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Site Safety Manager

Company: Knutson Construction
Location: Rochester
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Celebrated as one of Minnesota's Top Workplaces! Knutson Construction is accepting applications for a Site Safety Manager to join our team at our Rochester, MN office. "Together We Make Dreams Real" - that's our purpose as a company and we exist to work in concert with each other, owners, design professionals and subcontractors to make the journey as stress-free as possible. Together, we've created a dynamic, fun, inspiring environment where we can be ourselves and grow each day. At Knutson, opportunities to shine happen daily. We value what makes you different and empower you to act on your ideas. Our culture is one that encourages, supports, and feels like a family.This position is responsible for providing high level support to the Safety Department. The individual will work with various project teams to ensure Knutson, OSHA and owner requirements are followed on projects.The key job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Actively promote Knutson Zero Incident Program
  • Recognize good safety performances and take corrective action on poor safety performances.
  • Work with various Project Teams to administer the company's safety program on all phases of the project.
  • Review plans, specifications and/or actual site location to identify any risks that could be encountered.
  • Participate in Safety department meetings/functions.
  • Assist in developing and improving Corporate Safety content.
  • Work with Project Team to complete pre-construction safety meeting with subcontractors prior to starting on the project.
  • Assist with weekly training meetings on your project with KC personnel and document.
  • Provide project safety performance monthly for the PTM meetings and identify future project safety challenges.
  • Ensure owner safety requirements are obtained and adhered to.
  • Require subcontractors to adhere to company's safety program and maintain good relations along with coordinating accident prevention activities.
  • Assist with project site orientations.
  • Complete accident investigations on all accidents and serious near misses. Submit all reports to Safety Director within twenty-four (24) hours of occurrence.
  • Ensure that post-accident drug tests are complete.
  • Conduct and document site inspections to identify safety hazards and take appropriate corrective action.
  • Ensure adequate safety equipment is available and properly used.
  • Observe individuals working habits and identify if individuals are performing their job safely.Develop and maintain positive relationships with the project teams to promote safety efficiency.
    • Respond to inquiries or request from field personnel, project team and/or subcontractors as quickly as possible but no later than 24 hours, unless a longer timeline is provided.
    • Any imminent dangerous situation identified or reported must be handled immediately.
    • Recognize and escalate appropriate problems or challenges to the project team and/or your direct supervisor in a timely and professional manner.
    • Participate in training and development opportunities.Prepare, collect and/or maintain project safety related documentation to ensure compliance with client/project requirements and/or promote project safety efficiency.
      • Maintain project safety documentation.
      • Maintain and update Plan Grid; daily pre-task planning, job audits and various field reports on regular basis with any/all changes
      • Ability to attend project meetings
      • Respond to and complete all other duties, tasks and/or projects as assigned
      • Retain all OSHA related documentation from consultation and compliance
      • Consistently deliverer high quality work
      • Assumes responsibility for deadlines and time frames for work requirements
      • Manage schedule to align with workload and high-risk activities on projects
      • Take ownership and leadership on safety tasks
      • Ability to travel if neededRequired Skills and Abilities:
        • Proficient verbal and written communication skills.
        • Ability to develop and maintain positive interpersonal relationships.
        • Proficient in handling difficult issues and difficult personalities with tact and diplomacy.
        • Strong skills in time management, ability to work under pressure and tight timelines, working with multiple demands while giving attention to detail and following issues through resolution. The ability to provide high volume of multitasking and support for multiple projects.
        • Able to train employees.
        • Speaks at company functions/events.
        • Lead safety/training meetings.
        • Ability to work independently.Minimum Education and/or Experience Requirements:
          • Must have 10 years of field experience and/or minimum of 7 years construction related experience.
          • OSHA 30
          • Experience in using personal computers and related Microsoft software.Additional Benefits & Perks:
            • Competitive Pay
            • Performance Based Career Advancement
            • Medical, Dental and Vision
            • Health Savings Account with employer contribution
            • Flexible Spending Account
            • Paid Time Off
            • Life and Long-Term Disability Benefit with no premium cost to employee
            • Mentorship Program
            • Internship Program
            • Tuition Reimbursement
            • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
            • Employee Referral Bonus Program
            • Scholarship Program
            • Flex Fridays
            • 401k w/Company Match
            • Annual Discretionary Bonus Program
            • Successful Annual Discretionary Profit-Sharing ProgramReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
              Ability to commute/relocate:
              • Rochester, MN 55901: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Keywords: Knutson Construction, Rochester , Site Safety Manager, Executive , Rochester, Minnesota

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