Construction Safety Manager I

Construction Safety Manager I (002162)
Location: Seattle Tacoma International Airport:
Organization: Construction Safety
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Expires: Oct 20, 2023, 11:59:00 PM
Minimum Salary: 82,264.00  
MidPoint Salary: $102,835  
Maximum Salary: 123,406.40   

At the Port of Seattle, we anticipate making salary offers between the minimum and midpoint of the salary range. Offers will be based on experience similar to the Port job being applied for as well as a review of pay rates for Port employees performing similar work. Salary ranges are under review and subject to change. 

Some of what you’ll be doing: As Construction Safety Manager, you will provide construction safety and health leadership and oversight for regulatory compliance in support of this resolution by ensuring contractors that work on Port of Seattle properties follow DOSH, FAA, OSHA, U.S. Coast Guard and POS regulations to help minimize third party liability exposure and minimize operational impacts to the Port. You will manage and coordinate the safety activities of small and medium size construction projects.You will assist in managing and coordinating safety on larger construction projects including aviation, maritime, and real estate divisions. You will conduct field audits ensuring on-site working conditions are safe, monitoring compliance and following-up on recommendations.You will review contractor’s Accident Prevention Plans, Site-Specific Safety plans and associated Job Hazard Analysis. You will evaluate Material Safety Data Sheets for chemicals being used by contractors and monitor root cause analysis process by assisting in investigating construction related incidents to determine causation and prevention measures.You will facilitate POS Construction Safety, Environmental Awareness, Conveyor Safety, Runway, and Satellite Transit System Tunnel Orientation Training to increase Port of Seattle and contractor employee’s awareness of construction risk and hazard avoidance.You will review small and medium-sized Construction, Open Order, Small Works and Tenant Improvement Site Specific Safety and Accident Prevention Plans.You will participate in Pre-bid, Pre-Construction, and Project Weekly Progress/Owners and Pre-install Meetings.You will coordinate, administer and maintain documentation of the Port of Seattle Construction Safety Program which includes providing Construction Management status reports, updates, and identifying safety concerns at weekly project progress meetings.

Who you are: Experienced – You have three (3) years of experience in safety-related heavy construction experience and progressive assignments involving safety program management.

Educated – You possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Safety or Management, Engineering (industrial, electrical, mechanical, civil, structural), Health and Safety and other fields related to safety components.  

Desired – We hope you have five (5) years of above experience and familiarity with aviation and maritime construction and programs with complex project interfaces including familiarity with Federal Aviation Administrative and Airport Operation Area requirements and working in and over navigable water requirements. We also hope that you are a Certified Safety Professional or Construction Health & Safety Technician. 

Committed to Equity – You will apply equity and exemplify shared values, behaviors, and practices in all aspects of the work.  At the Port of Seattle, equity is a daily responsibility and a foundational expectation for all Port employees.

Knowledgeable – You must have technical working knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Act (OHSA) and Washington State Industrial Safety and Health Act (WISHA) standards. You are familiar with FAA requirements, Airport Operations Area (AOA) requirements, Aviation and Maritime Environmental requirements, Manual Uniform Traffic Control Devises (MUTCD), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA7OE), National Electric Code, US Department of Transportation Emergency Response Guide. 

Multitasker – You have the ability to plan, prioritize, and organize. You can utilize problem solving skills and critical thinking processes.

Cooperative – You can work with contractors, trades, and field engineers with an “in the field” focus. You have strong communication skills with consideration for multi-lingual workers and contractors working on Port property.

Customer Service Focused – You have strong skills in developing and sustaining good customer service relations, proven judgement, analytical and dispute resolution skills.

What else you need to know: Driver’s License – You will need a valid Washington State Driver’s License, or the ability to obtain one, is required in order to travel locally to project sites.

Work Schedule – Your normal work schedule will be Monday – Friday, 6am to 2:30pm. 

Work Environment – You will primarily work in an office environment and outdoors in all types of weather conditions. You may be exposed to areas of high noise, various hazardous materials, work at heights and/or in confined spaces, including climbing ladders, scaffolding, and entering trenches. 

Grade Review – The pay range and grade for non-represented positions are under review and subject to change as part of the Port’s work to implement a new pay program. This review is intended to ensure that positions are aligned with the new program that will be implemented in early 2024.

Washington State Residency Requirement – Employees must establish a residence in Washington state within 30 days of their first day of employment and must maintain a residence in Washington State during their employment with the Port of Seattle. If a position is eligible to telework, work performed while teleworking must be performed in Washington State.

Safety Requirements – You will be required to comply with all work rules, safety, and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements. 

Security Requirements – As the successful candidate, you must pass a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) background check as well as a criminal history background check with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Your employment will be contingent upon obtaining a Port of Seattle ID badge upon clearance.

Security Requirements – You will also be required to obtain a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) Customs Seal within 30 days of hire.

Security Requirements – As the successful candidate, you must obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC) within the first three months of employment. 

Why you’ll love it here: The Port of Seattle offers an extensive benefits package that rewards our staff for their valuable contributions towards the Port‘s mission. In addition to the summary below, benefit details for non-represented positions can be found on the Port of Seattle‘s website. If the position is represented by a union, please refer to the “Collective Bargaining Agreement” or contact the appropriate Union Representative for specific information related to benefits and eligibility.
Healthcare – Medical, Dental, and Vision Care with options that work for you and your family.
Paid Vacation – Just about four weeks per year that increases with tenure to rest and rejuvenate.
Paid Sick Leave – At least one hour of sick leave for every 40 hours worked.
Holidays – More than ten days per year to celebrate with family and friends away from work.
Pension/Retirement Plans – A pension and additional savings plans to prepare for your future after the Port.
Getting to Work – From subsidized parking and a low-cost public transit card to alternative work arrangements giving you an opportunity to work from home.
Parental Leave – Six weeks of paid leave to spend with new additions to your immediate family.
Development – From tuition reimbursement, training, stretch assignments and internal internships, we support a learning culture.
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion – The Port of Seattle values diversity as a source of innovation and strength. We are actively working across the organization to create a culture where all employees – regardless of race, gender, and other identities – succeed and reach their fullest potential.
Work-Life Balance – We provide the resources to help you create habits to be healthy and balanced.
Mission Driven – We are focused together in promoting economic opportunities and quality of life in the region by advancing trade, travel, commerce, and job creation in an equitable, accountable, and environmentally responsible manner.

Why the Port of Seattle: 
Every role at the Port of Seattle is vital to our thriving community. We are a leader in moving people and cargo across the country and around the world. With facilities and property ranging in scope from a half-acre park to one of the largest airports and container terminals on the West Coast, we maximize the public assets in our portfolio with an eye toward best uses and environmental sustainability. Find out more here.

Our vision is to create a Port that mirrors – throughout its breadth of operations and services and within its leadership – the diversity of our communities, instill principles of equity into its culture, and ensures a fair and intentional distribution of opportunities to expand economic develop and quality of life for all in our region. Find out more about how our values RAISE us up and our commitment to equity.

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