Safety Manager – Southwest/West Region (Arizona)

Safety Manager
Mesa, AZ
Posted 2 weeks ago

HYLAN is a Southwest-based construction company that has an immediate opening for a Safety Manager. HYLAN is a full-service, design-build contractor specializing in broadband, communications, and intelligent transport systems (ITS), distributed antenna systems (DAS), fiber optic network platforms, and wireless solutions. Hylan’s expertise includes underground construction, specializing in all outside plant construction activities, including new technologies such as micro trenching, microfiber blowing, directional drilling, auger, and jack boring capabilities. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, HYLAN serves public and private companies, general contractors, renewable energy developers, and governmental agencies in the Northwest and Southwest regions, with operations in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah.

Position Overview:

The Safety Manager is responsible for implementing and overseeing the organization’s safety programs and initiatives to ensure a safe and healthy work environment. This role involves regulatory compliance, risk assessment, incident investigation, and employee training. The Safety Manager will collaborate with various departments to promote a culture of safety and continuous improvement.


  • Implement comprehensive safety programs and policies that comply with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Ensure all safety practices adhere to OSHA, EPA, and other relevant regulatory requirements. Stay updated on new regulations and standards.
  • Conduct regular risk assessments and safety audits to identify potential hazards.
  • Lead investigations into workplace incidents, accidents, and near misses. Determine root causes and implement corrective actions to prevent recurrence.
  • Deliver safety training programs for employees at all levels. Ensure staff are educated in safety procedures, emergency protocols, and safe work practices.
  • Maintain emergency response plans. Coordinate drills and ensure all employees are prepared for emergencies.
  • Maintain accurate records of safety inspections, incident reports, training sessions, and regulatory compliance activities.
  • Monitor and analyze safety performance metrics. Identify trends and areas for improvement. Implement safety improvements and innovations.
  • Work closely with management, HR, and other departments to integrate safety into all operational processes. Provide guidance and support on safety-related matters.
  • Foster a positive safety culture by encouraging employee involvement in safety initiatives and recognizing safe behaviors. 


  • 5-10 years of Health & Safety related experience in Construction, including experience participating and/or leading safety committees, working on H&S initiatives, participating on emergency response/behavior-based safety teams, participating in OSHA inspections
  • OSHA & DOT associated certifications.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to disseminate information related to applicable laws and regulations to team members.

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