Joseph began his career in safety in 1999 as a Senior Development Inspector for Paulding County Community Development. From there, Joseph began at Aiken Grading Company in 2005 as a Field Superintendent and Erosion Control Superintendent. In 2012, he became Safety Director at Plateau Excavation.
As Safety Director, Joseph will monitor certifications for all employees, while also scheduling training classes and job site inspections. He will maintain safety records, establish and maintain a safety manual and an MSDS manual for Plateau. Joseph will also coordinate with the project management team for site specific safety plans, coordinate with owner’s representatives on site to establish and monitor site specific safety policies, and provide field superintendents with all safety equipment.
Joseph is OSHA certified – 30 hour and 10 hour, as well as OSHA certified as an Excavation Standard Competent Person. He is certified in First Aid and CPR, as well as a Certified Trenching and Excavation Competent Person. Finally, Joseph is trained as a GDOT Work Site Erosion Control Supervisor.