• Safety Manager

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    Job ID
    2814
    Function
    Construction
    Location Name
    177 Milk Street
  • Overview

    Related Beal is a fully integrated real estate firm focused on development and investment opportunities in Boston and the surrounding region. Related Beal leverages a national real estate platform with expertise across all asset classes and storied local experience in life sciences, commercial and residential development, property management and real estate investments. Related Beal has developed and is undertaking the development of some of the most recognized buildings in the area including The Clarendon and One Back Bay, 100 Arlington, Converse World Headquarters, 131 Beverly Street, 101 Beverly Street, Congress Square and the Quinzani Bakery site in the South End.  Related Beal has also expanded its platform to include the pursuit of affordable housing opportunities.

    Responsibilities

    Plans and implements Related Beal’s safety program to ensure a safe, healthy and accident-free work environment on a project-specific basis for project staff, CM and all Subcontractors. Also, works with the project team to ensure that the best possible outcome is achieved, with the following expectations:

     

    • Safety goals are achieved on the project and observe company safety policies.
    • No accidents or near misses.
    • No OSHA citations.
    • Employees have a positive attitude toward safe work practices.
    • Employees are well-educated in safe practices and have resources to work safely.
    • Ensure project’s compliance with all relevant federal, state, local, and Related Beal regulations.
    • Analyzes and recommends corrective action for all accidents.
    • Submit all company required SHE project reports in an accurate and timely manner.
    • Accompany OSHA compliance officers and insurance inspectors during on site audits and assist in preparation of written response or appeals for citations, as required.
    • Post all safety bulletins, safety posters, safety rules, and applicable legislation.
    • Coordinate with onsite medic as appropriate for incident and medical case management.
    • Accompany Insurance Broker and Carrier Loss Control Representatives during site visits and require GC/CM to respond to all recommendations.

    CHAIN OF COMMAND – Coordinate daily safety planning and directives with the Project

    Superintendents. Any issues that cannot be resolved at that level should be communicated to the Project Executive. In the event resolution/agreement cannot be reached contact the Safety Director to assist with problem resolution. Manage Site Safety Technicians and/or additional 3rd party Site Safety Managers, as required.

     

    KNOWLEDGE OF SAFETY - Understand, administer and enforce OSHA and other federal, state, and local standards, as well as company safety policies for the purpose of establishing a safe work environment on all projects.

     

    NEW HIRE ORIENTATIONS – Conduct new hire orientations and assist in completing required HR paperwork.

     

    PROJECT SUPPORT – Assist in development of site specific programs and plans with the Project Managers and Superintendents. Assist in the preparation Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) of project specific task, when required. Spend 50% + of time observing the work being performed in the field. Coach, mentor and train craft at the work interface, daily. Identify safety issues and recommends solutions. Assist in conducting daily Safety Meetings focusing on topics relevant to the scope of work being performed, when required. Perform other duties, as necessary.

     

    SUBCONTRACTOR PREPLANNING – Assist Project Managers and Superintendents with preconstruction safety plans required for our subcontractors. Participate in meetings with subs and assist subs as necessary to compile their safety plans. Review and approve site safety plans for subcontractors prior to submission to the project site Project Management Representative.

     

    EQUIPMENT & SAFETY SUPPLIES – Understand/Learn the operation of equipment, including

    Safety equipment, in order to educate/train the field staff on the proper use and operation.

    Coordinate the purchase and/or rental of all first aid supplies and equipment with onsite medic and risk management.

     

    PLANNING – Participate in project pre-planning meetings, to ensure that safety is part of all work plans. Ensure that Superintendent’s address specific safety hazards prior to starting work activities by reviewing Safety Plans or the Job Hazard Analysis (JHA). Participate in Pre-job Safety Planning Meeting with company Project Superintendent, Project Manager prior to work beginning onsite.

     

    INCIDENT REPORTING – Assist with incident investigations and review written accident investigation reports.  Serious near-miss incidents will also be reported to company personnel. Analyze to determine cause and develop safety measures and/or training to prevent incidents from recurring.

     

    INSPECTION – Conduct, a minimum of two (2) monthly general and four (4) specific (weekly),

    project safety inspections at the jobsite. Inspections shall be completed or input into the Safety

    database. Safety Manager has authority to immediately intervene in a situation where imminent danger of loss of life and/or extreme property damage exists. See that deficiencies are brought to Project Superintendent’s attention and get corrected in a timely manner.

     

    GOVERNMENTAL INSPECTION - Serve as the Point of Contact for all scheduled and

    unscheduled governmental (OSHA) inspections. Accompany inspectors and document their activity, participate in opening and closing conferences, ensure prompt correction of all noted discrepancies, and follow through with the Safety Director on formal and informal conferences/meetings and follow company Safety Policy procedures for governmental inspections.

     

    DRUG TESTING –Manage the drug screening program (pre-employment, post-incident, random and cause) that is consistent with RELATED BEAL’s requirements and ensure project’s compliance.

     

    DOCUMENTATION –

    Prepare, submit, maintain, file and record all essential RELATED BEAL and CM safety paperwork. (E.g. weekly Tool-Box talks, JHA sign-off review, Pre-mobilization meetings, etc.)

    Obtain and manage MSDS’s for all materials and chemicals for the company Haz-Com Program.

    Qualifications

    • Degree in Safety Management, ES&H Management or related science/construction field or equivalent experience/training.
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in safety management in high rise construction OR combination of education / multiple years’ experience in high rise construction, with a demonstrated knowledge of construction safety.
    • Knowledge of governmental ES&H standards, rules, and regulations and proficiency in applying them to construction projects.
    • Working knowledge of safe work practices and experience in conducting accident investigation is highly desired.

     CERTIFICATIONS:

    10-Hour OSHA

    30-Hour OSHA

    First Aid/CPR

    OSHA 500 trainer, desired but not required

    MSHA (surface), desired but not required

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