The Manager, Safety and Training is responsible for implementing safety and training programs as defined by the Leadership of Safety Administration and will ensure compliance with State and Federal regulations, as well as corporate, client guidelines and policies.
This position will sit in Union City, CA and is contingent upon contract award.
What You’ll Do:
Manage a consistent safety culture that incorporates various departments, such as operations, safety and maintenance
Oversee Corporate Safety Incentives and programs effectively and consistently, including assignment of Safety Points
Implement and support the company and client’s safety management system (SMS) safety plan and initiatives Manage and monitor the FTA’s drug and alcohol DAMIS reporting requirements
Monitor and support all location insurance claims activities to ensure effective communication with claimants, to help control claims costs and support claims closure
Lead and support the local safety committee and SMS Ambassador group
Oversees the locations worker compensation program to ensure compliance and effectively reduce/eliminate claims
Deliver proper classroom, behind the wheel and mobility management training in accordance with contractual and company requirements
Promote employee self-responsibility to achieve all safety goals and training requirements
Ensures all new hires meet minimum qualifications for each division including, background and DMV checks
Ensure all safety manuals, programs and policies and practices are current and meet the needs of the operating divisions; updating as appropriate
Successfully complete all related audits including those conducted by the Company, the Client, internal staff members, and state and federal regulatory agencies
Review, determine and respond to all vehicular, passenger and employee accidents/incidents, indicating the cause and preventability, identifying potential trends to be addressed in future training efforts
Provide functional expertise in safety regarding hiring of safety department employees
Collaborate with local Leadership to deliver comprehensive safety meetings and plans
Act as the location drug program manager, ensuring compliance of FTA/DOT regulations
What You’ll need:
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent combination of education and experience) in a related field
Minimum 5 years of transit/paratransit safety management experience
Previous management experience in a union environment
Thorough knowledge of all applicable safety rules, regulations – ADA, FTA and DOT to include all corporate programs
Must possess a valid driver’s license
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and DOT physical and maintain physical throughout employment
Even better if you have...
Ability to read, write and speak English
Ability to obtain future certifications as defined within the location contract
Ability to communicate effectively and work with all departments
Ability to work independently and objectively
Strong organizational and analytical skills
Ability to effectively delegate tasks and provide appropriate supervision and follow up to department staff
Familiar with windows-based computer operating systems and Microsoft Office packages
Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality
Regular attendance is required
What’s in it for you:
Health and Life Insurance Plans
Dental and Vision Plans
401(k) with a company match
Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
Leadership Mentoring Opportunities
Salary Min: $60k
Salary Max: $90k
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Equal Opportunity Employer: MTM is an equal opportunity employer. MTM considers qualified candidates with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, State, and Federal law. If you are in need of accommodations, please contact MTM’s People & Culture.