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Director of Safety

Company: The Lemoine Company, LLC
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

LEMOINE, a Great Place to Work --Certified company, is seeking an experienced Safety Director to lead and manage our health and safety programs across all our construction projects. The Safety Director will be responsible for creating and implementing policies and procedures that ensure the safety and well-being of our employees, subcontractors, and the public.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and oversee the company's safety program and ensure it is in compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations
  • Conduct safety audits and risk assessments on construction sites
  • Design and lead safety training programs for employees and subcontractors
  • Investigate and report on incidents and accidents, and develop corrective actions to prevent future occurrences
  • Provide technical support and guidance to project managers and superintendents on safety matters
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all safety training, inspections, and incidents
  • Stay current on industry safety standards, regulations, and best practices
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including government agencies, insurance providers, and industry organizations
  • Improve manager and employee performance by identifying and clarifying safety problems, evaluating potential solutions; implementing selected solution; coaching and counseling managers and employees with regard to safety performance
  • Develop and implement innovative Safety & Risk programs and strategies that support our company in managing their safety and compliance risks, in areas such as construction, safety management systems, and risk management.
  • Leads Safety Culture meetings with Trade Partners on a regular basis.
  • Ensure the company's safety program is consistently effective and efficient

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Engineering, or related curriculum or equivalent work experience
    • 10+ years of experience in construction safety management
    • Comprehensive knowledge of OSHA regulations and construction safety standards
    • Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and train others
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to think critically and solve complex problems
    • Knowledge of safety training methodologies and adult learning principles
    • Strong computer skills, including experience with safety management software

      Physical Requirements:

      • Physically able to conduct inspections and carry equipment used for inspections.
      • Able to travel regionally by automobile when called for.
      • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
      • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at a time.

        We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as opportunities for professional growth and development. If you are a safety professional with a passion for protecting people and ensuring safe and compliant operations, we encourage you to apply.
        Equal Opportunity Employer
        The Lemoine Company, L.L.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applications are considered without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability. Only job-related factors will be considered in deciding applicants' qualifications for positions.

Keywords: The Lemoine Company, LLC, Baton Rouge , Director of Safety, Executive , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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