Safety Director

Madison, WI

Posted: 02/23/2023 Industry: Environmental, Health & Safety Job Number: 166.22JW Pay Rate: 130,000 - 185,000 Experience:

Job Description

Safety Director

This privately owned construction company specializes in pipeline projects and was founded over 35 years ago.  They are looking for a Safety Director to join their company local to Madison Wisconsin.

The Safety Director is responsible for ensuring the safety, health, and environmental protection goals of the company are met and prevent accidents and eliminate or control exposure that could result in financial loss to the company.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Develops, implements, monitors, enforces, and maintains cost effective programs, policies, and procedures to prevent accidents; eliminate or control exposures and comply with client specific policies and procedures and the rules and regulations of local, state, and federal regulatory agencies
  • Responsible for the thorough investigators in on-site investigations and inspections. Leads Crisis Management Team during large or catastrophic loss events
  • Understands budgets and maintaining cost and budget constraints at both internal and external customers
  • Oversees worker’s compensation claims management process. Reviews internal and external loss reports
  • Ensures insurance carriers are providing optimal claims service
  • Develops and manages the resources necessary to defend the company from litigation
  • Prepares studies and analysis of accidents ad hazards for use by company personnel and outside agencies
  • Develops statistical data relating to the safety program and distributes to management
  • Inspects organizational facilities to identify existing or potential safety, health, and environmental hazards
  • Recommends corrective actions or preventative measures and ensures implementation of these measures
  • Collaborates with customer’s safety team to fulfill customer’s safety expectations, including reporting and documentation
  • Ensures job sites and facilities have suitable safety coverage
  • Performs site visits to develop relationships with crews while performing safety audits on a periodic basis
  • Oversees the performance of the Safety Team: Safety Manager, Damage Prevention Manager, DOT Compliance Administrator, and Field Safety Representatives
  • Provides training resources and engages in person-to-person training

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently we are working on, please contact Jen Wojcik at

JO:  166.22JW

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety Management or related field
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in Safety Management and previous supervisory experience required
  • In-depth technical knowledge of construction and HSE, preferably in Utility / Pipeline industry
  • Certified Safety Professional Certification strongly preferred
  • Trainer of OSHA 40 Hour course preferred
  • First Aid and CPR certification a plus
  • Ability to analyze statistical data
  • Ability to speak in front of large groups effectively
  • Ability to teach, lead, and educate employees regarding various safety information and data
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team-oriented environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Travel required throughout United States, primarily in Midwest (20-30% of the time)

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Jennifer Wojcik at

JO:  166.22JW


Meet Your Recruiter

Jennifer Wojcik
Environmental Health and Safety Recruiter

My team recruits for all levels of EHS/Regulatory roles from specialists/engineers to directors/vice presidents. We place EHS professionals in single site, regional, and corporate positions. Examples of the specialty roles we recruit for include, but are not limited to:

• Environmental
• Environmental, Health, and Safety
• Industrial Hygiene
• Management of Change
• Occupational Nurse
• Process Safety Management
• Product Stewardship
• Regulatory
• Risk Management
• Safety
• Security

Industries we serve include, but are not limited to:

• Chemicals
• Construction
• Consumer Products
• Food & Beverage
• General Manufacturing
• Inks and Adhesives
• Medical Devices
• Packaging
• Paints & Coatings
• Petrochemical
• Pharmaceutical
• Plastics
• Polymers
• Refining

If you have interest in finding an opportunity that aligns with your career goals, or if you are a hiring manager looking for talent that can add value to your organization, I would love to hear from you!  


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