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Field Safety Specialist- Four Corners Materials- Durango, CO

Durango, CO, US, 81303

Four Corners Materials



Job ID:  481509


Four Corners Materials, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division; Our purpose, commitment to the future and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be the preferred source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.


Position Overview

Partner with Operating companies to establish and develop a culture of safety.  Provide technical and compliance expertise to the field employees in terms of good safety habits and provide direction and skills for a safe work environment.  Work closely with other safety managers and supervisory personnel to achieve goals and support the safety of each of the company’s business units. 


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Partner with business unit leadership to drive proper safe behavior and strong safety culture. 

  • Responsible for timely reporting of all safety incidents in accordance with company standards.

  • Investigate all incidents for root-cause development to ensure unsafe conditions/behavior is not repeated.

  • Participate on safety committee calls and provide insight and direction on matters relating to safety incidents or preventable situations.

  • Reinforce policies and procedures that support the company’s goals, the operations needs and achievement of safety results.  Support the company’s safety standards and discipline guidelines. 

  • Deliver training/education in the field for compliance to all safety related matters.

  • Motivate behavior change and create a proactive approach and culture to safety within assigned region and throughout all companies. 

  • Assist Safety Director and Operations with government and regulatory agencies – OSHA, MSHA, DOT, etc. during site inspections in all matters relating to safety.

  • Work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization; develop strong working relationships with field employees.

  • Assist Regional Safety Manager/Director with insurance company loss control/safety consulting services to support and improve safety processes.

  • Create clear and concise reports using Microsoft based products and other company computer programs.

  • Lead by example in terms of all safety standards at all times.

  • Carry out all assigned tasks and projects in a timely manner.

  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.

  • Other duties as may be assigned.



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

  • Associate degree in related field is preferred or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • Three or more years of increasing responsibilities in a safety department supporting a multi-site organization or equivalent or relevant job experience.

  • Demonstrated success in improving safety performance.


Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.

  • Must pass applicable pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.

  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.

  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.

  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.

  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.

  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, and Coveralls.

  • Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Working knowledge of computer use and associated computer programs.

  • Knowledge of OSHA, DOT and MSHA regulations.

  • Broad knowledge of workers’ compensation regulations and best practices or ability to learn.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Analytical ability and process improvement knowledge.

  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and regulations.

  • Ability to develop and foster relationships and trust at all levels of the organization.

  • Strong self motivation skills.


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.

  • Work is office oriented, but may occasionally require walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling, and lifting (50 lb. minimum) objects.

  • Able to stand, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects, talk and hear.

  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands. 


Work Environment

  • Standard office environment.

  • Job hazards may include exposure to dust, noise, fumes, and all weather conditions.  Potential for serious injury exists if equipment is misused or safety precautions are not followed.

  • Fast-paced with deadlines.

  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be loud but typically the noise level will be moderate.


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

  • Salary ranges from $70k to $80k

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs

  • A diverse and inclusive 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!


Four Corners Materials, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  May 10, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Durango
Nearest Secondary Market: Colorado

Job Segment: Workers Compensation, Business Process, Safety, Consulting, Human Resources, Management, Service, Technology