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Safety Coordinator


Walpole, NH

Working at Bensonwood

At Bensonwood, we believe in creating better buildings for a healthier planet. Our dedicated employees work on projects of every size, collaborating with homeowners and building professionals. With more than four decades of award-winning residential and commercial projects throughout the US as evidence, our company’s dynamic, team-oriented culture values environmental responsibility and improving design and construction standards. Bensonwood is seeking a Safety Coordinator to join the team.

Position Summary

The Safety Coordinator (SC), in conjunction with the Safety Committee, is responsible for the development, implementation, and administration of all health and safety functions at all Bensonwood facilities and locations. This position is expected to be the primary conduit for promoting a healthy and safe workplace. In addition, the SC is responsible for ensuring that the company’s safety protocols comply and exceed the regulations as set by state and federal agencies and our Trust’s guidelines. The SC will also be responsible for reporting on safety programs and results.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Knowledgeable in industry-specific methods, procedures, and practices with the ability to develop appropriate protocols aligned with OSHA guidelines and regulations related to lockout/Tagout, electrical, ergonomic, industrial hygiene, monitoring, personal protective equipment, hazard communication, and related health, safety, and environmental programs
  • Capable of developing and implementing site-specific safety plans and hazard analysis
  • Ability to perform field observations and complete safety audits
  • Maintain safety documentation
  • Assist with incident investigations
  • Assist with the development and implementation of safety-related orientations, toolbox talks, safety meetings, and general safety training material
  • Maintain safety inventory and ensure good working order
  • Maintain inspection schedule for shops and emergency equipment (AED, Eyewash Stations)
  • Maintain Fall protection equipment and inspections
  • Lead Joint Loss Management Committee and hold quarterly meetings.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in training others
  • Certification in the following:
    • Accident Investigation
    • Ergonomics
    • Extensive field construction experience as well as both training and instruction in safe rigging practices to fellow professionals
    • Rope rescue, first aid, CPR training, Defibrillator

Additional Attributes of Success

  • Positive, can-do team player with strong problem-solving skills
  • High attention to detail with the ability to:
  • Complete assignments accurately
  • Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Work independently and collaboratively within a team setting with excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Computer literacy with the ability to work in all Microsoft and Google applications
  • Strong belief in customer service and satisfaction
  • Ability and flexibility to take on other responsibilities as assigned

Compensation & Benefits

  • Compensation will be based on skill level and experience
  • Benefits include: Health Insurance, Holidays, Paid Time Off, Life Insurance, Short-term Disability, 401(K), and Profit Sharing