Site Safety Manager - Hillsboro, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Posted in Building and Construction

Job Info

Job purpose

The Site Safety Manager (SSM) serves as the on-site specialist in safety by implementing best practices and procedures within the company that effectively control accident and health exposures and minimize OSHA citations.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Educating / training labor about safety measures
  • Manage accident / safety claims as they occur (accompany employee to urgent care)
  • Follow up on accidents and investigating causes
  • Maintain accident reports / records
  • Manage return to work / modified duty claims
  • Maintain incident reports (by occurrence)
  • Manage safety equipment for Hot Work, Fall Protection, & Confined Space
  • Perform job site inspections (reports)
  • Complete site specific safety plans as required
  • Enforce safety policies and procedures


Qualifications include:
  • BSc/BA in safety management or relevant field is preferred
  • 3 - 5 years of experience as Site Safety Manager on a construction site
  • Good understanding of legal health and safety guidelines
  • Good knowledge of data analysis and risk assessment
  • Excellent organizational and motivational skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and observation ability
  • Good communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Good knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment

Working conditions

Mix between field and office-based work environment. Typical working hours for the SSM may vary. Generally Monday - Friday during normal business hours, but when safety incidents occur, they may be required to work much longer hours, including some weekend work. While in the field the SSM may be required to stay away from home for short to long periods of time. Some travel may be required for training/continuing education.

While performing the duties of this job, the SSM may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration; may be exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites (weather, noise, etc.).

Physical requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Site Safety Manager to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The SSM is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must able to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Direct reports

None, but the SSM interacts with General Foreman/Foreman in the field.

  • Health & Welfare (medical, dental & vision)
  • 401(k) with competitive match
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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