Safety Manager – Decatur, IL

Vector Jobs: Safety Manager – Decatur, IL

Job Description:

Vector Construction Inc. is currently seeking an experienced Safety Manager to join our expanding team of concrete restoration specialists, administering our innovative concrete repair solutions.

A Workplace Where You Can Grow

Vector creates an environment that fosters continuous growth and learning – both professionally and personally. Our training & development, safety programs, and workplace environment create a positive family-feeling, employee-first culture, that helps us deliver the highest standard of work in the concrete restoration industry.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Promote a healthy and safe workplace by positively influencing, effectively educating, coaching and supporting team members.
  • Provide Safety training to employees on multiple subjects such as GHS/Hazcom, OSHA, Fall Protection, Respirator Training, etc.
  • Fully support the Division Managers by identifying gaps in risk assessments, hazard controls, safety programs and Client and OSHA compliance.
  • Provide substantial in-field involvement in order to conduct adequate inspections, checks and hazard assessments.
  • Support the determination and implementation of compliance measures, identifying items out of compliance with legal regulations and safety programs.
  • Conduct thorough investigations, completing the required reporting in a timely manner and following up on required subsequent action plans.
  • Chair the OHS committee for the divisions, organizing meetings and ensuring completion of action items. 

Additional Duties:

  • Work collaboratively with employees after an injury, guiding them through and managing the Vector return to work program.
  • Work with other members of Management to continuously improve the safety program.
  • Provide input into pre-job planning, developing safe work plans and practices for jobsites.
  • Manage competing priorities, follow timelines, and meet deadlines.
  • Organize and maintain all safety related paperwork, evaluate and interpret specific information and ensure timely reporting to various groups.


  • Education: A diploma or certificate in occupational health and safety or an acceptable combination of education and related experience. Preference will be given to candidates holding safety certifications as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Associate Safety Professional (ASP).
  • Experience: 3+ years of experience in an occupational health and safety position, preferably in construction.
  • An above average understanding of OSHA regulations, specifically the general industry 1910 and construction 1926, possessing an OSHA 500 certification.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Acute attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate a high level of energy, initiative and leadership.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with others both internally and externally.
  • Based out of the Decatur, IL office, this position will also support all safety operations for the Cedar Rapids, IA office.
  • Travel, including to remote locations, is required in order to support the US Divisions.
  • A background check will be conducted on all successful candidates as a condition of employment
  • Vector is a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Successful candidates will be required to pass a drug screen

Benefits include:

  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Company Vehicle
  • Life Insurance, Group health and dental benefits
  • 401k with employer match
  • Training and development opportunities within the company

An Equal Opportunity Employer, successful candidates will be contacted for interviews.
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