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Safety Compliance Officer – RTD

Posted: Oct 17, 2018

Safety Compliance Officer

 At the Regional Transportation District of Denver, CO (RTD) our mission is to meet our constituents’ present and future public transit needs by offering safe, clean, reliable, courteous, accessible and cost-effective service throughout the District. We look for candidates to join our team in creating a legacy for current and future generations.

This position requires:

  • Bachelor’s degree in safety or related field with advanced technical education in related areas.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in occupational safety, industrial safety engineering and construction safety with emphasis on the principles and practices of safety management systems.
  • A minimum of two years of experience conducting accident investigation processes.
  • Proficiency in OSHA regulations and Global Harmonized Systems for Hazard Management.
  • Proficiency in the proper use of safety equipment and current trends in personal protective equipment.
  • Strong research and analytical skills, this includes the ability to conduct and interpret trend analysis data.
  • Strong technical report writing skills.
  • Ability to conduct oral presentations, relaying technical information in understandable terms.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical information and contracts.
  • Proficiency in fire, building, and life safety codes.
  • Proficiency in adult learning styles and the ability to conduct training needs assessments.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include working evenings and weekends as required.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Ability to use sound judgment and maintain the strictest of confidentiality.
  • Ability to manage time and workload effectively which includes planning, organizing, and prioritizing with attention to details. OR An equivalent combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities.

Description of Work: This position is responsible for system safety, occupational safety, and construction safety for the organization’s transit systems, facilities, and properties. Applications will be accepted starting October 21, 2018 through November 2, 2018. For a complete job description, and to apply for this position, please visit our website at Regional Transportation District (RTD)Denver, CO 80202EOE/AA/Drug Free

Field Safety Advisor

Posted: Oct 17, 2018

Field Safety Advisor

Summary/Objective The Field Safety Advisor administers the safety programs and policies and serves as safety advisor, ensuring safety compliance by the project teams and all employees and subcontractors working at the project jobsites.

Essential Functions       1. Support all safety efforts on the jobsites and promote Iron Woman’s safety culture

    • Make recommendations concerning the modification, improvement, or removal of any company equipment, facilities, or machinery that is hazardous to employee safety or health
  1. Ensure contractor activities are preplanned for safety through scope review, preconstruction meetings, JSA review, etc.
  2. Ensure contractor compliance to Iron Woman’s safety plan including but not limited to, safety submittals, training and equipment inspection and other documentation (i.e., Substance abuse testing records, etc.)
  3. Ensure project teams perform Safety inspections per company policy
  4. Ensue safety Motivational programs are understood and are being implemented
  5. Provide safety training to project teams on Iron Woman, client and OSHA requirements
  6. Investigate all accidents and complete all paperwork required by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) or state regulations
  7. Ensure all safety related documentation is completed
  8. Ensure contractors meet Iron Woman’s safety expectations
    • Alert managers and employees to the hazards of working with trenches, equipment, and any other hazardous substances in the company workplace
    • Coach project teams in effective hazard identification and correction of issues
  1. Provide field leadership for safety in the organization; work to control and eliminate hazards of the working environment; support field crews in all aspects of safety, employee engagement in safety; and support the safety goals and objectives of the Company.
  2. Trains field personnel in OSHA and company policies and procedures.
  3. Aids in new employee orientation and training programs for field employees.
  4. Participates with project management and field crews in pre-planning job site safety activities.
  5. Enforces safety policies to include advising on and facilitating employee disciplinary actions as warranted.
  6. Conducts and documents site safety inspections to ensure compliance with safety and health programs; identify unsafe working conditions; initiates corrective actions; completes detailed safety audit reports and distributes to appropriate parties.
  7. Conducts timely incident investigations and RCA (root cause accident) investigations as needed; files all appropriate reports and communicates with management as needed.
  8. Maintains a working knowledge of the latest developments in construction industry safety field; develops safety training/education programs and implements those programs in a comprehensive and professional manner; documents training and education programs per Iron Woman requirements.
  9. Performs additional assignments as needed.


  • Working knowledge of construction safety principles, techniques and methods
  • Practical knowledge of OSHA laws, regulations and policies
  • Capable of identifying known potential exposures and recommending corrective action
  • Computer skills and familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Required Education and Experience

  • Construction Health and Safety Technician credential. Bachelor’s degree is preferable
  • 3 years of construction safety management experience (preferably in underground construction)
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • CPR/First Aid/AED Trainer
  • OSHA 10/30 Construction Trainer-desired but not mandatory
  • Working knowledge and ability to enforce all federal, state, local and Company safety regulations. Knowledge on OSHA 1926 Subpart P desired.
  • Ability to recognize unsafe or hazardous working conditions and implement corrective measures as necessary
  • Strong interpersonal and group presentation skills
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish) is highly preferred.

