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Since 1998, J.D. Abrams L.P. has been a leader in initiating and participating in alternate project delivery methods.

Job Description

Safety Coordinator

Job Location

Austin Job 1706
406 1/2 E Anderson Ln
Austin, Tx 78752

Working Title:  Central Texas Safety Coordinator

Supervisor:     Area Manager

General Description of Position:  Coordinate, implement and monitor the corporate safety program at various project locations.

Licensure/Certification/ Credentialing:    CSP, CHST, CSHO, OSHA 500, OSHA 501 or other

Essential functions and responsibilities listed below:

  • Assists the Superintendents by suggesting safe work practices as part of preplanning and training; establishes jobsite safety procedures
  • Participates in pre-construction and handoff meetings
  • Conducts comprehensive on-site safety assessments as part of constant monitoring process
  • Documents all safety violations or unsafe conditions/activities; ensures corrective measures are immediately implemented; follow through to insure corrections have been made
  • Communicates constantly with Area Manager, Project Management, Superintendents, Foremen and craft workers in the crew as it relates to both good and bad safety practices that are observed
  • Educates project personnel through “on-the-spot” training and Tool Box Safety Talks
  • Assists the Superintendent in completing the Weekly Jobsite Safety Checklists
  • Completes Accident Reporting and Investigation, as needed; may accompany an injured employee for treatment and medical evaluation
  • Administers the Substance Abuse Policy
  • Orients all project employees to the safety practices required on the project and by the Company
  • Tracks information needed for the Foremen Safety Incentive Program
  • Accompanies all safety, health and insurance inspectors on walk through tours; coordinates/assists in preparing written appeals for safety violation citations
  • Performs role of “competent person” on project
  • Coordinates project safety programs with subcontractors
  • Assists the Superintendent in investigating property damage and personal injury complaints
  • Accompanies the Superintendent and local EMS on a tour of the project at the beginning of the project and as phasing changes; ensures emergency phone numbers are adequately posted
  • Arranges for basic first aid training for jobsite personnel
  • Develops the job specific Emergency Management Plan and communicates through orientation to all project personnel
  • Ensures compliance with contractual obligations, if applicable
  • Develops, improves and implements safety training plans and policies
  • Maintains safety files and records
  • Ensures company policies and procedures are understood and implemented consistently
  • Develops and continually improves the effectiveness of the department’s procedures
  • Communicates and reinforces the Company vision, values and goals
  • When not performing the above essential duties and responsibilities, may assist in other operations as designated by the supervisor

Specific Equipment and Materials to be used:

  • Use of Personal Computer, internet, and outlook

Other Requirements: Must have current valid driver’s license and have a safe driving record.

Safety Policies and Practices:  The employee in this job must be knowledgeable about and follow the company’s safety policies and procedures as described in the company’s safety manual.

Education:  High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)

Experience and Training:  3 to 5 years if construction safety experience, 4 year occupational safety/health degree or equivalent combinations of training and related experience

Physical activities/Physical demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk; use hands and fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee frequently is required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, lift and or move up to 100 pounds.  The employee is required to use specific vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


We do not accept resumes from Third Party Recruiting Firms for these positions. If you are an Agency or Search firm representative, contact the Human Resources Department directly for consideration. Abrams or its subsidiaries will not be responsible for any fees arising from the use of resumes and online response forms through this source. In addition, Abrams or its subsidiaries will not be responsible for any fees on unsolicited resumes that are submitted to any member of the Staffing or Operations team. Abrams has established an approved vendor program for this service, and will only consider accepting submissions from those approved firms. For consideration in becoming an approved vendor, contact our Human Resources Department

J.D. Abrams, LP is an equal opportunity employer . All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

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