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Company Overview

UA Builders employs a staff of over 200, including project managers, estimators, BIM specialists, and site personnel with engineering, architectural, accounting, and computer science expertise. The firm offers a complete range of services, from site selection analysis to constructability reviews, interior fit-outs, new ground-up construction, and building infrastructure upgrades.

Job Summary

Directs all organization's safety programs including subcontractors. Develops, implements, and manages safety programs, policies, and procedures that comply with OHSA regulations. Must be aware of federal, state and local safety laws to ensure the organization complies with all regulations. Responsible for maintenance of safety and accident records. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Responsible for ensuring the safety of all work sites.  The Director accomplishes this by coordinating, administering and implementing comprehensive programs in occupational, construction, industrial and environmental safety.
  • Develops and implement an ongoing accident prevention program to include daily onsite inspections, review of contractor safety performance.
  • Receives complaints and reports on safety concerns for whole company including subcontractors.
  • Investigate and coordinate the reporting of all accidents to appropriate insurance carriers.
  • Investigates reports on dangerous working conditions and forwards the report and recommendations to senior management for redress.
  • Coordinates actions to remove any dangerous appliances or chemicals in the company.
  • Receives reports on workplace injuries, investigates the causes, and may arrange for compensation for victims.
  • Visits project sites to ensure implementation of the correct safety policies and procedures.
  • Liaises with external parties such as government – employed inspectors to facilitate evaluation of project sites.
  • Reviews blueprints, evacuation plans, designs for disposal systems, lighting and ventilation and ensures there is no danger to the health or safety of works or site visitors.

Qualifications and Skills

 

  • 8 to 10 years of experience.
  • Must have held a Safety Director or equivalent position in the past or currently.
  • Excellent communication and management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal structure while exercising great judgment

 

Benefits and Perks

Benefits include - Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance, PTO, 401K, and professional development.

Perks include - Working in the WeWork LIC, NY office, snacks, happy hours.

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