Hooper Corporation Regional Safety Manager-Colorado in Commerce City, Colorado

Primary Accountabilities: Plans, implements and directs all construction project safety programsand policies related to substation, overhead line and underground electricpower projects throughout the state of Colorado. Works closely with project management in preplanning safetyactivities; Provides on-going project safety procedure recommendations andrevises as needed to meet the changing environment of the worksite. Develops and conducts new employee safety orientations; conductsextensive OSHA training for all field employees.confined spaces as well as equipment and electric power safety procedures. Conducts and documents work area inspections to ensure compliance withsafety & health programs to detect unsafe working conditions by Hooperemployees and outside subcontractors. Initiates corrective action includingdiscipline as required. Completes detailed safety audit reports. Investigates, collects facts and documents all worker compensation andcasualty related incidents and near misses including root causes; Overseesmedical management ofany injured personnel to minimize lost time.. Supports corporate policies including Drug/Alcohol testing, FleetSafety and DOT background checks. Establishes working relationships with customers and clients.Education & Experience:* BS Degree in Safety/Health and 5-10 years field/construction experience.with some utility/electric power experience a plus.* Working knowledge and ability to enforce all federal, state, local andcompany safety regulations.* OSHA 10/30 hour certified; OSHA 500 certification helpful. CPR/FirstAid/AED Trainer.* Ability to recognize unsafe or hazardous working conditions and implementscorrective measures as necessary.* Strong interpersonal and group presentation skills.* Good driving record.