Safety Supervisor

Location(s) USA-TX-League City
Job ID
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
Operations Leadership


The primary responsibility of the Safety Supervisor will provide leadership and serves as a resource to the General Managers / Operation Managers concerning safety, training, compliance, and occupational health. 


  • Develop training materials and resources for all safety related training at the operations and ensure training is properly tracked and completed timely

  • Have a strong field presence daily to ensure proper completion and adherence to JHAs, permits, operational procedures, policies, and inspections
  • Attends daily, weekly and monthly meetings with the customer to understand their safety expectations, ensure progress in deficient areas, and ensure a "No Worry" relationship in the safety areas
  • Performs and ensures follow-up on all safety audits findings, either internal or external
  • Teach and help implement the behavior-based safety observation process and routine facility safety inspection process, while helping to set the housekeeping standards
  • Has the ability to teach front-line team members regarding hazard recognition, safe work practices, and risk tolerance
  • Provides and reviews safety-themed materials for all shift safety meetings depending upon the current needs and/or emphasis
  • In the event of an injury, liability, near miss, or derailment, support the operation’s manager with accident investigation and completion of a root cause analysis, to include completion of any required corrective actions
  • Manages inventory of all necessary PPE and maintains safety equipment that requires periodic bump testing and calibration
  • Completes a facility walk-down of all Savage areas of responsibility on a daily basis to ensure proper housekeeping and completion of maintenance tasks
  • Works with and supports front line team members to create and maintain a safety-based culture with a commitment to compliance
  • Utilizes Savage’s internal system to input and track attendance for all required monthly meetings, to include creation of necessary action items. Input JHAs and procedures often
  • Manage the operation’s substance abuse program and health programs to include timely completion of annual physicals and substance testing when necessary
  • Provide timely responses to all customer inquiries in a professional manner
  • Review equipment inspections including the fork lift and bridge crane
  • Work with the customer on any proposed change in procedure, policy, or program
  • Track and input all items required by Savage’s delivery system
  • Ensure refinery services (coke cutting and handling operations) and all rail movements (where applicable) are completed are completed according to procedure



  • Maintains a current knowledge of rules, regulations, and compliance issues effecting operations. (OSHA)
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks. Manages time effectively (able to plan, organize and implement around priorities)
  • Possesses an understanding of and commitment to Savage’s delivery system. Demonstrates by example the safety standards and values of Savage. Able to be part of a team working to constantly build the Savage safety culture at the operation
  • Has appropriate experience in rail and equipment safety
  • Communicates effectively both in front of a group and one-on-one, depending upon the audience.
  • Ability to work with and perform computer operations (spreadsheet, word processor, and email operations)
  • SH&E certification preferred (COSS, CHST, CSHM, CSMP, etc.)
  • Exhibits integrity at all times, treats team members right, and is professional at all times



  • BS in safety, health, environmental, engineering, or other closely-related field
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience within an industrial setting, preferably within the refining or chemical producing sector
  • Experience with refinery operations, rail safety and bridge crane safety is preferred


 Physical Requirements

  • Physically able to climb up and down railcars/ladders safely
  • Willing to receive hazardous material handling training, rail safety training, and general safety training
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Willing to work with liquid and particulate hazardous/non-hazardous materials
  • Can carry at least fifty (50) pounds
  • In good physical condition (able to walk one (1) to two (2) miles per shift)
  • Able to travel on occasion


With more than 70 years’ experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire RightTrain Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.


Savage offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for growth.


Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.



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