The Ohio Contractors Association seeks an individual to represent and educate the association’s members in the areas of labor relations and safety. This individual will have working knowledge of labor relations issues including, in part: contractual negotiation, administration, and compliance; mediation, oversight, and consultation on issues relating to employee and labor relations, employment law, and human relations for both union and non-union issues; familiarity with prevailing wage issues; service on advisory boards, national associations, educational institutions and other working groups as required; and management of a group rating program for workers compensation.
In addition to labor activities, this position administers the safety activities provided by the Association. This requires knowledge of safety protocols on construction sites and monitoring and promoting enhancements to current protocols. Communication with regulatory agencies such as OSHA, Ohio Department of Transportation, and other organizations reflecting both public and private sectors owners, is required. OCA’s safety training program is administered by this position as well as preparing weekly “Job Safety Talks” which are delivered electronically to the membership.
This is a full-time position which reports to the President of the association.
A minimum of 10-years of experience in labor relations is necessary. Working knowledge of heavy/highway construction safety operations is highly desirable.
The Ohio Contractors Association was established in 1918 "To provide support, unity and leadership to the heavy highway and utility industry in Ohio for the success of its membership." To that end, the association provides legislative and regulatory advocacy; labor/management contract negotiation and management on behalf of our union and non-union members; safety awareness and training; and industry networking on behalf of our 200 contractor and 260 association members. Located in Columbus, Ohio, our outreach covers the entire State of Ohio.