Manager of Safety

ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS - NATIONAL OFFICE

Position Title:  Manager of Safety 
FLSA Status: Exempt
Functional Area/Department: 
Workforce Development
Reporting Supervisor:

VP of HS&E & Workforce Development

TO APPLY: Click here to apply online.

ABC’s Position Descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position. ABC’s Position Descriptions do not create a contract, express or imply, or other legal rights between ABC and any staff member, nor guarantee employment or specific duties for any specific duration. ABC may add, change, delete, suspend or discontinue any of these positions and descriptions at any time without prior notice.

Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. 

JOB OVERVIEW

The Manager of Safety will be responsible to provide (via development, acquisition, or identification) safety best practices and management products to our members.  Promote world class safety management/science and represent ABC and member interests to regulatory, legislative and trade organizations.

Description of Duties

Responsibilities 

Safety training and evaluation process, STEP:

  • Revise and update form and maintain on-line platform.
  • Arrange printing, distribution and mass mailing of forms.
  • Address telephone inquiries regarding completion of form.
  • Coordinate receipt forms.
  • Coordinate receipt of application fees.
  • Manage data entry into ABC database.
  • Oversee and ensure distribute certificates to chapters for awards.
  • Manage receipt of application fees.
  • Process applications.
  • Oversee and ensure distribute certificates to chapters for awards.
National Safety Excellence Award:
  • Coordinate data for safety committee interview process.
  • Coordinate safety committee review of finalist.
  • Notify excellence and merit winners.
  • Notify chapters of winners.
  • Order awards (plaques).
Safety Promotion:
  • Design promotional materials (e.g., banners, hardhat stickers).
  • Identify printer; solicit best price and quality.
  • Manage printing of materials.
  • Produce advertisements for media publication.
  • Product sales
  • Establish prices for products.
  • Negotiate prices with vendors.
  • Coordinate and produce marketing ad-slicks.
Construction Users Round Table (CURT):
  • Distribute CURT applications to Platinum members.
  • Design web page for application upload.
  • Address questions regarding completion of applications.
  • Manage receipt of applications.
  • Coordinate review and selection of finalist.
  • Ship finalists' applications to CURT.
  • Attend CURT award program.
Web Page Management:
  • Update web pages.
  • Design new web pages.
  • Provide content for existing and new web pages.
Safety Committee:
  • Prepare minutes.
  • Coordinate teleconferences.
  • Prepare meeting packages.
  • Complete assigned task that result from meetings.
Workforce Development Conference and National Craft Championships:
  • Solicit and coordinate speakers for education focus areas.
  • Work with NCC planning team on safety initiatives conducted during NCC.
  • Solicit volunteers to assist with safety initiatives.
  • Solicit member participation.
Specialized Skills
  • Provide limited supervision to others through motivation, direction, review and feedback of assigned tasks to the program coordinator.  Provide input into annual employee review.
  • Public speaking ability, extensive organizational ability and attention to detail; statistical analysis; networking abilities, demonstrated use of computer and software knowledge (basic programming, relational databases, operating systems, webpage design, content development). 
Qualifications and Experience 
  • ​​​A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree related to Environmental, Health and Safety at an accredited college or university.
  • Association and construction industry experience a plus.

Position Requirements

To achieve our mission, we hire energetic and fun-loving individuals who possess the following skills: 

  • Professional demeanor and presentation of self.
  • Ability to organize and manage several priorities simultaneously while working under pressure and deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, proofreading and editing skills.
  • Organizational awareness & resourcefulness - understanding of whom to engage in order to identify solutions & resolve issues
  • Strong organization, multi-tasking and time management skills with the ability to work in a demanding self-directed work schedule.
  • Effectively utilizes tools/resources to work efficiently.
  • Ability to take ownership of a process and to use problem solving skills to resolve issues.
  • Demonstrates the highest level of personal and ethical standards.
  • Work accurately with close attention to detail.
Travel
  • 35%-  40% travel required with average trip 1 - 3 days; at least 3 trip requiring stays of 4+ nights.
Important Notices

Nondiscrimination:
  • It is the continuing policy of ABC to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, marital status, familial status, family responsibility, pregnancy or other pregnancy-related conditions, childbirth, disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, religion or political affiliation, past convictions or incarceration, prior psychiatric treatment, or any other status protected by federal or state law, local ordinance or Executive Orders. ABC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Disability Specifications:
  • ADA: ABC will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Physical Demands:
  • While performing the responsibilities of the position, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. 
Work Environment:
  • This position is performed in a typical office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.