• Safety and Training Manager San Jose

    Job Locations US-CA-San Jose
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/6/2018 2:33 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Position Category
    Management & Above
    Internal Code
    Internal Reference
    Internal Code 3
    Compass Transportation
  • Overview

    Compass Transportation is one of the most respected and reliable transportation companies in the San Jose Area. We are an integral component of Transdev Corporation, the global leader in private transportation services with offices in 21 countries worldwide and proudly serving the needs of commuters, tourists, and the public. Our employees are the best in the business and are proud to work for a Global Leader in the Transportation sector.


    The Safety and Training Manager will be responsible for developing, communicating, and enforcing safety policies and procedures at the transit location in compliance with federal, state, local regulations, and policies. Candidate will be responsible for managing the Stockton and San Jose location. 


    Salary is $75,000 per year.



    • Must ensure a functional understanding of the customer’s needs and requirements per the customer contract.
    • Must establish and maintain an effective safety committee at the operating location to meet monthly for the purpose of proactively reducing accidents and injuries.
    • Investigates, documents and reports all accidents and injuries per the company incident investigation process.
    • Monitors and manages unsafe driver activities utilizing the SmartDrive system ensuring retraining and/or any other corrective steps to prevent recurrence.
    • Oversees and manages the site’s comprehensive training program ensuring all new and current staff are trained per the program’s guidelines, all training documentation is accurate and appropriately filed and each trainee comprehends and is able to safely execute their responsibilities.
    • Ensures compliance with all company, client, and Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations, policies, and procedures.
    • Ensures the client-required Safety Report is updated with the required content accurately and punctually.
    • Ensures contract compliance with all applicable federal, state, local, and company regulations; ensures related record keeping and reporting requirements are met and maintained; provides support in implementing the approved recommendations.
    • Oversees and facilitates the site’s monthly safety meetings.
    • Collaborates with the site’s Account Manager to ensure the contract’s scope of work requirements are being met.
    • Facilitates and manages required onboard driver evaluations and trail checks. STM will schedule, and perform, at least one discreet trail check per quarter, per driver.
    • Evaluates and assesses routing for safety and efficiency and reports any potential hazards or issues in a timely manner.
    • Works with Director of Safety and Training to oversee the (School Pupil Activity Bus) SPAB training program.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Safety and Training.
    • Must possess a valid class A/B CDL with necessary endorsements as occasional standby route coverage is required by the client.
    • Attends client meetings at the customer locations regularly and as needed.


    • 3-5 years of transit safety management experience in an operation similar in size and scope.
    • Possess a valid California Commercial Driver’s License (Class A/B) with both air brakes and passenger endorsements.
    • Existing experience implementing and managing a safety program is required.
    • Management/supervisory experience is also required.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
    • After hours work required when necessitated by the client and in emergency situations.
    • Required proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and the competency to develop documents, reports, spreadsheets, and presentations.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills, that include ability to explain and present regulations to others.
    • Ability to travel (25% of the time).
    • SPAB (Student Pupil Activity Bus) preferred.


    Education, Licensing, and Certifications:

    • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, required.


    Pre-Employment Requirements:

    • Must submit to drug testing and a background check.


    Physical Requirements:

    • Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.
    • 100% 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
    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


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