Corporate Safety Coordinator (Entry-Level)

Job Posted: October 17th, 2021

Location: Lafayette, Louisiana, US

ARE YOU READY TO MAKE A POWERFUL IMPACT?

Power UP YOUR CAREER WITH LOUISIANA CAT

HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL (HSE) Coordinator, Lafayette, Louisiana

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are looking for a HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL (HSE) COORDINATOR to join our growing operations (Louisiana Cat) at our Lafayette, Louisiana branch location.

YOU

You will be responsible for the implementation and execution of the Health, Safety and Environmental Programs at Louisiana Cat

YOUR CONTRIBUTION

  • You will execute and monitor overall safety strategies for the organization safety policy, regulation compliance, safe equipment usage, continuous improvement processes
  • You will conduct training on Louisiana Cat Health, Safety, & Environmental policies and procedures along with Safety Training Programs
  • You will record and report HSE records and statistics
  • You will inspect and evaluate workplace environments, equipment, practices, in order to ensure compliance with corporate safety standards, customer requirements, and government regulations.
  • You will conduct accident/incident investigations and prepare Root Cause Analysis studies where appropriate
  • You will conduct safety audits on daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis to ensure compliance with safety standards and federal government regulations
  • You will investigate and report accidents to determine causes and preventative measures and perform root cause analysis to produce written reports of conclusions

YOUR VALUE

  • You will use your knowledge and experience to promote a positive sustainable safety-first culture
  • You will serve as the professional resource & subject matter expert for employees and department managers
  • You will make a positive impact on the organization by executing successful health & safety programs
  • You will gain the leadership tools and building blocks to MAKE A CAREER here at Louisiana Cat

MOST IMPORTANT QUALIFICATIONS

  • REQUIRED: Associates Degree in Occupational Health & Safety or related field (Bachelor's is Degree preferred)
  • REQUIRED: 1-2 years of experience in a Health & Safety profession
  • REQUIRED: Must have reliable transportation to and from branch locations

JOB FACTS

  • The Safety Coordinator will be assigned the Louisiana Cat branch locations within a specific territory
  • The Safety Coordinator will spend approximately 50% of the workweek between those Louisiana Cat branch locations
  • This role requires physical movement, lifting, mechanical rotating parts and compliance with PPE (personal protective equipment) safety regulations
  • The Safety Coordinator must become qualified to give Forklift Operator and CPR / First Aid instruction.

SAFETY IN ALL WE DO

  • We require strict compliance with PPE (personal protective equipment) safety regulations
  • We maintain compliance with all Federal, State and Local safety and company regulations
  • All employees must follow all Company Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) procedures
  • Louisiana Cat is an alcohol and drug-free workplace

WHY PEOPLE JOIN LOUISIANA CAT

  • We are known for service quality and unsurpassed customer relationships guided by our strong company values, culture and safety standards
  • We have energy, focus and passion delivering results because what we do impacts our customers each and every day
  • We work across Construction, Electrical Power, Forestry, Governmental, Heavy Equipment, Industrial, Landscaping, Marine Engines and Oil & Gas industries
  • We invest in training and development programs for our employees to build their toolkit and career paths here at Louisiana CAT
  • We offer competitive pay, benefit rewards, employee incentive programs and 401(k) company match programs to meet family and work lifestyles
  • We are based out of Reserve, LA (Corporate HQ) and New Iberia, LA (Power Systems HQ)

WHO WE ARE

Louisiana CAT is the only authorized Caterpillar dealer in Louisiana. We ARE Where You ARE across 23 branch locations throughout Louisiana and the Gulf South. We provide Caterpillar Equipment, Service and Parts to customers across a wide range of industries. We are guided by our strong company culture, safety standards and activities in the communities in which we operate.

To BE The Best...We HIRE The Best. POWER UP and Click RED button "APPLY For This Position" on our Louisiana Cat Careers Page https://www.louisianacat.com/careers to be considered for open roles at Louisiana CAT and affiliate companies.

We seek out employees who are inspired by our timeless values, thrive in growing company environment and want to become a part of a dynamic company backed up by 85+ years of success.

Louisiana CAT and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). M/F/D/V and we proudly hire U.S. Veterans.

Louisiana CAT uses E-Verify and complies with I-9 employment eligibility requirements of all new hires.

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

U.S. LEGAL JOB POSTING REQUREMENTS & NOTES

Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Louisiana CAT and our Affiliates does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (H-1B, L, TN, F, J, E, O status) at this time. As a CAT Dealership of Caterpillar, Inc. Global Corporation, there are many career opportunities outside the U.S. which can be found at www.caterpillar.com/careers.

Louisiana Cat and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO/AAP). M/F/D/V and we proudly hire U.S. Veterans.

PRE-OFFER: Successfully pass validated assessment: cognitive, spatial reasoning, motivation and self-traits. Complete hands-on mechanical aptitude skill simulation exercise (if applicable).

POST-OFFER: Successfully pass national/state/county criminal check & employment records verification, alcohol & drug-screening, health assessment (if applicable) and Motor Vehicles Record (MVR) & Violations Check

Louisiana Cat uses E-Verify and complies with I-9 requirements to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law Supplement: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf



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