POSITION PURPOSEOversees, plans, creates and implements the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) 29 CFR programs to reduce work-related injuries.  Ensures all training programs are compliant with applicable laws and Company policies. ESSENTIAL DUTIES To perform this job successfully,
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Occupational Safety & Health Manager

Republic Airways • 
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:
POSITION PURPOSE
Oversees, plans, creates and implements the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) 29 CFR programs to reduce work-related injuries.  Ensures all training programs are compliant with applicable laws and Company policies.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  
 
•    Conducts formal safety assessments, investigations and evaluations at all company locations to include line maintenance operations, large maintenance bases (hangars) and ground service equipment shops.
•    Investigates and reports findings of regulatory compliance issues and facilitates the implementation of required corrective measures.
•    Schedules and conducts comprehensive inspections to identify real and potential hazards in workplace.
•    Evaluates safety and health programs.  Assists in developing and implementing required programs.
•    Provides technical assistance to ensure hazards are corrected.
•    Collaborates and inspects current safety policies and procedures for all safety programs.
•    Assists in all correspondence with state and federal representatives regarding health and safety concerns.
•    Partners with operations, maintenance management and all Company departments on various safety projects.
•    Conducts technical research and makes sound judgment based upon analyses.
•    Analyzes regulations and safety issues, provides input and defines impact on company activities and facilities.
•    Provides technical leadership to team and department members.  Leads through example; monitors, influences and trains others.  
•    Fosters the Company’s core values and culture throughout the work environment.
•    Performs various other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements:
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary to perform this job.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

•    Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
•    At least 3 years previous experience in occupational safety and health or related area or combination of education and experience.  
•    Must have OSHA 511, with OSHA 501/503 preferred.
 
PREFERRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
•    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in safety or related area.
•    At least 5 years previous experience in OSHA compliance.  
•    Experience with implementing a Voluntary Protection Program (VPP).
•    Airline experience is preferred.  
 
LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
 
REASONING/PROBLEM SOLVING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
 
DECISION MAKING
Makes day to day decisions used to support strategic direction.  Decisions often require some thought and are somewhat structured.  Decisions tend to be short term and usually moderate cost.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
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.
Lift up to 50 pounds up to 35% of the time.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Outdoor weather conditions/Open air hangar occasionally.
 
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
Travel up to 50% of the time, including overnight, weekend and international travel.  A valid passport is required.  Must possess a valid US driver’s license.
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
Relocation:
Travel: 50%
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