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Entry-Level Safety Coordinator-Beaumont

Beaumont, TX, US, 77713

Gulf Coast


Job ID:  478069


Gulf Coast, a CRH Company,  is a locally-based construction company and building materials supplier owned and operated by CRH Americas Materials, the largest asphalt, ready mix and aggregates producer in North America. Gulf Coast is part of CRH America's growing Texas-based network of 47 locations and over 1,200 employees statewide.


Position Overview

Under the direction of Safety Manager, the Safety Coordinator assists with administration of the company safety program to ensure safe working conditions and compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations.  This involves conducting training and orientation, assisting with workers compensation administration, maintaining required OSHA documentation, and promoting engagement in company safety programs.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Assists with audits of plant and job sites regulated under MSHA, OSHA, General Industry and Construction Standards.
  • Prepares reports and maintains safety files and documentation, records and training database. Monitors training database for expiration of training dates, assist with scheduling training.
  • Teach defensive driving course to employees authorized to drive company vehicles.
  • Assists in preparing all notices required by OSHA, MSHA and other agencies.
  • Responsible for maintaining, updating, and distribution of safety related programs, including calculations for the safety incentive program.
  • Oversee and conduct new employee safety orientation, employee training certifications, classroom training, practical hands-on training.
  • Conduct job site safety inspections including specified areas for fire-prevention equipment and other safety and first-aid supplies.
  • Vehicle tracking, including DL/background checks. Organize and assist in conducting weekly toolbox talks and monthly safety training.
  • Oversee plant and roadway incident investigations and document all accidents, safety violations, unsafe conditions/activities to find root cause and make recommendations for improvement.  Work with Human Resources as necessary to assure corrective actions are implemented on a timely basis.
  • Oversee, evaluate, and continuously improve the company safety program to achieve and maintain our zero-harm goal, ensure compliance with occupational safety and health policies and regulations, and reduce or eliminate occupational injuries, illnesses, deaths, and financial losses.
  • Assists with workers’ compensation claims, assuring all documentation/injury forms are received timely and sent to company insurance carrier per their requirements.
  • Observes workers to determine use of prescribed safety equipment, such as glasses, hard hats, goggles, respirators, clothing and other PPE.
  • Maintain environmental health and safety systems with current data, ensure policies and training are current.
  • Provide safety support to supervisors and Safety Manager.
  • Prepare meeting materials and plan/organize safety functions/meetings.
  • Coordinate activities including safety committees, employee-led safety initiatives, safety improvement project teams, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Safety Manager.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Two or four year degree in occupational safety/health preferred or equivalent combinations of training, education, and related experience.
  • Minimum of two years of construction and/or industrial safety experience, including safety training.
  • Knowledge of Safety, Occupational Hygiene, Contractor Safety, Occupational Health, Process Safety Management, Driving Safety and Training.

Work Requirements

  • Must have a valid, state issued driver’s license         


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Bilingual preferred (Spanish)
  • Excellent skills with Microsoft Office and the ability to rapidly learn different software applications.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills are necessary.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to adjust to changing schedules and projects.
  • Strong ability to research regulatory rules and regulations.


Physical Requirements

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

  • Long periods of sitting and looking at computer screens
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs.
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces

Work Environment

  • Will work in the heat and cold for extended periods
  • Will work in office environment.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.






What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Gulf Coast, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date:  Mar 25, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Beaumont

Job Segment: Workers Compensation, Industrial Hygiene, Database, Transportation, Safety, Human Resources, Engineering, Technology, Service