Posted

30+ days ago

Location

Houston, TX

Description

Do you want to make a difference? Do you want to grow your career at one of the industry’s leading construction firms? Put your expertise and safety management skills to work at Austin Commercial. Austin Commercial is currently seeking a Commercial ConstructionSafety Manager for projects in the Houston, TX area.  We set the standard for commercial construction and we’re looking for talented construction professionals to join us. Austin is 100% employee-owned, so every one of our employee-owners has a vested interest in our success. As a result, we consistently meet and exceed our customers’ expectations with our commitment to safety, service, and integrity. Join us today. We Own It!

The Commercial Construction Safety Manager will work in areas such as fall protection, scaffolding, excavations, confined space, crane equipment operations, electrical, incident investigation, and other safety/health related training.  This position will also educate and train all Austin Commercial personnel in federal, state, and local laws, and Austin’s safety, health, and environmental policies.

Functional Areas of Responsibility Include:

  • Facilitates site safety inspections and correcting any deficiencies, trains new employees in Austin and OSHA safety policies, and assists in setting up and maintaining the SWPPP for the job.
  • Builds working relationships with staff and subcontractor safety representatives
  • Creates accurate safety reports and accident investigation documents
  • Represents the company in a positive and professional manner with owner and subcontractors
  • Creates and facilitates safety training on a variety of subjects that align with particular project schedules
  • Builds and maintains relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, suppliers, architects, etc.)
  • Participates in safety organizations outside of the company and in assigned region
  • Ensures compliance with the company’s current safety manual, policies, and expectations.
  • Assists safety director in conducting seminars, project interviews, committee meetings, project start-up meetings, accident investigations, and audits.

Requirements:

  • The Construction Safety Manager must have at least six years’ experience solely dedicated to commercial construction safety.
  • Bachelor’s or Associates's degree is preferred.
  • Safety certification from an accredited organization, such as BCSP or an equal alternative. Examples are ASP, CSP, CHST
  • OSHA 500 or 502
  • This person must have experience in commercial construction safety management
  • Available to work second shifts on projects
  • Exceptional verbal skills and concise communication are key to success in this role.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred, but not required.
  • The Safety Manager must have practical knowledge, working experience, and continuing education in the areas listed above.

We offer excellent benefits including medical insurance, dental insurance, and a matching 401K plan and we are proud to be a 100% Employee Owned Company (ESOP).  To learn more about Austin’s Employee-Ownership history, please go to http://www.austin-ind.com/core-values.html.

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Austin ("The Company") is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy prohibits discrimination against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age (40 and over), disability, military status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all federal, state, and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

No Agency Inquiries Please

Austin Industries and all operating divisions (Austin Bridge & Road, Austin Commercial, and Austin Industrial) do not accept unsolicited resumes, candidates’ names, or summaries from staffing agencies, search firms, or third-party recruiters.  Any unsolicited resumes submitted to Austin Industries, or any of its employee-owners, becomes the property of Austin Industries and Austin Industries will not pay a placement fee.

About Austin Commercial

Become an owner of one of North America's most respected and fastest-growing commercial construction firms! Austin Commercial’s employee-owners put our expertise to work in regional and national operations, building iconic projects that set the bar in our industry. Whether world-class airports and aviation facilities, technologically advanced healthcare facilities, cutting-edge educational and research facilities, professional sports stadiums, high-rises, hospitality, and other leading commercial markets, Austin’s industry expertise and ingenuity are second to none. Become an employee-owner today, grow your career, and put your skills to work at Austin Commercial. We Own It!

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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