Rescue Services Manager

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Rescue Services Manager in Pittsburgh Region

Amerisafe Group is growing our technical rescue team in the Greater Pittsburgh area! We provide onsite standby / rescue services in a variety of industries. We are looking for a team player to lead the rescue services in the Pittsburgh area. Ideal candidate will have management and field operations experience.

Rescue services include confined space, fresh air, and/or high angle scenarios, as well as:

  • Assistance in assessing potential hazards
  • Completion of rescue pre-plans specific to the customer site and/or job
  • Completion of Job Safety Analysis (JSA) documentation
  • Identification of site-specific rescue anchor points and development of site-specific hauling/lowering plan
  • Atmospheric testing and monitoring, along with ventilation
  • Continuous monitoring of job/site conditions
  • Incident Response: locating patient, assessing patient for injuries, packaging patient for extrication, removing patient from the threatening environment, rendering AED/First Aid/CPR according to our level of training, and delivering the patient to the rally point in order to turn the patient over to EMS for additional medical attention and transport

The responsibilities for the position include:

  • Hiring of new rescuers
  • Manages rescuer’s qualifications for site specific training (i.e., Mark West, Sunoco, Williams)
  • Completes rescuer training
  • Completes the evaluation of confined spaces prior to standby/rescue work is completed
  • Establishes and/or approves best practices for confined space standby/rescue work
  • Works confined space standby/rescue assignments as needed
  • Reviews all complete confined space standby/rescue paperwork
  • Establishes rescue equipment (trailers and special hardware) assignments
  • Coordinates the movement of all rescue and training trailers
  • Sends out daily text messages, along with weekly and specific job emails for confined space standby/rescue and/or instruction assignments
  • Coordinates:
  • Annual rescuer training
  • Monthly portal reading assignments
  • Apprentice training
  • Annual fit testing
  • Annual drug testing
  • RET training
  • Manages Northeast based Rescue Equipment Technician (RET):
  • Readiness of equipment trailers for rescue and or training
  • Weekly vehicle checkouts
  • Daily equipment checks and completion of inventories
  • Maintaining all trailers and equipment in a state of readiness
  • Completion of monthly and annual equipment inspections
  • Completes rescue administrative functions (i.e., policy reviews, creation of training objectives, payroll submission)
  • Coordinates with Amerisafe Group Project Managers regarding confined space standby/rescue assignments
  • Maintains client relationships with existing rescue and training clients
  • Assists with the development of new rescue and training clients
  • Assists in the creation of semi-annual goals and objectives for rescue and training
  • Establishes weekly goals and objectives, along with communicates these in an email format
  • Serves as the primary instructor for the Gamesa elevated and confined space rescue programs
  • Develops additional markets in the area of elevated rescue

The requirements for the position include:

  • 5+ years of field experience in relevant industries
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Strong knowledge of rescue techniques
  • Rescue certifications:
    • Confined Space Rescue Technician Level I & II
    • High Angle Rescue and/or Rope Access
    • Trench Rescue
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong technical writing skills with experience in writing safety programs
  • Business development and client relations experience

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