Penske Safety Specialist in Dallas, Texas

Description:

Position Summary:

We are seeking an experienced safety professional who likes to function independently and use their own ideas and skills to determine their success. Key position that leads and serves as a subject matter expert in our safety efforts with our significant customer base plus far reaching company shops located throughout the US and Canada.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Candidate will have complete responsibility for facility safety inspections, OSHA and DOT compliance, loss prevention, customer and company safety meetings, customer and company driver meetings, accident/injury investigations and other safety related duties.

  • Develop safety initiatives, support customer safety and compliance inquiries, conduct group training and meetings, monitor compliance, conduct accident investigations and evaluate loss trends.

  • Other projects as assigned by the supervisor

This person must be professional, possess good management skills and public speaking skills. A good working knowledge of OSHA regulations, computer skills and prior experience and thorough knowledge of DOT regulations a must.

The position can be based in Dallas, Houston, Austin or Oklahoma City! Position requires extensive travel in the South Central states and scheduling flexibility. Frequent Saturday work is required. Company vehicle and laptop are provided.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Logistics or Occupational Health & Safety

  • 5 years of Management Experience in transportation, distribution or maintenance

  • Strong customer interaction skills and experience

  • Thorough knowledge of Federal DOT rules and regulations for commercial vehicles

  • Knowledge of OSHA and Worker’s Compensation

  • Presentation skills and computer skills required- PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Word

  • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

  • Availability to work every other Saturday is required.

  • Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.

Work Locations: 4435 Irving Blvd Dallas, TX

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Dallas

Job: Risk Management/Safety

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Risk Management/Safety

Req ID: 1705019