Health, Safety and Maintenance Manager

Job Description

Job Summary:

This position is directly responsible for all aspects of facility maintenance, as well as for providing for a safe and healthful atmosphere within the workplace and for compliance with all federal, state and local environmental and safety regulations.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Facility Maintenance Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for making sure that buildings and their services meet the needs of the people that work in them.
  • Ensure the buildings (including any surrounding grounds) are maintained, ensuring a safe and pleasant environment.
  • Work with the company employees, the public, and contractors on a number of tasks, such as workplace setup, maintenance issues, and construction.
  • Plan and manage any refurbishments, renovations and office moves to make sure they all run smoothly.
  • Accountable for services such as cleaning, waste management, security and parking, to make sure the surrounding environment is in a suitable condition to work.
  • Manage any building maintenance with things like heating and air conditioning, electrical/power distribution, water, sewer and plumbing to maintain the working environment.
  • Work with production and support maintenance of production equipment and production facility infrastructure.
  • Evaluate practices, procedures and facilities to assess risk and adherence to the law.
  • Monitor compliance to policies and laws by inspecting employees and operations.
  • Inspect equipment and machinery to observe possible unsafe conditions.
  • Manage the facility budget and keep records of all purchases/payments.

Health and Safety Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the general upkeep and maintenance of buildings to ensure that they meet government regulations, legal requirements, and environmental, health, safety and security standards.
  • Create safety policies and procedures to ensure that the buildings remain safe and meet relevant safety laws and codes.
  • Evaluates hazards within the facility for safety, health and environmental risks.
  • Develops health and safety procedures for all departments and monitors safety compliance to reduce risks.
  • Conduct training and presentations for health and safety matters and accident prevention.
  • Investigate accidents or incidents to discover causes and handle worker’s compensation claims.
  • Report on health and safety awareness, issues and statistics.
  • Maintains Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS’s), insuring they are accessible at all times.
  • Insures that emergency preparedness, electrical safety, machine guarding, fall protection procedures are in place at all times.
  • Investigates and records all reportable injuries, accidents and near misses. Renders reports to senior management and notifies appropriate workers compensation carriers.
  • Prepares and maintains health and safety reports, including all governmental requirements such as OSHA, Right-To-Know, etc.
  • Advises senior management on safe systems of work and pertinent documentation and procedures designed to raise the level of awareness for hazards and implement risk control methods.
  • Acts as company point-of-contact with local authority emergency services, insurance assessors and agents.
  • Administers and coordinates with the Human Resources Generalist all employee injury matters including workers compensation claims.
  • Responsible for health and safety training for new employees as appropriate and documenting any training undertaken by maintaining formal records.
  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned.
  • Follows company rules and procedures.

Qualifications:

            Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational safety and health, environmental science, or related subject.

Experience

  • Five years of management experience in the field.
  • Basic computer skills with both word processing and database applications.

            Communications

  • Well organized and have excellent spoken and written communication skills, as well as customer and client management skills.

Other Skills

  • Able to develop good working relationships with a wide range of people.
  • Excellent organizational and motivational skills.
  • Ability to manage a varied and complex workload and also have technical knowledge of building services.
  • Ability to efficiently control and manage a budget.
  • Ability to make decisions quickly.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Deep understanding of legal health and safety guidelines.
  • Ability in producing reports and developing relevant policies.
  • Good knowledge of data analysis and risk assessment.
  • Valid qualification in occupational health and safety.
  • Skills in science, technology, engineering and math are also recommended. 

Training Requirements:

On the job training:  Three to six months

Physical Demands: (*)

The position requires that the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, and hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to fingers such as with a keyboard.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and/or reach with hands and arms.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities include close, distance, and color vision and the ability to adjust focus

Work Environment: (*)

Environment is general office moderate.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles (general office paper dust); toxic or caustic chemicals (toner) and risk of electrical shock. 

*Note: Both the Physical Demand and Work Environment sections are required by the Americans with Disability Act (ADA).

Airborne Systems is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor