Safety & Compliance Manager

Innovative. Dependable. Committed.

These are the core values of the one of the nation’s largest and most dynamic demolition contractors, Sessler Wrecking.  We are seeking ambitious applicants that identify with these values to join our team of professionals.

Sessler Wrecking is looking for a Safety & Compliance Manager!  

Over the past 60 years, Sessler Wrecking has grown into one of the largest turn-key Building, Bridge, & Industrial Demolition specialists in the country.  Along with that growth, Sessler Wrecking has gained the deserved reputation of a contractor that prides itself on safety.

We are seeking a candidate to be part of the Safety and Compliance Department of Sessler Wrecking.  This is a chance for a motivated individual to become a part of a growing and safety-oriented construction team.

Sessler Wrecking’s corporate headquarters is in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York.

Responsibilities include:

  • Act as one of the primary contacts regarding the areas of occupational safety and compliance for all Sessler Companies.
  • Participate as part of a corporate team to initiate, develop, and maintain policies and procedures that address key safety and compliance issues.
  • Assist in generating project specific safety guidelines and plans.
  • Assist in accident/incident investigation and report on root cause and corrective action.
  • Execute and support corporate safety directives and initiatives.
  • Clearly communicate safety rules and regulations to all employees and subcontractors.
  • Review work practices to make sure safety-related policies and procedures are being followed by employees and sub-contractors.
  • Notify management of any policy or procedure violations, to determine what form of discipline is appropriate.
  • Work with the entire safety team and supervisors to implement a proactive approach to accident prevention by training and advising management and employees on all safety issues.
  • Maintain expertise on current safety issues through ongoing literature and attendance at relevant seminars and meetings.
  • Work jointly and collaboratively with operations to improve the safety of our employees while increasing operational efficiencies.
  • Assist in the organization of required training in all departments to increase safety awareness and adherence.
  • Assist in the training of employees for regulatory compliance and improvement of our safety metrics.
  • Assist in the tracking of required safety training and regulatory certifications.
  • Assists in the coordination of hazardous material pickup at job sites.
  • Perform all personal air samplings, send to lab, and file results in job file.
  • Perform regular audits and report risk issues to the management group.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Requirements:

  • High School diploma required. Associates degree or bachelor’s degree preferred in Health & Safety or equivalent experience and education.
  • The following training/certification preferred;
  • 40-hour Asbestos certificate or willingness to obtain
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER certificate
  • Lead awareness training
  • CPR/First-Aid certificate or willingness to obtain
  • Safety Professional Certification (i.e., OSHA Academy CHSP or, BCSP CSP or, BCSP CHST or, IHMM CSHM or, IOSH Level 3 Certification or, IPEP QEP or, NREP REM or, NASP CSMC or, NCCER CSSS, etc.)
  • 30 Hour OSHA Construction Training
  • Minimum of two (2) years safety management experience required.
  • Demonstrated technical competencies related to federal and state health and safety regulations.
  • Working knowledge of safety regulations as well as company safety policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to work across all divisions of the company and build relationships with other divisions to drive continuous improvement.
  • High standards for accuracy, organization, and flexibility.


  • Salary Commensurate with Experience.
  • Medical & Dental Plan Available.
  • Supplemental Insurance Benefits Available.
  • 401k Plan & Match Available.
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Days.

Apply in person or mail cover letter and resume to 1257 State Route 96 North, Waterloo, NY 13165 or e-mail to