Project Safety Manager

February 26, 2024

Job Description

Gilbane Building Company · Merritt Island, FL

About the job


  • PLEASE NOTE – We are looking to hire for this position with a start date in June 2024 – not an immediate hire opportunity!*

Join the growing Gilbane Safety team in Central FL!

Are you looking for a highly rewarding opportunity that provides extensive career growth opportunity? Gilbane is seeking a Project Safety Manager to administer the safety program and serves as safety advisor, ensuring safety compliance by the project team and all employees and subcontractors working at the site. This role will sit primarily on the job site, with occasional travel to the office for trainings, meetings, etc.

Who are we?

As a Top-10 ENR Contractor, Gilbane is a family-owned business with 45 offices that has been shaping communities since 1870. Consistently recognized as one of the most reputable construction management firms in the country, Gilbane is committed to delivering projects safely and on-time. You will have the opportunity to build schools, labs, hospitals, corporate offices, sports arenas and more!

We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Who are you?

You are someone who acts inclusively, showing empathy and treating others with respect and dignity in order to uphold Gilbane’s core value of Caring and “People First” workplace culture. You seek to listen in order to understand and can convey information clearly. You’re a strong problem solver who can identify, prioritize, and implement alternatives for solutions, and you demonstrate adaptability by collaborating with others and supporting team members to achieve excellence. A self-starter who shows passion, commitment, and ownership all while delivering on business outcomes and driving results. You’re someone who identifies opportunities for new and improved ways of doing things that result in value-add solutions.

Your core values match Gilbane’s: Integrity, Caring, Teamwork, Toughmindedness, Dedication to Excellence, Discipline, Loyalty, and Entrepreneurship.

What’s in it for you?

Gilbane offers employees multi-dimensional training opportunities through a number of resources. While managing your responsibilities to projects, you will be able to enroll in trainings through our award-winning Gilbane University to build leadership and technical skills. In addition, you would work with an experienced team which provides you with the opportunity to learn new industry skills every day. You will protect and promote the interests of both Gilbane and the client in all matters as well as demonstrating the personal characteristics of a developing leader.


  • Support all safety efforts on the project and promote the Gilbane Cares safety culture
  • Ensure contractor activities are preplanned for safety through scope review, preconstruction meetings, JHA review, STAs, etc.
  • Ensure contractors meet Gilbane safety submittal requirements
  • Maintain all safety related documentation
  • Ensure contractor compliance with Gilbane safety plan & expectations
  • Make recommendations concerning situations hazardous to employee safety or health
  • Utilize SafetyNet to Audit and monitor project team implementation of the Safety Plan
  • Perform at least 15 SafetyNet inspections/month with at least 100 observations each inspection.
  • Coach project teams in effective hazard identification and correction of issues using SafetyNet
  • Review SafetyNet trending reports with project team
  • Provide safety training to project teams on Gilbane, client and OSHA requirements
  • Investigate all accidents/near misses and complete all paperwork required
  • Maintain all safety related documentation
  • Serve as project liaison and manage project correspondence with Insurance carriers
  • Ensure project teams have safety equipment and resources



  • BCSP credential
  • 3 years of construction safety management experience
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Proficient knowledge of construction safety principles, techniques and methods
  • Practical knowledge of OSHA laws, regulations and policies
  • Capable of identifying known potential exposures and recommending corrective action
  • Proficient computer skills and familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills
  • Developed management, leadership and interpersonal skills

Gilbane offers an excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits and a generous profit-sharing/401k plan. We invest in our employees’ education and have built Gilbane University into a top training organization in the construction industry. Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

Gilbane is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Note to Recruiters, Placement Agencies, and Similar Organizations: Gilbane does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our jobs alias, website, or to any Gilbane employee. Gilbane will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of Gilbane and will be processed accordingly.