Field Safety Resource Execution Leader – 0390

Design Systems, Inc.

Charlotte, NC


  • Contract job opportunity
  • Temporary assignment based on project duration
  • Location based on project site
  • Immediate Supervisor: Project Manager
  • Indirect Supervisor: Regional Safety Contract Management Lead


Provide support and leadership to Safety and Industrial Hygiene in the execution and successful implementation of Safety Contract Management at Construction and Equipment Installation project sites.


Stakeholders: Site Safety Leaders, Site Manufacturing Engineering, Global Facilities/Capital Projects, Contractors at Project Site, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain

Expectations (A) Ability to confidently drive Safety Culture Sustainability by engaging all levels of the project, (B) Demonstrate S&IH leadership with effective people influencing skills, (C) Show effective Problem Identification and Causal Effect Skills, (D) Clearly and efficiently communicates in a variety of settings (verbal and written), (E) Ability to identify trends and anticipate consequences to lead focused action and resolution, (F) Ability to collaborate within a cross-functional organization and leverage resources.


  • Validate that Contractor Leader communicates and documents program requirements during Job Line Up meetings.
  • Participate in weekly project review meeting to audit S&IH performance of Contractors through planned inspections or incident investigations.
  • Assist Contract/Project Managers by coordinating project evaluations and provide feedback to Global Purchasing & Supply Chain (GPSC).
  • Review Contractor Pre-Task Plans to make sure requirements are met.
  • Publish safety data.
  • Review the Contractor’s Safety Plan before the work begins.
  • Provide Notification of a Contractor incidents to Leadership.
  • Verify that contractors are aware and execute requirements in Special Safety Conditions.
  • Verify Contractor Leader delivers required training to all Contractor Workers working onsite.
  • Review of Incident and SOT findings including corrective action plans for purposes of auditing Contractor is identifying findings and implementing corrective action.
  • Audit that Contractors post required information on the project safety board (white board).
  • Participate in safety coordination meetings and daily Job Line Up meetings as needed to audit that Contractor is holding these meetings.
  • Audit that worker engagement processes are being used by the Contractor Workers.
  • Participate in training and development activities required by Site Safety Leads or Regional SCM Leads.


Prior to placement or hire as a Field Safety Resource, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

  • A bachelor degree with two (2) years’ experience in a full time Construction S&IH position
  • An associate degree or equivalent in an occupational safety subject such as Safety Management, Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, (e.g. NEBOSH Diploma), etc. with five (5) years’ experience in a full time Construction S&IH position
  • A bachelor degree in an Occupational Safety or Industrial Hygiene discipline or related field.

Ideal candidates should possess the following educational or professional achievements:

  • Degrees in occupational safety and/or industrial hygiene
  • Individuals with recognized safety certification, such as: Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH),Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH), Safety Trained Supervisor (STS), Construction Safety Technician (CST)
  • Individuals with relevant S&IH experience
  • Individuals who have one or more of the above achievements in addition to construction operations or equipment installation experience;
  • Knowledge of GM’s Construction General Terms and Conditions and Special Safety Conditions.


As an FSR, individuals must develop and possess demonstrated capabilities and competencies as outlined below.

  • Functional/Technical Capability and Problem Solving:
    • Understanding of national and local regulatory requirements relevant to their job duties
    • Identifying S&IH hazards and assessing associated risks
    • Conducting audits and assessments of regulatory requirements, S&IH management systems and programs

  • Managerial Courage & Conflict Management:
    • Confidently provides direct, complete and actionable feedback (positive and corrective)
    • Steps up to conflicts, seeing them as opportunities
    • Can settle disputes equitably and find common ground with minimum noise

  • Interpersonal Savvy and Building Effective Teams:
    • Defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging.
    • Builds constructive and effective relationships through diplomacy and tact.

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