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Construction Safety Coordinator

Austin, TX
About the Job

Established in 1968, Cherry Coatings is one of the largest commercial paint contractors in the country. We are a family-owned business that provides architectural, industrial, and maintenance coating services for some of the most recognizable facilities in Texas, Arizona, Tennessee, and beyond. Our strong emphasis on high-quality service and client satisfaction has made us the select partner for general contractors, property management firms, and facility managers.

We are looking for an experienced Construction On-Site Safety Coordinator to ensure project site compliance from our Austin, TX location. All applicants must be bilingual in English and Spanish and have 5+ years in the construction industry in a safety role with a proven track record.

CHERRY COATINGS is an innovator and pioneer in advanced techniques for a wide variety of commercial projects. Specializing in Architectural Coatings, Shop Coatings, and Floor Coatings, we are committed to delivering beyond expectations.


  • Execute health and safety plans on worksites according to legal guidelines.
  • Encourage & educate on policies to advance a culture of health and safety.
  • Inspect work sites, equipment and machinery to observe possible unsafe conditions.
  • Work with Project Managers & Field leadership to develop solutions to issues, improvement opportunities or new prevention measures.
  • Respond to project specific safety inquiries.
  • Participate in weekly safety meeting/toolbox talks.
  • Assist field team with ordering, issue, inspection & maintenance of safety equipment/PPE.
  • Assist with documentation, recordkeeping and EHS program updates.
  • Partner with and support Safety Director during any necessary incident investigation and/or documentation.
  • Develop ability to lead increasingly more complex training programs.
  • Participate in the development of trainings based on direct experience to enhance site safety.
  • Perform other duties as assigned that to support company safety initiatives.
Core Skills:
  • Proven experience performing safely in role, considered a safety leader among peers.
  • Experience in Commercial Painting industry +2 Years preferred.
  • Must be able to maintain & adhere to strict confidentiality regulations as pertain to OSHA, ADA, HIPPA and all other applicable laws.
  • Ability in producing reports and solid recordkeeping skills.
  • Good knowledge of data analysis and risk assessment.
  • Excellent organizational and motivational skills.
  • Outstanding attention to detail and observation ability.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities; Must be fluently bilingual, read/speak/write English/Spanish.
  • Must have OSHA 500.
  • Valid training qualification in occupational health and safety; Must maintain all OSHA required trainings; OSHA 510, OSHA 3085 & 3115; Successfully complete OSHA 500 within 2 years of hire.
Physical Demands:
  • Representative of those that must be met by employee, with or without reasonable accommodation, to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 
  • While performing the duties of this job the employee may be exposed to conditions that include weather such as heat and/or humidity and cold, fumes or airborne particles, exposure to dust and asphalt, and moving mechanical parts. 
  • There may be occasional exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals. 
  • Conditions can also include risk of electrical shock and risk of vibration. 
  • The noise level in the work environment can often be loud.
Essential Job Requirements:
  • Ability to lift, carry and/or move 50lbs. frequently.
  • Use hands and fingers to operate tools and other business machines daily.
  • Reach, grasp, push & pull with hands and arms in all directions often.
  • Walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, climb stairs, climb ladders & climb scaffolding, sit and stand for extended periods of time daily, both level and unlevel surfaces.
  • Drive & Operate various equipment on job site, lifts, 4-wheel carts, vehicle as needed.
  • Talk and hear at normal levels at all times.
  • See with close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and have the ability to adjust focus at all times.