Safety Manager

Patriot Towers
Scottsville, NY
Patriot Towers is a full-service telecommunications tower construction provider in the northeast looking for motivated employees to join our team! We have over 16 years of industry experience and with over 500% growth in that time, it's no wonder we have been ranked in the Top 100 Rochester companies several years in a row.

We are currently looking for a Safety Manager to join our team in Rochester, NY.

At Patriot, The Safety Manager is responsible for the management of our current accident prevention, loss mitigation, and internal/ external safety compliance programs. Responsibilities include safety and compliance in construction, telecommunications, tower climbing, and office setting to reduce or eliminate occupational injuries, illnesses, deaths and financial loss. The Safety Manager provides training related to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance as well as industry best safety practices. This traveling position is both strategic and tactical in nature, supporting activities in multiple locations and customer facilities.

Job Description for Safety Manager:
  • Grow and foster Patriot Towers safety vision and culture
  • Partner with owners, project managers and foreman to ensure safety practices are being adhered to
  • Develops, implements and manages corporate safety goals, accident prevention, and loss mitigation initiatives
  • Prepares, presents and fields questions on safety topics for weekly safety meetings
  • Ensure employees are following all OSHA and Patriot Tower safety standards
  • A visible example of exemplary safety behavior
  • Makes field site visits to support safe work practices and develop safeguards
  • Provide support to field leadership helping them maintain safety best practices
  • Determines corrective and preventative measures for near misses and accidents
  • Completes reports and safety related documentation as needed
  • Maintains safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, federal, NWSA and OSHA regulations
  • Manages and tracks compliance, inspections, safety records, and audits as required by law
  • Climb with tower technicians to teach and reinforce safe climbing techniques
  • Serves as a contact person between regulatory agencies and the company
  • Leads investigations into accidents and injuries
  • Work with Human Resources on mitigating workers compensation claims
  • This is a W2, full-time position, with full benefits including health insurance, vacation, and 401K.
  • 5+ years Safety experience in a construction environment, tower climbing background preferred but not required
  • Experience working with employees who climb/work at great heights
  • Certified Safety Professional
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Associates Degree in Occupational Safety or equal experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • OSHA 30 Certified
  • Experience with incident investigations, inspections and hazard reviews
  • Experience working with MSDS sheets
Patriot Towers is proud to be an EEO/AA and Veteran-Friendly employer. Pre-employment drug screening and criminal background check required. Only candidates whose profiles closely match requirements will be contacted during this search. Must be eligible to work in this country.

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January 24
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