Safety Coordinator

Central Ohio

Safety Coordinator Job Description

The Safety Coordinator develops goals and strategic plans to improve the culture of safety throughout the entire company in a fast-paced environment and must be well organized with excellent written and oral communication skills. The position receives oral or written instructions from a supervisor and/or Department Head. Independently prioritizes work tasks.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Risk Assessment – Perform periodic risk assessments and prepare recommendations to management.
  2. Reduce Injuries – Identify and implement best practices and lead initiatives to reduce risks, reduce injuries, raise awareness, and improve safe work practices.
  3. Policies & Procedures – Write, implement, and manage safety programs, policies, and procedures in the company’s safety manual.
  4. Compliance – Perform compliance reviews to ensure safety policies and procedures are aligned with applicable regulations and enforce compliance, as necessary. This includes determining new regulations (e.g., silica initiatives)
  5. Job Audits – Perform random and scheduled safety inspections on job sites, remedy problems and issues, train employees as needed, and document audit results for management review. Issue audits to the Project Teams(s) and follow up on corrective actions. Distribute weekly email to the company summarizing audits.
  6. Site Specific Safety – Develop project specific safety requirements for all employees and sub-contractors who are on the site to review and sign.
  7. Daily Safety Checklist – Develop a daily safety checklist for project sites and manage implementation and use.
  8. OSHA Obtain OSHA 500 Training certifications, establish a relationship with OSHA inspectors, and support all OSHA inspections at job sites.
  9. Employee Training – Conduct, coordinate and track employee training in safety laws & regulations, hazardous conditions, safe work practices, and use of safety equipment. Conduct OSHA 10-hour and OSHA 30-hour training. Conduct first aid and CPR training. Conduct quarterly Supervisor training meetings, and yearly company safety meeting. Conduct new hire orientations.
  10. NCCER Training – Obtain instructor credentials and lead training classes.
  11. Incident Investigations – Perform detailed investigations for accidents, near-miss incidents, and occupational injuries to determine causes, implement preventive measures, conduct lessons learned meetings, and manage return to work activities.
  12. Emergency Response – Participate in first aid training and assist in emergency response, as necessary.
  13. Incentive Program – Develop rewards & recognition for employees and projects with excellent safety records.
  14. Safety Committee – Prepare and lead monthly safety committee meetings and implement improvements.
  15. Builders Exchange – Participate in BX safety meetings and submit for company and employee safety awards.
  16. PPE Equipment – Maintain equipment inspection records and order safety supplies and equipment as needed coordinated with the Shop Manager.
  17. Documentation – Maintain safety logs & safety documentation with confidentiality & HIPPA compliance.
  18. Maintain Relationships – Maintain positive and proactive relations with managers, field employees, customers, subcontractors, and regulatory agencies.
  19. Reviews and Reporting – Develop and update safety performance reports and present to senior management.


  1. Communication (Written/Oral).
  2. Leadership.
  3. Time Management and Flexibility.
  4. Strong Values and Work Ethic.
  5. Safety Focused
  6. Technical Skills.
  7. Cost Control.
  8. Project Management.
  9. People Management.
  10. Thoroughness
  11. Customer/Client Focus.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position does not have regular direct supervisory responsibilities however it is responsible for enforcing safety to all Robertson Construction employees.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., 40 hours per week, and occasional overtime, as advised.  The position will be responsible for fielding calls when second and third shift and weekend work is performed.

Travel to various worksites is required.

Required Education and Experience

  1. 3-5 years of experience in a safety role, preferably construction.
  2. Instructor OSHA 500 training certification (preferred).
  3. Instructor First Aid and CPR training certification (preferred).
  4. NCCER Instructor credentials (preferred).