SAFETY MANAGER - Vessel Maintenance Facility


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United States of America
Administrative and Support



Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide.  Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle with processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, hardworking employees, and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit.  Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the seafood industry.


The Vessel Maintenance Facility Safety Manager conducts inspections of production activities, buildings, vessels, equipment, and facilities to identify potential personnel, fire, safety, and environmental hazards.  They ensure a safe and compliant work environment through review, oversight and enforcement of company policies and procedures as well as all other applicable state and federal safety policies and regulations.


  • Organizes current safety plans, policies, and procedures and achieves continuity throughout support operations.
  • Ensures all maintenance facility occupational safety and health training aligns with Safety and Regulatory Compliance objectives.
  • Acts as internal auditor for safety processes at the Tacoma facility and other vessel maintenance yards as directed.
  • Assists in monitoring outside labor services to ensure they are following safety policies.
  • Performs injury and casualty investigations.
  • Serves as an alternate point of contact for oil spill reporting for incidents; makes require Federal and State notifications; liaison with Federal and State representatives visiting the spill site; assists responsible vessel representative in drafting and submitting  required paperwork.
  • Maintains emergency procedures and evacuation plans, posting of plans and applicable training.
  • Responds to emergencies in buildings, yards, and on vessels involving fires, personal injuries, or environmental matters.  May intervene and/or stop production or other facility activity as needed.
  • Reviews and monitors the “competent person” procedures, policies and practices and assistance and guidance to the facility’s SCPs as needed.
  • Monitors activities and establishes and /or modifies procedures based on visual assessment and input from facility SCP (Shipyard Competent Person), industrial hygienic testing, managers, and leads.
  • Conducts ship and yard daily walk-through inspections and audits to insure compliance with OSHA, WISHA and or US Coast Guard regulations, if required by the facility.
  • Identifies and analyzes hazards, reports to facility supervisors and managers and recommends corrective measures.
  • Develops, provides and/or coordinates initial and refresher safety training as needed including new hire orientation, PPE, Fire Watch training, and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains records and documentation as directed and required by applicable local, state, and federal requirements.
  • Knowledge of using and calibrating 5 Gas Analyzer Meters and Photo Ionizing Detector (PID) VOC Meter.


  • Performs other similar or related duties as requested or assigned.
  • Maintains OSHA 300 Log.
  • Coordinates safety activities, teaches worker safety and other related subjects.
  • Serves on safety committees as requested.

Minimum Requirements




  • Working knowledge of 29 CFR OSHA 1910 General Industry & 29 CFR OSHA 1915 Maritime Industry Standards.
  • Working knowledge on use of technical equipment for noise monitoring, paint sampling and air monitoring.
  • Must be able to read and understand Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
  • Basic First Aid and CPR training with current certification (or within 90 days of hire)


  • Shipyard Competent Person Certificate (SCP)
  • HAZWOPER Certification


  • AA or Technical degree or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university desirable.
  • A minimum 2 years of experience working as a safety person in the shipyard/ship repair work environment is preferred.

Trident is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

With our recent growth there’s never been a better time to join the Trident team than right now. Go ahead and take the first step by completing our online employment application!