Terminal Safety Coordinator
Company: Young Brothers, Limited
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Category: Safety
Publish Date: February 5, 2019
Company Description: Looking for career opportunities with a dynamic, fast-paced company that can result in long-term employment while serving the various communities in Hawaii? If you are, then consider a position with Young Brothers, Ltd. (YB) – on the forefront of the marine freight transportation business. We offer competitive salaries, benefits and future growth opportunities for both shoreside and seagoing careers. At YB, our employees are our most important resource and one of the pillars that help to support a strong foundation on which our company is built. We achieve this through seeking people who are team players, professional, motivated and committed to winning and meeting the needs of our customers and our communities.
Young Brothers, Limited
Terminal safety coordinator develops and manages safety programs and compliance, educates and trains employees on best safety practices, identifies safety concerns, conducts investigations, leads and helps address corrective actions, etc…for all seven terminals operated by YB. Inter-island travel of 25 to 50% is required.
- Collaborates with terminal operations management in the oversight of safety programs. Incumbent is the safety systems advocate for the marine fleet.
- Acts as Project Manager of the Event Information System (E
- Conducts, facilitates and/or assists in incident and near miss investigations in all the terminals.
- Manages the information flow of the EIS Report, Investigations and Lessons Learned between regional management and corporate management.
- Collaborates with terminal operations management to develop, edit and distribute safety alerts, lessons learned and corrective actions communications by assisting in assessing the causes for specific recordable injuries when necessary and recommending actions to prevent recurrence.
- Facilitates revisions to the EIS program as necessary.
- Assists with statistics reporting, including benchmarking and trending.
- Participates in and/or facilitates terminal safety meetings during on site safety management visits.
- Works with terminal employees and barge and terminal superintendents in identifying areas for change, which will lead to the reduction or elimination of safety or environmental risks and hazards.
- Provides safety program reinforcement through presence in the terminals. Assists terminal operations supervision with field monitoring and audits of various safety and environmental activities, including recognition of hazardous conditions and practices and the recommendation of control methods. Inspects and monitors work activities for compliance.
- Conducts or facilitates safety training and manages and monitors training vendors. This includes collaborative development of Foss specific training course designs to be delivered on Foss’ behalf.
- Reports any observed non-compliance with OSHA, USCG or other marine safety regulations.
- Implements, trains, maintains and revises, as necessary, the Foss Hazard Communication Program.
- Assists claims group and HSQE in the information management of the EIS Reports within STARS.
- Represents safety department by attending various operations and committee meetings.
- Ensure compliance with the regional safety committee policy and manages the information flow to upper management if necessary.
- May assist regional management in developing regional safety plans through the regional safety committees and operations management.
- Represents company safety program by participation in related industry forums.
- Provides support to the Health Coordinator and Marine Safety Coordinator, as necessary.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Requires background and experience in general safety, terminal, shipyard and, marine transportation safety, basic industrial hygiene, incident investigation methods and relevant training topics and techniques.
- Safety/environmental regulatory requirements, including local, state, and federal regulations.
- Shipyard, tug and barge operations, equipment, and duties of assigned personnel.
- Internal audit procedures and practices.
- Good command of English language necessary for oral, written and telephone communication.
- Because of limited clerical support, ability to use personal computer, (including familiarity with Word, Excel & PowerPoint), scientific calculator, copier, scanner and fax machine.
- Resourcefulness and creativity in order to identify and propose course(s) of action to a wide range of safety/environmental issues.
- Excellent communication and human relation skills are necessary in dealing with departments and employees at all levels of the company, customers and regulators.
- Attention to detail and analytical skills are necessary to evaluate compliance issues encountered during field activities.
- Ability to organize and prioritize workload.
- Public speaking skills necessary in making presentations and providing training to internal and external audiences, as will represent the company to customers.
- Ability to conduct internal safety audits of management practices on vessels and within operations.
- Must be able to perform duties with minimal supervision.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in safety or engineering or similar field. An appropriate professional certification (CSP), vocational training and/or work experience (5-10 years) may be substituted for formal education. A working knowledge of marine transportation is required. Certifications to train CPR, first-aid, Blood Borne Pathogens and Hazwopper.
Young Brothers, Limited is an Equal Opportunity – Affirmative Action Employer and a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We are committed to a diverse workforce and taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Young Brothers, Limited is a drug-free employer and a participant of the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.