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OHL NA: Executive Office (New York) Safety Manager - Boston, MA in Boston, Massachusetts

OHLA USA merges global expertise and a 100+ year legacy with the latest innovations and a strong regional footprint to deliver complex and challenging infrastructure and vertical construction projects. The company has more than 2,000 engineering and construction professionals from coast to coast and specializes in heavy civil construction and modernization of critical infrastructure projects, including highways, bridges, rail and mass transit systems, tunnels, and water resources. Through its vertical construction affiliate, OHLA USA provides construction management and pre-construction services to build and renovate healthcare, educational, and assisted living facilities in addition to many other important cultural, institutional, and commercial spaces.

OHLA USA is a division of international construction company, Obrascón Huarte Lain, S.A. (OHLA Group), headquartered in Madrid, Spain. The company's U.S. operations are headquartered in New York City with regional office locations in California, Texas, Florida, and Illinois. In 2021, OHLA USA secured many noteworthy and important contracts totaling $1.2 billion. Our portfolio of current and new contracts will continue to advance our growth as we continue to strive for excellence.

Extraordinary construction projects demand exceptional talent. OHLA USA brings together the construction industry’s best and brightest who thrive in a collaborative work environment and who relish challenge and opportunity. We are currently seeking a Safety Manager.

Our Safety Department is responsible for creating, implementing and reviewing policies and programs to ensure the well-being of those on our project site as well as those in surrounding areas. The Safety Manager will work closely with the project leadership team to make sure that all safety rules and regulations are being followed according to job specifications and that they comply with OSHA standards.

  • Development of site safety programs

  • Direct and oversee the day to day activities of multiple site safety officers.

  • Maintains ongoing training and mentoring of the site safety officers and ensures they have what they need to carry out their responsibilities to:

  • Establish and conduct jobsite orientation for every new employee for the project and administer and record their participation in the orientation program and issue identification to those employees completing the orientation program.

  • Attend all initial meetings with the Project Staff and Subcontractor representatives to clearly define their role within the confines of the Project Safety Program.

  • Establish and conduct regular (weekly) safety meetings with project staff. Ensure and maintain a log of each toolbox safety meetings held with their employees.

  • Review each Subcontractors Safety Program and ensure that it meets or exceeds the project Safety Program requirements.

  • Conduct regular (daily) jobsite and work area inspections.

  • Conduct formal weekly jobsite inspections and complete the safety checklist noting safety violations and corrective actions.

  • Record, notify and prepare written report of any violations or unsafe practices to direct hire employees or Subcontractors for immediate correction actions.

  • Stop at once any violation or unsafe practice.

  • Assist Project Superintendent in establishing and implementing safety procedures including evacuation and fire control procedures.

  • Investigate all incidents and generate proper reports.

  • Establish and maintain all required job safety records.

  • Conduct a monthly overview safety meeting.

  • Assist the Claims Manager in the management of claims.

  • Attend Project Staff Meetings to brief the staff on safety issues on the project and coming from the company and to keep informed of the progress of the job.

  • 7+ years’ experience in heavy civil construction

  • Working knowledge of safety/environmental principles and techniques.

  • Capable of identifying known/potential exposures and recommending corrective actions.

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct safety training

  • Computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office suite programs.

  • Strong management, leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing.

  • 30-hour OSHA certificate

  • Bachelor's degree is highly preferable.

  • Previous MBTA experience highly preferred

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will require ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments. Employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud noise.

OHLA USA and its affiliates are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected class.

OHLA USA and its subsidiaries (“OHLA”) shall not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to OHLA or an employee of OHLA, by mail, electronically, or otherwise will be considered OHLA property. OHLA will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. OHLA will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. OHLA Human Resources is the only authorized representative of OHLA to execute any agreements with search firms or staffing agencies. As a condition for payment, a Vendor shall have OHLA USA Inc.’s Personnel Agreement and a Job Order signed by an authorized OHLA HR representative. Verbal or written communications from any employee of OHLA and its subsidiaries shall not be considered binding obligations. All resumes whether unsolicited or solicited shall be the property of OHLA.


ID: 2022-3031

External Company Name: OHL North America

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Department: OHL USA

Street: 1 State Street