Safety Manager

  • Martin Marietta
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • Feb 08, 2018

Job Description

Martin Marietta

We are an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Requisition ID 2018-3670

Job Locations US-TX-San Antonio

Division Southwest Division


Recently debuting at #57 on Fortune magazine’s list of the 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in the world, Martin Marietta, a member of the S&P 500 Index, employs more than 8,500 employees at operations spanning 26 states, Canada and the Bahamas. A leading supplier of aggregates and heavy building materials, dedicated teams at Martin Marietta supply the resources for the roads, sidewalks and foundations on which we live.

At Martin Marietta, we are always looking for the best and the brightest, for people who have the potential to be the Company's future leaders. We are building on our foundation of success by selecting the finest people and helping them realize their potential. When you decide to build your career at Martin Marietta, you'll know what it's like to be respected, challenged and rewarded.

Position Summary

Administers Martin Marietta's corporate safety program in compliance with MSHA and OSHA regulations.

  • Lead assigned operations in the development of local cost-effective programs which correct problems and promote safety, working closely with the assigned Operations Managers Safety Teams, plant/area Safety Coordinators, Plant Safety Teams and empowered employees.
  • Maintain high level of knowledge of government regulations and functions of regulatory agencies.
  • Provide consultation and assistance in problem solving for managers and safety committees.
  • Develop and annually review and update all mandated written programs for both corporate level and site specific requirements. Distribute the programs and transfer knowledge to operations management, safety committees and empowered employees.
  • Perform audits of all assigned facilities with regards to compliance with mandated programs in practice, administration and record keeping/documentation. Provide feedback and assistance in correcting any out of compliance issues.
  • Regularly inspect all assigned facilities regarding safety hazards and follow up to insure abatement of problems.
  • Accompany MSHA inspectors and auditors. Participate in/coordinate conferencing and review process all the way through litigation if required.
  • Participate and assist management in all phases of safety audits.
  • Assist managers and safety committees in the preparation of safe job instructions for all jobs.
  • Analyze safety metrics, identify problem areas and design and recommend solutions to problems. Engage management and employees in the solutions. (Examples: new driver training, driver post accident training)
  • Educate management, safety committees and employees at plant sites to perform safety inspections, program audits, accident investigations, and in safety administrative procedures.
  • Design needed training programs, distribute and install in facilities and be able to teach as required such programs as: Workers Compensation Education, basic OSHA Training Modules, basic MSHA Training Modules, and other specific required programs.
  • Develop an appropriate program for functional capacity test for post employment offer physical exams for areas of responsibility.

Workers Compensation Administration
  • Insure pro-active medical care for injured employees. Prevent development of adversarial relationship.
  • Assure eligible benefits.
  • Audit emergency response system. Provide correction as appropriate.
  • Provide or insure 1st Aid and CPR Training in accordance with policy.
  • Audit management follow-up regarding injured workers and provide assistance and council to employees and managers.
  • Coordinate and participate in the claims review process. (i.e. Texas –BRC, CCH, etc.)
  • Monitor return work programs.
  • Provide counsel and training to managers and employees regarding worker’s compensation law and procedures.
  • Audit accident reports performed by safety committees and managers and provide constructive feedback.
  • Participate in accident investigation of serious accidents.
  • Promote safety. Attend and participate in safety award presentation, luncheons and dinners. Conduct safety meetings occasionally.
  • Schedule, administer and maintain records for medical monitoring programs such as annual audiometic and blood pressure.
  • Inspect and certify newly purchased and newly built facilities and equipment.
  • Perform safety due diligence prior to or immediately after purchase of operation and follow-up on abatement of issues and hazards. Consider worker’s compensation history and costs, accident history, safety hazards and safety culture, etc.
  • Assist management in the research and authorization of appropriate personal protective equipment. Identify and authorize appropriate sources.
  • Coordinate resolution liability claims and law suits.
  • Write safety newsletter articles related to MSHA and safety issues of relevance to area assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience
  • Degree in safety discipline preferred.
  • CSP desired.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • A good foundation in behavior based safety programs, self-directed work teams and empowerment.
  • Thorough knowledge of Workers Compensation regulations and procedures for states assigned.
  • Thorough knowledge of MSHA, and OSHA regulations and administrative procedures as required by area of responsibility.
  • Industrial hygiene and ergonomics expertise is desired.
  • Ability to write programs to satisfy federal and state regulations, both corporate level and site specific.
  • Ability to communicate to and educate plant management in written program requirements.
  • Ability to develop safety training programs, visual aids and training guides.
  • Must possess good computer skills. Must be proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Ability to utilize the Internet to conduct research.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills are a must.
  • Ability to relate to employees and managers at all levels of the organization.

Physical Requirements
  • Ability and willingness to travel.
  • Manual dexterity and visual ability to operate P.C.
  • Ability to walk over uneven terrain of outside plant locations.
  • Ability to climb ladders and steps up to approximately 50 feet high.
  • Able to work at heights up to approximately 50 feet on platforms and cat walks.
  • Able to lift projection equipment and other objects of approximately 45 pounds and carry for distances up to approximately 50 feet.
  • Stoop, bend, and squat in order to perform safety inspection functions and utilize files.
  • Verbal ability to talk with Managers and Employees on a regular basis.


  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Care Reimbursement Account
  • Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
  • Wellness Programs
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • 401(k) with Company matching
  • Pension
  • Salary Continuation – Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability Options
  • Employee Life Insurance
  • Spouse & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Direct Deposit Payroll
  • Educational/Tuition Assistance Plan
  • College Scholarship Program – for dependent children
  • Matching Gift Program
  • New Auto Purchase Discount Plans