Safety Director

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One of our companies is looking for a Safety Director

Frontline provides pavement marking services to a variety of end markets and customers and is comprised of best-in-class regional operators, each of whom are recognized as the leader in their geography and field. The Frontline corporate team is focused on sharing best practices across the businesses with today over 12 locations across the US and growing through organic growth and further acquisitions into the leading platform for road safety solutions with best-in-class local execution capabilities.

Job Purpose

We are currently seeking a Safety Director, reporting directly to the CEO. The National Safety Director will provide leadership and oversight to the development and implementation of overall environmental, health and safety operations. This position will be responsible for developing strategy, leading all aspects of the safety management programs, and providing leadership across all of the locations.

This is a highly visible, high impact position where a successful candidate will have the opportunity to play a decisive role in the future success and growth of the organization. Must be someone willing and able to directly engage in tactical execution while simultaneously leading teams to their goals.

This leader will drive a culture of continuous improvement and support that culture for the operations, providing assistance and direction as required to improve effectiveness and overall performance.

This individual must be personable, dynamic and innovative, and one who deploys an energetic day-to-day “roll-up-your-sleeves” attitude.

Duties and Responsibilities

Work closely with leadership, Operations, regional, and local teams to provide environmental, health and safety guidance to build a strong EHS culture

Design, manage, and execute a national program to reduce accidents, occupational illnesses, and exposure to long-term health hazards

Integrate EHS programs, including continuous improvement in procedures and tools, to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements

Promote business growth by leading risk mitigation enhancements

Provide technical and regulatory support to the operations team

Perform safety audits at divisional worksites

Ensure safety programs, policies, plans and procedures align with regional and local regulatory oversight to meet compliance requirements by managing site audits and inspections

Manage EHS components of company training programs for employees which provide instruction and awareness on safety topics in order to mitigate risk

Manage and maintain systems of record in order to conduct detailed analysis of EHS data and develop recommendations for leadership to improve systems and mitigate risk

Investigate accidents to determine the root cause, circumstances, and contributing factors

Maintain administrative audit processes to assist managers with closure rates and audit reporting

Create analytical products which demonstrate the impact of EHS metrics, programs, and initiatives upon global business initiatives

Develop, implement, and manage policies and procedures for reporting, investigating, and analyzing claims, managing litigation, resolving claims, and delivering claim information

Reviews and responds to OSHA and DOT citations received in the field.

Develops and presents safety and OSHA data and communicate the Company’s safety performance and compliance programs.

Actively involved in the integration of new acquisitions from an EHS lens.


Qualifications and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in safety or risk (or similar degree in a related science field) with a with 5-7 years of related experience

Experience managing EHS policies, standards, programs, or procedures , preferably at a large scale construction, transportation, manufacturing or industrial enterprise.

Previous management experience directing a site and or regional team of EHS professionals

CSP strongly preferred with consideration to ASP candidates

ARM or CPCU ideal

Experience with Fleet and/or remote workforce management

Travel will be required for this role.



Demonstrated leadership, strong personal presence, demonstrates initiative, is results-oriented, and acts with a sense of urgency

Comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

High drive for results and discipline in execution

Strong analytical skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability to prepare accurate reports containing findings and recommendations

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