Safety Manager

Safety & Training Baton Rouge, LA


About Transdev: Cities, counties, airports, companies, and universities across the U.S. contract with Transdev to operate their transportation systems, maintain their vehicle and fleets, and deliver on mobility solutions. Transdev U.S. employs a team of 32,000 across 400 locations while maintaining more than 17,000 vehicles. 
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The Safety and Training Manager ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations as well as ensuring compliance with company safety requirements. Responsible for continuous leadership, recruitment and training of operator candidates. Promotes strong leadership and influences positive employee morale throughout the location.  
This Safety Manager is for our operations at LSU. 
  • Provides behind-the-wheel instruction according to corporate and client specifications in all aspects of vehicle operation and passenger transportation, including defensive driving, service area familiarization, passenger loading, unloading and securement.  
  • Conducts classroom training in accordance with corporate and location requirements.    
  • Ensure all safety manuals, programs, policies, and procedures are current and meet the needs of the location.  
  • Document all training activities and ensure accurate completion of all training-related employee records.  
  • Establish a relationship with client and corporate personnel to identify additional training needs, resources, and opportunities.  
  • Prepares and conducts monthly safety meetings.  
  • Maintains an adequate and complete employee filing system and participates in audits and inspections to meet client and corporate expectations.  
  • Directs the location drug & alcohol program to include random drug testing and ensures all files are updated to pass regular audits.   
  • Manages the injury prevention program to reduce the number of workplace injuries.  
  • Conducts accident investigation using root-cause analysis and assigns employee re-training as required.  
  • Responsible for maintaining/posting OSHA log.  
  • Conducts road observations to evaluate operator safety, customer service, and systematic knowledge of the service.  
  • Provides coaching and re-training as required on Drive Cam.   
  • Respond to customer comments related to the service.  
 Related Experience:  
  • The Ideal candidate will have a minimum (3) years’ experience in the passenger transportation industry.  
  • Experience in location safety management and/or operations management.  
Knowledge of:  
  • Microtransit, fixed route, or paratransit operations.  
  • Federal drug and alcohol testing protocols.   
  • State and federal DOT standards.  
  • Providing quality training, including the creation and management of training materials.  
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request. 
Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.  
Drug-free workplace 
If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in U.S. without restrictions for any employer at any time; able to pass a drug screen. 
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