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Safety Specialist

Harrisburg, PA, US, 17110

Pennsy Supply Inc



Job ID:  419245


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.


Position Overview:

As the Safety Coordinator you will partner with local, divisional, and corporate safety teams will be responsible for supporting and promoting our safety culture. Aligned with our Life Saving Rules and safety focus areas and you will support the organizational goal of ZERO incidents/accidents while leading by example at Pennsy Supply, Inc. Below are your responsibilities, while other duties will also be assigned.

Your Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions):

  • Adhere to 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.
  • 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 and Pennsy Supply safety initiatives and compliance programs. Including LSR Audits and MSHA Inspections.
  • 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 the team on our Journey to Zero, by influencing our teams and providing coaching on safe work actions and team conversations.
  • 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.


Your Key Competencies in this Role:

  • Drives Results- Focused Growth
  • Cultivates Innovation- Making Businesses Better - Industry-leading player through world-class HSE, KPI's and business improvement roadmaps, operational excellence, commercial excellence, financial discipline, procurement coordination, compliance and ethics.
  • Attracts & Develops Top Talent- Right People, Right Place, Right Time - World class Employer of Choice through robust and targeted talent pipelines, transforming CRH through leadership competencies / behaviors, world class HR.
  • Collaboration- OneCRH - Dual Citizenship through aligning across divisions and geographies, thinking differently about CRH, building structures (Communications, HR, IT) that support the strategy, working collaboratively, knowledge sharing, having a shared sense of purpose.
  • Action Oriented- Driving our Focused Growth by taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
  • Manages Ambiguity- Making the business better requires making sense of uncertain operating conditions and operating effectively, even when things are not certain, or the way forward is not clear.
  • Being Resilient- Making our business better requires change - when faced with setbacks our leaders need to be persistent and bounce back.
  • Customer Focus- Being customer-centric and driving a customer-centric culture drives the type of customer and employee satisfaction that is necessary for making our business better.
  • Manage Complexity- Asking the right questions to accurately analyze situations when solving problems is key to learning from mistakes to drive business results.


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



  • 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 preferred.
  • Safety field and facilitation experience preferred.
  • Proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements:

  • OSHA 1910, OSHA 1926 and MSHA regulation knowledge preferred.
  • Ability influence, train, and coach others


General Requirements:

  • Mobility to attend various meetings and events at offsite locations with some overnight stays required
  • Hours are extended throughout the year to include nights and weekends when necessary
  • Local travel to our various sites daily
  • Regular and timely attendance



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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an office environment. The employee continuously works with others.


The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


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:  Jun 10, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
Nearest Secondary Market: Harrisburg

Job Segment: Safety, Supply, Procurement, Service, Operations