Austin, Texas

Job Title

Safety Manager

Job Description Summary

C&W is an industry leader in Global Real Estate Solutions. We looking for an experienced Safety Manager to manage and identify, evaluate, and analyze work environments to create and manage programs and procedures that eliminate or control workplace hazards. Will develop and conduct safety training for front-line leadership and line staff. Perform observations to reinforce positive behaviors and correct at-risk behaviors.

Job Description


  • Team member must be able to work in a team oriented and safety conscious environment.
  • “Safety First” expectations include, but are not limited to, risk assessment, Observation process, and compliance with all company / site safety guidelines and procedures.
  • Develops and helps enforce a plan to eliminate hazards, conducting training sessions for management, supervisors, and workers on health and safety practices and regulations, as necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with all C&W company policies and Health and Safety requirements including: understanding of Pre-work requirements, the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), setting up and maintaining a safe work environment. Perform safety observations. Recognize and reinforce positive behaviors. Counsel employees that do not meet expectations to ensure that they understand the importance of working safely.
  • Identify hazardous conditions and practices. Identify potential hazards in existing equipment, machinery, facilities, or processes. Develop methods to predict hazards from experience, historical data, and other information sources.
  • Monitors personal protective equipment use in workplaces to ensure compliance with regulations and expectations.
  • Communicate with workers and observe their work, as well as inspect the elements of their work environment, such as lighting, tools, and equipment.
  • If an accident occurs, investigate unsafe working conditions/ actions, study possible causes, and make recommendations.
  • Analyses data and prepares reports for Health and Safety Metrics to include: Site Scorecard, Observations & Behaviors, uses the data to provide Leading & Lagging Indicators Reports.
  • Develops occupational health and safety systems; including policies, procedures, and manuals. Document safety inspections, citing dangerous areas/procedures and recommending corrective procedures. Makes recommendations on appropriate PPE and safety equipment inventory at sites.
  • Order suspension of activities that pose threats to workers health and safety
  • Ensures that team completes all required training.

Further requirements

  • Experience within a Health & Safety role (5 years min preferred)
  • Coordinating the work activities of contractors through permit to work and on-site meetings
  • Conducting safety meetings to a high standard
  • Constructing and presenting site inductions and toolbox talks
  • Conducting onsite training where necessary
  • Undertaking incident investigations to a high standard including Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
  • Advising contractors on best practice, supporting them to ensure a safe method of working is always established
  • Willing to work away from home, varied shift patterns, 12-hour shifts projects


  • Possess a bachelor’s degree or higher in Safety Management or similar field and OSHA 30-hour
  • Contractor Safety Course completion and/or OSHA 30-hour General Industry Safety Course.
  • Possess a minimum of five years’ experience in the industrial maintenance or construction fields
  • Demonstrates proficiency in creating / working with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative​ Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without  regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Austin, Texas

Veterans at Cushman & Wakefield will find challenging and rewarding work directly related to their skills and talents. Just as importantly, they will find a camaraderie among the brothers and sisters, peers and leaders who support their distinct needs as well as a culture that honors and respects their contributions in the military and in our organization. Veterans hold positions throughout our organization, from our executive leadership to the front line. Our Veterans Initiative Program infuses leadership into our efforts to attract, engage and recognize our nation’s men and women who bear the honor of service in our Armed Forces.

We’re a world-class commercial real estate services company who puts our customers at the center of everything we do.  But to you, the veteran or transitioning service member, this means that we have amazing opportunities in project and property management, through facility engineering and skilled trades, to corporate services – and quite possibly everything in between.


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