Safety Manager I - Solar Construction


  • Cobb, WI
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 1 month ago

Assist in planning, organizing and implementing the Wanzek Safety Program at construction projects while ensuring compliance with federal, state and corporate environmental, health and safety regulations.


  • Spend 60% of time in the field, if unable, communicate this to the Senior Environmental Safety & Health Manager
  • Provide Safety Leadership creating enthusiasm and participation among management and craft workers, resulting in excellent safety performance
  • Participate in the jobsite R4 Safety Committee as required and monitor results for presentation to site management
  • Attend the weekly general safety meeting, weekly supervisor’s safety meeting, and daily Gang box meetings Communicate between Wanzek and client management regarding safety matters
  • Maintain jobsite first aid and emergency response supplies
  • Administer drug and alcohol testing on site
  • Input and review incident reports
  • Monitor all site safety reports and maintain site bulletin board for postings.
  • Track, compile and present leading indicator statistics to the project leadership team
  • Chair or assist in site safety committee meeting and R4 meetings, review R4 documents and present info to management
  • Identify workplace safety hazards and take all necessary steps to assist site management in corrective action to eliminate or minimize them. Document actions on daily activity report
  • Implement the Zero Injury System of safety excellence on the projects
  • Understand and implement safety policies and procedures
  • Understand all environmental permitting regulations and measures to ensure compliance
  • Implement the company environmental program and perform weekly inspections as required
  • Understand all environmental permitting regulations and measures to ensure compliance
  • Participate in site inspections and testing as necessary and compile DFR in timely fashion
  • Review safety program documentation, record keeping, document posting, trenching and scaffold permitting and regulatory compliance documentation
  • Assist in planning and implementing a Hazard Communication Program in compliance with federal, state, and Wanzek policies, including a hazardous materials list, MSDS file, container labeling, employee training, and subcontractor communications
  • Present safety emphasis to site employees as identified
  • Participate in and lead emergency responses
  • Maintain Site Metrics and share with site and corporate management
  • Assist management in writing, organizing and implementing the job site safety plans
  • Work directly with Project Manager and management team to develop, implement and maintain an effective site-specific safety plan
  • Work with Safety Department on overall program, project training needs, injury management, citation management, OSHA/MSHA reporting requirements and other applicable matters
  • Oversee the Wanzek injury management program, set up a working relationship with a local physician, explaining the Wanzek philosophy of managing accidents and provide for basic first aid
  • Coordinate and present safety training to support Wanzek and client requirements. Topics may include Planning, Documentation, New Hire Orientation, Fall Protection, Confined Space, Lockout/Tagout, Respiratory, etc.

  • Minimum of 2 years of construction safety management experience and have demonstrated the ability to provide a high level of safety leadership to both management and craft workers
  • A high school diploma or GED is required
  • Must possess OSHA Construction 30-hour card and/or OSHA General Industry 30-hour card
  • Take reasonable care of your own and other’s health and safety and of those who may be affected by the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working toward Wanzek’s Zero Injury principles
  • Functional computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Type and write reports with accuracy and appropriate grammar
  • Communication and report writing
  • Oversee and manage all aspects of a safety program on highly complex industrial projects,
  • Knowledge of MSHA/OSHA regulations and hazard recognition, record keeping and injury management
  • CPR/First Aid Instructor certification and training experience
  • Work towards Professional certification (CHST, CMSP, etc.)
MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.


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