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Director of Safety - 3151

Barnhart Crane & Rigging Co

Barnhart Crane & Rigging Co

center, tx, usa · Memphis, TN, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 11, 2024

Director of Safety - 3151

Memphis, TN(Full Service)

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About Barnhart Crane & Rigging:
PURPOSE – Barnhart is built on a strong foundation of serving others. The fruit of our labor is used to grow the company, care for our employees, and serve those in our communities and around the world.
MINDS OVER MATTER – Barnhart has built a nationwide reputation for solving problems. We specialize in the lifting, heavy-rigging, and heavy transport of major components used in American industry.
NETWORK – Barnhart has built teams that form one of our industry’s strongest networks of talent and resources with over 55 branch locations across the U.S. working together to serve our customers. This growing network offers our team members constant opportunity for career growth and professional development.
CULTURE – Barnhart has a strong team culture -- the “One TEAM.” We are looking for hangry, humbles and smart people who strive for excellence in their work and appreciate collaboration. Join a team that values Safety, Servant Leadership, Quality Service, Innovation, Continuous Improvement, Fairness, and Profit with a Purpose.

The Director of Safety is primarily responsible for assisting Branch Managers, Regional Directors, and the Senior Team in developing, maintaining, and implementing Barnhart’s risk-based safety programs. The Director of Safety is a supportive role dedicated to providing guidance around operational risk management; management of injuries; assisting in investigations and interacting with customers as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Help with operational risk management that is consistent with company Mission Statement and Core Values.
  • Assist branches in managing injury cases.
  • Interface with medical providers.
  • Managing the companies IR and EMR.
  • Maintaining and timely reporting of all company safety metrics.
  • Oversee all aspects of safety systems, including:
    • SSH&E Manual with all associated programs.
    • Incident reporting and management systems.
    • Quality programs for both ISO 45001 and 14001.Lead investigative teams on incidents of significant personal injury, property damage, or near miss situations.
  • Assist branch management with customer issues when addressing safety and quality situations. This may require writing detail responses to customer questions or concerns, interfacing with key customers via phone or conference calls to address challenging situations or traveling to locations.
  • Ensure that all necessary third-party safety entities, like ISN, are current and adequately managed.


  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for actions.
  • Adaptability - Ability to adapt to change in the workplace and needs of our branches.
  • Business Acumen - Ability to grasp and understand business concepts and issues. Understand how decisions related to safety and quality impact profitability of branches and company.
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
  • Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
  • Interpersonal - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
  • Leadership - Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively. Demonstrate Servant Leadership.
  • Management Skills - Ability to organize and direct oneself and effectively supervise others.
  • Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.


  • Field (craft) experience with experience in safety management, or
  • Bachelor’s degree with appropriate experience.


  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in related field and previous supervisory experience required.
  • Experience in cranes and rigging is desired.

Technical Aptitude

  • Must have a solid understanding of OSHA Regulations.
  • Should be mechanically inclined with basic understanding of machinery, heavy construction and principles of industrial project flow;
  • Basic math and geometry skills are necessary.
  • Basic understanding of construction contracts.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
ASP or CSP designation is strongly desired, but not required.
Computer Skills
Moderate to advanced MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint are required.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary and performance bonus
  • 401(k) program with company match up to10% of pay
  • Family medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid time off and other benefits
  • Company vehicle
  • Barnhart CARES family care and community service opportunities

Must pass drug test, fit for duty test and background check

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed. The above statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the incumbent in this position. Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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