Director of Corporate Safety

Baton Rouge, LA

Posted: 03/20/2023 Industry: Heavy Industrial Construction Job Number: C1523

Job Description


The Director of Corporate Safety will ensure Cajun sustains a world class proactive Safety Culture that fulfills our Mission and Vision.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Ensures Business Unit Managers’ of Safety meet organizational expectations and fulfill their required job duties and responsibilities.
  • Leads a high performance safety team through hiring, motivating, coaching, evaluating, rewarding, accountability and resource management.

Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Top Safety Professional within the company. Leads by example and embodies Cajun’s safety culture.
  • Leads development and monitoring of corporate health and safety program based on state and federal requirements, client requirements, company goals, and best safety practices.
  • Collaborates with Executive and Senior Management to implement safety policies and procedures.
  • Ensure safety manuals, incident reporting processes, investigation procedures, emergency response, and other similar processes are best of class and executed appropriately.
  • Voting Member of Cajun’s Risk Management Committee.
  • Leads the Safety Roundtable for the company. Ensures the Safety Roundtable is effective and provides maximum value.
  • Oversees preparation of and responses to customer and governmental agency reporting requirements.
  • Oversees Cajun’s corporate “Good Catch” Recognition Program
  • Oversees the Drug and Alcohol program in accordance with corporate policies and practices
  • Oversees investigations, reviews, and analyzes incidents identifying direct causes and root causes. Collaborates with leaders to develop prevention strategies and communicates strategies to the appropriate parties.
  • Monitor internal and external safety auditing programs and ensure corrective actions are executed timely and appropriately.
  • Monitor all work-related injuries and verify return-to-work and light-duty programs are completed correctly.
  • Provides support with Worker’s Compensation claims in accordance with company and state policies. Works closely with Risk and Insurance teams in this regard.
  • Collaborates with Training Department to deliver effective safety training, required certifications and incident prevention programs.
  • Collaborates with Business development and marketing team on related presentations and marketing activities or pre-qualification questionnaires.
  • Ensures safety compliance on ISNet, Avetta, PEC and other similar systems.
  • Measures environmental, health and safety metrics and provides timely analytics using internal tools.
  • Collaborates with other safety professionals nationwide to monitor trends and provide recommendations.
  • Authors publications for Company communications
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety and Health or construction field, plus seven years’ experience administering a comparable Safety and Environmental program, or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Four or more years of supervisory experience required.
  • Multi-site or Mega Site safety management experience.
  • Experience in industrial and/or heavy construction environment required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent project management skills, including effectively multi-task, strong analytical skills, and customer service focus.
  • Excellent computer skills and able to learn company systems and processes.
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.


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