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Transdev Safety & Training Director - Autonomous Vehicles in Phoenix, Arizona


If you are passionate about safety, creative minded and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you. You will work in a start-up environment with a highly collaborative team of professionals in the rapidly growing automated vehicle space.

Leads the Safety function in the Automated Vehicle Division. Assists the COO in the development of appropriate safety programs, policies and procedures. Provides functional support to the COO in their safety program implementation and execution efforts. Activities include but are not limited to, monitoring property safety performance and provide guidance to General Managers and Safety Managers as needed to address emerging trends and areas of concern; providing support and serve as resource for General Managers, Safety Managers and others in their area of operations; conducting, reviewing and documenting facility audits and assist in the correction of deficiencies; schedule and present training programs.


  • Works with facility directors and managers to ensure consistent and thorough implementation of safety and security processes, policies and programs to mitigate risks and potential company liability.

  • Monitors safety process execution for compliance with company requirements/expectations, provide guidance and direction as necessary.

  • Communicates company programs, rules, and tools related to safety.

  • Oversees the proper implementation and execution of training programs across sites/facilities.

  • Guides the development and updating security policies and processes.

  • Ensures that all reporting and risk management tools, including WebRisk, are being used appropriately.

  • Conducts evaluations and inspections to mitigate risk and minimize risk of loss potential.

  • Coordinates the activities of workers’ compensation, general liability and vehicle liability insurance carriers and insurance consultants as it affects safety and loss control; makes recommendations to the COO to help limit loss.

  • Conducts evaluations and inspections to ensure regulatory and policy compliance, mitigate risk and minimize risk of loss potential; ensures that safety inspections are properly scheduled, carried out, monitored, acted upon, and documented.

  • Ensures contract compliance with all applicable Federal (OSHA, DHS), State, local, and company regulations; ensures that related record keeping and reporting requirements are met and maintained; provides support in implementing the approved recommendations.

  • Ensures that the security programs are in compliance with federal guidelines and that all employees are properly trained.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all information.

  • Promotes structure of safety integration.

  • Other duties as required.


Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business or related field required.

Experience, Skills, and Knowledge Required:

  • 7 or more years of safety experience required.

  • 5 years of exempt level management experience required.

  • Experience working with multiple work sites preferred. CDS, CSSO, CSSD or transit specific certification preferred.

  • Thorough knowledge driver safety principals.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Ability to interpret and explain policies, procedures and regulations to others.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills; excellent presentation skills; ability to influence people at all levels of the organization.

  • Travel requirement outside of immediate area (as a percent) >75%.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Drug testing and background check.

  • Testing related to job requirements.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work flexible work schedules as needed.

  • 40-60% of work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities.

  • Work is accomplished in an office or in a cubicle space equipped with a telephone and computer.

  • The employee is generally subjected to long periods spent sitting, typing, or looking at a computer screen.

For more information please visit our website at www.transdevna. com/careers

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

EEO is the Law Poster:

Drug free workplace

If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check

Requisition ID 2019-10148

Position Category Safety & Training

Internal Reference 509

Company/Division Transdev Services