Field Safety Coordinator

Job Locations US-FL-Palm Bay
Posted Date 3 days ago(8/4/2022 12:27 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Human Resources

Main Duties & Responsibilities

Primary Job Role
Travel to assigned sites and/or stores where our employees are working to fulfill our commitment to continued improvement. This could be at all hours when work is being performed. Maintain a valid RVL. Operate company vehicles safely.


Conduct MSHA Part 48 training new miner and annual refresher requirements and assure those trained have current 5000-23 forms for all divisions performing work at mine sites. Conduct task, First Aid & CPR, Customer Site-Specific, Lift Truck, Telehandler and MEWP training or Train-the-trainer training as appropriate.


Conduct audits and safety inspections at stores and work sites with leaders. Develop findings and communicate with leadership. Track completion of open action items, to ensure hazards are eliminated.


Attend Branch Safety Meetings. Serve as a consultant and resource to branches and divisions with safety issues


Be available for 24 hour emergency response to incidents/accidents that may occur. Investigate and gather information to be included in reports, as required. Assist leadership with completion of investigations and root cause analysis of incidents that occur.


Assist Equipment division with monitoring DOT compliance and training, including MSHA and OSHA requirements.


Assist with development and management of safety programs and processes. Serve as an in-house consultant on safety issues and hazard identification/elimination for assigned divisions and locations.


Performs other duties as assigned.


Essential Job Competencies
Safety: fully supports, encourages and follows safe work behavior, and considers safety of paramount importance in the workplace.


Job Specific Skills: Demonstrates the required depth and mastery of knowledge and skill associated with the job as identified in the Learning Management System (LMS) and other applicable sources. Demonstrates the effective application of the job specific knowledge, skills and ability required to resolve job related challenges in the workplace. Refer to job specific training requirements for the job identified in the LMS.


Takes Initiative: Takes appropriate action to resolve issues without requiring direction. Seeks out others involved in a situation to learn their perspectives. Makes difficult decisions in a timely manner. Is willing to make decisions in difficult or ambiguous situations, when time is critical. Assertive in a group when it is necessary to facilitate change, overcome an impasse, face issues, or ensure that decisions are made.


Facilitating / Presenting: Enables cooperative and productive group interactions. Clarifies the agenda by identifying the key issues, objectives, and stakeholder expectations. Guides the discussion of complex or divisive issues to help members develop insights and remain engaged with the task. Tailors presentation style to the audience with interaction and feedback to hold their attention.


Customer Oriented: Demonstrates concern for satisfying external and/or internal customers. Responsive, quickly and effectively addresses customer concerns or problems. Assures customers he/she is willing to work with them to meet their needs. Presents a cheerful, positive manner with customers.


Analytical: Uses a logical, systematic, sequential approach breaking down complex tasks into its component parts and considering each part in detail. Compares alternatives, evaluating the costs, benefits, risks, and chances for success, in making decisions. Identifies patterns and trends to determine root cause. Generates a range of creative solutions, choosing the most appropriate option.


Planning and Organizing: Creates realistic schedules and follows them. Evaluates progress against schedule and goal. Identifies the sequence of tasks and the resources needed to achieve a goal, and prioritizes key action steps. Anticipates the impacts / risks of actions. Seeks and uses others' input about critical actions, timelines, sequencing, scope, methodology, expected outcomes, and priorities. Adjusts plans based on input.


Coaching and Mentoring: Inspires and empowers team members to excel, providing timely productive feedback and guidance to stretch beyond their comfort levels to achieve specific, measurable and challenging goals. Builds productive relationships with team members, conveying confidence and expressing genuine appreciation for team member contributions. Explains to team members the importance of the work they do.


Fostering Teamwork: Listens and responds constructively to other team members' ideas. Offers support for others' ideas and proposals. Is open with other team members about his/her concerns. Works for solutions that all team members can support.


Interpersonal Skill: Anticipates, notices, and understands concerns of others, involving them in a process or decision to ensure their support. Develops and maintains positive relationships. Considerate and discreet in handling challenging, awkward or tense interpersonal situations, focusing on issues and interests instead of people or positions. Knows when to escalate critical issues when unsuccessful in gaining support.

