Safety Coordinator


Wage Information:


Health & Dental Benefits Information:

Single: $70/month

Family: $230/month

Safety Coordinator

Responsible for communication of safety programs and policies under the direction of the Corporate Safety Director.  Assist others in enforcing safety programs and policies.

Essential Position Requirements:

  • Communicates safety policies and procedures in compliance with TrueNorth Steel corporate standards.

  • Supports local supervisors and communicates programs for managers and supervisors to train employees in work site safety practices, fire prevention, and correct handling techniques for chemicals, toxins, equipment, and other materials.

  • Inspects facilities organization to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, determines corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented.

  • Provides information, signs, posters, barriers, and other materials to warn of potential and actual safety hazards and to prevent access to hazardous conditions.

  • Communicates findings or investigation of accidents and injuries to all local supervisors & posts incidents to the corporate reporting system.

  • Maintains safety files and records.

  • Provide technical safety support and information to managers, supervisors and employees.

  • Discretion to shut down production due to safety related concerns.

  • Identify company safety training needs in order to recommend, develop and coordinate safety training programs.

  • Involved in setting annual company safety goals and objectives for business plan.

  • Participate in new product/process reviews including process hazard analyses, Operator Training, etc.

  • Support production employees in selection of appropriate personal protective equipment.

  • Promote safety and health awareness through company communication, including newsletters and specific training programs.

  • Act as the Emergency Coordinator in overseeing the site’s Emergency Action Plan.

  • Serve as member of Safety Committee.

  • Assist Corporate Safety Team with special projects as needed.

  • Take part in interviews for hiring.

  • Involved in AFE discussions for the site.

  • At least 25% of the coordinator’s time to be spent in the production and yard areas building trust, observing and working with the mentors and mentees.

  • Assisting in corporate standardization process for procedures and training.

  • Prompt and dependable attendance.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education & Work Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • Associate’s Degree in a related field and/or equivalent work experience.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Computer skills a must.

  • Process development skills.

  • Leadership skills to motivate employees to work safely.

  • Knowledge in OSHA standards.

  • Capable of understanding proper shop techniques for maximum safety.

Required Competencies / Qualities:

  • Accuracy – Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.

  • Assertiveness – Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea.

  • Training – Ability to develop a particular skill in others to bring them up to a predetermined standard of work performance.

  • Organized – Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.

  • Research Skills – Ability to design and conduct a systematic, objective and critical investigation.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires prolonged sitting, driving, some bending, stooping and stretching.

  • Hearing must be in the normal range for telephone contacts.

  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

  • Requires physical fitness.

FLSA Status: Full-Time; Exempt

Reports To: Safety Director

Location: Rapid City, SD


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