Safety Manager Job at Congruex, Columbus, OH

  • Congruex
  • Columbus, OH

Job Description

Job Title:  Safety Manager
Operating Unit: OVE
Department: Safety        
Reports To:  Director of Safety
Employment Status: Full-Time
Primary Location: Columbus, OH
Compensation: $90,000-$105,000

We will determine salary based on skills and experience in relation to the function of the role, as well as equity to any other employees in the same or similar role.

Company Profile:
Congruex is looking for a Safety Manager to join our team. Learn more about it at .

OVE, a Congruex Company
Founded in 2004, Ohio Valley Excavating (OVE) delivers full-service excavation solutions to telecommunications and utility clients. Our capabilities include installation, maintenance, and emergency repairs for underground electrical, communications, pipe, and structural placements. OVE is headquartered in Lebanon, OH and services the Midwest.

We are the One Congruex Family . We are building tomorrow, together.

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The Position

OVE is a rapidly expanding company seeking a Safety Manager to support the team. The Safety Manager will serve as the cognizant expert in matters relating to HSE and shall have the authority to stop work activity in the event of imminent danger to the health and safety of workers, the public, or the environment. The Safety Manager will ensure understanding and compliance with OVE, Congruex HSE Department, client, local, state, and federal government health, safety, and environmental regulations and requirements. 

Job Responsibilities (Including, but not limited to):

Primary responsibilities will consist of the administration and management of a comprehensive HSE training and program compliance to promote and ensure safe work practices, conditions and worker activities of OVE, subcontractor, sub-tiered subcontractor employees; as well as the integration of our company HSE policies with the clients HSE programs. Support all HSE efforts for OVE and promote Congruex Safety culture.
  • Promote a positive attitude and the INCIDENT FREE philosophy
  • Coordinate HSE activities with OVE customer(s)
  • Plan, direct and conduct periodic HSE assessments of sites and offices
  • Annual HSE training (DFWP employee, DFWP supervisor, confined space, trench, and excavation safety, first aid, CPR, competent person, 10- and 30-hour OSHA training)
  • DOT compliance (drivers, trucks, and trailers)
  • Develop, organize, and provide additional safety training aside from annual training.
  • Conduct OVE HSE orientations to acquaint employees with project conditions, safety work practices and procedures, and continuing HSE education programs
  • Monitor subcontractors and sub-tiered subcontractors compliance with applicable HSE requirements\
  • Supervise/assist in the facilitation/conducting of incident investigations. Ensure structured incident case management practices are consistently followed
  • Train and advise personnel on HSE regulations, assessments, and process activities
  • Conduct HSE activities for stimulating and maintaining interest of employees.
  • Interpret HSE regulations and requirements for OVE and all our projects.
  • Complete and file timely HSE reports, and other reports as required.
  • Ensure relevant reports are reviewed by Director of Safety, and OVE leadership team members.
  • Issue regular reports displaying HSE performance and incident trends.
  • Advise employees of hazardous conditions/concerns or near miss incidents
  • Facilitate Safety Committees, ensure meetings are being held as scheduled, and management of the meeting notes and action items.
  • Recommend disciplinary measures for HSE violations
  • Maintain employee training records and OSHA required records
  • Potential for domestic travel

Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • 5-10 years in an HSE manager position
  • 2-3 years in the role of HSE trainer for the Industrial Construction industry
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience and knowledge in underground utility construction
  • Professional knowledge of federal standards (OSHA 29 CFR 1910 / 29 CFR 1926, EPA, DOT) for Industrial Construction and Operations environments
  • Knowledge of and/or ability to research the Federal, State and Local safety and environmental regulations and their applications to the facilities
  • Possesses interpersonal skills in order to work effectively with individuals both internally and externally
  • Possesses the ability to use various personal computers including spreadsheet, word processing, database, and graphics software
  • Possesses the ability to analyze problems and make independent judgment to initiate corrective action or resolution
  • Ability to function in an outside and inside industrial environment including stairs, ladders, heights, areas of limited access and rough ground
  • Ability to work overtime or occasionally on weekends with short notice
  • Typical Construction/Plant/Manufacturing environment
  • Additional training / experience in trench and excavation, shoring, confined space, traffic control and DOT compliance.
Desired Skills & Qualifications:
  • CHST
  • Associate degree in Occupational Safety and Health
  • OSHA 500
Why Work At Congruex
No matter what role you play, you are an important part of the One Congruex Family.

We offer opportunities at all levels across the nation from students to industry veterans in areas of engineering, construction, and professional services.
We value the wellbeing of our people and offer competitive compensation, health benefits, wellness resources, 401(k) retirement planning, and employee recognition and leadership development programs. Options may vary by geographic location.

The pillars of Congruex culture are GRIT, safety, inclusion, and family.
  • GRIT : Our GRIT values are part of our company DNA and the touchstone for our multinational workforce. 
    • G uts - having the guts to do the right thing
    • R eliability - being reliable to deliver what we promise
    • I nnovation - innovating every day
    • T eamwork - embracing teamwork together as One Congruex 
  • Safety : We are committed to 24/7 safety practices on our jobsites, within our offices, and all the places our team exists in between.
  • Inclusion: Congruex embraces our teams diversity and promotes an inclusive workplace for all.
  • Family: We are a family-oriented company committed to the long-term health and development of our people.

The Fine Print:
We will determine salary based on skills and experience in relation to the function of the role, as well as equity to employees in similar roles. Some benefits have eligibility criteria. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an at-will employment relationship.

Job Tags

Full time, Contract work, For subcontractor, Local area, Weekend work,

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