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Founded in 1915, we started with a single recycling location and have grown into a global enterprise, and one of the largest metal recyclers and steel manufacturers in the United States. Our vertical integration model was the first of its kind and revolutionized the way the steel industry operates today.

We are also a Fortune 1000, global company that is committed to delivering industry-leading customer service, providing a safe and healthy environment where our employees can succeed, creating value for our investors and improving our communities. 

We are sensitive to the impact our industry has on the environment, which is why we are committed to a process that minimizes our carbon footprint and preserves our natural resources for future generations. Our recycling facilities collect metals from the community and convert them into steel that supports our infrastructure. 

Assistant Safety Manager - Mill (4983)

Location: Jacksonville, FL (2894)  
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Position Overview

Commercial Metals Company is seeking an Assistant Safety Manager for our Jacksonville, FL steel mill. Commercial Metals is a vertically integrated, fortune 600 steel company that recycles, manufactures, and fabricates steel globally. This position is based at a 250 plus employee facility in Jacksonville Fl. That works 24/7 with swinging shifts. This position is primarily a first shift, M-F job; however, it will require occasional work at nights and weekends. CMC has a world-class safety program, with a huge focus on proactive safety. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 5-10 years of safety experience in a heavy industrial background. This position reports to the site safety manager, who reports directly to the corporate safety organization.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

This position assists and supports the site safety manager and facility management in discharging the facility safety program. Under limited supervision you will:
• Assist and support development, implementation, follow up, and analysis of corporate safety policies, procedures, requirements, and initiatives.
• Assess and prioritize the safety needs of the facility and determine the level of personal involvement needed to complete required safety functions; scheduling your time department accordingly. Good time management is crucial.
• Conduct monthly department safety inspections in conjunction with facility management and document the results of the inspection in the facility safety management system (Intelex).
• Assists facility management in developing corrective actions for identified hazards, implementation of corrective actions, tracking to completion in the facility safety management system (Intelex) and providing follow up as needed until the conclusion.
• Coordinate, facilitate, support/conduct employee safety training including but not limited to, new employee orientation, annually required re-training, equipment certification (forklifts, overhead cranes, aerial lifts, yard trucks, etc.); site-specific equipment training, and contractor orientation in accordance with corporate safety policy/OSHA regulations.
• Update the facility safety training matrix to ensure ALL employees have completed the required annual safety training and that it has been properly documented. Identify upcoming training needs and deficiencies and assist the department coordinators and facility management in making up all required training.
• Assist, support and advise management and employees with corporate safety policy compliance & OSHA compliance.
• Assist, support and advise management with incident reporting and investigation; which includes but is not limited to near misses, property damage, first aid, and OSHA recordable events.
• Assist, support and advise management in developing corrective actions for incidents that will prevent reoccurrence, advise on disciplinary actions, and follow up to ensure corrective actions have been implemented and are working.
• Weekly, monthly and annual reporting – compile and report safety statistics to include; IR Rates, Proactive Safety Metrics, behavioral safety observations, LOTO inspections, accident analysis, safety accomplishments, and outstanding safety issues.
• Conduct, assist and follow up on monthly safety council meetings.
• Assist, support, and ensure pre-operation mobile equipment inspections (aerial lifts, overhead cranes, forklifts, yard trucks, etc.) are being completed and identified deficiencies are corrected and documented.
• Assist and support facility management in developing initiatives that will help motivate employees and cultivate the facility safety culture.
• Monitor and assist the facility with analysis of safety initiatives and how it affects the overall facility safety performance, providing feedback to facility management.
• Conduct industrial hygiene monitoring (air & noise) as needed, interpret results, and assist in the implementation of appropriate corrective actions.
• Conduct PPE fit testing for safety glasses and hearing protection and monitor the program to ensure continued employee compliance.
• Assist and support in discharging the facility drug-free workplace program, including specimen collection and administering BAT.
• Act as a first responder to provide immediate first aid for workplace incidents.
• Assist, support, and discharge the worker’s compensation program. This includes filing claims; acting as a liaison between the injured worker, the treating physician, and WC carrier; monitoring and coordinating the facility return work program

Experience and Skill Requirements

• Working knowledge of the OSHA General Industry Regulations
• Excellent time management skills
• Ability to multitask and move at a fast pace
• Organized, detail & action oriented
• Strong skills in the application of accident prevention techniques, leading safety committees, worker’s compensation claim administration, safety instruction/training, leading behavioral safety programs, conducting industrial hygiene monitoring
• Effective communication skills both written and verbally – especially when developing programs, PowerPoint, safety training and the ability for the safety message to be conveyed to the employees
• Highly Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), knowledge of the Intelex safety management system is a plus.
• Ability to build relationships Interpersonal/human relations skills; must be a people person.

Education Requirements

• BS preferred in manufacturing/ industrial safety or High School Diploma with commensurate Work Experience
• 5 to 10 years of safety experience in a heavy industrial environment.


CMC is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, or other status protected by federal, state or local law.