Safety Coordinator I
Company: Leopardo Companies, Inc.
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: May 13, 2022
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
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
Assist Leopardo employees to perform meaningful safety observations
and evaluations as required.
Attend and contribute regularly to Company and project safety
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
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
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
Employment-at-Will: This document does not create an employment
contract, either express or implied. All employment is
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