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Safety and Training Manager

Company: Transdevna
Location: DeKalb
Posted on: July 11, 2021

Job Description:

Overview: Transdev is seeking Safety and Training Manager in Dekalb, IL.

Assists the General Manager in the implementation and execution of the safety program requirements and development of appropriate local safety initiatives for accident and injury prevention. Responsible for the overall safety management function at the location, including risk assessment, training, incident investigations, safety awareness, and claims handling for a property. Location provides Fixed Route and Paratransit services.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains adequate staffing levels
  • Ensures that staff is adequately trained and understands and executes on safety and security standards
  • Ensures compliance with all company, client, and Department of Transportation regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Conduct, review and document facility safety inspections and assist in the correction of deficiencies.
  • Ensures that all reporting and risk management tools are up-to-date and correct at all times
  • Investigates vehicle accidents and employee injuries. Prepares and submits related reports as required.
  • Develops local accident and injury prevention plans & programs.
  • Develops local safety awareness programs and initiatives. Ensures safety bulletin boards, safety postings, and electronic FOCUS board are up to date with most current and other pertinent safety information
  • Schedules and presents training programs. Conducts monthly employee/driver safety meetings.
  • Ensures contract compliance with all applicable federal, state, local, and company regulations; ensures that related record keeping and reporting requirements are met and maintained; provides support in implementing the approved recommendations
  • Selects, hires, and trains qualified candidates for employment.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all information
  • Other duties as required.
Qualifications: Education, Licensing, and Certifications:

Education:
  • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, plus two years of college or university studies required. Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Business, Public Administration or related field preferred.
  • Must possess a class B Commercial Driver's License with Passenger endorsement.

Experience:
  • 5 years or more experience in transit safety& training.

Skills and Knowledge Required:
  • Familiarity with OSHA, EPA standards, NIMS and ADA requirements.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier, Transit Security Administration, and Federal Transportation Administration rules and regulations.
  • Injury / collision prevention practices & techniques.
  • Ability to interpret and explain regulations to others.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; excellent presentation skills.
  • Travel requirement outside of immediate area (as a percent) < 5%.


If you have any questions, please contact Kathleen.riley@transdev.com and /or Maribel.gowetski@transdev.com.

About Transdev:

Based near Chicago, Transdev is the largest private-sector operator of multiple modes of transit in North America, including bus, rail, streetcar, paratransit, and shuttle services. Transdev is committed to being the trusted partner of cities and transit authorities through quality execution and innovations in mobility. Its parent company, Transdev Group, is a leading global operator and integrator of mobility operating in 17 countries and provides passengers every day the freedom to connect to what they care about in their cities. www.transdevna.com

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
EEO is the Law Poster: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm

Drug free workplace

If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

Keywords: Transdevna, DeKalb , Safety and Training Manager, Other , DeKalb, Illinois

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