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Site Safety Coordinator

Company: Blattner Energy
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Blattner Company is a leading renewable energy contractor and service provider across the United States. Based at headquarters in Avon, Minnesota, the professional services, support and leadership teams provide the support services to Blattner Energy and D.H. Blattner. Blattner is powered by over a century of construction experience and passionate, innovative employees. Along with our project teams, we seek to build a better tomorrow for generations to come.Excited about the chance to join our team and build a rewarding career? Education Requirements: Four-year Occupational safety/health degree or equivalent combinations of training and or experience.Experience Requirements: Previous construction safety experience preferred.Position Summary: Plans, implements and supervises project safety, accident and fire protection programs in compliance with corporate, federal, state and local program standards. Approximately 75% of work time should be spent in the field conducting assessments, interacting with crews, subcontractors, etc.Essential Job Functions

  • As a cultural leader of safety, collaborates with site supervisory personnel to identify and remedy unsafe working conditions. Coaches the site team and employees on how to identify and eliminate hazards. Promotes and supports our pause work authority. Collaborates with the front-line teams and management to develop methods and practices that will eliminate exposure.
  • Conducts regular walk through inspections and assessments of construction area(s); engages with the crews and subcontractors to ensure safe work practices are implemented and followed; investigates all incidents and safety exposures with the trade superintendents and required foremen and crew down to the root cause; accompanies all safety, health, and insurance inspectors on walk through tours; ensures all documentation is completed according to corporate and outside safety processes and procedures.
  • Ensures that communication with other personnel and owners are executed in such a manner that integrity, honesty, and ethics are prevalent in all exchanges both verbal and written. Participates in daily project safety related discussions with the Site Manager and Trade Superintendents.
  • Collaborates with site supervisory personnel in reviewing all safety documentation to ensure all required records and reports are complete, accurate, and submitted timely.
  • Observes and assesses work plans, work instructions and work activities. Participates in the creation of trade specific Risk Assessment Matrices, three-week look ahead discussions, and subcontractor alignment meetings.
  • Ensures and assists the site team with executing the Site Safety Program, which includes training and orientations, JHA's, CATS and SIF observations throughout the project site.
  • Leads incident investigations utilizing Root Cause Analysis and Five Why Analysis. Seeks to identify and implement preventative measures at the highest level within the hierarchy of controls. Ensures preventative measures are implemented in a timely manner and sustained on the project.
  • Follows through with injury management and collaborate with supervisors to mitigate claims and exposure to costs with personnel, subcontractors, and equipment. Complies with company's Return-to-Work policy.
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with local occupational physicians, EMT's, fire departments, and law enforcement officials. Build a relationship with on-site nurse to minimize injury exposure and coordinate drug and alcohol testing.
  • Understands and manages the safety budget associated with the project.
  • Teaches (vs. telling) in a manner that allows individuals to understand the reasoning behind the behaviors desired. Works to make safety a value rather than a policy or goal we look to adhere to.
  • Mentors and trains new Site Safety Coordinators and Interns.
  • Coordinates and plans corporate safety related training programs to include OSHA 10 and OSHA 30-hour trainings. Participates when appropriate.Other Job FunctionsIdentifies opportunities for streamlining work and reducing waste in order to improve efficiency. Performs additional assignments per supervisor's direction.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Advanced knowledge and ability to comply with federal, state, local and company safety regulation requirements.
    • Electrical safety, crane safety and structural knowledge preferred.
    • Ability to recognize imminent danger and act accordingly.
    • Good communication skills (oral, written, listening, and presentation) and the ability to give presentations to large groups of employees.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (preferred knowledge of Visio).
    • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks.
    • Effective interpersonal and supervisory skills, and the ability to motivate others.
    • Must be willing and able to climb a wind turbine.
    • Must have a valid driver license and an acceptable driving record.
    • Temporary relocation to community of project site is required.We are a unique team of talented, passionate and dedicated individuals. Experience the power of Blattner Company.

Keywords: Blattner Energy, St. Petersburg , Site Safety Coordinator, Professions , Saint Petersburg, Florida

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