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Field Safety Coordinator

Covenant Transport Inc Allentown, PA
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JOB TITLE:

Field Safety Coordinator

REPORTS TO:

Safety Director

flsa status:

Exempt

PREPARED DATE:

9/4/08

Department:

Safety

Location:       

All Terminals

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SECTION I - POSITION PURPOSE

The primary purpose of the Field Safety Coordinator is to ensure and enforce Safety Compliance with company, federal and state regulations. (e.g. FMCSA, DOT, Haz-Mat)

 

SECTION II - ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Conducts and oversees new-hire orientation (Classroom and behind-the-wheel pre-hire training including legal regulations, safety training, and defensive driving techniques).
  • Oversee and conduct on-the-road driver observation to ensure routes are completed safely and according to procedure.
  • Recommends and coordinates training for drivers who have been in accidents, received safety complaints, or need refresher training.  Assigns appropriate type and amount of retraining.  Determines if and when driver will be permitted to return to duty. Recommends solutions to management to resolve ongoing or serious safety issues with drivers.
  • Ensures training schedules are established and maintained.
  • Monitors and evaluates trainee progress upon completion.
  • Conducts investigation of accidents, completes accident reports and or performs accident report follow-up. (May standby after-hours) in case additional assistance is needed.
  • Assist Corporate Safety Department in the implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Document and correct safety problems as they occur in the field or in the yard.
  • Compile evidence of driver violations for submission to the Senior Corporate Termination Committee to decide employment status for driver.

 

SECTION III – REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND CHARACTERISTICS (should be minimum qualifications needed for the position)

  • Required: High School Diploma or equivalent; relevant college a plus.
  • Minimum: 1 year Transportation and or Safety Experience
  • 1 year Supervisory Experience a plus.
  • Must have valid CDL (Commercial Drivers License) Class A holder.
  • Clean driving record (Must be able to verify).
  • Must have knowledge of FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills-(verbal, electronically, written).
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Must have basic knowledge of Outlook, Excel, Power Point, and Word.
  • Must have an excellent attendance record in prior jobs.
  • Must be 21 years or older to apply.

 

 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

____ NONE  ____LOCAL ONLY  _√__UP TO 10%  ____  UP TO 25%  ____ UP TO 50%  ____ UP TO 75%  ____ ABOVE 75%

 

Job Details

Date Posted May 4, 2018
Date Closes July 3, 2018
Located In Allentown, PA
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 11-3071.01 Transportation Managers
Zipcode 18101

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