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Project Safety Manager in Cleveland, OH at Gilbane

Date Posted: 8/11/2018

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Job Description

At Gilbane we’re building more than buildings, we’re helping create schools, hospitals, laboratories and other facilities across the United States and throughout the world that will be helping people live better for decades to come. As a fifth generation family business we’ve built the best team in the industry with a culture of caring that treats every one of our employees as a trusted member of the Gilbane family. We also invest in our employees’ education and have built Gilbane University into the top training organization in the construction industry. If you have the desire to make a real difference in people’s lives and become part of a growing organization that treats you like member of the family – you will feel right at home at Gilbane.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:  The Project Safety Manager administers the safety program and serves as safety advisor, ensuring safety compliance by the project team and all employees and subcontractors working at the site.

TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: Project Safety Manager typical responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Support all safety efforts on the project and promote Gilbane Cares safety culture
  • Make recommendations concerning the modification, improvement, or removal of any company equipment, facilities, or machinery that is hazardous to employee safety or health
  • Ensure contractor activities are preplanned for safety through scope review, preconstruction meetings, JHA review, etc.
  • Ensure contractors meet Gilbane Safety submittal requirements
  • Ensure contractor compliance to Gilbane safety plan including but not limited to, safety submittals, training and equipment inspection and other documentation (i.e., Substance abuse testing records, etc.)
  • Ensure project teams perform Safety net inspections per company policy
  • Administer safety Motivational programs
  • Provide safety training to project teams on Gilbane, client and OSHA requirements
  • Investigate all accidents and complete all paperwork required by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) or state regulations
  • Maintain all safety related documentation
  • Supervise, coach, mentor and assistant Project Safety Manager
  • Ensure contractors meet Gilbane safety expectations
  • Alert managers and employees to the hazards of working with toxic fumes, dangerous chemicals, and any other hazardous substances in the company workplace
  • Coach project teams in effective hazard identification and correction of issues
  • Serve as company liaison with OSHA, Insurance carriers and other regulatory agencies


  • Construction Health and Safety Technician credential and advanced safety training
  • 3 years of construction safety management experience
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience



  • Working knowledge of construction safety principles, techniques and methods
  • Practical knowledge of OSHA laws, regulations and policies
  • Capable of identifying known potential exposures and recommending corrective action
  • Computer skills and familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite
  • Management, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits, generous profit-sharing/401k plan, as well as technical and management training programs.

Gilbane is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Gilbane has an unwavering focus on safety, the environment and caring about everyone involved in our work.

Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

Gilbane is not accepting unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters at this time. #Gilbane