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Safety and Training Coordinator

Sumterville, FL

Great entry level role; earn $20 - $23 Hour 
What you’ll be contributing:

  • The primary role of the Safety & Training Coordinator is to ensure all employees, subcontractors, and vendors are working and behaving in the safest way possible. 

  • Additionally, the Safety & Training Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and conducting training classes for the employees as needed.

  • This position also requires the advancement, gathering, and inspection of documented information to ensure compliance.

  • Coordinate and present classes that promote safe working activities to include First Aid/CPR and additional courses as appropriate

  • Serve as on-site safety presence during plant shutdowns and outages to ensure safe practices and company expectations are followed which at times will require shift or weekend work schedule

  • Assist with planning and delivery of annual MSHA refresher training, including both classroom training and hands-on field safety exercises

  • Work with site management and departments to ensure employee’s training courses and all required documentation is up to date in a neat, organized manner and records are readily retrievable including topics of; area inspections, hot work, mobile equipment, lockout/tag-out, etc. 

  • Conduct field safety audits and walk-through inspections to ensure that all employees are working safely.

  • Collaborate, formulate and suggest work safety standards and procedures related to risk prevention in areas such as hazardous materials exposure, accidents, fires, or other unsafe conditions 

  • Collaborate with site employees and Safety Manager to advise management on problem correction 

  • Assist Safety Manager with the implementation of a Competency-Based Training system and the continuous improvement thereafter to maintain compliance 

  • Conduct site induction/new hire onboarding and task training to include a site tour, UTV training, fire extinguisher safety, fall protection training, lockout/tag-out principles, PPE training, and additional safety training as appropriate  

  • Conduct 30/60/90-day safety stay interviews with new employees to ensure understanding

  • In conjunction with department trainers, conduct assessments to verify competency for new hires, as well as new task training for existing employees

  • Assist with training repository standardization and maintenance of records thereafter 

  • In conjunction with the Safety Manager, maintain regulatory compliance and assist in developing solutions to regulatory challenges 

  • Act as a Health & Safety department resource/mentor for all company employees including site trainers and participate in the new hire mentoring process

To succeed in this position, you will need: 

  • Knowledge and experience in mining, cement, construction, or heavy equipment industry required 

  • Advanced knowledge and proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio) required 

  • Experience in training, work scheduling, and presentation required 

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills required 

  • Effective time management to organize and prioritize a heavy workload in a fast-paced demanding environment required 

  • Willingness to cross-train in other functions within Safety and Health Department required 

  • Willingness to work a flexible work schedule including some nights and weekends required 

  • High School Diploma, or equivalent preferred.

  • Knowledge and skills equivalent to that gained through a minimum of 2 years training experience preferred 

  • Knowledge in any of the following:  MSHA/OSHA, State, and/or ATF regulations is preferred 

  • Demonstrative ability to analyze and confidently present data in a manner to promote ideas and opportunities to lead improvement preferred 

  • Display understanding of organizational dynamics, ability to effectively facilitate training and assessments preferred

  • Certified to instruct First Aid / CPR courses, or willingness to attain certification preferred

  • Willingness to undertake other training or educational classes that further the safety effort including Emergency Response preferred 

  • Multi-lingual (Spanish / English) preferred

What to expect in a cement environment:
Work to be performed in a shop environment as well as outdoor exposure throughout the plant. Mild exposure to cement dust, heat, cold, and noise require compliance with specified safety guidelines and procedures. Exposure to high elevations of up to 250 feet in height. Exposure to all weather conditions. Normal operation of mobile equipment may result in jarring and vibratory exposure.


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