Job Openings >> Safety Manager
Safety Manager
Title:Safety Manager
Location:Columbus, OH
Company:Kokosing Industrial

Position Summary:

  • The Safety Manager will work directly with the operations management team, supervision and team members to provide leadership of the Company’s Culture of Safety 24/7 and implement the company’s overarching Safety and Health Management System.
  • The position is responsible for the leadership of our cultural and best management practices at a large industrial water treatment project in Central Ohio.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leadership of the Company’s Core Value and Culture of Safety - 24/7.
  • Cultivate and promote the Company’s vision of Zero At-Risk Behaviors and furthers the belief that all injuries, and incidents are preventable – At Work and At Home.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to Managers, Supervisors and team members to facilitate conformance with Company and business unit safety and health objectives for a large industrial project in Central Ohio.
  • Initiate, coordinate and lead safety meetings and training programs to ensure the effective communication and implementation of company policy and procedures.
  • Conducts routine health and safety inspections to ensure conformance with Company best management practices; works with Managers, Supervisors and team members to identify corrective and preventative measures; and follows up to verify measures have been implemented and sustained.
  • Provide analysis of information, data and trends and make appropriate recommendations that assist Company Managers and Supervisors in developing and implementing continuous improvement that facilitate the attainment of the business units targets and objectives.
  • Independently initiate, perform, document and support others performing safety and health inspections, observations, and Safety 24/7 Conversations to further our Culture of Safety. Provide coaching and leadership to safety specialists working in the region for their growth and development.
  • Exercise the position’s authority to change and/or adjust work process and procedures as may be required to ensure the safety and health of team members, and others that may be impacted by our activities and operations.
  • Analyze safety and health audit, evaluation, inspection, behavioral observation and incident data and prepare the data in such a manner that it can be used by the business unit’s management team to drive continuous improvement.
  • Contribute to and lead in the development and implementation of Company and business unit level safety and health policies, procedures, and training programs.
  • Assist business unit leadership in the analysis of incidents of loss, and the identification and implementation of corrective and preventative actions.
  • Provide assistance to the Company's Human Resources and Worker’s Compensation / General Liability Insurance Department, and Legal Departments as needed.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of OSHA, DOT, and EPA regulations as well as other federal/state/local municipality safety and health regulations.
  • Ability to create an environment of open dialogue that invites input from all Team Members
  • Ability to effectively write, articulate, and generally communicate to engage Team Members, leadership, and others in a productive and credible manner.
  • Ability to positively interact and influence front line supervisors and field personnel to create a Zero At-Risk Behaviors Mindset.
  • Ability to think independently, communicate thoroughly and influence the implementation of the Company policies, programs and procedures.
  • Sound decision-making skills based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment.
  • Ability to influence and lead meetings with multiple attendees that create meaningful conversations and impactful results.
  • Ability to work in high production environment (50+ hours/week, including occasional nights and weekends) and respond in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Possess a driving record acceptable to the Company, and the ability to travel as needed to support field operations.


Education and Experience:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in Safety and Health or equivalent combinations of technical training and experience.
  • Seeking 8+ years of Construction Safety and Health Experience.
  • Preferred – Heavy civil, underground, and industrial construction experience.
  • Preferred - OSHA 500 Construction Outreach Trainer credential, or Other Professional Credential (STS-C, CHST, ASP, CSP).


Kokosing Industrial offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, life, and disability insurance, paid time off and a 401K plan.


Kokosing Industrial is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action federal and state contractor. The company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.

ApplicantStack powered by Swipeclock