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Howe Inc Safety Coordinator in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

At Howe, we’re focused on building a family-friendly workplace built on honesty, integrity, quality, professionalism, trustworthiness, and leadership. We believe in providing personal and professional growth opportunities. If you have passion and drive, we’ll help propel you on a path to success. With 80 years of experience leading the industry and leveraging the most cutting-edge technology, you can enjoy the security and potential of working for a stable and growing company. When you join our family, you’ll find ample opportunities for education and career growth, a team dedicated to your success, and a competitive benefits package

Position Summary

Under the direction and in collaboration with the director of human resources & safety, the emphasis of this position is to improve the safety performance at Howe, Inc. by providing leadership in development, implementation, and administration of Howe, Inc. safety policies and procedures. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities

  • Performs regular site safety audits of all company work environments.

  • Collaborates with operations management to develop Job Safety Analysis for all positions.

  • Collaborates with operations management and project management to develop risk assessments for field, and/or shop, plumbing, fire protection, HVAC, and commercial and residential service jobs.

  • Conducts safety training either directly or through authorized vendor for all employees.

  • Conducts accident investigations for employee injury incidents and vehicle, equipment, or property damage incidents.

  • Monitors and interprets federal, state, and local safety and health rules and makes recommendations for necessary policy/guideline communications and training necessary.

  • Responsible for maintaining OSHA log and annual reporting.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Able to communicate technical information to a broad audience, from field employees to executive management.

  • Must be highly motivated, a self-starter and have good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work with little supervision.

  • Can react calmly in emergency situations and work effectively with other people.

  • Must be able to travel regionally up to 50%.

Education and Experience

  • 3-5 years of experience in construction safety

  • Minimum associate degree in construction management, safety, human resources or related field, preferred.

  • CSP certification desirable.

  • 30-hour (construction) OSHA certification preferred.

  • Proficient skills in MS Office Suite

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk working on a computer

  • Must have physical strength, balance, hand-eye coordination, and stamina necessary to complete jobs in various construction environments

  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions.

Benefits

At Howe we offer growth, plain and simple. We have employees that have started at the bottom and worked their way to project managers and higher. “Howe” would you like the opportunity to grow with a company that is truly leading the way in the industry? We offer the same benefits as our competitors with the addition of one thing - GROWTH. If you're not familiar with the benefits that are being offered, here are a few that we have:

  • Health insurance

  • 401k Plan with generous match

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Short Term Disability

  • Life Insurance

  • Profit sharing "weekly bonus opportunities"

  • PTO

  • On-the-job training

  • Continuing education

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