Description of physical working environment

  • 80% field construction site work and 20% office environment; performs safety related tasks in all weather conditions.
  • When in the office, regularly works from a sitting position with a computer. Repetitive typing and computer use required. Regular bending, twisting, and light lifting is common.
  • Ability to climb up and down ladders and steps, work on uneven ground, muddy/slippery and icy conditions
  • Drive short, medium, and long distances.
  • Travel to remote areas with overnight stays required.
  • Extended or non-standard hours as required.Keith Gaertner, SPHR,
  • Human Resources Director

Risk and Compliance Manager

Posted: Sep 13, 2018

Summit Automotive Partners is seeking a Risk and Compliance Manager 

The employee in this position is primarily responsible for providing risk management, regulatory compliance, loss control, safety assessment and training.  These activities will relate to liability, workers compensation, vehicle coverages, and regulatory compliance for financing and insurance operations.  They will also be responsible for training, auditing, claims reporting, liaison with Corporate Risk Manager, dealership employees and insurance company personnel.  OSHA and environmental regulation compliance is also a major job focus to help ensure a safe environment for Summit Automotive’s employees and customers.


 The following statements are intended as general illustrations of the work in this job classification and are not intended to be all- inclusive for the specific position.

 Liability Risk Management

 1.      Reviews, investigates and records all incident reports and works closely with liability insurance company claims representatives and attorneys of claims and litigation.

 2.      Reviews, investigates and records company vehicle accident reports.  Resolves all claims by working closely with vehicle (Business Auto) insurance company on all claims.

3.      Reviews, investigates and records Workers’ Compensation claims, including completing OSHA reports, following up on claims, and working closely with workers’ compensation insurance administrator; ensures proper handling of all on-the-job injuries to ensure completion of accident reports, post-accident drug testing, and works with supervisor to ensure all requirements are met prior to the employee’s return to work.

 4.      In conjunction with Human Resources, coordinates administration of all on-the-job injury claims with requirements under the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to ensure compliance and coordination of benefits.

 5.      Maintains liability, Workers’ Compensation and OSHA records and documentation as required by law.

 Safety/Risk Management

 1.      Ensures governmental compliance of all current safety-related and OSHA laws and regulations; maintains records and documentation as required by law, including OSHA 300 log,

 2.      Coordinates occupational safety program; lead departmental action plans for issues/gaps identified during; Communicate with dealership management and Corporate Risk Manager on issues raised throughout program.

 3.      Develops and maintains company safety and risk management programs, guidelines and policies; works closely with Human Resources to develop “Fit-for-duty” policy; coordinates individual department safety needs, supplies, safety and risk management documents and all safety related issues.

 4.      Pre and post loss responsibilities to advise on training, policies and procedures, departmental management decision-making and use of PPEs etc. I know much of this is in the job description but it might be good to reference the entire Occupational Safety Analysis process as a fundamental business-operating platform.

 5.      Coordinates, tracks and records weekly/monthly department safety meetings and monthly department site inspections.  Provides senior management with record of meetings held in order to ensure compliance with the program.

 6.      Analyze risk compliance issues and providing statistical reporting.

 7.      Works closely with Human Resources to ensure that all employee testing requirements are in compliance with state and federal laws; ensures that all positive test results are handled appropriately and actions taken with employee are in compliance with state and federal laws and company fit-for-duty policies.


Environmental Risk Management

 1.      Ensures environmental compliance with all current county, state and federal laws and regulations including, but not limited to, Hazardous Materials, Material Safety Data Sheets, Hazardous waste management; maintains records and documentation as required by law.  


 Finance and Insurance (F&I) Compliance

 1.      Accountable for overseeing and executing the programs necessary to ensure the company is in compliance with applicable laws and regulations while developing and implementing strategy, structure, and processes.

 2.      Supports the dealership’s initiative in Safeguard and Transaction compliance programs.

 3.      Carry out regular internal reviews and or audits and investigations to ensure that company is compliant to policies and procedures. 

 4.      Initiate & maintain regular communication with the executive team, board, and legal counsel on the status of company’s compliance. Preserve documentation of all compliance activities.

 5.      Stay updated on proficient knowledge of existing and emerging legal and compliance rules and regulations applicable to the company’s businesses (automotive finance/leasing company, dealerships, floor plan company, etc.) 


 1.      Communicate effectively with all levels of employees, customers and outside contacts.

2.      Review, comprehend and maintain all necessary documentation.

3.      Support continuous process improvement by identifying needs and opportunities and recommending appropriate process changes; recommend process changes to maintain the highest quality standards.

4.      Must have ability to travel up to 50% of the time.



 1.      This position requires skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a BA or BS degree in Business Administration, Insurance, Risk Management, Engineering management, or Industrial Engineering.

2.      3 years experience in Safety and Risk management or similar discipline, preferably a working knowledge of automotive dealership operations.

3.      Must be knowledgeable of current tort law and Workers’ Compensation laws. 

4.      Basic understanding of Regulations specifically- GLBA, Regulation P, FCRA, TILA, ECOA, FTC Red Flag Rules, OFAC Compliance, Magnus Moss Warranty Act.

5.      Ability and willingness to develop new skills and maintain up-to-date knowledge of automotive industry.

6.      Experience in the design and implementation of regulatory controls and the processes to monitor them.

7.      Excellent organizational, time management, and project management skills.

8.      Ability to independently plan, execute, follow-up, and drive program excellence.

9.      Strong attention to detail and high quality work product.

10.  Ability to work well with people across cultures at all levels within the organization.

11.  High level of discretion when handling sensitive and confidential information. 

12.  High level of initiative, self-sufficiency and self-direction

13.  Ability to manage multiple tasks

14.  Ability to consider multiple viewpoints

15.  Strong Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills