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Safety Manager

We Are Looking for: Safety Manager

Summary of Duties

The Safety Manager will support the maintenance and oversight of aircraft and up to 25 personnel at several locations. The Safety Manager is based at the central office in Lewiston, Idaho, and oversees a Field Safety Supervisor. This position will perform duties as the company Safety Manager and will be responsible for directing and supporting the implementation of the Safety Management System (SMS) and IS-BAO protocols. This position will formulate and administer safety policies and procedures to ensure conformity to company standards and compliance with regulatory requirements.

Experience and proficiency in the following major areas:

  • Understanding of SMS processes to include the development of SMS Programs
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards
  • Understanding of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards
  • Experienced in safety protocols and implementing safety training
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) 
  • Well-organized and reliable 
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Advanced PC skills – Word/Excel 
  • Ability to organize a daily workload by priorities

Safety Manager Duties:

  • Drive awareness and accountability for environmental and health safety performance through all levels of the organization
  • Oversee a company-wide SMS program to ensure smooth implementation of the safety program
  • Oversee assessment programs that both measure and ensure contract operations are meeting target safety objectives
  • Maintain and report to customers online safety reporting platforms such as ISNetworld (ISN) or Veriforce
  • Review the current SMS (gap analysis) and develop a comprehensive Safety Management Systems Manual to include ensuring that all elements of SMS are both implemented and followed at each location and by all personnel
  • Maintain the hazard reporting and hazard analysis program 
  • Ensure that HazMat processes are in place and in conformity with local, state, and federal requirements  
  • Maintain and develop safety training programs and implement the monthly safety meetings, emphasizing meeting annual safety goals
  • Ensure, capture, and record all hazards identified as well as mitigation efforts 
  • Identify exposures and recommended practical solutions 
  • Review accidents and incidents; conduct investigation with follow up reporting monitoring of the corrective actions 
  • Establish standardized file systems so that all sites and personnel are using the same program 
  • Assist HR in the development of robust employee files
  • Provide for and accomplish processes to ensure all accidents and incidents are investigated 
  • Achieve and implement IS-BAO Level III (target date to accomplish is 18 months)
  • Achieve OSHA VPP status
  • Ensure compliance with FARs as they pertain to company aircraft maintenance department to ensure airworthiness and compliance with FARs and Company GOM 
  • Ensure DOT and USFS compliance of company fleet vehicles 
  • Coordinating with the DOM, develop an assessment program to assess all facets of maintenance operations to include evaluation of Quality Control, Quality Assurance, weight and balance, maintenance records, calibration, hazardous materials (including Safety Data Sheet management), tool control, etc.
  • Review contract and federal laws for both fleet and aircraft to ensure conformity and compliance

Other Duties as Assigned:

Due to the nature of small business operations, it may occasionally be necessary to fulfill task requirements of varied nature.

Long Term Goals:

  • Achieve & Implement IS-BAO Level III
  • Secure OSHA VPP status for the company


  • Minimum 1 year as a safety professional 
  • Aviation experience required
  • Clean driver’s record
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Self-motivated, disciplined with a can-do attitude
  • Prepared to travel within the operational region
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English 
  • Utility powerline construction safety experience (preferred)
  • Construction safety experience (preferred)
  • Qualified candidates that also have fixed-wing pilot licensing may be eligible for additional consideration and compensation (preferred)

Additional Requirements:

  • This position requires residency or relocation to the Lewiston, Idaho area.


Employment Status: W2

Base Minimum Annual Salary: $85,000.00 DOE

Group Health & Dental: Employer paid for employee; option for employee to insure family members. 

Retirement Plan: Yes

Life Insurance: Yes 

Travel and Out of Town Lodging: Company paid and arranged 

Relocation Assistance: Yes


Central office in Lewiston, Idaho, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

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