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Safety Director

Company: transdevna
Location: National City
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Overview of Position:

Works under the general supervision of the General Manager/Project Manager and is responsible for safety education, accident prevention, loss control and regulatory compliance. Duties and responsibilities also include, but are not limited to, coordinating the activities of on-the-job-injury and light duty personnel, workers compensation and general liability carriers; establishing and promoting the maintenance and safe, accident free and healthy working environment to achieve effectiveness for the company and insure compliance with all federal, state, local and company policies, procedures and regulations.

Responsibilities:Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing a Driver Safety Performance Review Program
  • Implementing and managing an employee safety awards program.
  • Working with the Facilities Manager to implement facility safety program at each facility including the CNG fuel stations, service lanes and fuel islands, parking areas, wash areas, and maintenance shops.
  • Respond to and investigate accidents/incidents to include taking photos of accident/incident scene, interviewing involved parties, and assisting with police reports.
  • Accountable for timely accident/incident investigations that involve company property, equipment and personnel, including researching internal and
  • Formulates and enhances general safety policies, procedures and practices to be followed and adhered to by company personnel in compliance with Federal, state, local and company safety rules and regulations.
  • Ensures compliance with all company, client, and Department of Transportation regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Ensures that all reporting and risk management tools are up-to-date and correct at all times
  • Ensures contract compliance with all applicable federal, state, local, and company regulations; ensures that related record keeping and reporting requirements are met and maintained; provides support in implementing the approved recommendations
  • Ensures that staff is adequately trained and understands and executes on safety and security standards
  • Selects, hires, and trains qualified candidates for employment when needed
  • Maintains confidentiality of all information
  • Makes recommendations to the General Manager/Project Manager for proactive compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Transportation (DOT) and other federal, state, local and company regulations, and Provides support in implementing the approved recommendations.
    • Accountable for ensuring that Cal OSHA, EPA and DOT record keeping and reporting requirements are met and maintained.
    • Conducts periodic, routine, scheduled and comprehensive inspections of facilities, grounds and equipment in order to identify any potential safety problems, and works with appropriate personnel to ensure corrective action is activated if and when applicable.
    • Ensures WebRisk reporting is thoroughly completed in a timely manner
      • Coordinates employee return to work with Human Resource Department Qualifications:Education, Licensing, and Certifications:
        • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, plus two years of college or university studies preferred
        • Must possess a class B Commercial Driver's License with Passenger endorsement a strong plus

          Education, Licensing, and Certifications Preferred:
          • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Business, Public Administration or related field preferred

            Experience Required:
            • At least 4 years of managing in a public transit safety environment of similar in size and complexity

              Experience Preferred:
              • At least eight (8) years of progressive experience in the public transit safety environment preferred

                Skills and Knowledge Required:
                • Familiarity with OSHA and EPA standards, and ADA requirements
                • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier, and Federal Transportation Administration rules and regulations.
                • Ability to interpret and explain regulations to others
                • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word and Excel
                • Strong written and oral communication skills; excellent presentation skills
                  • Must be able to communicate effectively with clients, providers and make public presentations
                  • Travel requirement outside of immediate area (40 %)
                    Pre-Employment Requirements:
                    • Must submit to drug testing and a criminal background check

                      Physical Requirements:
                      • 70% of work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities.
                      • 30% of work is accomplished outside or in a vehicle.
                      • Performs physical activities that require considerable use of the arms, repetitive hand-wrist motion, and legs and moving the whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of passengers and materials
                      • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibrations
                      • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds
                      • Must be able to operate the company vehicle without the use of DOT prohibited adaptations
                        The employee is generally subjected to long periods spent sitting, typing, or looking at a computer screen.

                        The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

                        About Transdev:

                        Based near Chicago, Transdev is the largest private-sector operator of multiple modes of transit in North America, including bus, rail, streetcar, paratransit, and shuttle services. Transdev is committed to being the trusted partner of cities and transit authorities through quality execution and innovations in mobility. Its parent company, Transdev Group, is a leading global operator and integrator of mobility operating in 17 countries and provides passengers every day the freedom to connect to what they care about in their cities. www.transdevna.com

                        The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

                        Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.

                        The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request. Associated topics: civil, civil engineer, construction, department of transportation, draw, microstation, remedial, roadway, soil mechanic, traffic

Keywords: transdevna, National City , Safety Director, Executive , National City, California

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