Summit Design and Engineering Services
  • Administrative
  • Hillsborough, NC, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life, short term and long term disability insurance, H S A, medical and dependent care FSAs, 401(k), service awards, paid voluntary/community service leave and tuition reimbursement.

Summit Design and Engineering Services is seeking a Safety Manager who will be responsible for enforcing our safety policy and any federal, state and local standards.  The Safety Manager is also responsible for conducting employee safety training, safety audits and incident investigations.

Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Provide technical expertise in area of safety as well as industry standards and accepted practices
  • Develop project and site specific safety plans
  • Conduct site/project and office inspections, identifying hazardous conditions and overseeing their correction
  • Develop and implement health and safety policies to prevent incidents and accidents
  • Develop, deliver or coordinate safety related training for all personnel, including new hire safety orientation
  • Manage safety training records, identify and purchased PPE and manage and track all associated resources
  • Oversee all accident investigations, develop findings and deliver recommendations of corrective action
  • Represent company as point of contact during any governmental inspections or investigations
  • Monitor and communicate developments in federal, state and industry rules and regulations


  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in a Safety & Health related discipline
  • 3-5 years of experience in the construction safety field, preferably in on roadway, bridge or heavy civil or commercial construction projects
  • Extensive knowledge of government, industry and other regulations
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to make independent judgments to manage and facilitate company programs/policies as they relate to the safety of our work
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • 30 Hour OSHA Construction Safety Course Completed.
  • Proficient in MS Office Computer Applications (Word, Power Point, Excel)
  • Must have a valid driver's license

Candidates will be subject to outside environmental conditions, including hazards and loud noises at job sites.  May need to go up/down ladders or elevated structures.  May, on occasion, lift up to 50 pounds.  Must be able to walk over rough and uneven terrain.  Must be able to travel throughout NC as well as other states where projects are located.  


Summit Design and Engineering Services is a multi-disciplined design and engineering services firm headquartered in Hillsborough, North Carolina, with other offices in Raleigh, Durham, Asheville, Fayetteville, Pittsboro, Indian Trail and South Boston, Virginia.   For the past 4 years we have been named one of the fastest growing companies in the Research Triangle area.

Since 1997, Summit's success, tradition of service and expansion into new fields of practice have been based on our commitment to help our clients successfully complete projects of all types.

Our expertise includes:  Construction Engineering Inspection (CEI), Structural Engineering, Land Development, Geotechnical Engineering, Architecture, Transportation and Infrastructure Design, Traffic Engineering, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Construction Materials Testing, Special Inspections and Surveying.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action


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