Construction health and safety manager
Monitor construction sites and enforce compliance with government regulations, acts, and standards. Prospective candidates may consider a bachelor’s degree in occupational health and safety or a related field. Employers may prefer candidates that have been trained in Occupational Safety and Health Administration laws and regulations or those who have received certification as Georgian standards and regulations
Required Education Bachelor’s degree in occupational health or a similar field is typically required
Other Requirements Compliance with applicable safety regulations and laws is mandatory
Licensure/Certification Voluntary certification is available
Job Description for a Construction Safety Manager
Construction safety managers generally work on a construction site to establish project safety plans and risk registers to set and review health and safety guidelines in order to minimize accidents and injuries. This includes checking for appropriate safety materials, tools, equipment, vehicles, clothing, or gear, as well as enforcing the display of safety signage.
Duties of a Construction Safety Manager
The construction safety manager may begin a new project with a safety and risk plan by researching construction stages at the site. During this process, managers review construction drawings, warehouses, stores, worker accommodations, blueprints, ventilation systems, and lighting. Additionally, analyze the storage area of materials to be used on-site in order to design proper signage and disposal methods
The safety manager maps out emergency evacuation plans, including locations for fire extinguishers and first-aid kits. Managers may also consult building codes, government regulations, and other emergency response agencies in order to ensure that the workplace is compliant with health, safety, and environmental regulations. Upon completion, managers may be responsible for presenting and explaining plans, as well as conducting training programs.
Requirements for a Construction Safety Manager
The company states that employers may prefer candidates who have skills in English reported with a minimum of 10 years of experience in the same specialist or earned a minimum a 4-year bachelor’s degree in occupational health or a related field with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations and environmental laws. Topics may include construction safety guidelines, fire prevention methods, and risk management techniques.
Application process deadline: April 11, 2022
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to the interview.