Safety Manager - Miami

Full time
miami 31/07/2017   Full time 20$/h

Are you a proven performer who enjoys working as part of a team that is focused on delivering superior results? Are you a creative and innovative collaborator who “thinks outside the box” and thrives on finding new ways to address challenges? If this sounds like you, you may qualify for a rewarding and exciting career at Suffolk, one of the most innovative construction management firms in the industry that has consistently been named one of the “best places to work” in the country! 

This position works with Superintendents, Project Managers and Project Executives to administer, direct, and implement corporate safety and health policies and procedures. This position is responsible for overall safety management on a project level or as assigned to multiple project sites within a region. 


  • Create, communicate, enforce and identify opportunities for improvements in corporate safety programs
  • Mentor Safety Supervisors as required by Regional Safety Director
  • Perform administrative tasks related to project-specific safety binder and document storage
  • Coordinate, schedule, and facilitate subcontractors Pre-Construction Safety Planning Meetings acting as a resource for field operations with compliance on Federal (OSHA) and state as well as local safety and health regulations including NFPA and JCAHO Standards
  • Review all Subcontractors Site Specific Safety Programs and Job Hazard Analysis prior to Subcontractor mobilization.
  • Conduct regularly scheduled site evaluations, follow up and tracking of corrections to deficiencies
  • Periodically attend and monitor Tool Box Talks conducted by subcontractors to assure documentation and quality.
  • Perform root cause and accident investigation techniques in the event of a job site accident – including collection of Suffolk Safety and Health standard incident reporting forms and documentation working closely with Risk Managers
  • Active coordination with Regional Risk Manager’s for identification of Claims trends and pro active risk management planning
  • Enforce documentation from all subcontractors on the proper training of their employees as related to there scope of work.
  • Conduct training for OSHA 10 or 30 Hour, HAZWOPER, and other Safety related topics.


  • 3 – 5 years of work experience in field of Construction Health and Safety Working knowledge of Federal and State safety and health regulations, as well as local building code issues for safety and health
  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety Science, engineering or other demonstrated equivalent business experience
  • OSHA Outreach Trainer for the Construction Industry
  • ASP and/or CSP preferred

Job Qualifications 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of construction best practices
  • Demonstrated experience in leading, motivating and coaching a large employee base
  • Strong sense of urgency in support of providing best in class customer service
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong planning, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
  • Individual must be highly collaborative and demonstrated positive results in directing people
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing to all levels of an organization.
  • Capacity to coordinate efforts involving staff from different departments and external partners.
  • 5% - 10% travel possible

Necessary Attributes 

  • Candidate must possess Suffolk’s Core Values: Passion, Integrity, Hard Work and Professionalism
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to make decisions promptly and with confidence
  • Sound business judgment
  • Highly organized, able to prioritize and multi-task
  • Dedicated and hard working
  • Excellent communication skills

Working Conditions: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stands; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. Job site walking.