1+ months

Safety Manager (Construction)

New York, NY 10007
Be involved in projects with our PMCM  Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Safety Manager (Construction) for our client's Orangeburg, NY Offices.
The Safety Manager, using established procedures and guidelines, will assist in the management of safety on OGS (Office of General Services) projects.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide Safety Oversight on Construction Projects to monitor that all of the various safety requirements in the Building Code and OSHA are followed.
  • Review local, state and federal safety requirements
  • Provide guidance to project management. 
  • Train project staff project staff on OSHA safety standards in construction and general industry.
  • Conduct safety inspections and audit and create/maintain appropriate documentation.  
  • Consult and assist managers in development of safety programs and policies for projects. 
  • Develop and implement Safety plans
  • Reviews and observe that contractors are complying with their approved safety plans.
  • Prepare daily safety report.
  • Conduct accident and incident investigation and training to include reporting and corrective action. 
  • Provide review and comment on construction contractor adherence to OSHA, contractual safety requirements and local building codes 
  • Travel throughout the region is required, vehicle will be necessary with valid driver’s license.
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field or HS diploma with qualifying experience
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience as a safety manager on construction projects
  • OSHA 40 Certification Required
  • Knowledge of hazard assessment and mitigation techniques
  • Ability to utilize an electronic document management system
  • Ability to exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures  
  • Proven ability to adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • This hire will be contingent upon client selection and successful background check.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
This role is subject to a client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy. As such, employee may be subject to random drug/alcohol tests. A copy of the client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in facility construction
  • CSP certifications is a plus
  • Current authorization to teach OSHA 10 and 30-Hour Outreach Training is preferred
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started? 
WSP USA (and all of its US companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP.


Posted: 2021-01-28 Expires: 2021-05-21

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