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Safety Specialist (Req #: 602)

Company: Peckham Industries
Location: Pleasant Valley
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Peckham IndustriesLocation: Pleasant Valley, NYSalary Interval: Full TimeDate Posted: 07/07/2023 About Us: Peckham Industries Inc. (PII) has been a family-run business since 1924 and we believe our "family by choice" philosophy delivers value as the trusted supplier of construction materials, products, and services in the communities we serve. Through our extensive network of hot mix asphalt and ready-mix concrete plants, quarries, and liquid asphalt terminals, PII delivers the highest quality materials and custom solutions to thousands of road construction and road maintenance customers. In addition, the company's construction operations include paving and road reclamation services, as well as precast/pre-stressed concrete production and erection of multi-level parking structures, specialty buildings, and bridge components. Become part of our mission by realizing your purpose, serving our community interests, and delivering growth for our customers. Peckham Industries educates, innovates, and applies technology in a way that is safe, sustainable, inclusive, and profitable. Job Summary: The Safety Specialist will work under the direction of other safety and operational managers to help support, coach, and educate Peckham members in order to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses as well as ensure compliance with company/government/industry regulations and standards. This is a developmental role, in which the new hire will be mentored and coached by the safety department, while learning and gaining experience in the field and the business. It will be the priority of this position to work towards the company's goals to achieve Best in Class Status, while contributing to the continuous overall safety culture of Achieving Zero (zero injuries, zero accidents). Essential Functions: Integrity. Ensure company, industry and regulatory policies are followed and adhered to. Work with management and all PII members to help identify gaps in compliance and facilitate solutions.Protect family and friends. Support members in nurturing the PII culture of keeping safety first and foremost in people's minds. Dedicated. Conduct safety assessments at all operations; work with management team to identify hazards and solutions.Communicate. Assist with accidents and good catch reports for all incidents using our internal accident reporting system.Obligated. Partnering with our business lines as special projects or other needs arise. Assist and conduct training (new hire, task & refresher). Transparency and learning. Support management in developing incident root cause analysis. Understanding of Industrial Hygiene testing/monitoring/results.Respect and engage. Participate in activities required to support the Corporate Safety strategic plan. Participate in safety & health associations and councils as appropriate.Ownership and caring. Help develop and support safety initiatives.Safety always wins. Ensure sub-contractors/contract truck haulers at our facility/job sites comply with the company and regulatory requirements. Requirements, Education and Experience:Associate's or bachelor's degree in safety or related field preferred.3 - 5 years of experience in safety, construction and/or manufacturing industries OSHA, MSHA, IH or similar preferred.Strong verbal & written English communication skills, ability to coach/teach.Ability to take initiative and work through difficult situations with other safety team members.OSHA/MSHA certified instructor a plus.Computer literacy, Microsoft Suite.Must have a valid driver's licenseMust have legal right to work in the U.S.Other Duties:Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Travel: Position requires extensive travel by personal vehicle to operations throughout New York, primarily the lower Hudson Valley, based on the needs of the business.Work Environment/Physical Demands:This job is a hybrid between an office environment and field work. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers. The job will require extensive field work at our quarries, asphalt plants and road construction jobs; this will require frequent walking, bending or standing as necessary, as well as driving.Values:At Peckham, you will experience our values wherever you work: corporate offices, plants, quarries, or paving operations. We share a common set of values - safety, integrity, dedication, and efficiency which are embedded in how we show up every day. Ours is a culture where we protect family and friends, our word is our bond, we are committed to serve and results matter. Our values are the foundation of our growth, and we believe will pave the way for future success. Peckham Industries, Inc. (PII) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to provide EEO to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, if you have a disability and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Peckham, please contact Recruitment@peckham.com.PI32362535-25660-d7e058d648c3

Keywords: Peckham Industries, Danbury , Safety Specialist (Req #: 602), Other , Pleasant Valley, Connecticut

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