Mitsubshi Chemical Composite America, Inc.- Safety and Training Coordinator

Posted: Jan 14, 2020


Safety and Training Coordinator

Mitsubishi Chemical Composites America is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of aluminum and metal composite materials.  As part of the Mitsubishi Chemical family of world-renowned companies, we manufacture high quality ACM and MCM panels under the brand name ALPOLIC. We are currently seeking an entry level professional to join our team as Safety and Training Coordinator reporting to the Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) Manager.  This position is responsible for supporting comprehensive safety and training programs to reduce injuries, losses, and equipment damage, and promote a “Safety First” culture.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop, coordinate, and deliver training in classroom and production environment.
  • Provide classroom and hands-on forklift training for operators to ensure safe operation and that all OSHA requirements are met.
  • Conduct new employee safety orientation training.
  • Maintain learning management system (LMS) for all approved training course materials and training records.
  • Produce reports to track and communicate training progress using LMS reporting tools.
  • Assess training effectiveness to ensure incorporation of taught skills and techniques into employees work behavior.
  • Walk the manufacturing floor on a regular basis to establish safety presence and provide support.
  • Participate in safety audit programs; conduct regular safety inspections, recommend improvement plans, and report results and follow up.
  • Maintain company and vendor Safety Data Sheets (SDS). Update chemical inventory as required.
  • Monitor, evaluate and support Contractor training programs and compliance.
  • Monitor special condition permits including hot work permit and confined space.
  • Assist in administering and maintaining additional compliance programs such as LOTO, Emergency Action Plan, Hearing Conservation, Hot Work, Respiratory Protection, BBP, etc.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the HSE Manager.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule including weekends when needed.


  • Must be able to work flexible schedules, and will be required to work across shifts.
  • “Open minded” and creative thinker to design and implement effective programs, policies, and services to promote safety and support the organization’s objectives
  • Strong and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Capable group speaker able to conduct training activities
  • Solid people skills with professional demeanor
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task
  • Ability to interact at all levels of the organization
  • Forklift experience is a plus, but not required. Must be willing to learn to operate a forklift and provide classroom and hands-on training.


  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational safety, training, or related discipline preferred
  • Knowledge of OSHA safety standard concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint required
  • Experience as Learning Management System (LMS) Admin is a plus
  • Able to climb stairs and ladders, as well as maneuver around heated or moving equipment is required to conduct work place audits, training, and inspections
  • Occasional overnight travel for learning opportunities or to support parent company initiatives


Attractive Earnings

Comprehensive Medical & Dental Plan

Profit Sharing

401k with Employer Match


To Apply:  Send resume to


MCCA is Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/8-5



Posted: Sep 18, 2019





Job purpose

The Corporate Safety Director (CSD) is responsible for the leadership, training, and continual enhancement of safety at Asturian.  The strong culture of safety is a component to the overall success of Asturian and the Director must continuously strive to promote, preserve, and protect the overarching goal of providing a safe work environment for our employees, subcontractors, clients, and general public.  The CSD, as a member of the Asturian Executive Team, is provided full support from a top-down safety belief system and designated autonomy to control all aspects of corporate safety.

Duties and responsibilities

Employee Hiring:

  • Review credentials, background, and potential employee candidate’s commitment to safety.
  • Participate in the hiring process of operations personnel to ensure new hires possess, or have the ability, to conduct safety in accordance with the established corporate program(s).
  • Conduct employee onboarding training and establish the baseline for continuing safety education and development.
  • Compile documents, certifications, and credentials for all new hires related to safety.

Employee Education, Development, and Assessment:

  • Maintain employee certifications and ensure credentials are current.
  • Coordinate with Marketing to ensure employee resumes are current specific to safety credentials and certification.
  • Provide continuing education programs specific to safety.
  • Present safety educational sessions for each Monday corporate staff meeting.
  • Conduct monthly safety educational sessions for Operations.
  • Conduct employee counseling sessions related to safety.
  • Provide input and assessment on Operations employees for annual evaluations.
  • Manage the corporate safety budget related to employees.

