Field Safety Specialist

Dayton Freight Roseville , CA 95661

Posted 5 months ago

You belong at Dayton Freight! Join our team of Regional Maintenance Managers and be a part of The Dayton Difference.

Dayton Freight is a recognized leader in regional LTL transportation services and we are truly different from other carriers. It's apparent in how we treat our customers, and each other. Our culture is one of teamwork, respect and professional honesty. Dayton Freight appreciates its employees: you are not just a number, you are family. We attribute our growth to the dedication of our employees, and the loyalty of our customers and business partners.

As the Field Safety Specialist, you will lead Safety training, accountability and compliance for Region 4 (MN, IA, NE, MO, KS).

Additional Job Duties:

  • Manages accident reporting and investigation for assigned Regions.

  • Travel to visit service centers each week. Most weeks will require 3 nights away from home. Travel some weeks will be up to 4 nights away.

  • Be willing to work during the hours that the Service Centers are operating in a wide range of weather conditions.

  • Comfortable working in an unstructured environment in order to create a safer work environment.

  • Conducts training and education classes for Drivers, Dock Workers and other employees.

  • Tracks and analyzes Safety data.

  • coordinates joint safety audits with leaders to ensure compliance with company policies, standards and regulatory requirements.

  • Implements behavioral based safety techniques.

  • Assists Operations in implementing and maintaining safety incentive and awareness processes as well as other processes in areas of safety and health.

  • Manages and develops Lead Driver Trainers/ Program.

  • Be a leader in positive recognition of safe behaviors with Safety's support presence in employee meetings, recognition activities and interaction with employees both formal and informal.

  • Continuously identify areas and processes for improvement in the Safety Department and the Company.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or 4 years of related work experience

  • 5 years experience in environmental health and safety or relate field, and/or experience in the LTL industry

  • Experience and understanding of accepted loss prevention and safety practices

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office( Word, Excel) and typing skills

  • Great communication skills written and verbal

  • Professional certifications (i.e.: CDS, CSS, or other recognized certifications) preferred

  • Current CDL is a plus


  • Stable and growing organization

  • Competitive weekly pay

  • Quick advancement

  • Professional, positive and people-centered work environment

  • Modern facilities

  • Clean, late model equipment

  • Comprehensive benefits package: Health, Dental, Vision, AD&D, 401(k), etc.

  • Paid holidays (8); paid vacation and personal days

  • This position is based out of any location within the assigned Region. This will be determined upon employment offer.

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