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Safety Coordinator- St. George, UT

St. George, UT, US, 84790

Western Rock Products


Job ID:  479285


Western Rock Products, is A CRH Company. 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 Description


Position Title:

Safety Coordinator

Pipeline Level:


Reports To:

Ben Orgill

FLSA Status:

Non Exempt

Direct Reports:



Safety, Mountain West Region

Prepared Date:


Last Revised Date:



Position Overview


The Safety Coordinator will be an integral part of the field operations team.  The position will be responsible for promoting the safety culture on assigned crews and projects. The Safety Coordinator will help model safe behaviors.  The position will partner with field management to help drive the safety culture.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Assist EH&S Team in conducting comprehensive audits and foreman evaluations of crews to ensure compliance and help track corrective actions for areas of non-compliance.
  • Work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization; develop strong working relationships with field employees.
  • Responsible for timely reporting of all safety incidents in accordance with company standards.
  • Assist investigation of all incidents for root-cause development to ensure unsafe conditions/behavior is not repeated.
  • Participate on safety committee calls/meetings 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.
  • Work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization; develop strong working relationships with field employees.
  • Stewarding/Implementing Human Performance philosophies, education, & growth strategies. 
  • Assists with workers’ compensation claims.
  • Assists with scheduling required training for assigned crews.
  • Assists in preparing all notices required by OSHA, MSHA and other agencies.
  • Assist in maintaining, updating, and distribution of safety related programs.
  • Assists with all job site safety inspections.
  • Local travel to various work sites is required.
  • Support field managers as needed with safety and health administration needs
  • Report to management on all accidents, incidents and follow-up remedies
  • Ensure safety alerts and communications of all safety issues for assigned crews
  • 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

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required
  • At least one of following:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Occupational Health, or related field
    • An Occupational Health & Safety Professional Certification (ASP, CHST, etc),
    • Three years of experience in occupational health and safety.
  • Knowledge of construction materials, basic construction specifications, and industry best practices
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with strong phone and typing skills
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record


Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as per company policy.
  • 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 Safety Vest.
  • Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Proficient skills with Microsoft Office and the ability to rapidly learn different software applications.
  • Strong communication 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 climb ladders and stairs.
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces
  • Able to stand (for extended periods of time), 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.


Work Environment

  • Will work in the heat and cold for extended periods
  • 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.
  • Will occasionally 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!


Western Rock Products, 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 18, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Utah

Job Segment: Workers Compensation, Safety, Developer, Human Resources, Service, Technology