co-workers at all levels as needed. Advises and coaches employees and provides performance feedback regularly.
  • Oversight of DOT regulatory compliance, including driver's qualification files, DOT drug testing and driver safety. Manages OSHA, MSHA, DOT and other regulatory inspections and related follow-up procedures.
  • Perform and reviews incident reports on a periodic basis to identify patterns, determine root causes, and take the appropriate corrective actions.
  • Annually evaluates the performance of the Company safety and claims programs, utilizing trend analysis and overall progress of these programs.
  • Provides leadership to major incident responses including incident command, investigation and media spokesperson responsibilities. Partners with the claims manager to investigate all incidents and identify hazards, training issues, and/or fraudulent claims.
  • Advises project management team and safety leadership on safety compliance concerns and preventative actions. Works with management to hold employees accountable to Company safety policies and procedures in compliance with customer, industry, local, state, and federal guidelines, and regulations.
  • Plans and implements safety training for safety team and employees. Records and maintains all safety documentation in the Safety Management System.
  • Stays informed of new electrical and safety codes, techniques, and practices. Ensures all safety programs and OSHA requirements are followed.
  • Attends safety training and maintains required certifications and licensing.
  • Utilizes LEAN concepts or other continuous improvement methodologies to ensure the most efficient operations, processes, and activities.
  • Promotes and models the Company mission, vision and values through exercising sound and ethical business practices, championing all elements of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and providing high quality services and programs as they relate to clients, subcontractors, co-workers, suppliers, and the public.

Required Education, Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience in safety, environmental health, construction safety management or a related field.
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in building and electrical construction.
  • Knowledge of construction and general industry safety standards and procedures, including OSHA, MSHA, DOT, Worker's Compensation, NFPA 70E safety rules and regulations.
  • Excellent computer, communication, and training skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Basic project management experience and skills. Understanding of the project life cycle.
  • Demonstrated ability to diagnose problems with critical thinking skills and detail orientation, as well as to drive timely and appropriate solutions with self-initiative and sensitivity.
  • Strong and professional team player, with effective collaboration, organizational and relationship-building skills. Experience building strong internal and external business partner relationships and teaming with cross-functional managers and employees across the business.
  • Effective independent creativity, organizational, prioritizing and time management skills. Demonstrated high level of diplomacy, integrity, and dependability. Experience and skills to work closely with proprietary information and maintain confidentiality.
  • Exceptional leadership, mentoring, listening, presentation, negotiation, conflict management and persuasion skills, as well as the ability to influence employees at all levels.
  • Knowledge and experience with LEAN concepts and methodologies. Strong process orientation.

AAP/EEO Statement

ArchKey Solutions LLC is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer: M/W/Vets/Disabilities.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is an important aspect of our culture.

Every person is welcomed Every person is included Every person is valued


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