Safety Coordinator

Location: Redding CA Posted Date: November 22, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 9785BR Careermine Job Id: 1820681
Lehigh Southwest Cement Co. is seeking a qualified Safety Coordinator for our cement plant in Redding, CA.
We're Lehigh Hanson.  Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles.  We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America's leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt and related construction materials. 
We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.
We're a tight knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible and down-to-earth. We don't ask you to "fit in" to our culture. We invite you to add to it.
Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Safety Coordinator. 
We are looking for a person who is passionate about safety and wants to make a difference. The Safety Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination and administration of the Safety Programs at the Redding Cement facility to assure compliance with Corporate and plant Safety Policies and state and federal legislation and regulations.  This position reports to the HR and Safety Manager.

This position will be based at the cement plant in Redding, CA

Redding is a town of approximately 100 000 people nestled between the Trinity Alps and the Cascades. It is renowned for its scenic beauty and abundance of recreational activities. Winters are mild.
  • Proactively manage health & safety of employees to continuously improve the 
    company's health & safety performance.
  • Administers plant safety program, monitors compliance with company policies and procedures and state and federal legislation and regulations.
  • Assures that all employees, visitors and contractors are properly trained in job hazards and safe work practices. Assists in developing and administering plant safety training programs for all employees and newly hired employees, and maintains accurate training records.
  • Conducts compliance inspections and safety audits as needed, represents plant to regulatory inspectors and agencies (MSHA, Cal-OSHA, etc.).
  • Serves on the Joint Safety and Health Committee
  • Keeps current with regard to technical and regulatory issues for employee safety and health.
  • Maintains current listing of material safety data sheets for controlled products used on the plant site.
  • Ensures safety systems are maintained and data is accurate.
  • Works with Human Resources and other members of Regional Safety Team to develop programs and policies.
  • BA or BS degree in safety or industrial hygiene or equivalent experience.
  • 3-5 years safety experience in a heavy manufacturing or mining environment.
  • Experience in industrial hygiene sampling and computation a plus.
  • Knowledge of state & federal statutes and regulations pertaining to safety - MSHA, OSHA, Cal-OSHA.
  • Experience as a trainer in safety subjects.
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office products.
  • Accurate record keeping and ability to prepare reports and analysis.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Demonstrated experience in skill sets such as problem solving, creativity, strategic thinking, and decision making.
At Lehigh Hanson, we care a great deal about your health which is why there is no waiting period to participate in highly competitive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance programs.  In addition, we offer a 401(k) retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions. 

Lehigh Hanson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity. M/F/D/V
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