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Safety and Training Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Huntington
  • $50,000 - $55,000 / Year

Coalfield Development

Position Summary and objective 

The Training and Safety Coordinator ensures the coordination of Safety Training, Safety  Equipment, and Safe work practices across the organization. This position also supports all  Non-OJT staff with professional development. This position is a champion for creating a culture  of safety and learning across the organization, with an emphasis on creating a learning  environment for Non-OJT Staff.  

Essential Functions 

  • Regular attendance is an essential function for all employees. We depend on our  employees to show up, begin work and end work at the time their schedule indicates and  whenever scheduled to work, aside from extenuating circumstances. 
  • Legally and safely drive a vehicle to work sites.  
  • Collaborates with leadership and safety partners to develop, prepare, and implement  safety policies and procedures. 
  • Enforces site-specific safety plans and emergency action plans. 
  • Coordinates safety training and recommends revisions, improvements, and updates. Ensures understanding of all risks and hazards throughout organization by coordinating  and evaluating the safety program’s effectiveness to promote and ensure a safe working  environment. 
  • and implements the safety program to minimize workplace injuries, accidents, and  health problems. 
  • Shares environmental safety information with appropriate levels in the organization. Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local safety laws, regulations, codes, and  rules.
  • Drug Free Workplace policy interpretation, administration, enforcement, and 2nd chance  support. 
  • Partners with relevant stakeholders, supervisors and staff to identify training needs and  develop training plans. 
  • Assists in the coordination of learning and development by coordinating with external  vendors and service providers to ensure seamless delivery of learning and development  programs. This may include scheduling and logistics, participant registration and  confirmation, and tracking participation and completion. 
  • Collaborates with subject matter experts to create training materials, including  presentations, handouts, e-learning modules, and job aids; and to ensure training  materials are accurate, engaging, and effective. 
  • Implements & coordinates training sessions to employees in a variety of formats,  including classroom instruction, webinars, and virtual training sessions. 
  • Manages training budgets, vendors, and external training programs as needed Measures and reports on the effectiveness of training programs to stakeholders Ensures compliance with all training-related regulatory requirements. Administers the Learning Management System software including, but not limited to, promoting self-select professional development, maintaining participant information, etc. Keeps up to date with industry trends and best practices in learning and development. 

Competency – Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

  • Extensive knowledge of company safety policies/processes and applicable Occupational  Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Standards.  
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills to communicate effectively with a diverse  range of people, including employees, leaders, and external stakeholders. This includes  strong listening skills, public speaking skills, and the ability to facilitate difficult  conversations. 
  • Have sound judgment regarding confidential information. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.  
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite. 
  • Ability to learn Learning Management Software, HRIS (Human Resources Information  Systems) Software, and any other Software used by Coalfield Development  Stakeholders, especially training software platforms.  
  • Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations, especially regarding safety and  substance use, and the ability to ensure that the organization complies with all  applicable laws. 
  • Ability to adapt and pivot plans when necessary due to ever-changing organizational  training needs.  
  • Be approachable, empathetic, and able to build relationships. 
  • Ability to analyze training data to identify trends and opportunities for improvement and use this information to develop effective training programs. 
  • Excels in fast paced, high expectation environment  
  • Critical thinking  
  • Creative approaches 

Work Location and Hours of Work 

  • Office in Black Diamond Building 2923 Park Avenue Huntington, WV 25704 Coalfield Development operates on a Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM schedule. 
  • Coalfield allows exempt employees to request & use flextime. 

Environment Conditions, Physical Activity, Physical Demands 

  • Light lifting (up to 50 LBS with or without accommodation).  
  • Must be able to work seated or standing at a desk and/or computer. 
  • Must be able to stay on feet for extended periods of time (sometimes up to 8 hours)  during training exercises.  
  • Must be able to be exposed to all weather conditions, especially during training  exercises.  

Travel and Transportation Requirements 

Candidates must provide reliable transportation to their primary work location and other  locations as required. Travel expenses (excluding commutes) may be reimbursed per  Coalfield’s policies and procedures. Coalfield has a limited fleet of vehicles and frequently  carpools to minimize travel burdens on employees. A valid driver’s license and annual  completion of our drivers safety course is required in order to drive a Coalfield vehicle. 

Required Experience and Education 

  • Associate’s degree in safety or related field 
  • At least 2 years of experience in safety or related field  
  • At least 2 years of experience in training facilitation or related field 


Preferred Experience and Education 

  • Bachelor’s degree in safety or related field 
  • 2-4 years of experience in safety 
  • 2-4 years of experience in training facilitation or related field 

EEO Statement 

Coalfield Development Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees  and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without  regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected  veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic  protected by federal, state or local laws. 

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring,  placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and  training.

Other duties 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of  activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties,  responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Background or drug test 

Candidates for this position will be required to pass a drug test as a condition of employment.  

Candidates for this position will be required to have a background check as a condition of  employment. We conduct background checks to ensure the safety and security of our  employees and partners. However, we understand that everyone has a past, and we believe in  second chances. We evaluate each candidate case-by-case and consider the offense’s  relevance to the position, and the time that has passed since it occurred. We are committed to  fair chance hiring and empowering employers to fairly assess their candidates’ history.

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