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Safety Officer

Covington, GA, US, 30014

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
Architectural Glass & Metal



Job ID:  440679


Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® is the leading supplier of value-added, glazing-focused, interior and exterior products and services. We design, engineer, test, and manufacture solutions in engineered curtain walls, storefronts and entrances, architectural glass, shower enclosures, glazing hardware, windows, railings, and more.


The Safety Officer role with us isn’t just a job- it’s a starting point to a great career with a great company. We hire motivated individuals who want to grow with us, and we will equip you with the knowledge you need to be successful. We have an incredible track record of promoting from within. You can be our next success story.


This role is perfect for the individual who approaches their work in a professional manner, who loves to be a part of a team, and who wants to help us get better, every single day.


If that sounds like YOU, come join this industry leader!


Job Summary


As a member of the Safety team, the Safety Officer is responsible for monitoring, auditing, and continually improving safety awareness. In addition, the Safety Officer is responsible for regulatory compliance in his/her assigned area of responsibility, the facility’s overall safety performance and compliance through various safety, health, and training activities 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Maintain compliance with all federal, state, local, and company safety regulations.
  • Monitor facility and processes for adherence to OSHA guidelines and the elimination of industrial incidents.
  • Maintain company’s incident database and ensure monthly safety audit is completed.
  • Maintain all other safety related records such as waste records in accordance with all federal, state, local, and company requirements.
  • Coordinate outside services such as alarm, fire, and safety supplies.
  • Ensure all safety binders, including the SDS binder, are kept up to date and readable.
  • Evaluate and continuously improve the facility’s safety program to achieve and maintain a zero-harm goal.
  • Randomly observe department audits and GEMBA walks to assure they are conducted with rigor and intensity.
  • Research and implement new safety activities to keep the safety program current and effective.
  • Ensure all new hire and annual safety training are completed and documented in the database.
  • Assist in conducting all employee safety orientations, certifications, industrial hygiene testing, classroom training, and practical hands-on plant floor training.
  • Conduct outside contractor training and emergency action plan training.


Regular and predictable attendance, safely perform tasks, and adherence to all safety policies and procedures are essential functions of the job.


Skills, Knowledge, and Ability Requirements


To be considered for the Safety position, the following conditions must be met:


  • (Preferred) Minimum 2 years safety experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Basic understanding of all current government safety regulations (i.e., OSHA), workers’ compensation, emergency response planning & procedures, first aid, CPR, ergonomics and industrial hygiene.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize work and deliveries
  • Good verbal and written communications skills and math aptitude  
  • Previous computer experience highly recommended




  • Hazards - Exposure to chemicals/fumes, pinch points, exposure to excessive noise, strain/sprain, laceration/puncture, particulate exposure, contusion, temperature extremes, slipping, burns, shock, loss of limbs
  • Controls - Personal protective equipment, safety training, written procedures
  • Safety Equipment – Hard hat, back belt, safety glasses, steel toe shoes/boots, cut resistant gloves, cut resistant outerwear, other equipment as dictated by the specific department


Work Environment


  • Noise levels in the work environment can be moderate to high.
  • The plant facility is subject to the same general climate conditions of the region (heat, cold, humidity, etc.).  
  • Chemicals, dust, pollen and other typical airborne particulate matter are present within the atmosphere of the production floor and may create some odors in the plant. The Company, in an effort to provide its employees with a safe and healthy working environment, limits exposure to chemicals through written procedures, engineering controls, and PPE.
  • While some chemical may pose health risks if not properly used, employees are trained on the proper safety equipment and procedures for handling chemicals.
  • While the chemical exposure and odors are under acceptable levels set by OSHA and the WCB, they nevertheless, can be smelled and are handled according to the company’s hazardous communication program.



The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.


The job description does not constitute an employment contract between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.



What OBE 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 OBE


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


OBE is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope is an E-Verify Employer.




Date Posted:  Aug 5, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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