Corporate Programs and Controls:

  • Maintain, enhance, and continuously manage the corporate safety policies and procedures.
  • Maintain, enhance, and continuously manage the project specific safety policies and procedures.
  • Manage the PPE program, ensure adequate supplies are maintained, maintenance/inspection of equipment updated, and overall inventory controlled.
  • Coordinate with Marketing to ensure all PPE is branded according to standards.
  • Maintain and Manage the corporate safety metrics, training, and culture related to safety.
  • Provide monthly, quarterly, and annual safety reports.
  • Manage regional Safety Managers and ensure corporate safety programs are implemented and controlled.
  • Establish and oversee compliance to regulatory policies and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Establish and implement strategies for Loss management, Workers Comp, and Insurance.
  • Establish an annual approved strategic plan and operating budget aligned with the Senior Management Team goals
  • Responsible for the overall direction of the operations safety groups to improve safety performance throughout the organization.
  • Drive and implement compliance and training processes throughout the organization to improve the risk performance of the organization.
  • Facilitate regular meetings with President, Senior Leadership, & Finance to evaluate department and project budgets along with loss management and leadership responsibility.
  • Update dashboard and facilitate regular reviews with the operations and senior leadership.
  • Communicate clearly and directly with employees concerning performance expectations, and accountability ensuring that communication is ongoing, clear, concise, and complete.
  • Create a sense of urgency and accountability across all functions of the EH&S team and develop the organization to a higher level of effectiveness.
  • Oversee leadership development and development of technical career paths, apprenticeship programs etc.

Preconstruction and Project Services:

  • Collaborate and support Preconstruction with evaluations, assessments, and guidance related to project approach and safety on potential projects.
  • Support proposal submissions through guidance, input, and narratives related to corporate and project specific safety.
  • Support Project Services requirements by providing guidance, input, and direction related to project schedules, logistic plans, environmental reviews, and project close-out.
  • Attend and participate in client interviews and proposal presentations.

Marketing and Business Development:

  • Support the Marketing Department by ensuring the message and materials convey the corporate safety goals and mission.
  • Support the Marketing Department by ensuring the branding standards are maintained and adhered to.
  • Promote the safety program and culture of Asturian by participating in/with industry events, organizations, job fairs, community events, and related programs.
  • Administer the PMS for accuracy to include the Commitment, Change Event and Budget Tabs.


State the minimum qualifications required to successfully perform the job. These are the qualifications that are necessary for someone to be considered for the position.

All qualifications must comply with provincial human rights legislation.

Qualifications include:

  • 10+ years’ experience in a dedicated safety position.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline with specialized leadership training and/or demonstrated capability to perform job responsibilities through previous experience and education
  • 10+ years’ experience in Management positions with increasing responsibilities
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or eligibility to sit for CSP Examination Must have extensive knowledge of OSHA, USACE, and State regulations
  • Familiarity with state and federal hazardous waste and stormwater regulations
  • Current knowledge of regulatory government requirements rules and regulations
  • Must have strong analytical and data – driven skill set
  • Experience with “hands – on” projects
  • Must possess strong leadership, communication and organizational skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Working conditions

The working conditions will a combination of office and field.  The CSD will be required to perform site visits, attend meetings, and perform duties outside of the office.  Project inspections will require the individual to be outdoors for an extended period.  Due to the geographical expanse of Asturian, weather conditions include extreme cold and heat.  Site conditions may involve mud, rugged terrain, use of ladders, and construction site obstacles.


The position is in the Asturian corporate office, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Physical requirements

The physical requirements associated with the position are limited.  Physical requirements will include the use of ladders, lifting, moving of safety related materials, demonstrations related to safety, etc.  Repetitive tasks are associated with typing, filing, data entry, note taking, and general clerical duties.

