United Rentals Division Safety Manager in Raleigh, North Carolina


Ensures compliance with all Company and governmental safety and environmental health regulations by managing a decentralized regional safety function. Manages the planning, development, implementation, and administration of safety policies, programs, and training for assigned region(s).

Program Management: Protects the Company's employees, customers, and assets against losses, injuries and accidents by directing, implementing, and overseeing the administration of safety and key loss prevention programs. Responsible for monitoring and communicating safety related, regional/divisional profit and loss by establishing and delivering claim cost reduction and containment metrics.

Compliance: Ensures safety compliance by overseeing OSHA, DOT, and other compliance related activities. Protects the Company's employees, customers, and assets against losses, injuries and accidents through enforcement of safe work practices. Prevents accidents and other safety exposures by investigating, identifying causes, and developing preventative measures and practices.

Communication: Builds successful business partnerships by communicating with corporate Safety department, customer safety managers, and regional management and employees. Reports to business boards on regional safety issues and performance.

Safety Training: Meets safety and environmental health goals by developing and implementing training programs consistent with governmental regulations and business and customer needs. Coordinates on-site worker and supervisory safety training programs with the insurance carrier, broker, and other outside vendors.

Risk Mitigation: Mitigates risk exposure by identifying sources of safety and environmental risk and developing needed programs, policies, and procedures. Avoids legal challenges by understanding current and proposed legislation. Assists with safety and environmental health acquisition due diligence, and coordinates post-acquisition safety rollout programs.

Process Improvements: Ensures internal and external customer satisfaction by recommending best practices. Drives, implements, sustains, and develops quality process improvements that focus on safety, financials, operations, and customer service.


Requires three (3) to five (5) years progressively responsible professional-level safety related experience.

Ability to persuasively communicate with all levels of management. Strong training and presentation skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications and other operations applications.

Maintain currency in all areas of OSHA and ANSI including, but not limited to, CFR 1910 and 1926 as well as legislation affecting these area Maintain current in all areas of FMCR's as they relate to the rental industry.

Occupational Health-Safety and/or accredited professional certification preferred.

Bachelor's degree, preferably relating to Safety and Health. Master's degree preferred.

United Rentals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.