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Safety Specialist - Harrisburg, PA

Harrisburg, PA, US, 17104

Pennsy Supply Inc



Job ID:  187039


Pennsy Supply is a CRH company. CRH is the leading vertically integrated supplier of asphalt, aggregates, cement, ready-mix concrete, and paving and construction services in North America. Our 24,100 employees at 1,300 operating locations provide our customers with top-quality, innovative products and services.




The Safety Specialist position will be responsible for assisting in promoting the safety culture of Safe Production with the goal of ZERO incidents/accidents while leading by example at Pennsy Supply, Inc.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Adhere to any and all state and federal regulations, if applicable as set forth by the US Department of Transportation (DOT), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Mine, Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and any other regulatory agency.
  • Have the ability to identify and correct potential hazards to ensure that sites can consistently maintain regulatory compliance; monitor, interpret and analyze safety data to support business needs through inspection of facilities, machinery, and safety equipment.
  • Assist with the Development, coordination and present required training programs including: New Hire Safety Orientation, MSHA New Miner Training, Smith Driving, 30 CFR Part 48 (a) (b), Part 46 and OSHA mandated programs, and other training as required.
  • Assist the Safety Manager with the implementation of CRH, Oldcastle and Pennsy Supply safety initiatives and compliance programs.
  • Liaison with site safety teams/operations to support the management of regulations, projects, program awareness and company updates.
  • Recommend process and product safety features that will reduce employees’ exposure to chemical, physical, and biological work hazards.  Including risk assessment, proactive identification of potential loss sources and workplace assessments.
  • Assist in the creation and participation conducting job hazard analyses and risk assessments with the goal of proactively identifying potential business and employee risks.
  • Promoting and facilitating safety innovations.
  • Support our Journey to Zero.
  • Assist in the advancement and facilitation of our engagement and ownership of EHS throughout the entire organization.
  • The ability to speak effectively in front of any size group.
  • Maintains professional demeanor in dealing with critical/confidential information; restricts discussion/knowledge of activity to a “need to know” basis.
  • Regular and timely attendance is required.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


Education and/or Experience


  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED) with 5+ years of practical work experience required.
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S. or B.E.) from four year college or university or a combination of education and experience.
  • OSHA 1910, OSHA 1926 and MSHA regulation knowledge preferred.
  • Safety field and facilitation experience preferred.
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the preferred knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • High level of proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.




  • Must be self-motivated.
  • Must submit to a background check and drug test.
  • Ability to do moderate math calculations.
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license.
  • Able to work independently with attention to detail.
  • Able to follow direction and work effectively in a team environment.
  • Able to respond to stressful situations and customers in a professional, courteous manner.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize assignments to meet long-term and short-term deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Able to write reports, document findings, and procedures, and to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Able to work various times during day, night or weekend hours, at various locations.


What CRH Americas Offers You


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


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Pennsy Supply is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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


Date Posted:  Dec 27, 2020

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
Nearest Secondary Market: Harrisburg

Job Segment: Safety, Supply, Service, Operations