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Grunley Construction Company, Inc. Safety Manager in Rockville, Maryland

Description/Job Summary

The Safety Manager (SM) is responsible for implementing the company's efforts in the following areas: Safety Management Systems, Risk Management and Loss Reductions, Safety Audits, and Safety Training.

The SM reports to the Director of Corporate Safety and works closely with the Assistant Director of Corporate Safety, the Director of Field Operations, Superintendents, Project Executives and Project Managers to assure that the company's safety policies and procedures are implemented.


Safety Management Systems

  • Participate as a member of the Grunley Safety and Accident Committee

  • Provide field observations and suggestions regarding the corporate safety policies and Corporate Safety Plan

  • Assist project superintendents and project managers in the development of Job Specific Safety Plans

  • Develop Activity Hazard Analyses (AHA's) based on the intended work

Risk Management and Loss Reduction

  • Provide field observations and suggestions regarding opportunities to prevent injuries and accidents, improve safety performance and lower insurance costs

  • Assist with: claims handling and their resolution; injuries and perform accident investigations and development of related reports

  • Assist in returning and monitoring the progress of injured employees as they perform modified duty on our projects

  • Implement record keeping requirements

  • Review and confirm current insurance certificates for Subcontractors intended to and/or currently working on our projects to assure compliance

Safety Audits

  • Conduct assigned safety audits

  • Provide immediate input, advice and direction to resolve and mitigate potential hazardous conditions and assure compliance with OSHA and other regulatory requirements

  • Provide daily Predictive Solutions (PS) reports of field audit observations after completion of the audit and provide the appropriate corrective action information to those included in the PS distribution lists

  • Assist the project supervisory team to review upcoming work areas to preplan and determine if unidentified safety concerns need to be addressed before work begins

  • Follow-up with subcontractor safety representatives to assure that all mitigating actions have been taken, issues have been addressed and resolved, and closed out on the PS audit program

  • Assist in OSHA project inspections

  • Assure that project safety files & logs are maintained and kept up to date

  • Supervise the implementation of SDS communications program

  • Assure that all safety signs and safety equipment are adequately supplied to assigned project sites

  • Provide support and technical advice to project supervisory team on all safety matters

  • Assist with the annual respiratory protection program needs and duties

Safety Training

  • Provide safety-training program

  • Assist in scheduling and logistics for specific training programs

  • Perform jobsite employee training as needed

  • Attend and assist during weekly Grunley and Subcontractor Foreman meetings, scheduled safety meetings, and preparatory meetings as needed and/or as requested

  • Participate in and conduct specific training programs and maintain required certifications

  • Assist with the system in place to maintain accurate records of employee safety-training and certifications

Required Experience

This position requires a minimum of five (5) years of experience in applying safety standards, regulations and procedures as it relates to manuals, audits, reports, checklists, etc. for a general contractor, subcontractor, or related engineering or environmental health and safety consulting firm. This position requires previous experience working within the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, USACE EM385-1-1 Safety & Health Standards, and other federal, state, local or special customer regulations that govern building construction and safety requirements.

The qualified candidate will have received safety-training credentials for OSHA 500 or OSHA 30 and must have Competent Person Training (CPT) in fall protection, confined space, scaffolding and excavation.

Preferred Experience

A degree in Safety and Health or related field is preferred. Having an active GSA badge and security clearances is highly desired.

Required Education

This position requires a High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Required Qualifications

  • Current First Aid & CPR cards

  • Construction Quality Management for Contractors (CQM-C)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Asbestos Supervisor

  • Lead Supervisor

  • NFPA 70E


Must be able to successfully obtain a security clearance.

A COVID-19 vaccination is preferred for the position. Grunley will provide reasonable accommodations for disability, pregnancy and religious-based objections in accordance with applicable law. Some projects may require attestation of COVID-19 vaccination status or regular Covid-19 testing.