Site Safety Coordinator
Company: Blattner Energy
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posted on: November 20, 2022
Blattner Company is a leading renewable energy contractor and
service provider across the United States. Based at headquarters in
Avon, Minnesota, the professional services, support and leadership
teams provide the support services to Blattner Energy and D.H.
Blattner. Blattner is powered by over a century of construction
experience and passionate, innovative employees. Along with our
project teams, we seek to build a better tomorrow for generations
Excited about the chance to join our team and build a rewarding
Education Requirements : Four-year Occupational safety/health
degree or equivalent combinations of training and or
Experience Requirements: Previous construction safety experience
Position Summary : Plans, implements and supervises project safety,
accident and fire protection programs in compliance with corporate,
federal, state and local program standards. - Approximately 75% of
work time should be spent in the field conducting assessments,
interacting with crews, subcontractors, etc.
Essential Job Functions
As a cultural leader of safety, collaborates with site supervisory
personnel to identify and remedy unsafe working conditions. -
Coaches the site team and employees on how to identify and
eliminate hazards. - Promotes and supports our pause work
authority. - Collaborates with the front-line teams and management
to develop methods and practices that will eliminate exposure.
Conducts regular walk through inspections and assessments of
construction area(s); engages with the crews and subcontractors to
ensure safe work practices are implemented and followed;
investigates all incidents and safety exposures with the trade
superintendents and required foremen and crew down to the root
cause; accompanies all safety, health, and insurance inspectors on
walk through tours; ensures all documentation is completed
according to corporate and outside safety processes and
Ensures that communication with other personnel and owners are
executed in such a manner that integrity, honesty, and ethics are
prevalent in all exchanges both verbal and written. Participates in
daily project safety related discussions with the Site Manager and
Collaborates with site supervisory personnel in reviewing all
safety documentation to ensure all required records and reports are
complete, accurate, and submitted timely.
Observes and assesses work plans, work instructions and work
activities. Participates in the creation of trade specific Risk
Assessment Matrices, three-week look ahead discussions, and
subcontractor alignment meetings.
Ensures and assists the site team with executing the Site Safety
Program, which includes training and orientations, JHA's, CATS and
SIF observations throughout the project site.
Leads incident investigations utilizing Root Cause Analysis and
Five Why Analysis. - Seeks to identify and implement preventative
measures at the highest level within the hierarchy of controls.
Ensures preventative measures are implemented in a timely manner
and sustained on the project.
Follows through with injury management and collaborate with
supervisors to mitigate claims and exposure to costs with
personnel, subcontractors, and equipment. - Complies with company's
Develops and maintains working relationships with local
occupational physicians, EMT's, fire departments, and law
enforcement officials. Build a relationship with on-site nurse to
minimize injury exposure and coordinate drug and alcohol
Understands and manages the safety budget associated with the
Teaches (vs. telling) in a manner that allows individuals to
understand the reasoning behind the behaviors desired. Works to
make safety a value rather than a policy or goal we look to adhere
Mentors and trains new Site Safety Coordinators and Interns.
Coordinates and plans corporate safety related training programs to
include OSHA 10 and OSHA 30-hour trainings. - Participates when
Other Job Functions
Identifies opportunities for streamlining work and reducing waste
in order to improve efficiency. Performs additional assignments per
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Advanced knowledge and ability to comply with federal, state, local
and company safety regulation requirements.
Electrical safety, crane safety and structural knowledge
Ability to recognize imminent danger and act accordingly.
Good communication skills (oral, written, listening, and
presentation) and the ability to give presentations to large groups
Proficient in Microsoft Office (preferred knowledge of Visio).
Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks.
Effective interpersonal and supervisory skills, and the ability to
Must be willing and able to climb a wind turbine.
Must have a valid driver license and an acceptable driving
Temporary relocation to community of project site is required.
We are a unique team of talented, passionate and dedicated
individuals. Experience the power of Blattner Company.
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