RailWorks is the
leading provider of railway track and transit systems construction services in
North America, with over 30 offices and 600 sites throughout the U.S. and
Canada. Our roots are deep, dating back from a few decades to more than a
century – when our founding companies were establishing themselves as leaders
in their respective markets. Each one built a reputation for service
excellence, innovative solutions and unparalleled industry expertise. Today
RailWorks carries on that legacy through our work on rail and transit systems
projects across North America. We bring together our extensive project
expertise, vast equipment resources and a highly dedicated and capable
workforce to successfully meet the increasing demands of our clients.
Supervises and coordinates all aspects
of company safety programs. Partnering
with the Safety Manager, ensures that safety programs are correctly
administered and communicated and that federal, state and local laws are met.
Ensures that project sites and offices provide a safe working environment for
employees, customers and vendors.
Primary/Essential Responsibilities and
- Implements and supervises
safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, federal
OSHA and FRA rules and regulations.
- Supervises the
administration of project safety, accident, and hazard communication
programs to maintain safe work environments.
- Takes necessary
steps to ensure that unsafe employee activities, procedures and practices
work locations to detect existing or potential accident and health
- Documents unsafe
conditions, safety hazards and health hazards, recommends corrective or
preventative measures where indicated, and follows up to ensure measures
have been implemented.
- Assists with the
evaluation of contractors’ safety programs and policies.
with conducting investigations of accidents and injuries through employee
interviews, equipment inspections and site inspections, carefully
reviewing the integrity of personal protective equipment, materials and
job-site specific gear.
- Provides regular
worksite safety training for all employees; provides training for hourly
labor, foremen, supervisors and local managers in work site safety
practices, fire prevention and correct handling techniques for toxins,
equipment and other materials.
scheduling and administration of contractor safety training.
the company’s Workers’ Compensation program; works closely with the
company’s insurance carrier to implement programs to reduce employee lost