DPR Construction

Safety Manager

Austin, TX

Posted Nov 1, 2023

DPR Construction is seeking a Safety Manager for our Austin Business Unit. This individual will implement DPR’s environmental health and safety plan (EHSP) and related programs at assigned construction project(s). The safety manager will work with our project management team and our subcontractors to recognize and address potential hazards before they exist and will ensure compliance with our EHSP utilizing behavior-based safety techniques. Responsibilities will include but may not be limited to the following:

  • Lead and live DPR’s injury-free environment  culture.
  • Shepherd and develop career path safety coordinator(s).
  • Lead pre-qualification processes between DPR and its subcontractors.
  • Coach DPR/sub management on safety leadership and management practices.
  • Provide trending analysis for project/ regional data on a weekly, monthly and/or quarterly basis.
  • Foster the development of safety programs and protocols.
  • Develop and blend site-specific safety plan(s) that incorporates both DPR’s and our core market customers’ safe work practices.
  • Assist with the continual development of new methods for abating hazards.
  • Perform regular jobsite safety audits of worksite activities. Share findings, corrective actions and corrective plans with DPR project management.
  • When necessary, DPR EHS should utilize every resource necessary, including escalation, to ensure the maintenance of an injury-free environment.
  • Help monitor the subcontractor selection process and adherence to established environmental safety and health guidelines.
  • Measure team engagement regarding safety management practices.
  • Administrative duties may include maintaining regional safety files such as safety training documentation, applicable medical certifications, environmental testing and special associated training, investigation reports including close calls, injury summaries, leading indicator data and other safety and health documentation.


We are looking for a flexible, detail-oriented team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks, produce quality work, and consistently meet deadlines. The successful candidate will possess: 

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience on construction sites. 
  • OSHA 500 training. 
  • Competent person, train-the-trainer, and other activity specific certifications. 
  • Familiar with Microsoft office suite. 
  • Oral and writing skills. 
  • Degree in safety management or CHST certification a plus. 
  • Manufacturing / pharmaceutical / OSHPD experience a plus. 
  • Carpenter or laborer union affiliation okay. 
  • Salary-based position.

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