Regional Safety Manager Northeast
at : MYR Group Companies

Date Posted: 11/14/2019

Job Description

Regional Safety Manager

Exciting opportunity for a Regional Safety Manager!  This position will support Harlan Electric Company and will manager an on-going safety program for the Northeast.  Position will support three districts and will require travel.  Salaried position with competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, 401K, company vehicle and more!


The Regional Safety Manager will manage an on-going safety program by providing for and assisting in the establishment and implementation of plans, policies, and procedures for MYR and its subsidiaries. This position requires the personal skills to be an effective leader and the ability to inspire individuals by communicating needed changes, motivating individuals to become active participating members of a team and encouraging self-development through a leadership example approach. The Regional Safety Manager will exhibit a personal commitment to MYR’s mission and core values and the willingness to demonstrate those core values in all activities performed for MYR or while representing MYR. The incumbent(s)) of this position are active participants in the organization and support the changes necessary for the organization’s continued success and safety improvement process.

Regional Safety Manager Duties:
• Manage on-going safety program.
• Coordinate, and encourage a positive safety culture within operations, procedures, communications, best practices, and personnel management.
• Participate in and support Operations with Client meetings, events, pre-bid meetings, pre-qualification needs and incident reviews.
• Ensure proper safety staffing for projects and District locations.
• Work with MYR Training Department to provide input and assist with development and presentation of training on all aspects of the safety management and accident prevention programs.
• Verify fieldwork compliance with federal, state and local regulations, company policy, and industry best practices. Detect and correct unsafe practices.
• Provide technical and professional assistance to eliminate or control unsafe conditions and behavior.
• Assist in the completion of accidentincident investigations for area of responsibility.
• Conduct and report on advance notice and no-notice inspections, surveys, and evaluations as necessary.
• Audit and provide meaningful feedback, professional development opportunities, as well as leadership and guidance to safety managers and safety engineers.
• Coordinate cross-training and conduct training for Safety Managers and Engineers as necessary.
• Develop and maintain liaison with other safety related organizations, manufacturers, government agencies and all operating companies.
• Advise the Director of Safety,VP, EMC and District Management on methods to improve the MYR accident prevention program.

Reporting Duties:
• Provide progress reports on safety activities, safety reports, and safety studies.
• Maintain all safety records required per company policy and Federal, State, and Local regulations.

Job Requirements

• Degree within Occupational Health and Safety or related field.
• Safety related credentials (i.e. OSHA 500’s, OTI certifications, etc.)
• Professional Certifications highly preferred (i.e. CHST, ASP, CSP, CUSP)
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with electrical Transmission, Distribution line construction or substation construction in either a lineman or safety role (Mandatory).
• Prior experience within a supervisory role such as General Foreman, Superintendent, Safety Manager or equivalent preferred
• Management experience within a safety role
• Experience with Risk Management and Worker’s Compensation and DOT Regulations.
• Knowledge of: Principles and practices of safety rules, regulations and procedures; principles and practices of electric utility operations and construction; principles and practices of industrial hygiene; pertinent regulations and laws governing employee safety, hazardous materials, and principles and practices of procedure and best practices development and implementation; and principles and practices of training.
• Ability to: Interpret, simplify, communicate and implement applicable Federal/State regulatory standards; conduct safety audits and inspections of construction job sites; develop and conduct training programs; establish and maintain effective working relationships; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; and operate computer systems and other related office equipment.
• Through knowledge of all MYR Policies and Procedures.

Salary commensurate with experience.

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MYR Group Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


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About Us

With roots dating to 1891 and nearly 6,500 employees nationwide, MYR Group has delivered some of the largest transmission, distribution and substation projects in the United States and is consistently recognized by Engineering News-Record (ENR) as one of the top 5 specialty electrical contracting firms in the country. And we’ve built strong and dedicated employees who have fueled our continued success!

The skills, talents and commitment of our employees is what makes MYR Group a leader in the electrical services industry by allowing us to deliver superior customer service and capitalize on new opportunities. In today’s world, long-term employees who feel valued, challenged and secure in their jobs seem to be more of the rule rather than the exception. Investing in those who invest in us is what makes our company so unique, and is something we are extremely proud of. We understand that providing a satisfying work environment helps us to get the most out of our people, and is what ultimately leads to personal achievement.

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