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Title: Safety & Training Manager
Company: MetroLink Tulsa
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 154986
JOB SUMMARY: Develops and coordinates safety programs necessary to comply with applicable local, state, and federal regulations and to ensure a safe working environment for all MTTA employees. Also responsible for developing, conducting, and coordinating necessary safety training programs for the operations, maintenance, and administration employees. Develops, coordinates, and conducts training classes for operators.


  • Maintain the confidentiality of all company and personnel related information.
  • Manage and supervise Trainers.
  • Maintain compliance with FTA, EPA, OSHA, and DOL laws and regulations.
  • Review Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) and associated materials periodically to ensure compliance.
  • Monitor and assist Maintenance Department with OSHA compliance.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor the Safety Program for all Tulsa Transit personnel.
  • Investigate offsite and onsite accidents involving Tulsa Transit personnel and/or damage to equipment. Investigate incidents as necessary.
  • Obtain Police Reports from the Tulsa Police Department on accidents.
  • Obtain damage estimates from Maintenance Department on accidents.
  • Report damage information to claims adjuster for subrogation purposes, when necessary.
  • Track and process all accidents and determine accident preventability. Ensure all documentation is received. If the accident was preventable, determine necessary training or retraining and provide the training.
  • Serve as chairperson of the Safety Committee and conduct monthly safety meetings. Plan and coordinate Safety Month activities in June and order appropriate awards/plaques.
  • Conduct fire and severe weather drills on an annual basis.
  • Prepare Safety Bulletin Boards with safety materials on a quarterly basis.
  • Prepare, maintain, update, and submit reports and logs.

    • Accidents/Incidents (track & process daily)
    • Lost Time Report (monthly by 10th)
    • Lost Time Log (update monthly)
    • Damage Estimate Log (update monthly)

    Complete paperwork when workplace injuries occur and conduct investigations to determine how to prevent future occurrences. Take employee to Concentra for on-the-job injury care if he/she cannot drive. Review and update Safety Policies annually.

    • System Safety Plan
    • Exposure Control Plan
    • Respiratory Protection Plan
    • Personal Protective Equipment Plan
    • Personal Protective Equipment Hazard Assessment Plan
    • Lockout/Tagout
    • Hazard Communication Plan

  • May testify at Workers’ Compensation or District Court on behalf of Tulsa Transit.
  • In cooperation with department managers, implements programs to improve overall safety.
  • Accountable Executive for the PTASP.

  • Develop, present, and administer the training program for new safety-sensitive employees. Classroom and driving skills training is given to all MTTA’s Operators. Separate training is specifically designed for Maintenance personnel.
  • Provide safety training to employees, when necessary.
  • Design, plan, and coordinate annual in-service training.
  • Create/coordinate training videos.

  • Serves as a back up to the Transportation staff.
  • Assists when there is a manpower shortage or with other supervisory duties.
  • Must be flexible and dependable, and available to work weekends and after hours.
  • Must report to work on a regular and timely basis.
  • Perform other incidental duties as may be assigned.
  • Fill in as a trainer when needed.


Knowledge - Working knowledge of local, state, and federal safety regulations is required. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Excellent computer skills required. Must have excellent customer service skills. Must be proactive in identifying training and/or quality control needs and have the knowledge and ability to initiate a resolution. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is preferred. Three (3) to five (5) years’ relevant experience in the field of safety and training for a transit agency is preferred. A class A or B commercial driver’s license (CDL) with passenger and air brake endorsements is required or must obtain one within 120 days.

The preceding job description is intended to describe the general content, identify the essential functions, and set forth the requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks. EOE/AA and Drug Free.


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