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Safety Manager

Date: Jun 12, 2019

Location: JFK Airport, New York, US

Safety Manager-TAME-USNY01827540




About Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in rail technology and offers the broadest portfolio in the industry. It covers the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling. The company also provides complete transport systems, e-mobility technology and maintenance services. As an innovation driver, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility. It provides integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 39,850 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.


Based in New York, New Jersey, you will be responsible for overseeing the safety of an 8 mile light rail transit system that consist of 16 miles of guideway, 10 stations and the Operations Maintenance Storage Facilities, 32 Vehicles, 7 Traction Power Substations, 44 Mainline Automatic Track Switches, 16 Yard Track Switches and the employee base that operates and maintain the light rail transit system.

Also, you will enforce and oversee limits of approach of construction work activities that are in the vicinity of the transit system and its facilities. You will be responsible for all aspects of Site Safety and for applying safety systems knowledge that is required to provide passengers with a safe, and efficient transit system and employees with safe work procedures and processes. You will also be responsible for reviewing, evaluating and analyzing work and work environments to control, eliminate and prevent on-the-job injuries and illnesses including contractors and vendors.

You will provide technical safety advice to management and employees and enforce compliance to laws and regulations governing the health and safety of employees including environmental protection. You will liase with all applicable State, Federal and Local regulatory agencies, as well as represent the Site in all safety related meetings with employees and clients. Your responsibilities will include developing and implementing emergency procedures, hazardous waste management, Safety System Program Plan and incident,accident and near miss investigations. You will be on call 24/7 and be the second person notified and required to respond to emergencies and system interruptions and failures.

In your role you will:

- Lead the organization in creating a work environment that is free of recognized hazards that cause physical harm to employees, contractors and vendors and implementing corporate safety initiatives and enforcing federal and state safety regulations including environmental protection;
- Develop and provide safety training;
- Perform job analyses and develop safe work procedures as it pertains to employees' and contractors' job tasks, equipment, tools and special projects;
- Document and maintain company safety recordkeeping databases and accurately maintain and document regulatory recordkeeping;
- Respond to accidents,incidents and near misses and other system interruptions and failures;
- Oversee the Safety Coordinator and Safety Intern and their activities.


As our ideal candidate:

- You hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent experience;
- You have three (3) years of experience as Safety Manager in a transportation environment;
- You have knowledge of transportation safety;
- You have excellent English communication skills, both written and spoken.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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Job: Health and Safety
Primary Location: US-NY-New York - JFK Airport
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
15.02.2019, 11:33:32 AM

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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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