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Safety Director

Company: InterCon Construction, Inc.
Location: Madison
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

The Safety Director is responsible for ensuring the safety, health, and environmental protection goals of the company are met and prevent accidents and eliminate or control exposure that could result in financial loss to the company.


  • Develops, implements, monitors, enforces, and maintains cost effective programs, policies, and procedures to prevent accidents; eliminate or control exposures and comply with client specific policies and procedures and the rules and regulations of local, state, and federal regulatory agencies.
  • Responsible for the thorough investigation of all job-related accidents and incidents including near misses.
  • Aids insurance and regulatory investigators in on-site investigations and inspections. Leads Crisis Management Team during large or catastrophic loss events.
  • Understands budgets and maintaining cost and budget constraints of both internal and external customers.
  • Oversees worker's compensation claims management process. Reviews internal and external loss reports.
  • Ensures insurance carriers are providing optimal claims service.
  • Develops and manages the resources necessary to defend the company from litigation.
  • Prepares studies and analysis of accidents and hazards for use by company personnel and outside agencies.
  • Develops statistical data relating to the safety program and distributes to management.
  • Inspects organization facilities to identify existing or potential safety, health, and environmental hazards.
  • Recommends corrective actions or preventative measures and ensures implementation of these measures.
  • Collaborates with customer's safety team to fulfill customer's safety expectations, including reporting and documentation.
  • Ensures job sites and facilities have suitable safety coverage
  • Performs site visits to develop relationships with crews while performing safety audits on a periodic basis
  • Oversees the performance of the Safety Team: Safety Manager, Damage Prevention Manager, DOT Compliance Administrator, and Field Safety Representatives.
  • Provides training resources and engages in person-to-person training.
    • Bachelor's degree in Safety Management or related field.
    • Minimum of 7 years of experience in Safety Management and previous supervisory experience required.
    • In-depth technical knowledge of construction and HSE, preferable in Utility/Pipeline industry.
    • Certified Safety Professional Certification strongly preferred.
    • Trainer of OSHA 40 Hour course preferred.
    • First Aid and CPR certification a plus.
    • Ability to analyze statistical data.
    • Ability to speak in front of large groups effectively.
    • Ability to teach, lead, and educate employees regarding various safety information and data.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
    • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team-oriented environment.
    • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Travel required throughout United States, primarily in Midwest (20%-30% of the time).
      InterCon Construction, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on account of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law.

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Keywords: InterCon Construction, Inc., Madison , Safety Director, Executive , Madison, Wisconsin

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