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Safety Representative

Company: The Heritage Group
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Milestone Contractors is a fully integrated highway, heavy construction, asphalt paving, concrete paving, and site-development general contractor providing construction services throughout the state of Indiana and beyond. As a member of The Heritage Group family, we are always seeking opportunity and growth. As our parent company celebrates its 90th anniversary, so we also honor our past. We acknowledge and celebrate where we came from, the hard work it took to get us here, and individual successes that have benefitted our larger group today. In 1994, many individual companies came together to become one unified Milestone. Like our history, the Indiana construction companies under The Heritage Group are reaching a new milestone in 2021: the unification of Walsh & Kelly, Inc., Wabash Valley Asphalt, and Milestone Contractors.
But, we are so much more than that - we are family.
We have built a culture that believes in the value of every person. We all come from different backgrounds and upbringings, many from different races, religions, political beliefs, identities, and ethnicities. We have respect for one another and place a priority on the physical and psychological safety of our team.
We currently have an opening for a Safety Representative for our Indianapolis/Columbus area.
Drives Milestone's safety-first culture. Provides technical safety support to assigned client groups; some travel is required.
Essential Functions:

  • Monitors and maintains compliance

    • Develops current and comprehensive knowledge of all applicable state, federal and local health and safety regulations/laws/requirements affecting the business
    • Creates and files all required reports
    • Prepares reports for Safety Director
    • Develop annual internal audit schedule; conducts job site internal audits
    • Meets deadlines.

    • Develops and coordinates health and safety training

      • Identifies safety training needs
      • Ensures required training is conducted; develops an annual schedule
      • Assist in development of safety training curriculum
      • Audit older safety training materials for updating
      • Conducts new hire orientation and safety training

      • Drives workplace safety

        • Assist with the development of strategies, policies, and programs to instill a safe culture.
        • Determines the appropriateness of introducing targeted safety initiatives
        • Assist with development of metrics for measuring the effectiveness of corporate safety initiatives
        • Stays current on safety programs and developments by maintaining contact with others in the field (e.g., professional association and educational groups, and professional development efforts)
        • Serves on or leads safety committees
        • Promotes safety and health awareness through internal company memoranda, newsletters and specific training program

        • Investigates incidents

          • Conducts investigation and analysis of property damage/injury/illness/near miss reports
          • Identifies root cause of incident and implements corrective action
          • Completes required reporting
          • Acts as a liaison with medical personnel/insurance claims adjusters
          • Maintains highest levels of confidentiality

          • Communicates with internal/external customers.

            • Answers inquiries via phone, email, or in-person
            • Develops effective relationships with employees, peers and managers
            • Provides highest levels of quality and service
            • Demonstrates high levels of integrity and credibility through effective communication

            • Promotes and maintains personal safety.

              • Exhibits safe work behaviors
              • Wears all prescribed PPE.

                Desired Education/Experience:

                • Bachelor's degree in safety management preferred, construction management or related discipline, or equivalent work experience;
                • 5-7 years' work experience in corporate safety department

Keywords: The Heritage Group, Indianapolis , Safety Representative, Other , Indianapolis, Indiana

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