WABTEC Safety Program Coordinator in Columbia, South Carolina


Wabtec Global Services is seeking a Safety Program Coordinator for our Repair Facility located in Columbia, SC. Wabtec Global Services provides repair and service for customers in the Railroad Industry. This position will provide professional knowledge and expertise in the operation and support of environmental health and safety programs in compliance with regulatory agency guidelines and institutional policies. Responsibilities will include the coordination and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure a safe and healthy working environment.


Coordinates and oversees independent safety evaluations and monitoring to assess safety and health issues. Evaluates and interprets results to advise management regarding necessary corrective actions. Provides expertise for highly specialized problems such as facility design, research protocols utilizing hazardous materials, hazardous waste management, fire/life safety standards, and other occupational exposure issues. Develops and conducts safety training for employees. Stays informed of policies, guidelines, and regulations relating to environmental health and safety. Stays informed of policies, guidelines, and regulations from governmental agencies. Develops standard operating procedures and other written guidelines. Conduct safety and health walk-through inspections of the workplace facility. Maintain OSHA log Compile, analyze, interpret, and report accidents. Review property and injury reports. Responsible for the overall administration of workers compensation program. Purchase all safety supplies, products or training items required. Advises management of potentially hazardous conditions.


Minimum Requirements:

  • B.S. in safety, environmental, or health management and compliance or equivalent experienc

  • 5-7 years of experience in the field or in a related area

  • Computer proficiency (MS Word, Excel, EMS Learning Systems)

  • OSHA Certified

Specialized equipment used in this job

 Computer and MS Office, personal protective equipment

Other skills and qualifications Excellent verbal and written communication/language skills required to include the ability to provide written and verbal instructions, compile and present business reports/correspondence, and present information clearly. Knowledge of regulatory requirements, Company policies concerning hazardous materials, and/or occupational safety. Knowledge of how to receive, store, use hazardous materials, and/or occupational hazards as well as cleanup/containment of hazardous materials. Ability to cooperate and interpersonal skills to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.


Business UnitRegular Full-Time