Assistant Health & Safety

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Date: Nov 19, 2021

Location: West Palm Beach, FL, US, 33406

Company: CEMEX

Company Overview

Founded in 1906, over the last 110+ years' CEMEX has grown into a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.  Here at CEMEX we offer our employees competitive wages, career growth, excellent benefits including health, dental & vision plans, vacation or paid time off,  employee assistance program and retirement plan options, along with over a century of stability to build your next career on! To learn more about our company culture and why you should join us, visit us at www.cemexusa.com/careers. For direct access to CEMEX Career Opportunities, visit us at https://jobs.cemex.com/.

Job Summary

The Health & Safety Assistant is responsible for assisting in safety information, obtained from a variety of sources. It requires the ability to analyze data from conceptualization through presentation of the data. Oversees departmental records processes, and ensures records are maintained in compliance with federal and state regulations. Additional responsibilities include oversight of special projects and other reporting functions as needed.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepares weekly and monthly health & safety reports and presentations 
  • Maintains a variety of safety records to ensure compliance with governmental requirements; and Accident Records
  • Collects and analyzes data used for compiling company safety statistics/trends and maintains reports as required.  This includes Region & USA Heat Maps and associated reports/data. Safety Improvement Cards, VFL and SBO
  • Maintains Drive Cam reports and update drivers’ records
  • Keeps official safety/human resources records 
  • Coordinate DOT DQ files for monthly updates(DOT files are kept in WPB)
  • Coordinate Truck Overweight violations with attorneys and drivers
  • Prepare and distribute Eye Glass Vouchers for employees
  • Prepare and review Windshield claims and Public Complaints
  • Assist in preparation in information gathering for CEMEX attorney for defense
  • Coordinate and conduct New Hire Orientation to include Safety and Human Resources modules
  • Occasionally conduct safety classes on selected safety essentials for office
  • Coordinate and distribute PPE supplies for new hires and other employees  
  • Creates and maintains personnel and medical folders 
  • Answers phone calls/questions and greets guests or mail couriers as needed
  • Assist with community involvement initiatives 
  • Adhere to all CEMEX, OSHA and MSHA rules and regulations at all times and wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds 
  • Meet or exceed company safety standards 
  • Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by management


  • Some knowledge of OSHA and DOT regulations preferred
  • Bilingual preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail is essential in addition to multi-tasking ability
  • Good communications skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills

Working Conditions

  • Capability to work extended hours as necessary
  • Ability to work with standard office/computer Equipment
  • Capable of working in an open office environment

Physical Requirements

  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
  • Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently   
  • Job involves sitting most of the time, but also involves walking or standing for brief periods of time 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors  

Legal Notices

CEMEX is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or familial status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by under federal, state or local law in the programs or activities which it operates.


CEMEX will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all local, state and federal laws.


CEMEX is an E-Verify participating employer.


Arizona Smoke-Free Act.  CEMEX complies with the State of Arizona’s Smoke-Free Act (Arizona Revised Statutes § 36-601.01). Smoking and/or the use of tobacco or related products is prohibited in and on CEMEX property as well as any building and/or vehicle owned or leased by CEMEX.

EEO Statement - En Español

CEMEX es una institución EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acción afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religión, discapacidad física o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientación sexual, infomación genética, identidad de género, o expresión de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.

Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami