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Safety Coach

Dubuque, IA

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Department: Operations

Location: Dubuque, IA

Reports to: Vice President of Safety

Status: Full-Time

Shift: Monday – Friday / 1st Shift

Job Summary: The Safety Coach is responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable DOT regulations. The Safety Coach is responsible for coaching and counseling to ensure that drivers are following DOT regulations and company policies.

Essential Duties:

•Educate drivers on safe driving techniques and compliance on a one-to-one basis

•Communicate with drivers to correct unsafe behaviors including, but not limited to, speed gauge, roll stability, hard braking, and hours of service violations

•Conduct initial, remedial, and review safety and compliance training for drivers

•Coordinate travel schedule to terminals for drivers in need of safety and compliance performance counseling or training

•Conducts driver follow up for remedial and refresher safety and compliance training and counseling as directed by the Vice President of Safety

•Collaborates with drivers and other departments to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and laws

•Report, document, recommend and implement corrective action on safety and compliance issues with individual drivers

•Be subject matter expert regarding Hours-of-Service regulations

Required Qualifications:

•Strong oral and written communication skills via telephone, email, and in person

•Bachelor's degree or relevant experience

•Strong knowledge of DOT regulations and Hours-of-Service

•Knowledge of commercial vehicle telematics

Preferred Qualifications:

•Knowledge of drive cam and speed gauge

•Accident investigation background

•Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Excel

•Previous experience with AS-400, PCMiler, Netgraph, Peoplenet, Elogs, TPI

•Ability to create, manage, and analyze spreadsheets

•Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

•Knowledge of SMITH training

•Valid Class A CDL, with airbrake endorsement

Hirschbach Motor Lines, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a 'best in class' culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

Posted 11/14/16

Job ID: 20647846
Mactive ID: 40159