Company Overview

In 1962, Ring Power Corporation became a full-line Caterpillar dealer in North Florida, and later expanded its authorized territory to include Central Florida.


Today, Ring Power Corporate headquarters in St. Augustine oversees the operations of 18 branch locations throughout the state of Florida, including large regional facilities in Tampa and Orlando and crane and forklift sales and service facilities in Pompano and Miami. Ring Power also has eight facilities outside of Florida - Rhode Island, New Jersey, the Carolinas, Georgia, Texas and California - to serve the needs of other specialized industries and customers.


Ring Power Corporation has become one of the largest Caterpillar dealers in the Southeastern United States through dedication to the mission of customer service. In order to preserve the "Customers First" reputation that Ring Power was built on, we continually train our employees and work closely with our customers to assure complete satisfaction, especially after the sale.


Currently, more than 2,000 employees at 26 locations throughout Florida and the United States work hard to provide the highest quality construction equipment, backed by responsive, professional service and support at every level.


Education and Experience
Formal Education High School diploma or GED


Experience 6 months or less


Required / Credentials
Able to easily and effectively comprehend written material and communicate orally and in writing with employees and customers.


Not Required but Highly Desired Criteria
CPR/First Aid Instructor (within 6 months)


MSHA Instructor eligible (has required experience on Mine Sites)


MEWP instructor (within 6 months)


OSHA 30 Trained


Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) or Forklift Trainer


Updating of Knowledge
Job requirements frequently change requiring re-training once or more per year.


Responsibility for Change, Innovation, Overall Improvement, and/or Effectiveness
Problem Solving Job requires problem solving ability, established examples / guidance are not always available


Creativity Job requires creativity as part of carrying out daily activities. New approaches are encouraged.


Autonomy Job is not normally monitored, but overall objectives are clearly defined. Use of discretion in how the work is done, setting priorities and decision making is encouraged. More emphasis is placed on achieving the desired outcome, not on controlling the process.


Working Environment
Stress Load Regular exposure to these stresses (20-80% of the time).


Workload Fluctuation Job frequently involves changes in priorities, complexity and/or quantity of work.


Work Schedule Work is typically performed during regular business hours with occasional requirements to work nights, holidays and weekends.


Organizational Impact
A person's performance in this job has noticeable immediate impact on expense, efficiencies or achievement of overall department objectives.


Supervisory Responsibility
Job has no subordinates / no supervisory responsibility (may work independently or as a member of a team)


Physical Demands
·         "NA": Not Applicable

·         "O": Occasionally - (up to 3 hours/day)

·         "F": Frequently - (3-6 hours/day)

·         "C": Constantly - (6-8 hours/day)

O: Climbing
O: Balancing
O: Stooping
O: Kneeling
O: Crouching
O: Crawling
O: Reaching
F: Standing
F: Sitting
F: Walking
O: Feeling
O: Fingering
O: Grasping
F: Repetitive Motion
C: Talking
C: Hearing
O: Pushing - Up to 25 lbs.
O: Pulling - Up to 25 lbs.
O: Lifting - Up to 25 lbs.
O: Pushing - 26-50 lbs
O: Pulling - 26-50 lbs.
O: Lifting - 26-50 lbs.
O: Pushing - Over 50 lbs.
O: Pulling - Over 50 lbs.
O: Lifting - Over 50 lbs.


Environmental Conditions
·         "NA": Not Applicable

·         "O": Occasionally - (up to 3 hours/day)

·         "F": Frequently - (3-6 hours/day)

·         "C": Constantly - (6-8 hours/day)

C: Inside conditions: Protection from weather but not necessarily from temperature change.
F: Outside environmental conditions: No effective protection from weather.
O: Extreme cold: Temperatures below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour.
O: Extreme heat: Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour.
C: Noise: sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout to be heard above the ambient noise level
O: Vibration: Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities of whole body.
F: Hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions (i.e. proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working in high places, exposure to heat and/or chemicals.
F: Atmospheric conditions: One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: Fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases or poor ventilation.
F: Oils: There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.
F: Air particulates / contaminants: the worker is required to wear respirator.




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