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Senior Project Safety Manager (Guam) in Guam at Gilbane

Date Posted: 6/25/2018

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Job Description

At Gilbane we’re building more than buildings, we’re helping create schools, hospitals, laboratories and other facilities 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 Senior Project Safety Manager (Guam) administers the safety program and serves as safety advisor, ensuring safety compliance by the project team and all employees and subcontractors working at the Guam project site.

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

  • Support all safety efforts on the project and promote our 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, AHA review, etc.
  • Ensure Gilbane and contractors meet Client Safety submittal requirements
  • 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 Gilbane and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements
  • 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
  • Responsible for staffing, development and supervision of project safety managers
  • Analyze and provide trending reports and actions for project team in SafetyNet
  • Develop and administer safety training plan for staff
  • Manage all correspondence to insurance, OSHA and regulatory bodies
  • Participate in regular client meetings
  • Lead daily safety meetings with project personnel


  • Construction Health and Safety Technician credential and advanced safety training, or BS in Occupational Safety Management
  • 5 years of construction safety management experience
  • Certified as an OSHA 500 Trainer
  • Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) experience is preferred
  • Experience working on the US Territory of Guam preferred
  • Experience working on construction, munitions/UXO and/or environmental remediation projects for the Department of Defense a plus
  • Experience working in accordance with Joint Region Marianas (JRM) Guam Explosive Safety Submission (ESS) for Guam a plus
  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER Certification (8-hour current) a plus
  • 40-Hour EM385-1-1 Construction Safety Hazard Awareness Course for Contractor’s a plus
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Sound knowledge of construction safety principles, techniques and methods
  • Sound knowledge of OSHA laws, regulations and policies
  • Capable of identifying known potential exposures and recommending corrective action
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity the Microsoft Office suite
  • Management, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable addressing large groups of personnel

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.