Safety Specialist

Summary

As a Safety Specialist you are responsible for conducting all safety related functions in compliance with the company, and Federal and State regulation. You are also responsible for ensuring that all driver needs are being professionally and efficiently addressed.

 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct all training courses offered by the Safety Department, including simulator training
  • Counsel drivers for DOT violations and violations of company policy
  • Conduct road tests and evaluations with drivers to determine driver safety and compliance to Company Policies and Department of Transportation rules and regulations
  • Assist in determining dispositions for road tests and students determined to be "not progressing" in the Training Program
  • Manage student and trainer complaints as well as coordinate trainer suspensions and disqualifications
  • Establish, update, implement and manage a comprehensive safety program
  • Administer a uniform record keeping system that complies with DOT regulations and C&S standards
  • Assist the Transportation Managers and HR Managers with the screening, interviewing, selection and training of new drivers; ensure the appropriate background checks have been completed
  • Investigate accidents for both OTR and Work safe accidents
  • Ensure and verify that appropriate drug screening is done on each type of accident
  • In the case of a potentially significant liability accident, you will be the employee at the scene to ensure proper procedures are followed, reports are completed, and the proper notifications are done in a timely manner
  • Ensure that OTR accidents are reviewed on a timely basis
  • Ensure that all tractors have the proper paperwork to meet Federal, State and Local regulations
  • Verify the annual MVR record checks on each driver and be certain a follow-up is completed on any exceptions
  • Record and communicate to any customer / vendor, any unsafe conditions in or around their physical pick up or delivery locations
  • Assist in the development of training tools; use these tools to re-certify drivers or re-train those who require training follow up
  • Develop a professional relationship with the authorities and agencies that we operate under, ie. DOT, State Police, American Trucking Association, DMV, etc.; participate in their meetings when applicable
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    Qualifications

  • College Degree or High School Diploma with 5 years related experience
  • OTR driving experience
  • CDL Class A preferred
  • Familiar with fleet safety programs and regulations
  • Must be familiar with DOT, OSHA, DHEC along with state and local regulations
  • Project management skills a plus, and preferred knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to train and educate
  • Presentation and Public speaking skills preferred
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    Reference number US_EN_99_024591_1325593