Direct reports


Advertising Description for Position

Asturian, a General Contractor headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia is conducting a national search for the position of Corporate Safety Director (CSD).  Asturian’s portfolio of work includes Government, Higher Education, Transportation, Healthcare, Mixed-Use, Hospitality, Historic Preservation, Industrial and Infrastructure; with current work in 16 States and expanding.  Project profiles include new construction, renovation, site work, marine, remote locations, multi-story, site work, restricted access and high security conditions, clean rooms, infection control, and more.  The CSD is responsible for the direction of the corporate safety program, safety culture, continuous education, training, and leadership.  Candidate must   possess a bachelor’s degree in related discipline with specialized leadership training and/or demonstrated capability to perform job responsibilities through previous experience and education.  All applications will be held in strict confidence.  Please submit inquires and resumes to  Asturian is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Risk & Safety Analyst- City of Manassas

Posted: Sep 18, 2019


Customer Service.  Stewardship.  Honesty.  Integrity.  Respect. Teamwork.  If you share our core values, then you may be the ideal candidate to be the next Risk & Safety Analyst for the City of Manassas.  Are you a problem solver?  Are you a community builder?  Do you value diverse job duties and opportunities? Become a strategic partner in helping us foster a safe and healthy work environment!  The City of Manassas recognizes that our employees are our biggest asset. We work collaboratively to solve problems and introduce creative solutions.  If you are a creative team player with a risk and safety background, we invite you to apply for this opportunity.The successful incumbent selected for this position will be able to perform administrative, field and technical work in the development, enforcement, analysis, and administration of safety and risk management programs, which may include safety management, OSHA compliance, worker’s compensation, injury management, and liability management; provides administrative and management support to risk and safety programs in administrative, organizational, operational and budget matters.  Provides highly responsible and complex assistance to the Human Resources Director.The hiring range for this position will fall between $56,118.40 – $74,339.20/DOQ

Job Functions

The essential job responsibilities for this position are listed below:

Administers the City’s safety program: serves as chair of the Safety Committee reviewing all accidents and making recommendations for mitigation and discipline; conducts site inspections as necessary; conducts safety training; monitors work environment and use of safety equipment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; ensures adherence to established safety procedures; and initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations.  Develops applicable workplace safety policies, procedures, and processes for the City. Interprets risk policies, procedures and regulations to provide guidance, consultation and assistance to both management and other City staff on various risk matters such as safety issues, workers’ compensation and other liability issues. Conducts or provides safety training to all City departments in areas such as: Work Zone Traffic Safety, Driver Training, Flagger training, CPR, First Aid, Lifeguard Training, and all sections of OSHA, Environmental Protection Agency, DEQ, and NFPA laws and regulations. Such training shall include classroom lectures, demonstrations, hands-on instruction and tailgate seminars.  Develops and implements internal safety rules, policies, and guidelines; prepares safety manuals, training outlines, and guides; conducts research for up-to-date information; conducts new hire orientation. Oversees and assists in the investigation of accidents and the preparation of material and evidence for hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations: reviews accident reports, medical provider invoices/statements, diagnostic evaluations, and patient records; prepares injury reports and accident/investigation records; processes claims for loss recovery; follows up on status of claims to ensure timely resolution; and coordinates difficult cases with insurance consultants, brokers, claims adjusters, and various safety committees. Serves as designated Infection Control Officer for the City; receives calls from employees and medical providers to determine if an employee has been exposed to the extent that medical attention is required.  Compiles or monitors administrative and/or statistical data pertaining to risk management activities: captures, compiles, analyzes quarterly loss trend analysis; reports and maintains injury and accidents in accordance with OSHA regulations; files mandatory reports for environmental compliance; tracks monthly insurance certificate to insure vendor certificates are current with appropriate limits; summarizes data and prepares reports. Conducts random drug testing for commercial driver licenses and public safety personnel in accordance with Federal mandates. Performs related duties as assigned. Full job description details are located under the Job Descriptions sections of the Job Opportunities page.


Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Health, Public Administration or related field; supplemented by three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in risk management, health and safety; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Special Requirements

This position is subject to regular on call and occasional weekend hours.Requires thorough knowledge of the principles and practices safety methods relative to risk management, OSHA, safety, and accident prevention.Certification as an OSHA Authorized General Industry Trainer and OSHA Authorized Construction Trainer is required.Must also be certified as a First Aid and CPR Instructor.


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