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Safety Coordinator I

Company: Leopardo Companies, Inc.
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Leopardois one of the nations largest and most respected construction firms, building world-class facilities with innovative, environmentally-friendly processes. We are considered best in class by our clients and peers, and the media consistently ranks us among the top builders in the United States. For more than four decades,Leopardohas been recognized for consistently performing at the very top of the industry.Our reputation for outstanding customer service stems from our mission to passionately pursue construction excellence. Ourlong-standing commitment to continuous improvement comes with a healthy obsession withquality. This approach transforms our operations and customer service, helping us become the construction provider of choice in all our specialized markets: healthcare, interiors, retail, cinema, hospitality, office, industrial, residential and municipal.Summary: The Safety Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Senior Safety Coordinator and VP, Safety in the Companys efforts to assure compliance with the safety and loss control program. The role will assist to implement and supervise the Company safety program and ensure compliance with the Company philosophy, particularly on projects with lower safety complexity. The Safety Coordinator may assist a Senior Safety Coordinator and/or the VP, Safety on projects with higher safety complexity.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Assist with the implementation of short and long-term departmental goals, policies and operating procedures. Contribute to all relevant aspects of a best-in-class safety program built on continuous improvement, including implementation, coordination, and monitoring of guidelines, policies, procedures, and the overall safety program. Act as an internal consultant to all business units and departments with respect to safety, particularly on projects with low safety complexity. Provide safety guidance in the construction planning stages including but not limited to project safety plans, and pre-installation meetings. Identify procedures and responsible parties to implement action items. Coordinate and/or conduct safety education programs for Leopardo employees. Provide and monitor the necessary training resources with applicable supervision. Conduct project safety observations and evaluations on a regular basis to assure compliance with Company guidelines and regulatory requirements. Assist Leopardo employees to perform meaningful safety observations and evaluations as required. Attend and contribute regularly to Company and project safety meetings. Participate in the incident investigation and emergency response process for Leopardo. Participate in cross-functional teams outside of direct span of control within the main Company divisions (e.g., Total Quality Management, Quality and Training). Participate in and nurture broad networks of alliances with others to exchange knowledge and information to develop and implement industry best practices in support of change initiatives.Education / Experience Requirements: Previous construction safety and/or internship experience recommended.Bachelors or Associate degree in Occupational Safety/Health or related field or equivalent training and experience required.Computer proficiency in MS Office Suite; Viewpoint a plus.Exhibit positivity, passion, integrity and responsibility.Certifications, Licenses, Registrations: Valid drivers license is a necessity. Preference for Graduate Safety Practitioner or seeking an accredited certification.Physical Demands: Representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work is performed mostly in office settings but does involve project settings. Some outdoor work is required in the inspection of various construction sites, land use developments, or occupied facilities. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: Representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. Also, on a project site the environment is occasionally loud. Limitation and Disclaimer: The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.All job requirements are subject to possible modifications 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. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and / or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Employment-at-Will: This document does not create an employment contract, either express or implied. All employment is employment-at-will.PI177047036

Keywords: Leopardo Companies, Inc., Hoffman Estates , Safety Coordinator I, Other , Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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