Careers at American Fire Protection Group

American Fire Protection Group believes in the importance of Apprenticeship Training as illustrated in this video produced by the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA). AFPG actively participates in the invaluable programs offered through the AFSA.

Our Mission at American Fire Protection Group is to be the leading solutions provider within the fire protection industry always bringing our finest effort, exceptional ideas and incomparable character to every project. Paramount to AFPG’s successful pursuit of this mission is the hiring of quality people whose values align with ours. Our values are strong and they produce exceptional results.

What are those values?

At AFPG we are committed to each individual’s success. We know our team members and we care about them, and it shows. Like our parent company, the APi Group, we are committed to helping each person grow through training, leadership development and advancement. We have well-defined career paths and training opportunities that help support the growth and skill sets needed to progress on those paths.

We augment training by paying for and encouraging participation in job-related conferences, seminars and workshops. We also offer a tuition reimbursement program, along with a highly competitive benefits package that includes a 401K with matching and an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Program).

If you’re interested in joining our highly-respected team of professionals, start the application process today by submitting an online application via the Apply Now link for one of our open positions.

American Fire Protection Group, and its divisions, believes in Equal Opportunity for all and is committed to ensuring all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, have an opportunity to apply for those positions that they are interested in and qualify for without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.

Regional Safety & Risk Management Leader

Company:

American Fire Protection Group, Inc.

Location:

Houston, TX

Description:

This position will be responsible for continuously improving the Company’s Health and Safety Program and Policies to best practice standards while driving compliance to applicable regulatory standards. This individual will plan, lead, and direct the Health and Safety Policies and Procedures and execute other assigned duties within their assigned divisions. Candidate will coordinate the development of policies, programs, processes, procedures, standards, tools, and training to facilitate standardization and consistency. They will continuously build and enhance the Company’s Safety & Risk Management’s First Culture and values, demonstrate the ability to lead a progressive organization, determine safety and risk management risks, devise, and implement programs and processes that drive constant improvement. This individual communicates all division safety and risk data to their Division Leaders and the Corporate Director of Safety & Risk Management. AFPG divisions supported will include Houston, San Antonio, College Station and Katy, Texas.

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety or related degree from an accredited college or university
  • 5+ years successful work experience as a safety professional
  • Working knowledge of federal and state safety regulations, including OSHA standards
  • Proven experience and the ability to change a safety culture
  • Ability to review, analyze, and discuss safety and risk management information and data
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational/facilitative leadership skills with strong relationship-building skills
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills in the Microsoft package (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Proven ability to work as a TEAMmate
  • Exceptional planning, time-management, and follow-through
  • Favorable driving record
  • Ability to travel at least 50% overnight

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Construction experience
  • Approved OSHA 500/501 trainer
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP)

Responsibilities:

  • Be a champion of our Commitment to Zero and Striving Towards Excellence and Professionalism in Safety (STEPS) efforts
  • Support our Driving Without Distractions initiative
  • Support and enhance Behavior-Based Safety Program throughout multiple divisions and AFPG
  • Collaborate on the direction of company’s overall health and safety program - this includes implementing APi Group, Inc. health and safety programs and/or company specific programs unique to the business
  • Supporting company risk management goals and objectives and incorporating them into division business plan(s)
  • Communicate with and involve division leadership with respect to risk management goals, objectives and key performance indicators
  • Explore, research, adapt new products, programs and/or technology that will further enhance the company’s safety performance
  • Regularly engage with field TEAM members to assist and monitor loss prevention efforts
  • Be available 24/7 to receive communication and provide assistance to TEAMs working in multiple geographic areas
  • Travel requirements of up to and more than 50% to support multiple geographic areas in the region
  • Champion and coach/mentor TEAM members on behavior-based safety programs and initiatives that focus on impacting behaviors through interactions
  • Develop division leadership through coaching, feedback, and continued training activities to assist in building the skills necessary to execute loss prevention activities
  • Maintain regulatory compliance with all state and federal regulations
  • Create and deliver training opportunities to all levels of the AFPG TEAM
  • Perform frequent job site evaluations, determine TEAM member exposure(s) and institute acceptable work practices
  • Investigate losses as per AFPG policies and procedures
  • Monitor and measure loss performance at regional and project levels
  • Participate in claim reviews with appropriate leadership personnel
  • Continuously search for trends in incidents reported and opportunities for prevention
  • Explore, research, adapt new products, programs and/or technology that will further enhance the company’s safety performance
  • Proactively interact with and provide recommendations to Corporate Director of Safety and Risk Management on initiatives and processes as relevant and prioritized for the region
  • Prepare the Division Office safety reports and track and trend critical indicators, ensuring the same is reported to the Corporate Director of Safety and Risk Management and API Group as appropriate
  • Be responsible for the Safety Committee meetings, daily huddles, etc. at each office
  • Oversee OSHA compliance, record keeping compliance, and personal protective equipment selection
  • Liaison between AFPG Corporate Risk Management and division office
  • Maintain confidentiality in regards to injuries and claims
  • Coordinate onboarding programs
  • Other duties as assigned based on needs of the business

Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, 401K, ESOP.

Pay Range:

Pay depends on your level of experience and education.

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