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Safety Coordinator

Company: Lee Construction Group
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Are you a proactive and positive individual interested in being part of a great team? Are you highly organized and have a strong learning orientation? Our family of companies' is dedicated to the whole life cycle of a building and we support our client's vision by constructing buildings that enhance our community. Within our family of companies, you will experience a supportive and forward-looking culture which recognizes the whole person and encourages involvement in the community we have helped to build for four generations.

We offer a highly competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including:

- Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance - Short Term Disability - Company 401(k) Plan - Paid Time Off - Holidays - Education & Training Opportunities -

As Safety Coordinator, you will:
Support the Lee Construction Group (LCG) Safety Director by assisting with all aspects of the LCG Safety for Life Program.
Collaborate with the Safety Director to assemble new project safety packages, deliver safety training, assist with job site safety inspections, procure safety equipment and supply quotes, and ensure all safety documentation is current including the safety training database.
Collaborate and assist with incident investigations, facilitate WC claim submission, and assist employees in utilizing a return-to-work program.
Maintain consistent communication with the Safety Director to establish priorities and ensure that the strategic safety goals of the companies are achieved.
Demonstrate a strong safety focus; belief that the safety and health of all employees is not just about compliance, but about ensuring that everyone makes it home safely every day. Communicate the message of the Company Safety for Life Mission, Vision and Values to coworkers and trade partners.

Job Requirements: Associate's or bachelor's degree preferred.
3 to 5 years of commercial construction experience.
1-3 years of construction or general industry safety experience.
OSHA 30 training completion.
Bilingual (Spanish and English) preferred.
Proven understanding of safety principles, regulations, and best practices. Has knowledge to identify general safety hazards and ensure that all team members are aligned with our Safety for Life culture.
Experience in performing safety training with groups of people using verbal communication, technology, and visual aids.
Knowledgeable in best practices for workplace injury management.
Strong and consistent communication skills, including emotional awareness, active listening, respectful language, constructive feedback, and collaborative problem solving.
Proficient with Microsoft Office 365, including Access. Experience with Procore a plus. Ability to achieve proficiency with new technology solutions.
Ability to retain flexibility, while still providing reliability and consistency. Ability to work independently and collaboratively with the highest level of integrity.
Demonstrate strong and consistent written and oral communication skills. Able to ask thoughtful questions and take a collaborative approach to problem solving.
Ability to build productive and enduring relationships through open collaboration within the project planning group, with field operations teams, design team and clients.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to plan and prioritize objectives to achieve high-quality, successful results.
Demonstrate a learning orientation. Willing to pursue related educational and training opportunities with intellectual curiosity for job performance improvement on an on-going basis.
Able to use personal vehicle for business travel within 80 mile radius (mileage reimbursement provided); Excellent driving record; Virginia Driver's License
Ability to meet physical demands:
Climb ladders and 5 floors of stairs
Bend, kneel, crawl, and maneuver in and around all kinds of equipmen
Move around jobsites during all phases of construction
Lift a minimum of 75 pounds to waist height
Excellent hand-eye coordination, able to grasp and assemble objects
Excellent vision (natural or corrected), including ability to distinguish basic color groups; excellent hearing
Willing to authorize background check; must be willing to take and pass a drug test.

Lee Construction Group is an equal opportunity employer. Lee Construction Group does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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