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Safety Coach

Job Summary

The Safety Coach is responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable DOT regulations. The Safety Coach is responsible for coaching and counseling to ensure that drivers are following DOT regulations and company policies.

Essential Duties

  • Educate drivers on safe driving techniques and compliance on a one-to-one basis.
  • Communicate with drivers to correct unsafe behaviors including, but not limited to, speed gauge, roll stability, hard braking, and hours of service violations.
  • Conduct initial, remedial, and review safety and compliance training for drivers.
  • Coordinate travel schedule to terminals for drivers in need of safety and compliance performance counseling or training.
  • Conducts driver follow up for remedial and refresher safety and compliance training and counseling as directed.
  • Collaborates with drivers and other departments to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and laws.
  • Report, document, recommend and implement corrective action on safety and compliance issues with individual drivers.
  • Be subject matter expert regarding Hours-of-Service regulations.

Required Qualifications

  • Strong oral and written communication skills via telephone, email, and in person
  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience
  • Strong knowledge of DOT regulations and Hours-of-Service
  • Knowledge of commercial vehicle telematics

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of drive cam and speed gauge
  • Accident investigation background
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Excel
  • Previous experience with AS-400, PCMiler, Netgraph, Peoplenet, Elogs, TPI
  • Ability to create, manage, and analyze spreadsheets
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Knowledge of SMITH training

About Us

Hirschbach has nearly 1,200 full-time employees and professional drivers who continually strive to meet and exceed the transportation needs and customer service expectations of our clients. 

With 11 different company locations offering refrigerated transportation services from coast to coast, custom dedicated fleets and non-traditional trucking solutions, Hirschbach offers a wide variety of exciting opportunities to further your career track.  

Hirschbach offers a comprehensive benefits plan, 401(k), and Free Gym Memberships.

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